7 Reasons Why we Expect to See Legendary Pokemon for the “Worldwide Event” On July 22, Mewtwo and Lugia are on Their Way

After some time of speculation, it is believed that the Legendary Pokemon are coming to the game very soon. The creators of Pokemon Go, Niantic Labs, never publically confirmed that Legendaries are coming, but there are few reasons to believe that creatures like Mewtwo and Lugia will be seen in the following days.

Legendaries are extremely rare and powerful Pokemon from the original game series. Until now, they haven’t been seen in Pokemon Go. All saying point towards Niantic finally releasing the Legendaries at the first Pokemon Go Fest event in Chicago’s Grant Park on July 22nd. The event is expected to have 20.000 players attending.

The video trailer that was released, (you can find it below) shows thousands of players fighting Mewtwo together in Times Square. Down below is some proof why we believe that Niantic will release Legendaries in Pokemon Go.

  • In an analysis of the code of the app in June found new references to Legendaries, also that they will be encountered through the newest release, the Raid Battle feature.
  • It is believed that Legendaries will not be able to defend gyms, but The Silph Road says that the Legendaries can attack gyms together with a normal Pokemon.
  • Also, graphics have been uncovered in the game’s code for the dark Legendary eggs, badges, and a Legendary raid pass.

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  • The recent promotional banner for Pokemon Go in the Indian App Store has mentioned “The first legendary Pokemon.”
  • Niantic has been testing tier 5 Raid Battles in the game. The players spotted the test in the nearby tab, but have not been able to find raids on the map. The currently available highest Raid battle is Tier 4.
  • Niantic announced a few days ago that the players at the Chicago event must participate in special challenges together with the players from all around the world to unlock a worldwide “Mystery Challenge”.
  • The Pokemon GO Fest event in Chicago will feature an “Ultimate Gym”, which says that the Legendaries will be uncovered there.

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Dejan Kacurov

Hey there, I'm Dejan! Let me take you through my life, where family, gaming, and CrossFit play prominent roles. Since day one, I've been surrounded by the love and support of my family. Growing up, every moment spent with my parents and siblings was filled with warmth and laughter, creating memories I hold dear. As a parent now, I've experienced a whole new level of love and responsibility. My two wonderful kids bring endless joy and a sense of purpose to my life. In the digital realm, I found my passion - gaming. Whether I'm conquering the world of Apex Legends or embarking on adventures in Pokemon Go, gaming fuels my sense of adventure and competition. Beyond the virtual world, I discovered the exhilaration of CrossFit. The challenging workouts, camaraderie with fellow fitness enthusiasts, and constant drive to push my limits have become an integral part of my life. Balancing family time, gaming, and CrossFit has been a journey of self-discovery. Each passion complements the other, bringing fulfillment and joy to my daily routine.

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