Crackling Voltage Event

Shiny Tapu Koko and Shiny Helioptile debut in Pokemon GO's electrifying event called "Crackling Voltage"

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The Crackling Voltage event is bringing the thunder to Pokémon GO. With the debut of shiny Helioptile and Tapu Koko, and a Team GO Rocket Takeover, it’s electrifying!

Crackling Voltage overview

  • Date and Time 📅
  • Event icon From Friday, January 27, 2023 at 10:00am, to Sunday February 5, 2023 at 11:59pm local time.
  • Bonuses ⭐
  • Egg icon Different Pokémon will be hatching from 7km eggs
  • General icon Shiny Tapu Koko and Shiny Helioptile debut
  • Field Research 🔍
  • Research icon Voltorb, Hisuian Voltorb, Plusle, Minun, Emolga and Helioptile as Field Research rewards
  • Wild Encounters 🍃
  • Pokemon Encounter icon Regular - Ekans, Magnemite, Grimer, Electrike, Stunky, Blitzle, Ferroseed, Helioptile and Grubbin. Rare - Beldum and Dedenne
  • Raids ⚔️
  • Raid icon T1 - Alolan Grimer, Shinx, Bronzor, Klink and Helioptile.
  • Raid icon T3 - Venomoth, Galarian Weezing, Jolteon and Mawile.
  • Raid icon T5 - Tapu Koko and Registeel (with Zap Cannon)
  • Raid icon Mega - Mega Gengar and Mega Aerodactyl.

Pokémon Debuts

Two brand new shiny Pokémon will debut during the Crackling Voltage event, the Legendary Tapu Koko, and Helioptile! Tapu Koko is the first of the Guardian Diety Pokemon to see their shiny released in Pokémon GO.

Shiny Tapu Koko Shiny Helioptile Shiny Heliolisk

Wild Encounters

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild:

If you are lucky, you may also encounter the following:

Field Research Task Encounters

The following Pokémon will be available as rewards for completing special event themed field research tasks:

Task Text Reward
Catch 5 Pokemon
Walk 3km
Power up Pokemon 3 times
Power up Pokemon 5 times

Raids

Themed Electric-type Pokémon will appear during the Crackling Voltage event.

One-Star Raids

The following Pokémon will appear in one-star raids:

Related raid guides: Alolan Grimer, Shinx, Bronzor, Klink and Helioptile.

Three-Star Raids

The following Pokémon will appear in three-star raids:

Related raid guides: Venomoth, Galarian Weezing, Jolteon and Mawile.

Five-Star Raids

The following Pokémon will appear in five-star raids:

Related raid guides: Tapu Koko and Registeel.

Tapu Koko will appear in raids from Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 10:00am till Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 10:00am.

Registeel will appear in raids from Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 10:00am till Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 10:00am. Registeel caught during this time will know the special charged attack Zap Cannon.

Mega Raids

The following Pokémon will appear in five-star raids:

Related raid guides: Mega Gengar and Mega Aerodactyl.

Mega Aerodactyl will appear in raids from Wednesday, January 25, 2023, till Wednesday, February 1, 2023 10:00am.

Mega Gengar will appear in raids from Wednesday, February 1, 2023 10:00am, till Wednesday February 8, 2023 10:00am.

7km Eggs

The following Pokémon will be hatching from 7km eggs received during the event:

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