What’s that in the air? Could it be a Pokémon? A Pikachu with balloons tied to it? A Mega Latias or Mega Latios? Niantic has announced that Mega Latios and Mega Latias will soar to new heights in the global Pokémon Air Adventures event which takes place from Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, May 8th, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

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Mega Latios and Mega Latias soar to new heights in the global Pokémon Air Adventures event

Trainers, Yesterday we announced some changes to how Mega Evolution works in Pokémon GO, and today we’re excited to announce that two Mega-Evolved Legendary Pokémon will soon make their Pokémon GO debuts!

Pokémon Air Adventures

Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, May 8, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Pokémon debuts

Mega Latias and Mega Latios make their Pokémon GO debuts in Mega Raids!

YouTube Clip - Mega Latias and Mega Latios are coming to Pokémon GO!


Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1HbKqhoWmE

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Mega Latias* Shiny Icon| Mega Latios* Shiny Icon

Mist Ball
Trainer Battles: 120 power and a chance to lower the opposing Pokémon’s Attack
Gyms and raids: 105 power

Luster Purge
Trainer Battles: 120 power and a chance to lower the opposing Pokémon’s Defense
Gyms and raids: 100 power

*Latias caught during this period will know the Charged Attack Mist Ball.
*Latios caught during this period will know the Charged Attack Luster Purge.

Wild encounters

You can encounter the following Pokémon in the wild.

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Flying Pikachu Shiny Icon, Jigglypuff Shiny Icon, Meowth Shiny Icon, Psyduck Shiny Icon, Doduo Shiny Icon, Magikarp Shiny Icon, Wingull Shiny Icon, Swablu Shiny Icon, Drifloon Shiny Icon
If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following: Charizard Shiny Icon, Mantine Shiny Icon

Shiny Icon: If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Timed Research

Timed Research focused on catching Pikachu and Flying-type Pokémon will be available throughout the event!

Complete the research to earn 50 Latias Mega Energy, 50 Latios Mega Energy, 3,000 XP, and an encounter with Flying Pikachu.

Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.

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Shiny Icon: If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Eggs

The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs.

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Togepi Shiny Icon, Mantyke, Emolga, Noibat

Shiny Icon: If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Field Research task encounters

You can encounter the following Pokémon when you complete Field Research tasks!

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Flying Pikachu Shiny Icon, Doduo Shiny Icon, Swablu Shiny Icon, Emolga

Shiny Icon: If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Event bonuses

Shiny Icon: 1/2 Egg Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed in an Incubator during the event period

New stickers

You’ll be able to get event-themed stickers from the in-game shop. Ticket holders of Pokémon Air Adventures live event from May 7th to May 8th will be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops and opening Gifts.

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Source: https://pokemongolive.com/en/post/air-adventures-global/