Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres have been available as Galar versions in Pokémon GO since summer 2022, but the three legendary birds are not easy to get. We want to know: How many copies do you have – if any? Take the poll.
The problem with the Galar birds: On July 26, 2022, a new item landed in Pokémon GO: The Daily Adventure Smoke.
You can activate it once a day to get more spawns for 15 minutes – sometimes more rarely than usual. At least as long as you move. The “grand prize” is, so to speak, the 3 legendary birds Arktos, Zapdos and Lavados in their Galar variant.
However, to date, no reliable pattern can be determined as to how to get the three birds to spawn. Apparently you just need luck that they show up – and even then, a catch is not a sure thing.
Rare, Difficult to Catch – Did you have any success?
In addition to the rare appearance, the birds bring another difficulty with them: a very low catch rate in combination with a very high escape rate.
So, if you hit them, they’re pretty unlikely to stay in the Poké Ball, but they’re pretty likely to run away if you don’t catch them.
In short: It is not easy to include the Galar birds in your own monster collection. The trainers noticed that shortly after the release of the birds.
Now, almost 5 months later, we want to know from you: Did you make it? And if so: how often?
In the poll, tell us how many of the monsters you’ve caught—or if you’ve even seen them at all.
What do you think of adventure smoke in general? Do you still use it regularly to chase after the birds and other spawns, or has the feature worn out for you? Tell us in the comments!
There is also a lot going on in Pokémon GO apart from the Galar birds. The new season has started and December brings a lot of events and content with it. You can find an overview of the December events in Pokémon GO here.