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As the Season of Heritage continues in Pokémon Go, the Mountains of Power event is almost here! Rock and Steel Pokémon will be in the spotlight as this season's story continues, and we here at iMore have all the details. Also, be sure to check out our best Pokémon Go accessories so you can be fully equipped on your Pokémon Journey!

What is the Mountains of Power event in Pokémon Go?

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Mountains of Power is a storyline event in Pokémon Go that will see Spark leading players to unlock the second mechanism of the Mysterious Door Professor Willow found in the ancient caves. Traversing through mountains similar to those of Sinnoh and Johto, players will be be able to catch and battle lots of Rock and Steel type Pokémon, complete Field and Timed Research, and more! The event will introduce Mega Aerodactyl and Shiny Slugma.

When is the Mountains of Power event in Pokémon Go?

The Mountains of Power event runs from Friday, January 7 through Thursday, January 13, 2022.

Pokémon with the potential to be Shiny are indicated with an asterisk

Wild Pokémon

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During Mountains of Power, players will be able to catch the following Pokémon:

  • Zubat*
  • Machop*
  • Geodude*
  • Onix*
  • Slugma*
  • Nosepass*
  • Barboach*
  • Ferroseed*

Raids

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During Mountains of Power, players will be able to challenge the following raids at Gyms:

  • Geodude* (one star)
  • Onix* (one star)
  • Beldum* (one star)
  • Bronzor* (one star)
  • Ursaring (three star)
  • Donphan (three star)
  • Medicham (three star)
  • Absol* (three star)
  • Heatran* (five star)
  • Mega Aerodactyl* (Mega)

Field Research

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During Mountains of Power, players will be able to spin PokéStops and Gyms for the following event exclusive Field Research tasks:

  • Hatch an egg for an Alolan Geodude* encounter
  • Walk one KM for a Slugma* encounter
  • Earn two Candies walking with your Buddy Pokémon for a Mawile* encounter

Timed Research

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During Mountains of Power, players will be able to complete the following event exclusive Timed Research line:

Step one

  • Catch five Pokémon for a Slugma* encounter
  • Earn two Candies walking with your Buddy Pokémon for a Ferroseed* encounter
  • Hatch an egg for an Alolan Geodude* encounter

Completion Rewards: Absol encounter, ten Great Balls, 1,000 Stardust

Step two

  • Catch six different species of Pokémon for a Chimecho* encounter
  • Earn two Candies walking with your Buddy Pokémon for an Onix* encounter
  • Hatch two Eggs for a Beldum* encounter

Completion Rewards: Mawile* encounter, ten Ultra Balls, 2,000 Stardust

Bonuses

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In addition to all the Pokémon, Raids, and Research, players can enjoy the following bonuses during Mountains of Power:

  • Halved distance to earn Candy with Buddy Pokémon

Questions about the Mountains of Power event in Pokémon Go?

Do you have any questions about the Mountains of Power event in Pokémon Go? Are you excited to see what's behind this Mysterious Door already? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to check out the rest of our Pokémon Go guides so you too can become a Pokémon Master!

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