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What are Ultra Wormholes in Pokémon Go

What are Ultra Wormholes in Pokémon Go
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The extra-dimensional Ultra Wormholes have reappeared in Pokémon Go, which means this is your chance to get your hands on some very rare legendary Pokémon. If you’re wondering what these things are exactly, we’ll explain what Ultra Wormholes in Pokémon Go.

What are the Ultra Wormholes in Pokémon Go?

In the universe of Pokémon, there’s another dimension space simply known as “Ultra Space”. This dimension is home to the strongest Pokémon ever recorded, known as the “Ultra Beasts”. These Pokémon look very distinct and are incredibly powerful!

In Pokémon Go, Ultra Wormholes can appear in the world above certain Gyms, taking the place of normal raids. If there’s an Ultra Wormhole appearing near you, the nearby radar alerts you. Keep an eye out for any notifications, and check around your surroundings to see if there any opening up.

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Once you find a Gym with an Ultra Wormhole, you’ll see a timer next to it—this shows you exactly when the Ultra Beast spawns out of the Wormhole. Prepare yourself for a battle, because the Ultra Beast raids are 5 stars and the some of the hardest raids in the game right now. You’ll need a lot of Trainers nearby to work together, so rally your friends!

The Ultra Wormholes only appear during special events, so make sure to keep an eye out for the latest news and update for upcoming events in Pokémon Go. There’s also a whole research mission chain that involves a new character and the Ultra Wormholes, so be sure to check that out.

Who are the Ultra Beasts in Pokémon Go?

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So, just what are the Ultra Beasts? As we mentioned, they are super powerful Pokémon that know lots of strong moves. If you’re wondering which Ultra Beast you should go for, be sure to check out our guide on the best Ultra Beasts in Pokémon Go.

There are 11 Ultra Beasts in total, but only 7 have made it over to Pokémon Go as of writing, which includes:

  • Nihilego (Rock/Poison)
  • Buzzwole (Bug/Fighting)
  • Pheromosa (Bug/Fighting)
  • Xurkitree (Lightning)
  • Celesteela (Steel/Flying)
  • Kartana (Grass/Steel)
  • Guzzlord (Dark/Dragon)

Similar to regular raids, if you manage to take down an Ultra Beast after they appear in an Ultra Wormhole, you have a chance to catch them for yourself. Be sure to have some Golden Razz Berries and Ultra Balls on hand—you’ll need them!

We hope this guide helps you understand Ultra Wormholes in Pokémon Go. If you have any other questions or tips, let us know in the comments below!

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