Pokemon GO Evolving Stars Event

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Get cosmic with a brand new event in Pokémon GO, the Evolving Stars event! We’re celebrating Pokémon evolutions, and the variety of ways in which different Pokémon evolve, with a special focus on Cosmoem, the Protostar Pokémon.

The event features exclusive Field Research and Collection Challenges, all focused on the evolution phenomena in Pokémon.

Date & Time

  • Event icon Wednesday, October 5, 2022 10:00 am local time to Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 8:00 pm local time.

The Season of Light Story Continues

Professor Willow

Cosmog’s story will continue on throughout the Season of Light, and a new part of this research will unlock during the Evolving Stars event. Complete this next step to carry on your stellar adventure with Cosmog.

Cosmoem Debut

Cosmoem

Trainers will be able to evolve their Cosmog into Cosmoem by using 25 Cosmog candy. Don’t worry that you are having to evolve your only Cosmog, rumour has it that you will have the opportunity to encounter more Cosmog in the distant future.

Raids

One-Star Raids

The following Pokémon will appear in one star raids:

Related Raid Guides: Slowpoke, Onix, Scyther, Porygon and Sunkern.

Three-Star Raids

The following Pokémon will appear in three star raids:

Related Raid Guides: Magneton, Rhydon, Togetic, Piloswine.

Five-Star Raids

  • Yveltal will appear in raids until October 8, 2022 10:00am local time.
  • Xerneas will appear in raids from October 8, 2022 10:00 local time.

Mega Raids

  • Mega Lopunny will appear in raids until October 8, 2022 10:00am local time.
  • Mega Manectric will appear in raids from October 8, 2022 10:00 local time.

Mega Gyarados Raid Day

Gyarados (Mega)

On Saturday 8 October, 2022 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm local time, Mega Gyarados will appear more frequently in raids. You can find out more about defeating Mega Gyarados here: Mega Gyarados Raid Counters Guide.

  • Raid Pass icon You can receive up to 5 additional raid passes by spinning photo discs at gyms
  • Pokemon Encounter icon You'll have an increased chance of encountering Shiny Gyarados

Field Research Tasks

Complete field research tasks to earn Stardust, Evolution Items, and Mega Energy.

Task Text Reward
Catch 3 Eevee 20 Eevee Candy
Evolve 1 Pokemon 500 Stardust
Evolve 3 Pokemon 2000 Stardust
Power up Pokemon 5 times 25 Venusaur, Charizard, Blastoise, Steelix, Kangaskhan, or Aerodactyl Mega Energy
Power up Pokemon 7 times 25 Gyarados, or Altaria Mega Energy
Spin 10 Pokestops or Gyms 1 King’s Rock,
1 Dragon Scale
Spin 15 Pokestops or Gyms 1 Sinnoh Stone
Spin 20 Pokestops or Gyms 1 Unova Stone

Collection Challenge

There are four collection challenges focused on evolving Pokémon during the Evolving Stars event. Complete each challenge to earn Evolution items connected to Pokémon featured in the Challenge.

Eevee Challenge

Evolve Eevee to Vaporeon, Jolteon and Flareon to earn an Upgrade and a Metal Coat. See our Pokémon GO Eevee Evolution Guide for more information on Eevee.

Trade Challenge

Evolve Gengar (from Haunter) and Alakazam (from Kadabra) to earn Dragon Scale, Sunstone and Kings Rock.

Unova Challenge

Evolve Eelektrik (from Tynamo) and Lampent (from Litwick) to earn 2x 2 Unova Stone.

Sinnoh Challenge

Evolve Rhydon (from Rhyorn), Piloswine (from Swinub), Kirlia (from Ralts), and Dusclops (from Duskull) to earn 4x Sinnoh Stone.

Evolution Cup

  • Pokémon must be below 1500 CP to enter battles.
  • Only Pokémon that have evolved once, and can evolve again, will be eligible. AKA middle evolutions only!

Boxes

With the start of Evolving Stars, the following boxes are available in the in-game shop.

Trainee Box – 499 Poké Coins

King's Rock icon 1x King's Rock Unova Stone icon 1x Unova Stone
Dragon Scale icon 1x Dragon Scale Pinap Berry icon 10x Pinap Berry

Standard Raid Box – 525 Poké Coins

Premium Raid Pass icon 3x Premium Raid Pass Egg Incubator icon 1x Egg Incubator
Remote Raid Pass icon 3x Remote Raid Pass  

Voyager Box – 1200 Poké Coins

Premium Raid Pass icon 2x Premium Raid Pass Super Incubator icon 4x Super Incubator
Star Piece icon 1x Star Piece Egg Incubator icon 5x Egg Incubator

Great Raid Box – 1375 Poké Coins

Premium Raid Pass icon 12x Premium Raid Pass Remote Raid Pass icon 3x Remote Raid Pass
Silver Pinap Berry icon 10x Silver Pinap Berry Lucky Egg icon 2x Lucky Egg

Journeyer Box – 1900 Poké Coins

Super Incubator icon 10x Super Incubator Incense icon 2x Incense
Egg Incubator icon 6x Egg Incubator Poffin icon 2x Poffin

Ultra Raid Box – 2200 Poké Coins

Premium Raid Pass icon 20x Premium Raid Pass Remote Raid Pass icon 3x Remote Raid Pass
Max Revive icon 10x Max Revive Star Piece icon 10x Star Piece

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