Niantic announces a new event celebrating Pokémon Go and Pokémon HOME

Niantic announced the next upcoming event on Pokémon Go: a Mystery Box event. To commemorate the integration of Pokémon Go into Pokémon HOME, Trainers will have a week of special Pokémon encounters, special research and more. From Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, November 23, 2020 at 10:00 p.m. local time, the following Pokémon will have increased spawn rates:

The following Pokémon will hatch from 5 km eggs:

The following Pokémon will be present in Raid Battles:

Note: The Swords of Justice will appear between Monday, November 16 and Tuesday, November 24.

Timed search exclusive to the event:

Additional bonuses include:

  • Shiny Slowpoke will appear more often.
  • Field research exclusive to the event will feature Slowpoke.
  • Mega Pidgeot will have a higher CP during the event.
  • Shiny Meltan will be available in the Mystery Box.
  • Melmetal Jacket, Melmetal Vest, Melmetal Shoes and Grand Oak’s Glasses in the Avatar Style store.

Looks like it’ll be another busy week in Pokémon Go! I know I’ll try a Shiny Meltan, but which part of the event are you most excited for? Let us know in the comments below, and be sure to check out our best Pokémon Go accessories, so you’re fully equipped for your Pokémon journey!


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