Pokemon Go: Stardust Event And New Pokemon Now Available

Two more Gen 4 Pokemon are now available alongside the Stardust Blast event.


Niantic is holding another in-game event in Pokemon Go. The Stardust Blast event is now live until 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET on November 13, and it gives players a chance to earn twice the usual amount of Stardust for capturing Pokemon and hatching Eggs. Moreover, its benefits stack atop the bonuses offered during this month's Community Day, so you'll be able to earn quadruple the normal amount of Stardust during that event.

In addition to the Stardust Blast event, two new species of Gen 4 Pokemon have begun appearing in Pokemon Go. The adorable Water-type Buizel is now available around the world as a Raid Battle, while the pre-evolved form of Roselia, Budew, can be hatched from Eggs. The latter arrives at a fitting time, as Niantic recently rolled out the new Adventure Sync feature to most Pokemon Go players, making it much easier to hatch Eggs than before.

Stardust Blast isn't the only event going on now in Pokemon Go. To celebrate the release of Ingress Prime, Niantic has made two new Shiny Pokemon, Cubone and Ponyta, available for a limited time. These Shiny variants are green and blue, respectively--the same colors and the two warring sides in Ingress Prime, The Enlightened and The Resistance.

The aforementioned Community Day event is scheduled to take place this Saturday, November 10. The featured Pokemon this time around is the Gen 2 starter Cyndaquil, and if players manage to evolve it into its final form, Typhlosion, up to an hour after the event ends, it'll learn the powerful attack Blast Burn.

Players also still have a chance to catch Giratina, the first Gen 4 Legendary Pokemon to appear in Pokemon Go. Giratina arrived as a Raid Battle as part of the recent Halloween event, and it'll remain a presence at Gyms until November 20. If you need help adding one to your collection, here are some tips on how to catch Giratina.

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