3 reasons I like the Bidoof Breakout event and 1 I don’t.
I was excited when I saw the announcement for the Bidoof Breakout event. Bidoof is one of those Pokémon that I only really started to appreciate in Pokémon GO. In the original games, I didn’t care much for Bidoof at all.
Overall, I am enjoying the Bidoof Breakout. Here are three things I like about it —and one I really don’t.
Things I Like
- Bidoof. As already stated, Bidoof is a Pokémon that GO made me like.
- Bidoof caught during the event have the ghost-type move Shadow Ball, and a normal-type Pokémon having a ghost-type move is really cool.
- 2x catch XP. For people trying to get to level 40, this bonus combined with the increased numbers of Bidoof appearing equals an opportunity to get some much-needed XP, provided you have the pokéballs to manage it.
The Thing I Don’t Like
Evolving Bidoof during the event will get you a Bibarel that knows Hyper Beam. Yes, in the platform games, Hyper Beam is the quintessential powerful normal-type move. In GO, it’s a really awful move. It takes forever to charge and isn’t really that impressive of a move in terms of the damage. So that part of the event is pretty underwhelming.
Still, I would give the event a positive rating, because (as already twice stated):