Pokemon goAstral Eclipse’s next big event, which begins this week on November 23, brings Cosmog’s final forked evolution into Solgaleo or Lunala. The event will see Cosmic Pokemon spawn more frequently in the wild, as well as Ultra Beasts appearing on raids and research missions, with the Ultra Beast Arrival event on November 27.
The Solar Eclipse event begins at 10 a.m. trainer’s local time on November 23 and ends at 8 p.m. on November 28, the last major event of the Season of Light. After the event ends, trainers who have accumulated 100 Cosmog candies will be able to evolve their Cosmoem into either Sunne Pokemon Solgaleo or Moone Pokemon Lunala.
During the event period, themed Pokemon will appear more frequently in the wild, including:
- Alolan Rattata
- Alolan Sandshrew
- Blonde girl
- Alolan Vulpix
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Staryu can also be seen completing Field Research quests.
Drifloon, Frillish, Inkay and Rockruff will appear in one-star attacks, Tentacruel, Druddgion and Hisuian Braviary will appear in three-star attacks, and Ultra Beast Nihilego will appear in five-star attacks. Mega Houndoom will be available in major raids for the duration of the event.
The Astral Eclipse event will also bring a slight aesthetic change to the in-game map, with nebula skies visible on the horizon and while catching Pokemon outside of AR mode.
The Ultra Beast Arrival event will also take place as part of the Astral Eclipse, with a live event on November 26 in London and Los Angeles, and a global event on November 27. Raid to claim multiple Ultra Beasts as part of the event, depending on their location:
- Asia Pacific:
- Northern Hemisphere:
- Southern Hemisphere:
Ultra Beast Arrival: Global Timed Research will also be available, giving players the chance to encounter all of the Ultra Beasts listed above. Successfully winning a raid will also cause certain Pokemon to spawn in increased numbers around the raid location, including:
- Minccino (with increased shine rate)
Some rewards will be valid for the duration of the global event, including 1.25x XP for Ultra Beast Raids, increased chances of getting Rare Candy XL from raids, and up to five extra hits Free access from spinning fitness discs during and up to two hours after the event.
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