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Niantic has announced details regarding the next Pokémon GO Hatch Day, which features the Polka Dot Pokémon, Azurill. During this event, which will be held on September 30th, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm local time, Azurill will hatch more frequently from 2 km eggs, and Trainers will have an increased chance of hatching Shiny Azurill.
Niantic has announced details regarding the upcoming Out to Play event, coming to Pokémon GO from September 27th, at 10:00am to Monday, October 2nd, at 8:00pm local time. Shiny Hisuian Growlithe will be making its Pokémon GO debut as part of this event.
Niantic has released details on this year's Psychic Spectacular event, that was first announced at the end of July. An annual event in Pokémon GO, the Psychic Spectacular will this year run from September 20th, at 10:00am to September 24th, at 8:00pm local time. Shiny Solosis will be making its Pokémon GO debut as part of this event.
Pokémon Sleep will be receiving another small update in the coming days, with the announcement that Mime Jr. and Mr. Mime will soon be appearing at Cyan Beach for player's sleep research from September 12th at 6:00am (UTC) / September 11th at 11:00pm (PDT).
Niantic has announced additional details on the three upcoming Pokémon GO City Safari events that were first announced at the end of July. These events are being held on October 7th-8th in Seoul, October 13th-14th in Barcelona, and November 4th-5th in Mexico City.
Niantic has announced that, as a result of Trainers completing 20 Global Challenges during the Pokémon GO Fest 2023: Global event, a special Ultra Unlock: Paldea event will be held mid-next month, featuring the Pokémon GO debuts of a large number of Pokémon from the Paldea region. This event will run from September 10th, at 10:00am to September 15th, at 8:00pm local time.
During the Pokémon Presents livestream earlier this month, it was announced that Pokémon from the Paldea region would be making their Pokémon GO debut in September. Niantic has now released details on the upcoming A Paldean Adventure event, which will run from September 5th, at 10:00am to September 10th, at 10:00am local time, featuring the debuts of the Sprigatito, Fuecoco, Quaxly, and Lechonk evolution lines. As a result of Trainers completing 20 Global Challenges during the Pokémon GO Fest 2023: Global event, additional bonuses have also been unlocked in this event.
Niantic has released details on Pokémon GO's newest season: Adventures Abound. This new season will run from September 1st until December 1st, at 10:00am local time. Alongside this announcement, we also have details on a number of activities, bonuses, and events that will be running in-game in the month of September in conjunction with this new season.
Niantic is holding the Noxious Swamp event this weekend in Pokémon GO, featuring a selection of the Poison and Dragon-type Pokémon that are currently appearing at the Pokémon GO Fest 2023: New York City in-person event. Shiny Skrelp will also be making its Pokémon GO debut as part of this event, which is running from August 19th, at 10:00am, to August 22nd, at 8:00pm local time.
The Pokémon Presents video presentation today has announced that Pokémon originally from Paldea would be coming to Pokémon GO starting in September. Earlier today, Niantic also announced details regarding the 2023 Pokémon World Championships celebration event being held in Pokémon GO from August 11th, at 10:00am to August 15th, at 8:00pm local time. Passimian, the Teamwork Pokémon, and Shiny Scraggy will all make their Pokémon GO debut as part of this event, alongside a new World Championships 2023-costumed Pikachu.
The Pokémon Company International has released full information regarding the 2023 Pokémon World Championships Fantasy Team, a skill-based sweepstakes in which Trainers can use their knowledge of the Pokémon Trading Card Game and Pokémon Video Games to submit their predictions of which Pokémon will dominate the 2023 Pokémon World Championships. This sweepstakes is open only to Trainers aged 18 or older who are currently residing in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Trainers must have a Pokémon Trainer Club account to sign up for this sweepstakes, with registration closing on August 10th, at 8am (PDT).
Niantic has announced details on upcoming events and activities in Pokémon GO across August, with an infographic posted to their social media accounts. The infographic includes a variety of events between now and the beginning of September. While several of the items included in this infographic were previously announced during previous months, the update does provide dates and times for an additional event running between the end of the Pokémon World Championships and the start of the Pokémon GO Fest 2023: Global at the end of the month.
Niantic has announced a new type of event in Pokémon GO, the City Safari. These ticketed in-person events, similar to Safari Zones and Pokémon GO Fest, will feature location-themed wild Pokémon encounters, event-exclusive Special Research, and more. The Mount Pokémon Skiddo will make their Pokémon GO debut exclusively in these City Safari 2023 events, before becoming available to all Trainers worldwide at a later date.
Ahead of the Pokémon GO Fest 2023: Osaka and Pokémon GO Fest 2023: London in-person events early next month, Niantic has announced the Glittering Garden event in Pokémon GO. This global event, featuring some of the Grass-type and Fairy-type Pokémon appearing in the GO Fest events, will start in the middle of the two in-person events on August 5th, at 10:00am local time, and conclude past the end of those two events to August 8th, at 8:00pm local time. Shiny Petilil will also make its Pokémon GO debut in these events.
Niantic last week announced a new type of event in Pokémon GO: the Hatch Day event. Similar to several other Pokémon GO event types, each Hatch Day event will focus around specific featured Pokémon, with Trainers having a greatly increased chance of hatching the featured Pokémon from 2 km Eggs, as well as an increased chance of hatching the Shiny variant. The first Hatch Day event, featuring the Emanation Pokémon Riolu, is being held this coming weekend on July 22nd, between 2:00pm to 5:00pm local time.
The annual Pokémon GO Adventure Week is back, featuring Rock-type and Fossil Pokémon, and the Pokémon GO debuts of Mega Tyranitar, Shiny Tyrunt, and Shiny Amaura. Tyrunt and Amaura hatched from Eggs during the event will have a greater chance of being a Shiny Pokémon than Tyrunt or Amaura found in the wild normally. This event will run from July 27th at 10:00am, to August 2nd at 8:00pm local time.
The Solstice Horizons event has started in Pokémon GO, featuring a collection of Pokémon associated with day and night. Coming up mid-next week, Team GO Rocket's back! in a new takeover event focused on Shadow Regirock.
Niantic has revealed that the Tusk Pokémon, Axew will be the featured Pokémon for Pokémon GO's Community Day in June 2023. During this event, Axew will be appearing more frequently in the wild, with its Shiny variant also being available for the first time. The event will be held on June 10th, 2023, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm local time.