This Week in Pokémon GO: 10-16 June 2024

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Dive into an action-packed week in Pokémon GO starting June 10th. With the Season of Shared Skies well underway and the second location GO Fest, it’s an action-packed week!


  • Experience the Slumbering Sands event with the debut of shiny Komala!
  • Get involved with the Spelunker’s Cove event which features some of the Water-type and Rock-type Pokémon from GO Fest: Madrid. For the first time, Trainers around the world will be able to encounter Shiny Crabrawler—if they’re lucky!
  • GO Fest season is here, with the second location event taking place in Madrid.
  • Battle enthusiasts can gear up for the GO Battle League Season 19, while raiders prepare for epic confrontations with Incarnate Form Landorus, and Mega Alakazam in Mega Raids!
  • And keep your eyes peeled for the elusive Shiny Shadow Raikou! There’s a plethora of adventures waiting, so trainers, gear up and set out!

Slumbering Sands Event icon

The Slumbering Sands event occurs June 7-12 10:00 am to 8:00 pm local time, with a focus on sleepy Pokémon! Shiny Komala makes their debut in game, alongside the Slakoth family wearing visors.

Pokémon GO Fest: Madrid Event icon

The second in-person GO Fest occurs in Madrid, Spain, from June 14th to June 16th. Marshadow will make their debut to ticket holders via special research, along with shiny Crabrawler. Klefi and Heat Rotom will also feature!

Spelunker’s Cove Event icon

The Spelunker’s Cove Event occurs June 15-18, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. This event features some of the Water-type and Rock-type Pokémon of Pokémon GO Fest 2024: Madrid, which will appear during this global event.  Plus, for the first time, Trainers around the world will be able to encounter Shiny Crabrawler—if they’re lucky!

Soaring Skies Monthly Timed Research Research icon

During each month of Pokémon GO: Shared Skies, Trainers will receive free monthly Timed Research! Be sure to regularly check the in-game Events tab for details. We already know the first part of the Research

GO Battle League Season 19 Battle icon

GO Battle League: Shared Skies will start on Saturday, June 1, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8).

The following will occur at the beginning of the Season.

  • End-of-Season rewards will be available on the battle screen.
  • Your GO Battle League rank will be reset.
  • Rank-up requirements will remain the same as the prior Season.
June 7 – June 14
  • 🟡 Ultra League
  • 🔵 Summer Cup: Great League Edition
June 14 – June 21
  • 🟣 Master League
  • 🔵 Summer Cup: Great League Edition

Spotlight Hour Pokemon Encounter icon


Tuesday June 11th, 6 pm till 7 pm local time we have Wingull as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with 2x Candy for transferring Pokémon! Check out other Pokémon GO Spotlight Hours and Raid Hours during the month of June 2024.

Showcases Pokemon Encounter icon

The following PokéStop showcases will take place during this week:

Date and Time Showcase
Slumbering Sands Event

June 7-12

Be on the lookout for Showcases at different PokéStops where you can enter event-themed Pokémon!

Raids Raid icon

Raid Hour

Landorus (Incarnate)

Wednesday June 12th 6 pm till 7 pm local time Incarnate Form Landorus will appear in five-star raids.

Mega Raids

Alakazam (Mega)

From June 10 – June 19 Mega Alakazam will appear in Mega Raids.

Five-Star Raids

Landorus (Incarnate)

From June 1 – June 19 Incarnate Form Landorus will appear in five-star raids.

Shadow Raids

Raikou (Shadow)

One-star and three-star Shadow Raids will be available daily, while five-star Shadow Raids will take place on Saturdays and Sundays unless otherwise noted. Also, Shadow Raikou will swoop into five-star Shadow Raids during Shared Skies!

Raikou (Shadow)

You may even encounter a Shiny Shadow Raikou—if you’re lucky!

Season of Shared Skies Event icon

Shared Skies

The following bonuses are specific to Shared Skies:

  • Trade icon One additional Special Trade per day.
  • Buddy icon Trainers level 31 and above will have a higher chance to receive Candy XL from exploring with their buddy.
  • XP icon Increased XP for the first catch of the day.

Season of Shared Skies Research Breakthrough Research icon

Shared Skies Research

  • From June 1, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7) to September 3, 2024, at 1:00 p.m.
    PDT (GMT -7)
  • Complete Field Research tasks during the whole season to earn an encounter from a pool of Pokémon, including Hisuian Growlithe, Furfrou, Audino, Larvitar, Jangmo-o and Axew.

**Jangmo-O can be shiny after the Global GO Fest event.

Season of Shared Skies Field Research Tasks

Field Research tasks that previously rotated on a monthly basis will now rotate Seasonally. Field Research tasks that award an encounter with Spinda will still rotate monthly. For a full list of the season field research tasks check out our list here.

Seasonal Wild Spawns Pokemon Encounter icon

Different Pokémon will appear in the wild! As the Season changes, different Pokémon will appear in different areas across the world.

Hemisphere exclusive encounters

Different Pokémon will appear in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere as well:

Southern Hemisphere

Eggs Pokemon Encounter icon

The following Pokémon hatch from Eggs this Season. These are just some highlighted Egg hatches, more Pokémon can hatch from each egg group!

2 km Eggs

5 km Eggs

7 km Eggs

10 km Eggs

Adventure Sync Rewards Egg icon

The following Pokémon hatch from Adventure Sync Eggs this Season. These are just some highlighted Egg hatches, more Pokémon can hatch from each egg group.

5 km Eggs

10 km Eggs

Routes Rewards

7 km Eggs from Mateo Gift Exchange

*If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

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