Here is all you need to know about the Pokemon Go Raging Battles Event. 

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Pokemon Go Raging Battles Event: How to Get Annihilape

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The Pokemon Go Raging Battles Event has debuted Annihilape.
Annihilape is an evolution of Primeape (and Mankey).
Here is all you need to know about the Pokemon Go Raging Battles Event. 

The Pokemon Raging Battles event kicked off on 19th January 2024. The event marks the debut of Annihilape, the Rage Monkey Pokemon, a new evolution of Primeape (Mankey’s evolution). The event also brings some new featured Pokemon into the spotlight like Mankey, Machop, Lickitung and Gligar. Raids during the Pokemon Go Raging Battles Event will include Primeape, Gyarados, Houndour and more. Let’s look at all the features coming to Pokemon Go Raging Battles Event. 

Pokemon Go Raging Battles Event Duration

The Pokemon Go Raging Battles Event will begin on Friday, 19th January 2024, at 10:00 a.m. and last till Wednesday, 24th January 2024, at 08:00 p.m. local time to 5:00 p.m. local time. 

Raging Battles Event: Annihilape

Annihilape, the Rage Monkey Pokemon, has made his Pokemon Go debut with this event. Annihilape is a new evolution for Primeape, which itself is an evolution of Mankey. The Pokemon comes from the Paldean region. The Annihilape is a Fighting and Ghost type Pokemon.

How to get Annihilape in Pokemon Go

Trainers can get an Annihilape if they have a Primeape by evolving it into Annihilape. You can evolve Primeape into Annihilape after you defeat 30 Ghost-type or Psychic-type Pokemon in battle with Primeape as your buddy. You do not have to defeat these Pokemon with Primeape. During the event, Primeape will be more frequently available in the wild so don’t worry even if you don’t have a Primeape yet. 

Alongside Annihilape, there are several featured Raid Bosses, event-themed Field Research focused on Mankey, and Throh and Sawk make a global appearance, regardless where you are at.

GO Battle Week: Timeless Travels Bonuses

Here are the bonuses you’ll get from GO Battle Week: Timeless Travels:

  • 4 x Stardust from win rewards. (This does not include the end-of-set rewards and will not stack with the 4 x Stardust bonus in January.)

  • The maximum number of sets you can play per day will be increased from five to 10—for a total of 50 battles—from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time.

  • Free battle-themed Timed Research will be available. Rewards include the avatar item Ingo-Style Hat.

Raging Battles: Featured Pokemon

The following Pokemon will appear more frequently in the wild:

  • Mankey*

  • Machop*

  • Lickitung*

  • Gligar*

  • Sableye*

  • Throh*

  • Sawk*

  • Scraggy*

Pokemon marked with a * may appear as shiny. 

Here are the featured Pokemon during the Pokemon Go Raging Battles Event.

Raids

The following Pokemon will be appearing in one-star raids:

  • Snubbull*

  • Houndour*

  • Pancham*

  • Mareanie

These Pokemon will be available in three-star raids:

  • Primeape*

  • Gyarados*

  • Zweilous

One-star and Three-star raid Pokemon during the event.

Field Research task encounters

According to Pokémon GO Hub, the following Pokemon will be available as encounter rewards from Field Research tasks:

  • Power up a Pokemon 5 times: Mankey*

  • Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts: 1 x Mysterious Component

  • Win 2 Raids: 3000 x Stardust

  • Catch 3 Fighting-type Pokemon: 5 x Revive, 5 x Hyper Potion

Raging Battles: Collection Challenge

According to Pokémon GO Hub, here are the Collection Challenges you can complete during this event:

Here are all the Collection Challenges you can complete during the Pokemon Go Raging Battles Event.

That’s all you need to know about the Pokemon Go Raging Battles Event and how to get Annihilape. 


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Nutan is experienced with content across various FPS, MOBA, and BR titles for both PC and mobile gaming. Basically, she's a Jill of all trades. As the former captain of an all-woman esports team, her roots lie firmly in PC gaming but she does enjoy that one map in Call of Duty: Mobile.

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