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Pokemon GO reveals Season of Heritage, December 2021 events

Posted on November 30, 2021 by (@NE_Brian) in Mobile, News

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It’s a big day for Niantic as the company has announced its Pokemon GO December 2021 highlights and a new Season of Heritage to wrap up 2021 and welcome 2022, including new raids and community events.

Here’s the full rundown:

Introducing the Season of Heritage

After uncovering the mysteries of Hoopa during the Season of Mischief, Trainers will soon embark on a new adventure in Pokémon GO’s next season, the Season of Heritage. This new Season will begin on Wednesday December 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. and run through Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
Trainers will seek to solve mysteries of the past in a series of events leading up to Pokémon GO Tour: Johto in 2022, including:
  • Swinub Incense Day (December 5): Incense will attract Ice- and Ground-type Pokémon, including Swinub.
  • Dragonspiral Descent (December 7): Druddigon will make its Pokémon GO debut!
  • Monthly Seasonal Bonuses and Timed Research: Trainers will enjoy special bonuses each month to assist them in completing the Team Leaders’ Timed Research. 
  • December Stardust Challenge: Complete Blanche’s Time Research to earn the Deino Hat avatar item.
  • January XP Challenge: Complete Spark’s Timed Research to earn the Goomy Hat avatar item.
  • February Catch Challenge: Complete Candela’s Time Research to earn the Noibat Hat avatar item.
  • Community Days: Various Pokémon will be featured during events on December 18 and 19, 2021, January 16, 2022, and February 12, 2022.
  • Pokémon GO Tour: Johto (February 26 and 27): Stay tuned for more news.
December Highlights
  • December Community Day: This Community Day event will see 2021’s Community Day Pokémon appearing in the wild while 2020’s Community Day Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs and appearing in raids.
  • Research Breakthrough Encounter: From Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Saturday, January 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8), Trainers can encounter Deino in Research Breakthrough encounters. 
  • Mega Raids: Mega Steelix and Mega Abomasnow will be appearing in Mega Raids.
  • Raid Hours: Every Wednesday in December, a Raid Hour event will occur from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. The following Pokémon will be featured: Reshiram, Zekrom, and Kyurem.
  • Other upcoming events include the Season of Heritage (December 1, 2021 – March 1, 2022), Swinub Incense Day (December 5), Dragonspiral Descent (December 7–12), and Winter Holiday (December 16–31). See further details below.

You can find more information about the Season of Heritage and December 2021 events for Pokemon GO on Niantoc’s site here and here respectively.

Source: Niantic PR

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