Pokemon Go's Newest Raid is Offering Some of the Most Coveted Legendaries to Date

Pokemon Go's Newest Raid is Offering Some of the Most Coveted Legendaries to Date

Mewtwo joins the Raid for the first time.

Pokémon Go is giving trainers a chance to catch legendary Pokémon as part of the new Ultra Bonus Event. For a limited time, you'll have an opportunity to nap four of Kanto's Legendary Pokémon in Raid Battles.

As celebration for successfully completing Professor Willow's various Global Research Challenge events, the three Legendary bird Pokémon from Kanto – Articuno, Moltres, and Zapdos – will become available in Raid Battles. They'll start appearing on September 13 at 1pm PT/4pm ET and will be available until September 20. Their Shiny forms will also be out in the wild if you're lucky enough.

Who's that Pokemon?

Mewtwo will also be making its first appearance in Raid Battles starting on September 20 at 1pm PT/4pm ET. Previously Mewtwo was only available in invite-only EX Raids but will be soon be available in standard Raids until October 23 at 1pm PT/4pm ET.

As a bonus Kanto region Pokémon will be more frequent in Raid Battles until September 30. Special Pokémon like Farfetch'd, Kangaskhan, Mr. Mime, and Taruos, which were limited to specific regions and continents, will also be joining the 7km Eggs along with Alolan Pokémon through the end of September as well.

To get caught up on all the Pokémon Go, check out our Pokémon Go starter's guide and get ready to hit the streets in search of these rare Legendaries.

If you're playing Pokemon GO and want some help, we've got plenty of Pokemon Go Guides. Check out that hub or head straight to our individual guide pages. You'll find tips on Pokémon GO Eevee Evolutions , Pokemon GO Trading, and Pokémon GO Ditto List - How To Catch Ditto. There's also a look at the Pokemon GO Celebi Quest Guide. and the latest info on this month's Pokemon GO Community Day. Finally, Smeargle was just added to Pokemon Go, so check out our Pokemon Go Smeargle Guide.

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Matt Kim

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Matt Kim is a former freelance writer who's covered video games and digital media. He likes video games as spectacle and is easily distracted by bright lights or clever bits of dialogue. He also once wrote about personal finance, but that's neither here nor there.

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