Pokemon GO adds Sword and Shield Content


By Geoff Borgonia August 5, 2021

Pokémon GO is adding a slew of creatures from the popular Pokémon Sword and Shield game, including Legendaries.

As part of the 5th anniversary of Pokémon GO, Niantic is bringing in new content from the fan favorite Pokémon Sword and Shield’s Galar region.

The event is actually part 3 of the Ultra Unlock Event of Pokémon GO Fest 2021.

Galarian Pokémon will appear more frequently. This includes Skwovet and Wooloo.

During the event, there will be 2 weeks of raids which have the Galarian-specific Pokémon, including Legendaries Zacian and Zamazenta.

Galarian Pokémon will appear more frequently. There is also a chance to find Falinks.

The event will run from August 20 at 10 AM to August 31, 2021 at 8 PM (based on local time of the geographic location).

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