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Niantic this week has announced premininary details regarding Pokémon GO Tour: Sinnoh, which will be running in February 2024. As its name suggests, this event will focus on Pokémon from the Sinnoh region which originally made their debut in Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Versions. Shiny variants of Pokémon from Sinnoh, including Stunky, Chingling, Chatot, Carnivine, and Pachirisu, will all also make their Pokémon GO debuts as part of this event.
Niantic has revealed that the Formidable Pokémon, Hisuian Samurott,, will make its Pokémon GO debut as part of a Hisuian Samurott Raid Day event this Sunday, December 3rd, running from 2:00pm to 5:00pm local time. Hisuian Samurott's Shiny variant will also be making its debut.
Niantic has released details on Pokémon GO's newest season: Timeless Travels, which begins this Friday on December 1st at 10:00am local time, running through to March 1st, 2024, 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 December in conjunction with this new season.
Niantic has revealed that Mega Garchomp will make its Pokémon GO debut as part of a Mega Garchomp Raid Day event this November 11th, running from 2:00pm to 5:00pm local time. Mega Garchomp's shiny variant will also be making its debut.
Niantic have announced that the annual Festival of Lights event in Pokémon GO will be running this year from November 7th, at 10:00am, to November 12th, at 8:00pm local time. This event celebrates Diwali, a five-day long festival originating in the Indian subcontinent. During this event, certain wild Pokémon will have a glowing effect when encountered during the nighttime.
Team GO Rocket are back to their old tricks this Halloween, with the latest Team GO Rocket Takeover launching in Pokémon GO this October 26th, at 10:00am local time, alongside the second part of the Pokémon GO Halloween 2023 event. Both events conclude together on October 31st, at 8:00pm local time.
As part of Pokémon GO's celebration of the spooky season this year, Niantic has announced that a new Timed Research will unlock in-game each Thursday throughout the month of October. To participate in this event and receive these Timed Research opportunities, Trainers will need to purchase the Ticket of Treats, which will be available for purchase from the in-game shop for US$5.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in each local currency) until October 29th, at 11:59pm local time.
Detective Pikachu Returns, the sequel to 2018's Detective Pikachu on the 3DS, will be released worldwide on October 6th. To commemorate the release of the game, Pokémon GO will be running a special Detective Pikachu Returns event, commencing October 5th at 10:00am, and running through to October 9th, at 8:00pm local time. Pikachu wearing a detective hat will return to Pokémon GO as part of this event.
Niantic have released details on the next GO Battle Weekend event in Pokémon GO, which is inspired by Geeta, the Top Champion of the Pokémon League in the Paldea region from Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet. This event will be running next weekend from October 7th at 12:00am to October 8th at 11:59pm local time.
A few days ago, Niantic announced details on upcoming events and activities in Pokémon GO across October, with an infographic posted to their social media accounts. The infographic includes a variety of events between now and the beginning of November, including several events which have not yet been fully announced.
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.