Pokemon GO is getting a new special raid event next week. Offering a special variant of the legendary Pokemon Mewtwo in armor.

The raid event that will allow players to encounter the legendary Pokemon will start on July 10th and end on July 31st. Like other raid encounters, if you manage to defeat the legendary Pokemon you can try to capture it.

Harness the power of Armored Mewtwo!


Mewtwo returns…with a new look. For a limited time, you can encounter this Psychic-type Pokémon in five-star raids.

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* Armored Mewtwo will appear in five-star raids from July 10 at 1:00 p.m. PDT to July 31 at 1 p.m. PDT

* For the first time in Pokémon GO, Armored Mewtwo will be available to challenge in raids for a limited time!

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* Do you consider yourself a Mewtwo Trainer? Show off your prowess for power and aesthetics with some stylish new items coming to the Style Shop!

Don’t miss this chance to encounter Armored Mewtwo. Are you up for the challenge?

—The Pokémon GO Team

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