12 Days of Friendship: Niantic Labs Reveals New System in Pokémon GO

12 Days of Friendship is a special Pokémon GO event that celebrates the GO Beyond Update.
12 Days of Friendship is a special Pokémon GO event that celebrates the GO Beyond Update. | photo courtesy of Niantic

12 Days of Friendship is a special Pokémon GO event that celebrates the GO Beyond Update. The event will last from Nov. 18 to Nov. 30 at 4: oo p.m. ET. Pokemon GO has been a successful franchise that has got people up and moving since it began. In times like this, we should go outside as safely as we can and get some much needed fresh air. Here are the features of this event and what's to come!

12 Days of Friendship: Niantic Labs Reveals New System in Pokémon Go

Features:

-Friendship levels will increase at a faster rate through opening gifts, trading Pokémon, or battling together in raids, Gyms, or Trainer Battles

-You will receive an attack boost when you battle in raids with friends.

-You’ll earn increasing amounts of XP from completing raids.

-You can open more gifts daily.

-Finally, you’ll earn twice the amount of XP from catching Pokémon from Nov. 18, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. to Dec. 31, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. ET.

If you reach level 40 before December 31, 2020, at 11:59 pm, you’ll receive some goodies, for instance, the Legacy 40 medal and Timed Research that will give players the reward of the exclusive Gyarados Hat avatar item. Happy adventuring Pokemon GO players!