Pokemon Go‘s newest Legendary Pokemon, Cresselia, has been a daily sight in Raid Battles because it first appeared within the recreation final month, however it will not be obtainable for for much longer. The Lunar Pokemon is scheduled to go away Go on Tuesday, December 18, at 1 PM PT / Four PM ET, making this your final alternative to catch one for the foreseeable future.
Just as with most different Legendaries in Pokemon Go, Cresselia will spawn at sure Gyms. To catch one, you will first want to move to a Gym the place a Cresselia Raid is happening after which workforce up with different gamers in-person to battle it. If you handle to efficiently carry Cresselia down, you will be rewarded with a handful of Premier Balls; you’ll be able to then use these to attempt to seize it.
Cresselia is a pure Psychic-type Pokemon, making it susceptible to Bug-, Ghost-, and Dark-types. It’s additionally acquired excessive HP and protection stats, so you will need to carry alongside Pokemon like Tyranitar, Houndoom, Scizor, and Giratina–if you managed to seize one earlier than it left Raid Battles earlier this fall–for your greatest likelihood to defeat it.
Cresselia is the second Gen 4 Legendary to look in Pokemon Go, following the aforementioned Giratina, which initially arrived as a part of this 12 months’s Halloween event. Niantic hasn’t introduced when one other new Legendary will debut within the recreation, however given how incessantly the developer has been introducing them this 12 months, we doubtless will not have to attend lengthy till one other Legendary Pokemon seems.
In the meantime, you have got one other likelihood to seize some earlier Legendaries due to December’s Field Research. Each time you obtain a Research Breakthrough this month, you will earn one other encounter with considered one of six Legendaries: Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, Raikou, Entei, or Suicune. Niantic has additionally improved the effect of the Mystery Box, making it simpler to search out the brand new Mythical Pokemon Meltan within the wild.
In different Pokemon Go information, the sport’s PvP Trainer Battle system has finally arrived. Users stage 10 and up can now problem different Pokemon Go gamers to three-on-three battles. You can learn extra about how the characteristic works in our Pokemon Go PvP guide.