Gear up for Steel-type Ultra Beasts, Mega Aggron, and Togedemaru with the new Pokémon GO event, Test Your Mettle
A new event has been revealed for Pokémon GO, and it’s a big one! The Ultra Beasts Celesteela and Kartana have emerged from Ultra Wormholes all over the world, with Celesteela spotted south of the equator and Kartana found in the north. Other Steel-type Pokémon are appearing in the wild, including Togedemaru, the Roly-Poly Pokémon. Some Pokémon are even armoring up–Mega Aggron will make its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids!
The Pokémon GO ‘Test Your Mettle’ event starts Friday, September 16th, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time, and you can read full details on what to expect below.
Celesteela, the Launch Pokémon, makes its Pokémon GO debut in five-star raids in the Southern Hemisphere from Tuesday, September 13, 2022, to Tuesday, September 27, 2022.
Kartana, the Drawn Sword Pokémon, makes its Pokémon GO debut in five-star raids in the Northern Hemisphere from Tuesday, September 13, 2022, to Tuesday, September 27, 2022.
Mega Aggron will make its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids from Friday, September 16, 2022, to Tuesday, September 27, 2022!
Togedemaru, the Roly-Poly Pokémon, will make its Pokémon GO debut!
- Increased chance to receive Candy XL for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice Throws, Great Throws, and Excellent Throws.
- Increased Candy for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice Throws, Great Throws, and Excellent Throws.
Wild encounters: The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.
- Galarian Stunfisk
Raids: The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.
Scyther Beldum Shieldon Klink Togedemaru
Magneton Skarmory Mawile Lairon
- Celesteela (southern hemisphere)
- Kartana# (norther hemisphere)
- Mega Aggron
Eggs: The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs.
- Alolan Sandshrew
- Alolan Diglett
- Galarian Meowth
- Galarian Stunfisk
Field Research task encounters
The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks.
Complete certain Field Research tasks to earn Mega Energy for the following Pokémon.
Timed Research focused on catching Steel-type Pokémon will be available throughout the event! Complete the research to earn Aggron Mega Energy and encounters with Togedemaru and Aron!