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A brand new Legendary Pokemon is coming to Pokemon Go very quickly. The colossal Regigigas is about to debut subsequent month in EX Raids, however if you cannot wait till then to catch one, you will have an opportunity to come across it early–but provided that you pay.
Niantic is introducing a paid ticket system that may give gamers entry to a Special Research questline known as “A Colossal Discovery.” By buying a ticket, you’ll participate in a particular story occasion that culminates in an encounter with Regigigas earlier than it seems in EX Raids.
The Colossal Discovery occasion will happen on Saturday, November 2, from 11 AM to 7 PM native time. In addition to entry to the occasion, buying a ticket will web you a Colossal Discovery medal, an Unova and Sinnoh Stone (used for evolving sure Pokemon from their respective areas), an unique avatar pose, and the flexibility to obtain as much as 10 free Raid Passes once you spin Photo Discs at PokeStops throughout the occasion.
The ticket will retail for $eight USD, and in contrast to different in-game objects, it can’t be bought utilizing Poke Coins. This is bound to be a controversial addition to the sport. Up till now, Special Research questlines have been out there without spending a dime for all gamers, however this new ticket system locks a whole occasion behind a pay wall. You can learn extra about ticket, together with particulars on learn how to buy one, on the Pokemon Go website.
If you do not resolve to spring for a ticket, you will nonetheless have the ability to catch Regigigas in EX Raids later in November, however it is advisable obtain an invite to take part in these. Meanwhile, Regirock, Registeel, and Regice will return to plain Raid Battles from November 1-4, and you will have your first likelihood to come across their Shiny types.
That’s not the one Pokemon Go occasion on the horizon. This 12 months’s Halloween event kicks off on October 17 and introduces costume-wearing starter Pokemon, Shiny Yamask, and specifically themed Field Research quests. The Legendary Dark-type Pokemon Darkrai may also make its debut in five-star Raids.