23 Jul 2021 11:02 AM +00:00

Pokémon GO Fest 2021 Ultra Unlock Details

Pokémon GO Fest 2021 was free for all players in the game, but for anyone that purchased a ticket during the event, there was a section of Ultra Unlocks that were earned throughout the weekend.

With Pokémon GO Fest 2021 at a close, all of the Ultra Unlock weeks were unlocked, and now players have three major weeks to look forward to this summer. One may even involve the appearance of Hoopa in Pokémon GO, but that has yet to be confirmed.

All players will surely be able to participate in most of the features from the Ultra Unlock weeks, but it's possible ticket holders will have their own research or bonuses. This guide will have all of the information for the upcoming Ultra Unlock weeks.

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Pokémon GO Fest 2021 Ultra Unlock dates and times

Each Ultra Unlock will have its own set of dates and times for players to participate. Although week 3 is still a mystery, the dates are available.

Ultra Unlock Week 1: Time - July 23, 10:00 local time to August 3, 20:00 local time.

Ultra Unlock Week 2: Space - August 6, 10:00 local time to August 17, 20:00 local time.

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Ultra Unlock Week 3: ??? - August 20, 10:00 local time to August 31, 20:00 local time.

Players will likely find out when the Ultra Unlocks go live what the theme for Week 3 in Pokémon GO will be.

Which Pokémon will appear during the Pokémon GO Ultra Unlock weeks?

So far, two weeks have been completely announced for the Ultra Unlocks in Pokémon GO, and players can already look forward to which Pokémon will appear.

Pokémon marked with an asterisk* have a chance of being shiny.

Ultra Unlock Part 1 - Time:

Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time starts on July 23 at 10:00 local time and continues until August 3 at 20:00 local time. Here's what's in store:

The following Pokémon will be appearing as Raid Bosses:

  • Dialga*
  • Magneton
  • Aerodactyl*
  • Porygon 2
  • Golurk
  • Unown U*
  • Cranidos*
  • Shieldon*
  • Bronzor
  • Klink*
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The following Pokémon will be appearing as wild spawns:

  • Voltorb*
  • Porygon*
  • Omanyte*
  • Kabuto*
  • Baltoy*
  • Cranidos*
  • Shieldon*
  • and others
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The following Pokémon will be hatching from 7km Eggs:

  • Omanyte*
  • Kabuto*
  • Aeordactyl*
  • Lileep*
  • Anorith*
  • Cranidos*
  • Shieldon*
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There will also be an event Timed Research which will reward players with encounters with event-themed Pokémon. There will also be event-themed Field Research tasks throughout the event.

Ultra Unlock Part 2 - Space:

Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time starts on August 6 at 10:00 local time and continues until August 17 at 20:00 local time. Here's what's in store:

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids:

  • Palkia*
  • Alakazam
  • Kangaskhan*
  • Heracross*
  • Unown U*
  • West Sea Shellos
  • East Sea Shellos
  • Elgyem
  • Espurr
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The following Pokémon will be appearing in the wild:

  • Clefairy
  • Munna
  • Red-Striped Basculin
  • Blue-Striped Basculin
  • Heatmor*
  • Durant*
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The following Pokémon will be hatching from 7km Eggs:

  • West Sea Shellos
  • East Sea Shellos
  • Red-Striped Basculin
  • Blue-Striped Basculin
  • Heatmor*
  • Durant*
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As with Ultra Unlock 1, there will be another Timed Research for Part 2, featuring event Pokémon.

Unlock Part 3: ???:

This week will be updated as more information comes out, but for now, there is no confirmed news. However, it may be the debut of Hoopa or Arceus in Pokémon GO.

What are Ultra Unlocks in Pokémon GO?

If players completed enough challenges in the Global Challenge Arena, they were rewarded with Ultra Unlocks after Pokémon GO Fest 2021 came to a close. There are three unlocks in total and they each take 8 completed challenges to earn. After 24 challenges were completed, all of them were unlocked.

Each Ultra Unlock will have different themes and sets of Pokémon to catch for about a week in Pokémon GO. So far a week based on Space and a week based on Time have been confirmed. It is Hoopa that is causing the disturbances and bringing in new rotations of Pokémon.