Tuesday: Pokémon GO - GO Fest Sapporo + Tapu Fini Raids & Pokémon Sales Data

10-05-2022 07:06 BST / 02:06 EDT by Serebii

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Last Update: 14:01 BST
Edit @ 08:02: Sales Data | Edit @ 14:01: Espeon in UNITE

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO Fest

Niantic have announced details the next Pokémon GO Fest event in sapporo this August 5th - 7th. Tickets cost 3000¥ for entry on one day with two time zone slots; Morning from 08:00 to 13:30 and Afternoon from 14:30 to 20;00 though the event lasts all day. You can get boosts outside the park in the other time slot. It adds shiny Swirlix and Pansage to the game
Park Experience
There will be Special Research to get you Shaymin Sky Forme. There will be event themed Field Research tasks and Special Research. Players can also make up to 6 Special Trades a day
Dream World: Drowzee, Terddiursa, Snorlax, Litwick, and more.
Athletic Park: Hitmontop, Pansear, Machop, Chimchar and more Living Meadow: Galarian Ponyta, Scyther, Yanma, Pansage, and more.
Frozen Lake: Alolan Vulpix, Panpour, Snorunt, Lapras, and more.
City Experience
All players in Sapporo will be able to face Cresselia and Darkrai in 5 Star Raids
A second Special Research story will be available with a Pokémon not yet in Pokémon GO for the Citywide Experience
Players will get 9 free Raid Passes from Gyms
Team GO Rocket will appear more throughout the city and offer double Mysterious Components

The tickets can have an optional added bonus for 1200¥
Raid Lover Add-On: Adds up to 12 in-person Raid Passes and 5,000 XP for each raid completed, alongside 6 more candy and 3 more Candy XL for completing raids
Critical Hatch Add-On: Hatches eggs at 1/4 distance, with double experience, candy and stardust for egg hatches
We've added all known details to our Pokémon GO Fest 2022 Sapporo section

Pokémon Sword & Shield

In The Games Department

Pokémon UNITE

It has been confirmed that the next character for Pokémon UNITE, Espeon, is to be released in-game on May 16th as a ranged attacker. At present there are no further details but we'll provide them as soon as they come so keep checking back

Pokémon GO

In The Games Department

Pokémon GO

The fourth Pokémon GO Special Research for the Season of Alola is now rolling out. This Special Research is themed around Poni Island alongside the arrival of Tapu Fini in Raid Battles at 10:00 local time on May 10th 2022.
We have all details of the Special Research in our A Poni Adventure page

Pokémon Masters - Sinnoh Elite Four Assemble

In The Games Department

Pokémon Masters

The Legendary Arena Cobalion event has begun a rerun in Pokémon Masters EX with more Event Missions. This event has you face off against a tough battle with Cobalion. It runs until May 24th.
We're currently compiling all details in our Legendary Arena Cobalion event section

In The Pokémon Department

Pokémon Sales Data

Today is Nintendo's quarterly financial release and with it comes various sales data for the Pokémon Switch games. As of March 31st, the Pokémon game sales are as follows
Pokémon Let's Go, Pikachu! & Let's Go, Eevee: 14.53 million
Pokémon Sword & Shield: 24.27 million
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl: 14.65 million
Pokémon Legends: Arceus: 12.64 million

Until Next Time, See Ya