Pokemon GO December 2020 Events: Kyurem Raid, Mega Abomasnow, etc.

November is coming to an end, but Pokemon Go developer Niantic has already outlined some of the upcoming events next month. In December 2020, the game will bring a variety of activities and bonuses, including a new Research Breakthrough reward encounter and a new Mega Evolution. See below for more information on the biggest event in December at Pokemon GO.

Breakthrough Encounter of Research in December: Laplace or Darumaka

Starting December 1, Niantic is rolling out new batches of field research tasks and rewards, along with new Research Breakthrough encounters. This time, achieving a breakthrough in the study will lead to an encounter with one of the two possible Pokemon, Laplace or Unovan Darumaka. You can also get bonus XP by catching either Pokemon.

Raids on Kyurem and Mega Abomasnow

Legendary Ice / Dragon Pokemon Kyurem will return to the game from 1:00 pm (Pacific Standard Time) / 4:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time) on December 1st. You can encounter Pokemon in a 5-star raid until 1:00 pm PT / 4:00 pm ET on January 1st. In addition, Megablast Words will leave Mega Raid from December 1st and will debut Mega Abomasnow instead. In the meantime, Megablast Words will appear more often, so it’s a good time to challenge and buy Blast Words Mega Energy.

Pokemon spotlight time

Every Tuesday night in December, Niantic spotlights one particular Pokemon and bonus for an hour. All of these spotlight events run from 6 pm to 7 pm local time. You can see the full schedule below:

date Spotlight pokemon Special bonus
December 1st sticker Double evolution XP
December 8th Swinub Catch stardust twice
December 15th “Surprise Pokemon” 2x catch candy
December 22 Snorunt 2x transfer candy
December 29 Snover Double evolution XP

Double Catch XP Bonus

In Pokemon Go’s big go-beyond update, the game’s level cap has been increased to 50, and Niantic now offers twice as much XP as normal to capture Pokemon so players can reach their current level cap. doing. The bonus ends at 11:59 pm local time on December 31st and is valid throughout the year.

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