July 5, 2022

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Pokemon GO Fest 2022 finale event will address player disappointment over shiny luck

The 2022 Pokemon Go Fest finale event will go some way to addressing player disappointment over bad shiny luck during the first Global Go Fest weekend, Niantic has said.

Trainers around the world expressed their frustration at what they felt was a too low encounter rate for shiny Pokemon over the 2-day special event – which cost $15 to access – with many players reporting much better hauls at previous festivals and community days.

2022’s Global Go Fest was also plagued by a bug that made Pokemon attracted to Incense appear on the map when they had already despawned, further exacerbating the problems for shiny-hunting players.

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