Armored Mewtwo has arrived in Pokemon Go, however that is not the solely Legendary showing within the hit cellular sport this weekend. As a reward for finishing sufficient International Challenges in the course of the latest Pokemon Go Fest occasion in Dortmund, Germany, developer Niantic is bringing one other one of many three Legendary canine from Pokemon Gold and Silver, Entei, again to Raid Battles for someday solely this Sunday, July 14.
Entei has solely appeared a handful of occasions in Pokemon Go, so this weekend’s Raid Day is an effective alternative so as to add one to your assortment if you happen to had missed your earlier possibilities. Nonetheless, the Legendary Pokemon will solely be again for a short window of time, so you will need to be ready if you happen to’re hoping to seize one. That can assist you prepare for the occasion, we have rounded up all an important particulars in regards to the upcoming Entei Raid Day under.
Like Pokemon Go’s month-to-month Community Day occasions, the Entei Raid Day will likely be held world wide, however it should solely run for 3 hours, from 4-7 PM native time. Throughout that window, you’ll encounter Entei in five-star Raids. As soon as the occasion ends, nonetheless, Entei will go away Pokemon Go as soon as once more, so that you solely have a few hours to battle and catch some earlier than the Legendary departs.
Entei will likely be a standard sight in Gyms throughout Sunday’s Raid Day occasion, however you might also encounter a Shiny model of the Legendary if you take part in a Raid Battle. Nonetheless, the percentages of coming throughout a Shiny Entei are down strictly to luck, so if you happen to’re hoping so as to add one to your assortment, you will must be persistent and go to as many Raids as you may in the course of the occasion hours.
How To Take part In Raids
Earlier than you may participate in a Raid Battle, you will first want an merchandise referred to as a Raid Cross. You will get certainly one of these for free every day from the primary Photograph Disc you spin at a Gymnasium, however you may solely carry one after the other, so you may’t stockpile them forward of the occasion. Nonetheless, Niantic will likely be giving out as much as 5 free Raid Passes in the course of the Entei Raid Day, giving everybody an opportunity to take part within the occasion. You even have the choice to buy Raid Passes from Pokemon Go’s in-game retailer.
As soon as you’ve got snagged a Raid Cross, you will have to bodily head to a Gymnasium the place an Entei Raid is going down. There will likely be loads of these occurring in the course of the occasion hours, so you should not have any hassle discovering one, significantly if you happen to stay in a metropolitan space. You will then have to workforce up with different gamers in-person and battle the Legendary; if you happen to handle to defeat it, everybody who participated within the Raid will obtain a handful of Premier Balls and an opportunity to seize it.
Ideas For Battling Entei
Entei is a pure Hearth-type, so you will need to use Water, Floor, and Rock Pokemon when battling it. There are many choices to select from, however different Legendaries reminiscent of Kyogre and Groudon–both of which could be encountered by July’s Field Research tasks–will show to be very efficient in opposition to it, as will sturdy Pokemon reminiscent of Rhyperior, Golem, and Tyranitar. Whereas Dragon Pokemon haven’t got a kind benefit over Entei, they will resist its Hearth assaults, making them viable choices for rounding out your workforce.
Different Pokemon Go Occasions And Bonuses
The Entei Raid occasion is not the one International Problem reward Niantic is giving gamers. Till July 16, you’ll obtain triple the conventional quantity of XP for catching and hatching Pokemon. You will additionally earn twice as a lot XP from Raids, and any Fortunate Eggs you employ will final for an hour quite than 30 minutes. There’s much more occurring in Pokemon Transcend that this month. The aforementioned Armored Mewtwo will seem till July 31, whereas this month’s Neighborhood Day takes place on July 21.