Alola to Alola Event

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Alola to Alola event takes place from Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time. The event celebrates the end of the Season of Alola, and all the new Alolan Pokémon we’ve met along the way.

Trainers can take up the Alola to Alola end-of-season Special Research quest line that features branching quest line covering each of the 4 Alola islands. For the first time in Pokémon GO, Cubone can be evolved into Alolan Marowak, with an exclusive charged move Shadow Bone.

Additionally, a special Collection Challenge, thematic Raids and boosted Wild Encounters with Alolan Pokémon are available.

Date & Time

  • Event icon Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Bonuses

  • Evolve icon End of season Special Research
  • General icon Collection Challenge
  • Evolve icon Evolve Cubone into Alolan Marowak who'll learn Shadow Bone
  • Stardust icon 2x Stardust from opening Gifts
  • Shop icon Rowlet, Litten and Popplio avatar backpacks available for purchase
  • General icon Surprised photobombs featured

Alola to Alola End-of-Season Special Research

Alola to Alola Special Research is a branching Special Research quest line.

  • Research icon Complete all four of the event-exclusive Special Research stories by June 1, 2022 at 9:59 a.m. local time, to unlock a bonus end-of-Season Special Research story!
  • Shop icon Tickets to access the end-of-Season Special Research story will also be available in the shop for US$4.99 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency)*.
Alola to Alola Special Reseach
Alola to Alola Special Reseach

Reminisce about your favorite island in the Alola region with this branching Special Research story that lets you pick between Melemele Island, Akala Island, Ula’Ula Island, and Poni Island, and enjoy different tasks and rewards based on your selection!

Trainers who obtain the end-of-Season Special Research story by completing the four individual Special Research paths will be able to purchase the ticket in the shop for additional rewards.

* Tickets are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Please note that this Special Research will not include an in-game medal.

Alola to Alola – Melemele Island Path

Raichu (Alola)

Trainers who are most interested in Melemele Island and spending time with their friends should pick this research path! These tasks will focus on social challenges like sending Gifts and taking snapshots, and they’ll offer the following rewards:

  • Two Poffins
  • A Lure Module
  • Four Lucky Eggs
  • An encounter with Alolan Raichu
  • A Pom-Pom Style Oricorio Hat avatar item
  • And more!

**Trainers that purchase an additional ticket and choose the same path will not earn an additional Pom-Pom Style Oricorio Hat avatar item.

Alola to Alola – Akala Island Path

Marowak (Alola)

Trainers who are most interested in Akala Island and adventuring should pick this research path! These tasks will focus on exploring challenges, such as walking a certain amount of kilometers or spinning PokéStops, and they’ll offer the following rewards:

  • An Incense
  • Two Incubators
  • A Super incubator
  • An encounter with Alolan Marowak
  • A Pa’u Style Oricorio Hat avatar item**
  • And more!

**Trainers that purchase an additional ticket and choose the same path will not earn an additional Pa’u Style Oricorio Hat avatar item.

Alola to Alola – Ula’ula Island Path

Vulpix (Alola)

Trainers who are most interested in Ula’Ula Island and catching Pokémon should pick this research path! These tasks will focus on catching challenges, like catching a certain amount of Pokémon or performing certain types of Throws, and they’ll offer the following rewards:

  • A Glacial Lure
  • A Magnetic Lure
  • Four Incense
  • An encounter with Alolan Vulpix
  • A Baile Style Oricorio Hat avatar item**

**Trainers that purchase an additional ticket and choose the same path will not earn an additional Baile Style Oricorio Hat avatar item.

Alola to Alola – Poni Island Path

Exeggutor (Alola)

Trainers who are most interested in Poni Island and battling should pick this research path! These tasks will focus on battle challenges, like winning in Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League or defeating Team GO Rocket Leaders, and they’ll offer the following rewards:

  • A Rocket Radar
  • Three Star Pieces
  • A Premium Battle Pass
  • An encounter with Alolan Exeggutor
  • A Sensu Style Oricorio Hat avatar item**

**Trainers that purchase an additional ticket and choose the same path will not earn an additional Sensu Style Oricorio Hat avatar item.


Collection Challenge

An Alolan-themed Collection Challenge is coming! Complete it to make progress toward your Elite Collector medal and earn 15,000 XP, 15 Ultra Balls, and an encounter with Rockruff.

Rewards:

  • 15000 XP,
  • 15x Ultra balls,
  • Rockruff (s) encounter

Evolve Cubone into Alolan Marowak that knows Shadow Bone

Marowak (Alola)

In celebration of the Season of Alola, for the first time, you’ll be able to evolve Cubone during the event to get an Alolan Marowak that knows the Charged Attack Shadow Bone!

For a full PvP analysis on Alolan Marowak with Shadow Bone, check out our review here: Under The Lights: Shadow Bone and Alolan Marowak (including Shadow!) in PvP.

Shadow Bone

  • Ghost-typed charge move
  • 20% chance to reduce opponents defence by 1 stage
  • Trainer Battles: 75 power
  • Gyms and raids: 80 power

Wild Encounters

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild:

If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following:


Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids:

One-star Raids

Three-star Raids

Five-star Raids


Eggs

The following Pokémon will hatch from 7km Eggs:


Field Research Task Encounters

The following Pokémon will be featured in Field Research tasks encounters during the Alola to Alola event:

Task Rewards
Power up Pokémon 7 times
Walk 1 km
Send 3 Gifts 5x PokéBall
Send 3 Gifts and add a sticker to each 3x Pinap Berry
Use 7 Berries to catch Pokémon 7x Ultra Ball

New Avatar Items

The following avatar items will be available to purchase in the in-game shop during this event and will continue to be available after the event ends!

  • Rowlet Backpack
  • Litten Backpack
  • Popplio Backpack

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