April 22, 2024

Search biomes for Pokémon first discovered in Kanto during the Rediscover Kanto event!

Search biomes for Pokémon first discovered in Kanto during the Rediscover Kanto event!

Rediscover Kanto

Monday, April 22, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, May 9, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. PDT

Rediscover the world

Feel more immersed in the world of Pokémon GO than ever before with a whole new look! Check out these refreshed visuals by exploring biomes, environments where you can find certain Pokémon!

Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region will appear in specific biomes, although they have been known to appear outside of these biomes during certain Pokémon GO Seasons or special events. Work with other Trainers to find as many biome types as you can!!

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Event bonuses

  • Increased XP for a seven-day PokéStop spin streak.
  • Increased XP for a seven-day Pokémon catch streak.
  • Friendship levels will increase faster than normal through opening Gifts, trading Pokémon, or battling together in raids, Gyms, or Trainer Battles!
  • Increased chance to encounter Shiny Bulbasaur, Shiny Charmander, and Shiny Squirtle in their respective biomes!

Featured attacks

The following featured attacks will be available when evolving the following Pokémon during the event.

Evolve Ivysaur (Bulbasaur’s Evolution) to get a Venusaur that knows the Charged Attack Frenzy Plant.

Evolve Charmeleon (Charmander’s Evolution) to get a Charizard that knows the Charged Attack Blast Burn.

Evolve Wartortle (Squirtle’s Evolution) to get a Blastoise that knows the Charged Attack Hydro Cannon.

Field Research task rewards

Event-themed Field Research tasks will be available!

Complete certain Field Research tasks to earn Mega Energy for the following Pokémon.

Venusaur Mega Energy
Charizard Mega Energy
Blastoise Mega Energy

Special Research

Special Research will be available to all Trainers for free beginning with the Rediscover Kanto event! Trainers who complete the Special Research will earn items, XP, Stardust, and encounters with event-themed Pokémon.*

*Special Research does not expire, so you can complete it at your own pace!

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—The Pokémon GO team