Niantic surprised gamers with the launch of Mega Ampharos at Mega Raids in Pokémon Go today January 19, 2021. This Dragon and Electric-type Mega Pokémon has taken over Mega Raids, alongside Mega Venusaur and Mega Houndoom. To help celebrate the debut of Mega Ampharos, there will be an Incense Day event on Sunday, January 24, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time. During this event, any activated incense will attract Electric-type Pokémon, Dragon-type Pokémon, and Pokémon that evolve into dragon-types. Any Flaaffy evolved into Ampharos during Incese Day will also experience the exclusive Community Day move, Dragon Pulse. Trainers will also be able to purchase a bundle of 1 PokéCoin from the PokéShop with three incense.
The program for the day of incense is as follows:
- From 11 to 1: Electric-type Pokémon
- From 1-2: Dragon-type Pokémon and Pokémon that evolve into Dragon-type Pokémon
- From 2 to 4: Electric-type Pokémon
- From 4-5: Dragon-type Pokémon and Pokémon that evolve into Dragon-type Pokémon
Electric-type Pokémon that will see increased numbers include:
Dragon-type Pokémon and Pokémon that evolve into Dragon-types that will see increased numbers include:
While all of the featured Pokémon have the potential to be Shiny, Mareep, Stunfisk, and Bagon will have increased the rates of Shiny and Vibrava, as a second stage Pokémon cannot spawn Shiny.
Are you excited to add Mega Ampharos to your list? Will this be your first chance at Ampharos with Dragon Pulse? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to check out our best Pokémon Go accessories, so you can be fully equipped for your Pokémon journey!