Niantic wasn't kidding when it said that November was going to be full of events for Pokemon GO players, but the super busy month is nearly ready to come to a close. Before December arrives, there is one more event for players to take advantage of though: The very first Pokemon GO Friends Fest!

Friends Fest is a new event in Pokemon GO all about celebrating friendship and families. Players will have an increased chance to encounter family-themed Pokemon and they'll also get some exciting bonuses to make advantage of when Raiding against Pokemon GO's latest Legendary. There's a focus on Trading, so try to make sure you find a Best Friend to play with if you want to take full advantage of all the bonuses.

Players don't have to set out with a group of Friends to participate in Friends Fest, but a few of the bonuses do really want trainers to be working with their friends. The increased raid attack damage and the bonus Lucky Trade both are great motivation to team up with a buddy, take a break from catching the best Unova region Pokemon in the game, and take part in the event.

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What is Friends Fest All About?

"Celebrate the spirit of family and friendship with the first-ever Friend Fest!"

Friends Fest is a brand new Pokemon GO event focused on family-themed Pokemon encounters and special bonuses when playing with Friends.

When is Friends Fest 2019?

Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at 1 p.m. PST to Monday, December 2, 2019, at 1 p.m. PST (GMT −8)

What are the Friends Fest Features?

Encounter family-themed Pok√©mon—such as Nidoran♀, Nidoran♂, their Evolutions, and more—in the wild and in research tasks.

What Are the Friends Fest Bonuses?

1/2 Stardust trade costYou can make two special trades per dayAttack boost when you raid with friends

Be sure to check back in the near future for more Pokemon GO strategy guides, news, and updates. Until then, good luck out there, trainers!

Pokemon GO is available now in select regions on Android and iOS devices.

Source: Pokemon GO Live