Ultra Bonus Event in 2018 was the first Ultra Bonus Event in Pokémon GO that was given to Trainers after their completion of Global Challenge. It featured a series of action-packed rewards about the Kanto Pokémon.[1]

Features

TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region were seen more frequently.

These Shiny Pokémon were released with the start of the event:

Geodude
#074
Rock   Ground
Graveler
#075
Rock   Ground
Golem
#076
Rock   Ground
Grimer
#088
Poison
Muk
#089
Poison
Egg 7k.png 7-km Eggs

Region-exclusive Pokémon from Kanto with addition of Tangela and Porygon were added to the 7-km Eggs, so Trainers have the perfect opportunity to complete their Kanto Pokédex.

On September 30th, Niantic announced to extend regional hatches to October 8th.[2]

Sandshrew
#027
696 / 647
Vulpix
#037
442 / 403
Diglett
#050
264 / 229
Meowth
#052
388 / 352
Geodude
#074
682 / 632
Grimer
#088
725 / 674
Farfetch'd
#083
624 / 577
Tangela
#114
1,262 / 1,195
Kangaskhan
#115
1,407 / 1,337
Mr. Mime
#122
1,133 / 1,066
Tauros
#128
1,421 / 1,350
Porygon
#137
895 / 840

The following tier 1 to 4 Kanto-themed Raid Bosses were available for a time of this event. The Legendary Birds were available from September 14th to September 20th, and Mewtwo come after them until October 23rd for the first time to challenge in normal Raid Battles. Other than Regirock, other Raid Bosses were replaced by Kanto Pokémon.

During the Legendary Birds period, all Raid Eggs only took 15 minutes to hatch, and the Raid time was extended to 90 minutes.

Egg Raid Normal.png 1st Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Bulbasaur
Bulbasaur
#001 Bulbasaur
Grass Poison
Boss CP ? 3,757 CP
Max capture CP ? 560 CP 701 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Charmander
Charmander
Fire
Boss CP ? 3,380 CP
Max capture CP ? 475 CP 593 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Squirtle
Squirtle
#007 Squirtle
Water
Boss CP ? 3,125 CP
Max capture CP ? 462 CP 577 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Magikarp
Magikarp
#129 Magikarp
Water
Boss CP ? 1,165 CP
Max capture CP ? 125 CP 157 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Dratini
Dratini
#147 Dratini
Dragon
Boss CP ? 3,426 CP
Max capture CP ? 491 CP 614 CP
Egg Raid Normal.png 2nd Tier
Magneton
#082 Magneton
Electric Steel
Boss CP ? 14,172 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,278 CP 1,598 CP
Lickitung
#108 Lickitung
Normal
Boss CP ? 13,132 CP
Max capture CP ? 755 CP 944 CP
Electabuzz
Electric
Boss CP ? 12,390 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,255 CP 1,568 CP
Magmar
#126 Magmar
Fire
Boss CP ? 12,718 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,288 CP 1,610 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 3rd Tier
Alakazam
#065 Alakazam
Psychic
Boss CP ? 22,646 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,649 CP 2,062 CP
Machamp
#068 Machamp
Fighting
Boss CP ? 18,144 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,650 CP 2,063 CP
Hitmonlee
#106 Hitmonlee
Fighting
Boss CP ? 19,679 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,375 CP 1,718 CP
Hitmonchan
Fighting
Boss CP ? 17,164 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,199 CP 1,499 CP
Scyther
#123 Scyther
Bug Flying
Boss CP ? 17,358 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,408 CP 1,760 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 4th Tier
Golem
#076 Golem
Rock Ground
Boss CP ? 19,335 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,666 CP 2,083 CP
Rhydon
#112 Rhydon
Ground Rock
Boss CP ? 19,297 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,886 CP 2,357 CP
Lapras
#131 Lapras
Water Ice
Boss CP ? 13,767 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,487 CP 1,859 CP
Snorlax
#143 Snorlax
Normal
Boss CP ? 25,419 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,917 CP 2,396 CP
Egg Raid Legendary.png 5th Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Articuno
Articuno
#144 Articuno
Ice Flying
Boss CP ? 37,603 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,676 CP 2,095 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Zapdos
Zapdos
#145 Zapdos
Electric Flying
Boss CP ? 42,691 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,902 CP 2,378 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Moltres
Moltres
#146 Moltres
Fire Flying
Boss CP ? 41,953 CP
Max capture CP ? 1,870 CP 2,337 CP
Mewtwo
#150 Mewtwo
Psychic
Boss CP ? 60,540 CP
Max capture CP ? 2,275 CP 2,844 CP

Shop special offer

TodayView Icon Shop.png Special shop offers

There were three phases of special offer in the shop. The first set was available from September 13th to September 20th, 2018, focusing on hatching 7-km Eggs.[3]

Special Box
Special Box
PokeCoin.png 480
Ultra Box
Ultra Box
PokeCoin.png 1,480


Starting on September 21st, 2018, there was the second set focusing on Mewtwo raid.[4]

Special Box
Special Box
PokeCoin.png 480
Great Box
Great Box
PokeCoin.png 780
Ultra Box
Ultra Box
PokeCoin.png 1,480


Starting on October 2nd, 2018, the last set of boxes were available.[5]

Special Box
Special Box
PokeCoin.png 480
Ultra Box
Ultra Box
PokeCoin.png 1,480

Trivia

References

  1. Professor Willow’s Global Research Challenge Ends with a Power-Packed Ultra Bonus Event!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-09-11.
  2. Good news, Trainers! You now have extra time to hatch Farfetch’d, Kangaskhan, Mr. Mime, and Tauros in 7 km Eggs!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-10-01.
  3. Ultra Bonus Box Breakdown. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-12-17.
  4. New Boxes!. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-12-17.
  5. New Boxes on Sale. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-12-17.
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