Trainers, Pokemon GO Beyond update is now live and has brought up a lot of exciting changes and challenges with it, The update includes Seasonal Spawns, Berries update, XP Rebalance, Buddy update and much more…

Here’s the Summary of GO Beyond update:

  • GO Beyond Seasons
  • GO Beyond Level 40
  • XP Rebalance
  • Berries update
  • Buddy Pokemon update
  • Candy XL
  • GO Battle League changes

GO Beyond Seasons

As a part of Pokemon GO Beyond update, Seasons have arrived in Pokemon GO. A Brand new way of experiencing Pokemon GO. Each season in Pokemon will last for 3 months.

  • Pokémon will be appearing more often in the wild, hatching from Eggs, and appearing in raids depending on the season.
  • Based on what hemisphere you’re in, you can find different Pokémon appearing in the wild each Season.
  • Different forms of Deerling will be appearing in the wild depending on which hemisphere you’re in.
  • In-game events will be themed based on the Season they occur in.

 The Season of Celebration

The first season, The Season of Celebration begins on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. local time and will be till March 1, 2021.

Season Increased Spawns

Different Pokemon will be appearing in the wild according to the hemisphere you’re in, here’s the list of increased spawns for this season.

Northern HemisphereSouthern Hemisphere
Deerling WinterDeerling Summer
Alolan SandshrewDarumaka (Unova)
Alolan VulpixBurmy

Seasonal Egg Hatches

Eggs have also changed with the change in Season. Different Pokemon will be hatching from the eggs.

2KM – Growlithe and Wingull

5KM – Baltoy and Ducklett

Adventure Sync 5KM – Shinx

GO Beyond Level 40

As a part of Pokemon GO Beyond, A rebalanced levelling system that includes a level cap increase to 50 is now live in Pokemon GO and to GO beyond level 40 you will require few additional tasks to complete.

We have created a dedicated post with all the Level up XP Requirements, Rewards and Task. Visit the below link for more details.

Read: Pokemon GO: Level 41 to 50 – XP Requirements, Rewards and Tasks

XP Rebalance

To help trainers to level up with little ease, A new XP Rebalance has been taken place and is now live for everyone worldwide as a part of GO Beyond update.

You will now observe a difference of XP earned from all the activities especially when you will make a Excellent throw 😉

We have created a dedicated post with all the new XP changes report, Visit the below link for complete XP changes details.

Read: Pokemon GO XP-rebalancing is now live worldwide – Here’s what changed

Berries update

Berries are now more effective with this new rebalance and feeding a berry at Gym Pokemon will nest you 30XP and 30 Stardust.

Silver Pinap Berry

Silver Pinap Berries will reward you with extra candies. The reward for Silver Pinap is now changed to 2.3x instead of 2x.

1st Stage Pokemon – 7 Candies
2nd Stage Pokemon – 11 Candies
3rd Stage Pokemon – 23 Candies

Nanab Berry

Nanab berries are now buffed and according to PokeMiner Game master report, Nanab Berries will not completely stop the Pokemon movements and attack.

A trainer on Reddit verified the same on Machoke and here are the results – Reddit Post

Buddy Pokemon update

Buddy Pokemon are also part of this update. The Buddy emotion affection points have changed and will be more affective with all the buddy activities.

Battle Together with Buddy

Now you can earn 2 additional hearts for Battling together with Buddy and 5 more when the buddy is in excited mood or when Poffin is used.

Candy XL

In order to power-up Pokémon beyond Level 40, you will require XL Candy and Stardust and minimum level required to obtain XL candy is level 40.

The XL Candy can be obtained in multiple ways, We have created a dedicated post on How to get XL Candy, Powerup requirements and much more. Visit the below link for more details.

Read: How to get XL Candy, Powerup Requirements, Candy to XL Candy Conversion

GO Battle League changes

A Brand new ranking system and lots of exciting rewards have been introduced with this update in GO Battle League.

  • 24 ranks, with the top four ranks having all-new names and corresponding badges.
  • A new reward structure, which will give Trainers more opportunities to earn exclusive rewards through ranking up.
  • Rewards will be tied to the theme of the current Season.
  • GBL seasons will occur in tandem with the overarching Seasons and will rotate formats on the same three-month schedule.

Some of the Exciting rewards which you will earn:

On reaching level 10 you will receive 1,50,000 as stardust reward along with other rewards.

Here are the guaranteed encounter which you will find on each level:

Do you know?

You can check out the Countdown Timer of all Events at our All-New Mobile App GO Field Guide for all Countdown Timers, Raid Boss Guides, Egg Hatch List, Shiny Checklist and much more…

Available for both Android and iOS

iOS – App Store

Android – Google Play Store


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