The Legendary Pokemon Mewtwo is returning to Pokemon Go quickly, and this time it’s going to have a distinct look. To coincide with the Japanese launch of Mewtwo Strikes Back: Evolution, a CG remake of the primary Pokemon film, Armored Mewtwo is making its debut in Raid Battles subsequent week, nevertheless it’ll solely be obtainable for a restricted time.
Armored Mewtwo will start showing in five-star Raids at 1 PM PT / four PM ET / 9 PM BST on July 10 (the identical day the present Legendary, Groudon, is scheduled to depart the sport), and it will be obtainable till July 31. It’s unclear whether or not or not this model of Mewtwo will boast totally different stats, however this may mark the primary time it has appeared on this armored type in any Pokemon recreation.
You’ll have the ability to switch Pokemon you’ve got captured in Go to the upcoming Pokemon Home cloud service when it launches subsequent yr, permitting you to retailer all of your Pokemon in a single place. That will presumably apply to Armored Mewtwo as properly, so you do not wish to miss your probability so as to add it to your assortment. Niantic may even be including some new Mewtwo gadgets to Pokemon Go’s in-game Style Shop subsequent week. You can check out Armored Mewtwo within the trailer under.
As beforehand talked about, Groudon is presently showing in five-star Raid Battles, as is its Shiny type. Groudon and its Pokemon Sapphire counterpart, Kyogre, are additionally two of the Legendaries you possibly can presumably encounter by July’s new Field Research tasks. Meanwhile, lots of new Shiny Pokemon are presently obtainable within the recreation. Shiny male Nidoran has debuted to coincide the Pokemon Go Fest occasion in Dortmund, Germany, and Shiny Alolan forms can be found to have fun Pokemon Go’s third anniversary.
The subsequent Pokemon Go Community Day occasion is scheduled for July 21. The featured Pokemon this month will likely be Mudkip, the Water-type starter from Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire. If you handle to evolve a Mudkip into its ultimate type, Swampert, as much as an hour after the Community Day ends, it’s going to study a particular event-exclusive transfer. You’ll additionally earn triple the same old quantity of XP for capturing Pokemon throughout this month’s Community Day.
Meanwhile, the subsequent mainline Pokemon video games, Pokemon Sword and Shield, are coming to Nintendo Switch on November 15. The pair happen within the Galar area, a brand-new setting that is dwelling to a wide range of returning and new Gen 8 Pokemon. However, in contrast to most previous titles, Sword and Shield won’t support every Pokemon–a controversial determination that has prompted the collection’ producer to issue a statement concerning the drama. For extra on the titles, make sure to take a look at our Pokemon Sword and Shield release date and pre-order guide.