Developer Niantic have just announced the Test Your Mettle event for Pokémon Go. This steel-type event will bring Mega Aggron and Togedemaru to the mobile game, along with 2 new Ultra Beasts to face. Players in the Southern Hemisphere can encounter Celesteela, while players in the Northern Hemisphere can find Kartana. Here’s a full rundown of the new event:

Event Bonus – Increased Candy and chance to receive Candy XL for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice Throws, Great Throws, and Excellent Throws.

Pokémon Debuts - Mega Aggron* will make its debut in Mega Raids from Friday, September 16, 2022, to Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Togedemaru, the Roly-Poly Pokémon

Wild Encounters - Magnemite, Pineco, Nosepass, Aron, Beldum, Bronzor, Drilbur, Ferroseed, Togedemaru

If Trainers are lucky: Prinplup, Stunfisk


One-Star Raids: Scyther, Beldum, Shieldon, Klink, Togedemaru

Three-Star Raids: Magneton, Skarmory, Mawile, Lairon

Five-Star Raids: Celesteela** , Kartana**

Mega Raids: Mega Aggron*

7 km Eggs - Alolan Sandshrew, Alolan Diglett, Galarian Meowth, Riolu, Galarian Stunfisk

Field Research - Magnemite, Pineco, Nosepass, Drilbur, Ferroseed, Togedemaru

Steelix Mega Energy, Scizor Mega Energy

Timed Research - Complete tasks to earn Aggron Mega Energy and encounters with Togedemaru and Aron.

*If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!’

** Celesteela will be appearing in Five-Star Raids in the Southern Hemisphere. Kartana will be appearing in Five-Star Raids in the Northern Hemisphere.

The event will take place from Friday, September 16th at 10 A.M. to Wednesday, September 21st at 8 P.M. local time.

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