Niantic, the developer of Pokémon Go, is launching a new limited-time research event ‘Secrets of the Jungle’ to celebrate the launch of its new Netflix movie, Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle. The event will feature the new Pokémon Zarude– The Rogue Monkey, which can be encountered and captured by completing the limited-time research event. The event will begin on October 1 and go on till October 10.
Pokémon Go Secrets of the Jungle event: Features
Apart from the entry of the mythical Pokémon, the Secrets of the Jungle is also set to feature a wide variety of stuff, which is listed as follows-
- As mentioned before, players will be able to research and encounter the new mystical Pokémon Zarude. This is the first-ever appearance of the grass and a dark-type Pokémon in the Go universe.
- Players can find Hoothoot, Combee, Drilbur, Cottonee, and Dwebble quite often in the wild. If lucky, they may also face the legendary Larvitar.
- Explorer Pikachu will also be making a return to the wild, including the shiny one.
- Free Avatar items like the Adventure Hat and the Wailmer Water Bottle will be available in the style shop.
- Similar research tasks for Audino, Rufflet, and other Pokémon will also be available during the event.
- Pokémon shown in the movie will also be making quite an appearance in the world of Go which includes the likes of Larvitar, Roggenrola, Foongus, and Rufflet in the one-star raids category, and Lickitung, Chansey, Pinsir, Ludicolo, and Flygon among the three-star raids ones.
- The famous duo of Jessie & James will also continue their “Hijinks” antics in their Meowth Balloon. Both of them will be appearing in their Meowth Balloon until Friday, October 15, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
The upcoming Netflix film
The Pokémon movie will release globally on October 8 on the Netflix platform. Interested fans can subscribe to the streaming platform to watch the movie.
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