September 17, 2020

Battle Jessie and James before they leave Pokémon GO!

Pokémon GO


We’re getting word that Jessie and James are leaving Pokémon GO on Wednesday, September 30, and that they seem to be gearing up for one last wave of mischief before they go!

Date + Time

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time


  • The Meowth balloon featuring Jessie and James will be appearing more often than usual!

Be sure to share your findings (and victories!) with us on social media with #TeamGORocket.

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—The Pokémon GO team