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Pokemon Go Dark Flames Brings Turtonator and Mega Sableye

Trainers, Niantic and Pokemon Go announced the next in-game event, Dark Flames.

The Pokemon Go Dark Flames runs from June 29, 2023, to July 2, 2023, featuring Turtonator in Raids, and Mega Sableye in Mega Raids. Pokemon Go players can also enjoy the new bonuses, complete new Field Research tasks, and the Branching Timed Research.

Here is everything you should know about the Dark Flames event in Pokemon Go.

Dark Flames Details, Pokemon Debut, Raids, and Bonuses

Dark Flames Start/End

  • June 29, 2023, at 10 AM, to July 2, 2023, at 8 PM

Pokemon Debut

  • Turtonator in Raids, can be shiny
  • Mega Sableye in Mega Raids, can be shiny

Dark Flames Spawns

  • Vulpix can be shiny
  • Houndou rcan be shiny
  • Poochyena can be shiny
  • Galarian Zigzagoon can be shiny
  • Carvanha can be shiny
  • Numel can be shiny
  • Stunky
  • Litwick can be shiny
  • Litten
  • Houndoom can be shiny
  • Sableye can be shiny

Dark Flames Raids

One-star Raids

  • Sneasel can be shiny
  • Darumaka can be shiny
  • Scraggy
  • Deino can be shiny

Three-star Raids

  • Alolan Marowak
  • can be shiny
  • Flareon
  • Umbreon
  • Turtonator

Five-star Raids

  • Heatran can be shiny

Mega Raids

  • Mega Sableye can be shiny

Dark Flames Bonuses

  • Additional 25% XP for completing raids
  • Three additional Candy for completing raids
  • Trainers level 31 and above will receive one additional Candy XL for completing raids
  • Team Go Rocket Grunts using Fire-type and Dark-type Pokemon will appear more frequently at PokeStops and in balloons
  • Incense is more likely to attract Fire-type Pokemon (excluding Daily Adventure Incense)
  • Incense is more likely to attract Dark-type Pokemon (excluding Daily Adventure Incense)

Dark Flames Research

  • New Field Research tasks. Pokemon encounters: Alolan Meowth, Alolan Grimer, Alolam Marowak, Magmar, Sneasel, Litwick, and Turtonator
  • Collection Challenge for 5000 XP, and 100 Houndoom Mega Energy
  • Branching TImed Research for Premium Battle Pass, 15000 XP, and Dark/Fire Pokemon encounters

Good luck on your journey Trainers. Make sure to mark the dates, and enjoy all features and bonuses.

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