What are Adventure Effects in Pokemon Go?

Lucas Simons
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A new feature called Adventure Effects is coming to Pokemon Go, and trainers want to know all about this new mechanic. So here’s all you need to know about Adventure Effects in Pokemon Go, including release date and more.

Pokemon Go is implementing a new gimmick with the Pokemon Go Tour Global 2024, and it involves the Palkia and Dialga Origin Formes. This new mechanic called Adventure Effects is going to change a lot of things, so we have put a detailed list on every change, and what they do.

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Niantic have officially revealed that this new mechanic will arrive during the Go Tour Event, scheduled for February 24 and until February 25, 2024.

So here’s everything you need to know about the Adventure Effects in Pokemon Go, including their release date, types, and what they do.

What are Adventure Effects in Pokemon Go?

In Pokemon Go, Adventure Effects are powerful abilities that certain Pokemon can activate outside battle, and provide certain effects for their trainers and their Party members. A sort of buff effect that will remain active for a certain period.

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Each Adventure Effect is linked to a certain Charged Move and requires Stardust and Pokemon Candy to be activated. The effects of these special abilities will be similar to the bonuses provided by Mega Evolutions and will appear on the screen with a similar counter.

It is also confirmed that these bonuses can be activated more than once, and stack, providing even more time to enjoy their boosts.

How to use Adventure Effects in Pokemon Go

To activate Adventure Effects, Pokemon Go trainers need to select the Pokemon with the appropriate ability, and then scroll down to the USE tab when outside combat.

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Adventure Effects will be available to use in the Pokemon’s menu.

Then, a new window with a timer and the Stardust and Candy requirements will appear. Pressing the (+) button will add more Stardust and Candy, increasing the timer of the Adventure Effects.

Each activation costs 5000 Stardust and 6 Candy, and grants 6 minutes of Adventure Effect buff, up to a maximum of 2 Hours for each activation, and a total 24 hours buff time at max (12 activations in total).

How many Adventure Effects are available in Pokemon Go?

Pokemon Go announced that Dialga and Palkia will have one Adventure Effect move each, and these Legendary Pokemon can only be acquired during the Pokemon Go Tour Global 2024 event.

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Palkia’s move is called Spacial Rend and the Adventure Effect caused by Spacial Rend distorts space for 10 minutes, increasing the range at which trainers encounter Pokemon.

Dialga’s move is called Roar of Time and the Adventure Effect caused by Roar of Time will distort time for 6 minutes, pausing the timer of the following items: Incense, Daily Adventure Incense, Lucky Eggs, and Star Pieces.

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For the moment, only Dialga and Palkia will have Adventure Effects associated with their abilities.

As mentioned before, these effects stack and can be increased up to 24 hours each. It is also worth mentioning that both effects cannot be active simultaneously, as stated by Niantic: “Only one Adventure Effect can be activated at the same time.

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And that’s all you need to know about Adventure Effects in Pokemon Go. For more information about Pokemon Go and some pro tips, you can also check the following links:

How to beat Enamorus Elite Raid in Pokemon Go | What are Routes in Pokemon Go | Best Pokemon for PvP battles in Pokemon Go | How to get the Master Ball in Pokemon Go | Pokemon Go: Raid schedule for Mega, 5-star, Shadow, more | How to beat Giovanni in Pokemon Go

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Lucas is a Game Writer and Game Reviewer with years of experience as a fiction author and Game Designer. He enjoys writing about Pokemon, RPGS, Nintendo, and all things Gaming Related.