August 3, 2022

Pokémon GO Fest: Sapporo—Global Challenge and Ultra Unlock!

Pokémon GO Fest: Sapporo—Global Challenge and Ultra Unlock!

Trainers,

Get ready! While Trainers in Japan take on local challenges at Pokémon GO Fest: Sapporo, Trainers around the globe will be tasked with completing a Global Challenge. You can join the fun—wherever you are! If successful, all Trainers will get to enjoy upgraded bonuses during the upcoming Bug Out! event happening from Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. local time. Plus, additional bonuses will be unlocked for Galarian Zigzagoon Community Day on Saturday, August 13, 2022! Read on for more details.

Global Challenge

A special Global Challenge will kick off alongside  Pokémon GO Fest: Sapporo on Friday, August 5, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. (GMT +9). You can participate from anywhere!

Join forces with Trainers around the world to complete Field Research to unlock the following.

* 2× Stardust for catching Pokémon during the remainder of the Global Challenge period, ending on Sunday, August 7, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. (GMT +9).

* Ultra Unlock: Bug Out from Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time.


* Ultra Unlock: Galarian Zigzagoon Community Day on Saturday, August 13, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time.

Collection Challenge

Friday, August 5, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. to Sunday, August 7, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

A selection of Pokémon appearing at Pokémon GO Fest: Sapporo will also appear in the wild around the world. Keep an eye out for Paras, Bellsprout, Hoppip, Sunkern, Sunshine Form Cherrim, and Cottonee during the event. Catch them all to complete this Collection Challenge!

Want to join the in-person fun? Tickets to Pokémon GO Fest: Sapporo are available now!

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—The Pokémon GO team