Everything You Need To Know About The Final Pokemon Go Ultra Unlock This Year

Legendary duo Zacian and Zamazenta from the Galar region in Sword and Shield are coming to the mobile game Pokemon Go later this month.

Making their debut in Pokemon Go, eighth-generation Zacian and Zamazenta were both introduced in 2019s Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield for the Nintendo Switch. Members of the Galar region, Zacian is a Fairy/Steel type, and Zamazenta is a Fighting/Steel type.

Zacian and Zamazenta’s arrival will excite fans!

Neither of these Legendary Pokemon can evolve, however, they do both have second forms. Zacian will activate the Crowned Sword when armed with a Rusted Sword. Zamazenta will activate the Crowned Shield when armed with a Rusted Shield. The activated power-up for the Legendary duo is known as the “Hero of Many Battle” form.

Zacian and Zamazenta will be in their “Hero of Many Battle” forms and are part of the third and final Ultra Unlock event “Sword and Shield.” The final Ultra Unlock for this year will also feature other Pokemon from the Galar region.

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Which other Pokemon will feature in the final Ultra Unlock?

Announced on the Pokemon Go blog, the other Pokemon that will feature in the final Ultra Unlock will include the likes of Skwovet, Greedent, Wooloo, Dubwool, and Falinks.

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Will there be Shiny Pokemon to catch in the final Ultra Unlock?

Yes, there will be Shiny’s for you to add to your Pokedex. Featured in the final Ultra Unlock will be Shiny Galarian Meowth, Shiny Galarian Farfetch’d, Shiny Galarian Weezing, and a Shiny Galarian Stunfisk.

When will the final Ultra Unlock take place?

The final Ultra Unlock event will begin on Friday, August 20th at 10am and will end on Tuesday, August 31st at 8pm (local time).

What else can we expect from the final Ultra Unlock event?

  • The likes of Galarian Darumaka, Trubbish, Falinks, and more will all be appearing more frequently in the wild.
  • Galarian Meowth, Galarian Ponyta, Galarian Slowpoke, Galarian Farfetch’d, Galarian Zigzagoon, Galarian Darumaka, and Galarian Stunfisk can all be hatched from 7km Eggs.
  • You can also encounter Shiny Galarian Meowth, Shiny Galarian Farfetch’d, Shiny Galarian Weezing, and a Shiny Galarian Stunfisk during Raids.
  • Timed and Field Research tasks will also give you the opportunity to encounter Galar region Pokemon, as well as the possibility of catching the Shiny versions.
  • Trainers will also be able to pick up the Gym Challenger Uniform for free from the Pokemon Go Shop. There will also be various other themed cosmetics to buy from the in-game shop for real-world money.
  • Trainers will also be able to claim exclusive event Gift stickers, either by spinning PokeStops, Gyms, or via the in-game shop.
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You can read up on further details on the final Ultra Unlock event such as Week 1 and Week 2 Raid encounters on the Pokemon Go blog post.

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