Embark on an adventure with Pokémon first discovered in the Paldea region!
Adventures abound with a new Season in Pokémon GO as Pokémon first discovered in the Paldea region make their debuts!
Thanks to your efforts during Pokémon GO Fest 2023, you’ve also earned Ultra Unlock bonuses for a new event: A Paldean Adventure!
Grab your friends and get ready to make memories while celebrating the start of new adventures with more bonuses and Pokémon making their Pokémon GO debuts!
A Paldean Adventure
Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, September 10, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. local time
Time to celebrate—the following Pokémon first discovered in the Paldea region will make their Pokémon GO debuts!
- You can use 25 Sprigatito Candy to evolve Sprigatito into Floragato, and 100 Sprigatito Candy to evolve Floragato into Meowscarada.
- You can use 25 Fuecoco Candy to evolve Fuecoco into Crocalor, and 100 Fuecoco Candy to evolve Crocalor into Skeledirge.
- You can use 25 Quaxly Candy to evolve Quaxly into Quaxwell, and 100 Quaxly Candy to evolve Quaxwell into Quaquaval.
- You can use 50 Lechonk Candy to evolve Lechonk into Oinkologne.
After the event ends, Trainers can look forward to the following.
*Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly may hatch from 5 km Eggs.
*Lechonk may hatch from 2 km Eggs.
Ultra Unlock bonus: Unown will appear globally!
The following Pokémon will appear globally in raids!
Ultra Unlock bonus: Timed Research
Timed Research featuring encounters with Lechonk will be available throughout the event!
And not only is Lechonk making its Pokémon GO debut, you may even encounter a Shiny one—if you’re lucky!
Ultra Unlock: A Paldean Adventure event bonuses
During this event, be on the lookout for Showcases at select PokéStops where you can enter your chonkiest Lechonk!
The following Pokémon are more likely to appear as Shiny Pokémon during the event!
Adventures Abound Special Research
Choose your Paldean partner Pokémon!
A new Special Research story with branching paths is available to Trainers!
Throughout Pokémon GO: Adventures Abound, you’ll be able to adventure together and bond with your chosen partner Pokémon.
You can claim this Special Research at no cost from Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, December 1, 2023, at 9:59 a.m. local time.
The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.
The following Pokémon will appear in raids.
The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs.
Field Research task encounters
Event-themed Field Research tasks will be available!
The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks!
An event-themed Collection Challenge is coming!
Complete the Paldea-themed Collection Challenge to receive Stardust and additional encounters with Lechonk!
New avatar items
To celebrate the launch of The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero Part 1: The Teal Mask DLC for the Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet games on Nintendo Switch, new avatar items inspired by the main characters will be available to all Trainers starting on September 13, 2023!
Paldea Set (Kitakami)
Paldea Backpack (Kitakami)
Paldea Sandals (Kitakami)
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—The Pokémon GO team