Following the announcement that new Field Research encounters are coming to Pokemon GO starting July 1, it was confirmed that Armored Mewtwo will appear during five-star raids for a limited time. With this information, players have found themselves eager to learn when exactly Armored Mewtwo is scheduled to appear in Pokemon GO.
As noted in our previous article, the appearance of Armored Mewtwo coincides with the release of Mewtwo Strikes Back: Evolution in Japan, and will be an event that last throughout the month of July. Looking to bookmark the exact release date of Armored Mewtwo? Here's a quick guide on when Armored Mewtwo will appear in Pokemon GO!
When Will Armored Mewtwo Appear in Pokemon GO?
For those wondering when Armored Mewtwo will appear in Pokemon GO, Niantic has provided a timetable in a recent news update. According to Niantic, "Armored Mewtwo will appear in five-star raids starting on July 10 at 1:00 p.m. (PDT) and 4:00 p.m. (EDT)."
Armored Mewtwo will remain available in five-star raid encounters until July 31 at 1 p.m. (PDT) and 4:00 p.m. (EDT). What's nice is you'll have just under a month to encounter Armored Mewtwo in five-star raids, which we expect to be rather challenging to complete.
Along with the ability to encounter Armored Mewtwo in Pokemon GO, stylish new Mewtwo-related items will also be added to the Style Shop. If you're looking for other challenges, Pokemon such as Latias, Latios, Kyogre, and Groudon are now available as Research Breakthrough encounters.
We have a full list of current Pokemon GO raid bosses to help you catch up if you're new to the raid scene, or simply looking to practice before Armored Mewtwo appears. Be sure to check back, as we'll be posting guides featuring Armored Mewtwo's attacks and weaknesses in Pokemon GO!