Developer DeNa is set to add a new sync pair to its mobile game Pokemon Masters later this month. Giovanni, the infamous leader of Team Rocket, is paired with the legendary Pokemon Mewtwo. The powerful duo’s addition is celebrated in a new trailer that showcases just how formidable the combination is when engaged in a new event called Lurking Shadow.
The event is scheduled to begin later this month, Dec. 18, challenging players to take down Giovanni and Mewtwo. In addition to offering an exciting battle, the event will provide players with more insight into their arrival on the island of Pasio and their relationship with Team Break, the primary antagonists of the game.
Players who earn enough in-game rewards during the event will also be able to add the powerful duo of Giovanni & Mewtwo to their teams. Different than most sync pairs, special items obtainable only in the event will be required to “Unlock Level Cap” and learn “Moves & Skills” for this sync pair.
You can check out the trailer below.
You can also check out the below gallery demonstrating how the pair appear on-screen.
Giovanni and Mewtwo’s arrival is due to launch in tandem with additional content added to Pokemon Masters. This includes:
- Grimsley & Liepard Come to Pasio: The Dark-type sync pair of Grimsley & Liepard will be making their debut in the sync pair Spotlight Scout from now until Dec. 18. Along with other sync pairs that have Dark-type moves like Cheren & Stoutland and Nanu & Persian, Grimsley & Liepard’s moveset may prove useful against some of the Psychic-type opponents in the “Lurking Shadow” event.
- Level Cap Increased to 120: Players are now able to train their 5-star sync pairs to Level 120 from a previous limit of 100. To help players strengthen their sync pairs faster, courses within the Training Area will now have a new difficulty level, “Ultra Hard”, which will allow players to earn Ultra Buff Blends and Ultra Tech Tonics.
- Login Bonuses and Special Missions: Players who log in each day during the Lurking Shadow event will be able to obtain up to 4,200 gems. Special missions that allow players to earn up to 1,500 gems will also be available.
Today’s news follows on from an earlier announcement that laid out December’s roadmap of content updates.