December is right here, and Pokemon Go is closing out the 12 months with a wide range of occasions and actions. Over the subsequent few weeks, gamers have new legendary raids, Highlight Hours and extra to stay up for, in addition to the sport’s annual Christmas occasion and the brand new Season of Heritage. Listed here are all the most important occasions occurring in Pokemon Go in December 2021.
December Analysis Breakthrough: Deino
Together with a brand new batch of Discipline Analysis duties and rewards, a brand new Analysis Breakthrough encounter will likely be accessible in Pokemon Go this month. Every time gamers obtain a Analysis Breakthrough in December, they will earn an opportunity to catch the darkish/dragon-type Pokemon Deino.
To realize a Analysis Breakthrough, you have to first earn seven stamps within the recreation. You may obtain one stamp for the primary Discipline Analysis activity you full every day, which implies you may want to finish duties over a minimum of seven days to realize a Analysis Breakthrough. Luckily, progress isn’t reset between months; any stamps you earned final month will carry over till you obtain a Analysis Breakthrough.
Pokemon Go is holding a brand new Dragonspiral Descent occasion from Dec. 7 to Dec. 12. As a part of the occasion, the dragon Pokemon Druddigon is out there within the recreation for the primary time, and plenty of different Pokemon initially from the Pokemon Black and White video games are showing within the wild and in raid battles extra often than common.
December raid schedule
The legendary Pokemon Reshiram, Zekrom and Kyurem are returning to raid battles in December. The primary two will seem in five-star raids from Dec. 1 to Dec. 16, whereas Kyurem will seem from Dec. 16 to the top of the month. Whereas all three have beforehand been accessible in Pokemon Go, it will mark your first likelihood to catch Shiny variations.
Pokemon Go’s Mega raid rotation can also be being refreshed this month. Mega Steelix will make its debut from Dec. 1 to Dec. 23, after which level it will likely be changed by Mega Abomasnow. You may see December’s full raid schedule beneath.
Dec. 1 to Dec. 16
Dec. 16 to Dec. 31
Dec. 1 to Dec. 23
Dec. 23 to Jan. 7
December Pokemon Highlight Hours
Each Tuesday night, Pokemon Go holds a Highlight Hour occasion from 6-7 p.m. native time. Throughout that hour, a sure Pokemon will seem far more often within the wild, and you’ll reap the benefits of a particular in-game bonus, similar to elevated XP or sweet for catching Pokemon. You may see December’s full Highlight Hour schedule beneath.
- Highlight Pokemon: Electabuzz
- Highlight bonus: 2x switch sweet
- Highlight Pokemon: Magmar
- Highlight bonus: 2x evolution XP
- Highlight Pokemon: Snover
- Highlight bonus: 2x catch XP
- Highlight Pokemon: Cubchoo
- Highlight bonus: 2x catch sweet
December Neighborhood Day
Pokemon Go’s December Neighborhood Day will likely be a two-day occasion, going down Dec. 18 and Dec. 19. All through the occasion, you may have one other likelihood to get all the featured Pokemon from 2020 and 2021, together with the particular event-exclusive strikes they will study upon evolving. A number of in-game bonuses may also be lively all through the occasion, together with elevated Incense period and double XP and Stardust for catching Pokemon.
Pokemon Go’s annual vacation occasion returns Dec. 16. Few particulars have been introduced to date, however the occasion will function new costumed Pokemon, loads of ice-type monsters and varied different in-game bonuses.