Name Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Celebration Event
Date & Time
  • From Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.
  • To Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time
Bonuses
  • 1/2 Incubator Distance
  • 1/3 Super Incubator Distance
  • Special 7km Eggs featuring Budew, Bonsly, Happiny, Mime Jr and Riolu
  • Event themed Collection challenge
  • Sinnoh Starters wearing Lucas’ and Dawn’s hats
  • Sinnoh-themed Avatar Items and stickers
  • Cresselia with Grass Knot in raids

As a part of the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl being released on Nintendo Switch, a special release celebration event takes place in Pokémon GO, starting on 16th November.

The event is titled Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Celebration Event, and it brings new clothing, new costumed Pokémon, special event tasks and the worldwide release of Mime Jr. in the 7km egg pool.

New Costumed Pokémon

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New Costume Pokémon will be making their debut, including:

These Pokémon will be appearing wearing Lucas’s hat or Dawn’s hat. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Collection Challenge

In celebration of these costumed Pokémon making their debut, a Collection Challenge will be available that requires you to catch them all. Complete the challenge to earn 1,000 XP, 3,000 Stardust, and an encounter with Froslass!

New Avatar Items

Turtwig Costume Chimchar Costume Piplup Costume

The following new avatar items will be available in the in-game shop starting on Monday, November 15, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8) and will continue to be available after the event ends: Turtwig Onesie, Chimchar Onesie and Piplup Onesie.

Sinnoh Hat Sinnoh Top Set Sinnoh Pants Sinnoh Shoes Sinnoh Backpack Sinnoh Skirt Sinnoh Boots

The following new avatar items will be available at no cost starting on Monday, November 15, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8) and will continue to be available after the event ends: Sinnoh Hat, Sinnoh Top Set, Sinnoh Pants, Sinnoh Shoes, Sinnoh Backpack, Sinnoh Skirt and Sinnoh Boots.

Stickers and Sale Bundles

You’ll be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.

The following bundles will also be available in the shop throughout the event:

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  • Event Box (one-time exchange): 20 Poké Balls, one Sinnoh Stone
  • Great Box (300 PokéCoins): three Super Incubators, two Incubators, one Lure Module

Part 1 – Pokémon Brilliant Diamond

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Date & Time

  • From Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.
  • To Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time

Event Features

The first half of the event begins with an homage to Pokémon Brilliant Diamond! Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup wearing red Sinnoh hats will be appearing in the wild, and that same trio wearing white Sinnoh hats will be available as Field Research encounters. If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny Turtwig, Shiny Chimchar, or Shiny Piplup!

Wild Encounters

The following Pokémon will be appearing more frequently in the wild:

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

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

Raids

One-Star Raids

Three-Star Raids

Five-Star Raids

Cresselia

Cresselia caught during this period will know the Attack Grass Knot.

Mega Raids

Lopunny (Mega)

7km Eggs

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

Field Research Task Encounters

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks:

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

Part 2 – Pokémon Shining Pearl

Palkia counters

Date & Time

  • From Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.
  • To Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Event Features

The second half of the event is an homage to Pokémon Shining Pearl! Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup wearing white Sinnoh hats will be appearing in the wild, and that same trio wearing red Sinnoh hats will be available as Field Research encounters. If you’re lucky, you may find a Shiny Turtwig, Shiny Chimchar, or Shiny Piplup!

Wild Encounters

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

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

Raids

One-Star Raids

Three-Star Raids

Five-Star Raids

Cresselia

Cresselia caught during this period will know the Attack Grass Knot.

Mega Raids

Lopunny (Mega)

7km Eggs

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

Field Research Encounters

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks:

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