February 7, 2023

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Pokemon Go December Update Brings Winter Holiday Celebration, Season of Mythic Wishes Kickoff, and More

Niantic has revealed details of what’s to come in Pokemon Go’s December update, and the final month of 2022 will be busy for mobile trainers.

The Season of Mythic Wishes – the ninth quarterly season since the game adopted the format – begins December 1st and introduces new bonuses, including extra candy, when two players trade with each other. The number of gifts that can be used will also increase throughout the season, with players being able to open 40 gifts per day (from 20) and sending 125 gifts to other players per day (from 100).

The full December list.

Five-Star Raids in December will feature Legendary Pokemon from the Unova region, with three of the four Swords of Justice – Virizion, Terrakion, and Cobalion – appearing for a week each, followed by Kyurem at the end of the month. The four swords of justice, Keldeo, will make their Pokemon Go debut during a special event on December 10-11.

The full list of Pokemon and events included in the Pokemon Go December update is as follows:

EventsHeading into Hoenn Mega Raid Day on December 3rd from 2pm to 5pm local timeMega Sceptile, Mega Blaziken and Mega Swampert will make their Pokemon Go debutMythic Blade December 6th at 10am local time through December 11th 8:00 p.m. local timeMore information coming soon Elite Raids on December 10 at 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. local timePokémon to be announcedSomething Extraordinary: Keldeo Special Research December 10 from 10:00 a.m local time until 10:00 p.m. local timeKeldeo debuts in Pokémon GoCommunity Day December 17 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. December at 10:00 a.m. local time to December 31 at 10:00 p.m. local timeWinter Wonderland December 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. local timeHisuian Avalugg Raid Day December 24 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. December: Virizion 8th-15th December: Terrakion 15-23 December: Cobalion 23rd-31st December: Kyurem Mega 1st – 8th December: Mega Abomasnow 8th-15th December: Mega Aggron 16-31 December: Mega GlalieSpotlight Hours December 6: Wooper December 13: Spheal December 20: Bergmite December 27: Cubchoo All take place from 6pm to 7pm local time

Pokemon Go is available for iOS and Android devices for free.

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