Pokémon GO Fest 2024 brings global festivities to local parks

Pokémon GO Fest 2024 brings global festivities to local parks

Niantic is introducing new exciting elements, bonuses, rewards and special Pokémon this year.

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Mumbai: Pokémon GO, an augmented reality mobile games by Niantic, is thrilled to announce Pokémon GO Fest 2024 in India. This is the biggest and the highly anticipated event of the year for the trainers and Pokémon GO communities worldwide. Elevating the excitement, Niantic is introducing new exciting elements, bonuses, rewards and special Pokémon this year.

Trainers across India can join millions of trainers from around the world in this two-day-long event starting on 13 July 2024, from 10:00 am to 14 July 2024 till 6:00 pm. Filled with special research tasks, exclusive encounters, over 70 special and custom Pokémon, new avatars and much more, this an exciting opportunity for the communities and Trainers to catch Pokémon and embark on their Pokémon journey.

The virtual trainer meetups will be hosted in 27 cities across India, including New Delhi, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Gurugram, Jaipur, Bengaluru, Kanpur, Chandigarh, Agartala, Bardhaman, Vadodara, Coimbatore, Indore, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Thiruvananthapuram among others.

Expressing his excitement on the global edition of Pokémon GO Fest 2024, Niantic Inc VP for emerging markets Omar Tellez said, “At Niantic, we are committed to enhancing the Pokémon GO experience with new features and adventures. This year's Pokémon GO Fest 2024: Global is our biggest yet, and we're excited to bring Trainers together from all over the world. With the Pokémon GO Fest, we want to offer existing and new Trainers in India a special opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of Pokémon through our in-game events and local meetups. We look forward to seeing you all out there”.

As Dusk Mane Necrozma and Dawn Wings Necrozma debut worldwide in Pokémon GO, the event promises to be action-packed. Trainers will have the opportunity to catch Necrozma in its regular form after defeating Dusk Mane Necrozma or Dawn Wings Necrozma in raids. In addition to encountering Necrozma and receiving the typical raid rewards, Trainers will obtain solar fusion energy or lunar fusion energy from Dusk Mane Necrozma or Dawn Wings Necrozma raids respectively.

Featuring exclusive field research tasks and bonuses, special Pokémon will appear in four unique habitats which will rotate hourly during the event providing the trainers ample opportunities to catch them. Additionally, all Pokémon that will appear in the wild on the first day will also appear on the second day without habitat rotation. No trainer should miss out on the chance to add these special Pokémon to their collection.

Trainers can also participate in special habitat-themed field research tasks and have an opportunity to grab exciting rewards, new poses and avatars such as Alolan Greeting Pose, Marshadow T-shirt. Trainers who hold tickets will also get a chance to earn encounters with Pikachu wearing a Sun Tiara and Pikachu wearing a Moon Tiara. From 12 July 2024 to 14 July 2024, there will be no limit on remote raids and the lure module will be available for an hour.

Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change. Be sure to follow us on social media, opt into receiving push notifications, and subscribe to our emails to stay updated.