The Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings event is designed to familiarise Trainers with Pokemon of the Hoenn region ahead of Pokemon GO Tour: Hoenn – Global. Primal Kyogre and Primal Groudon will awaken soon, and you’ll need the right Pokemon GO supplies to take these beasts on. It’s time to prepare for what’s about to unfold in the Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings event!
Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings Event: Dates And Times
The Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings event begins Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at 10:00am and runs to Friday, February 24, 2023, at 10:00pm local time. Only available for a couple of days, Primal Rumblings is meant to set the mood for Pokemon GO Tour: Hoenn – Global.
- The phenomenon of Pokemon GO Primal Reversion is what allows Kyogre and Groudon to revert to their primal forms.
Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings Event: Wild Encounters
Expect frequent encounters with the following Pokemon out in the wild while the Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings event is active:
Even better, all these Pokemon have a chance to appear in their Shiny variants!
Grovyle, Combusken, Marshtomp, and Absol will also be available in the wild but won’t be as common. Out of these four Pokemon, only Absol can be Shiny.
Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings Event: Event Bonuses
Evolving Pokemon during the Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings event will award Trainers with double XP.
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Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings Event: Raids
Shiny hunters will be happy to find that all these Raid Pokemon, aside from Grovyle, Combusken, and Marshtomp, can be encountered in their Shiny forms.
Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings Event: New Featured Attack For Rayquaza
Rayquaza captured via Raids from February 22, 2023, at 10:00am to March 1, 2023, at 10:00am local time will know the Charged Attack Breaking Swipe by default. In Trainer Battles, Breaking Swipe has 50 power and decreases your opponent’s Attack stat. In Gyms and Raids, Breaking Swipe has 35 power.
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Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings Event: Field Research Tasks
During the Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings event, Trainers can complete Hoenn-themed Field Research tasks. While the specific tasks and rewards remain a mystery, Niantic claims that the items you can earn will help prepare you for Pokemon GO Tour: Hoenn – Global.
Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings Event: Collection Challenge
The Primal Rumblings event will feature an Evolution-themed Collection Challenge. The Collection Challenge has yet to be officially revealed, but if we had to guess, it’ll likely consist of evolving the Hoenn Starter Pokemon of Treecko, Torchic, and Mudkip and collecting their evolutions.
Completing the Collection Challenge before time expires will net you Ultra Balls and a Rocket Radar.
Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings Event: Event Stickers
Spinning PokeStops and opening Gifts while Primal Rumblings is live will award Pokemon GO Tour: Hoenn–themed stickers.
With the information and supplies you gather through the Pokemon GO Primal Rumblings event, you should be more than capable of facing Primal Kyogre and Primal Groudon in Primal Raids when Pokemon GO Tour: Hoenn – Global kicks off.
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