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Pokemon GO Test Your Mettle Event Guide: Dates, New Pokemon & More

Here’s everything you need to know about the Test Your Mettle event in Pokemon GO including the new Pokemon debuting during the event!

Every Pokemon GO player loves a new event. Not only do they add loads of content to the game, but they usually introduce new Pokemon too.

The Test Your Mettle event in Pokemon GO is a celebration of Steel-type Pokemon. For the duration of this event, there will be plenty of Steel-type content, from Timed Research to Raid bosses and everything in between!

Find out the dates for the Test Your Mettle event below as well as all of the new content to expect!

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Pokemon GO Test your Mettle Start Date

The Test Your Mettle event will start on September 16 at 10 AM local time.

However, players are already able to catch two new Steel-type Ultra Beasts even before Test your Mettle begins.

End Date

The Test Your Mettle event will end on September 21 at 8 PM local time.

This gives players plenty of time to catch the new Pokemon and experience everything the event has to offer.

New Pokemon in the Test Your Mettle Event

Including the two new Ultra Beasts that appeared through an Ultra Wormhole a few days before the event, there are 4 new Pokemon in Test Your Mettle:

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All of the New Content in the Pokemon GO Test Your Mettle Event

In addition to the new Pokedex additions, there is plenty more content coming to the game during the Test Your Mettle event:

There’s more coming this month in Pokemon GO too! Check out the September 2022 Pokemon GO Mega and Legendary Raid Schedule to see which bosses you can defeat and catch.

Also, don’t miss the September 2022 Spotlight Hours. There are some great Pokemon featured this month!

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