Pokémon GO: Start of the Bidiza outbreak - this is what awaits you at the new event

Pokémon GO: Start of the Bidiza outbreak - this is what awaits you at the new event

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Bidiza here, Bidiza there: A new event is about to start in Pokémon Go. "We don't know where they come from or what their goal is, but during the Bidiza takeover from Friday, June 25, 2021, wild Bidiza will appear in droves," writes Niantic when announcing the new in-game event. To activate it tomorrow, Friday, at 10 a.m., you have until July 1, 8 p.m. to get involved in the event. At the event, Bidiza appear in the wild more often than usual. You will also discover them in raid battles and as a reward for event field research tasks.

"If you are lucky, you will even meet a dazzling Bidiza that more and more Bidiza appear in the course of the event, "the developers say. During the event, wild Bidiza master attacks in phases that they normally cannot learn. On Thursday, July 1st, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., you can use a charging TM to teach Bidiza about each of these attacks. After the event, this is possible with a Top-Laden TM. You will meet the Bidiza with special attacks at the following times:

Spukball: Friday, June 25, 2021 at 10 a.m. to Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Donnerblitz: Sunday, June 27, 2021 at midnight to Monday, June 28, 2021 at 11 p.m.: 59 a.m. Eisstrahl: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at midnight to Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Read also 0

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‘Pok√©mon GO’ Announces Which Pandemic Bonuses It’s Keeping And Removing

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Pok√©mon GO players are not terribly amused with Niantic’s plan to revert a lot of the pandemic-era bonuses that took effect over the past year in an effort to alter how the mainly outdoor, social game was played, due to safety concerns.


While the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over in many regions, Niantic has announced they are reverting some of the bonuses, while keeping some, and adding new “exploration” bonuses, encouraging outdoor engagement. All of these changes are first being tested in the US and New Zealand.


So, what exact is leaving, staying or coming?


Leaving Bonuses:

  • Increased incense effectiveness is being reverted to the standard level when you’re stationary, but will increase when you’re moving.
  • Gifts received from Buddy Pok√©mon because players couldn’t get out to PokeStops are being decreased in frequency.
  • PokeStop and Gym interaction distances that were greatly increased are being reverted back to the standard distance, but may increase again during special events.
  • Staying Bonuses:

  • Incense will still last 60 minutes.
  • No more walking requirement for GO Battle League.
  • You can challenge any trainer remotely with QR code if they are Good Friends or above.
  • Gift max in the item bag is still 20.
  • Trainers can still open up to 30 gifts a day.
  • 3x Stardust and XP for the first catch of the day is remaining.
  • New Exploration Bonuses:

  • You can get up to two free raid passes per day from spinning Gyms.
  • Increased incense effectiveness while walking (previously mentioned).
  • Guaranteed gifts from spinning PokeStops so long as you’re not at your max gift inventory.
  • 10x bonus XP from spinning a PokeStop from the first time a day.
  • These new bonuses will be live until September 1, 2021. After that, some may stay, but there will be new bonuses as time goes on. New Zealand and the US appear to be chosen due to higher vaccination rates and lower cases than other countries, and Niantic says that more regions will be added depending on when it’s safe to do so. Though many players are arguing encouraging outdoor engagement is still not fully safe in the US especially, and changes like reducing interaction distances serve no real purpose.


    It’s a tough situation because Pok√©mon GO is obviously centered on being outdoors and interacting with others, but it’s hard to know when it’s okay to go back to normal, or start down that path. This isn’t really a revenue issue, because GO actually had a record year during the pandemic in terms of raking in cash from at-home players, but it’s a messy issue that may be tough to navigate during this in-between phase. We’ll have to see how it goes, and how the community continues to respond.


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