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Time to get Buzzwole (if you didn’t go to Go Fest Seattle)Pokémon Go Fest 2022, the event that kicked off globally in June and played out locally in Berlin, Seattle, and Sapporo, will come to a conclusion (globally, again) on Saturday, Aug. 27. Pokémon Go players will get access to all four of the game’s existing Ultra Beasts, which will be appearing in five-star raids, and four rotating habitats with themed Pokémon. That includes Pikachu wearing a scarf.The Pokémon Go Fest 2022 finale event will run for eight hours, from 10 a.m. local time to 6 p.m. local time. During that time, five-star raids will feature the following Ultra Beasts:10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Phermomosa12 p.m. to 2 p.m. – Buzzwole2 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Xurkitree4 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Nihilego, Buzzwole, Pheromosa, and XurkitreePlayers will also see the following Pokémon in habitats:10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Pikachu wearing a Shaymin-inspired scarf, Scyther, Pinsir, Sudowoodo, Hitmontop, Meditite, Anorith, Kricketot, Woobat, and Karrablast12 p.m. to 2 p.m. – Pikachu wearing a Shaymin-inspired scarf, Machop, Geodude, Hitmonlee, Hitmonchan, Magmar, Numel, Cranidos, Drilbur, and Axew2 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Pikachu wearing a Shaymin-inspired scarf, Electrike, Electabuzz, Shinx, Lileep, Burmy (Sandy Cloak), Combee, Foongus, Joltik, Shelmet, and Stunfisk4 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Pikachu wearing a Shaymin-inspired scarf, Bulbasaur, Clefairy, Tentacool, Chansey, Tangela, Omanyte, Chikorita, Turtwig, Burmy (Plant Cloak), Munna, Frillish, Swirlix, and SkrelpDuring the Saturday event, all players will get access to a Special Research story and a chance to catch Munna — now with a chance to be shiny — by taking snapshots in Pokémon Go.Ticket holders will also get the following bonuses:You’ll be able to encounter Shiny Unown N and Unown XSpin Photo Discs at Gyms to earn up to nine free Daily Raid Passes. These can be used only for in-person raids.Take up to five snapshots during the event for an encounter with MunnaEarn an extra 5,000 XP in raid rewards when you win an in-person raidIncense activated during event hours will last for two hoursEarn triple XP for spinning Photo Discs at PokéStops and GymsOne-half hatch distance when Eggs are placed in Incubators during event hoursStarting at 10 a.m. local time, Trainers who have caught Sky Forme Shaymin will be able to change its form to Land Forme Shaymin, and vice-versaTickets for the finale event cost $10.99 through the Pokémon Go in-game shop. Players who purchased tickets for the original Pokémon Go Fest 2022 main event in June will already have access.More details are available at the official Pokémon Go website.
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