Pok√©mon GO Slumbering Sands Event ūüí§

Kick back and relax during the newest Pok√©mon GO event – Slumbering Sands! Brand new costumed Pok√©mon will make their debut in this event with Slakoth wearing a visor and, yes it can be shiny, and yes you can evolve it!

Plus for the entirety of the event, you will experience 2x XP for catching Pokémon. Also making their shiny debut in this event will be Shiny Komala!

Slumbering Sands Event Event icon

Date & Time ūüďÖ

  • Starts Thursday, Friday, June 7, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. local time
  • Ends Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Bonuses ūüéĀ

  • XP icon 2√ó XP for catching Pok√©mon.
  • Pokemon Encounter icon Slakoth wearing a visor debuts
  • Pokemon Encounter icon Shiny Komala is available for the first time

Infographic

Wild Spawns Pokemon Encounter icon

The following Pok√©mon will appear more frequently in the wild. For the first time in Pok√©mon GO, you‚Äôll be able to encounter Shiny Komala‚ÄĒif you‚Äôre lucky!

Some Trainers might even encounter the following:

Shiny Komala and Slakoth with visor Debut Pokemon Encounter icon

Shiny Komala

Komala

Shiny Komala will be available in Pok√©mon GO for the first time during this event. Komala’s shiny form isn’t so much in the Pok√©mon itself, but in the log that it carries with it which is white and pink instead of, well, log-coloured.

Normal Sprite Shiny Sprite

Slakoth with Visor

Surprise Encounters Photobomb icon

Take a snapshot during the event and you might be surprised by an event-themed Pokémon!

Collection Challenge General icon

This event will also feature a collection challenge! Complete the Collection Challenge to receive Stardust, XP, and an encounter with Komala.

Task Reward
Catch a Mareep
  • Komala
  • XP icon 5000√ó XP
  • Stardust icon 2500√ó Stardust
Evolve a Mareep into Flaaffy
Evolve a Flaaffy into Ampharos
Catch a Oranguru
Catch a Sandygast
Evolve a Sandygast into Palossand
Catch a Drowzee
Evolve a Drowzee into Hypno

Field Research Rewards Research icon

Event-themed field research tasks will be available during this event. Slakoth wearing a visor, and Komala encountered through field research will have a greater chance of being shiny! ‚ú®

Task Reward
Catch 10 Pokémon
Make 3 Great Throws Komala
Spin 10 PokéStops or Gyms
Take snapshots of 3 different wild Pokémon Slakoth wearing a visor
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon

Pokémon Sleep Timed Research Research icon

Nightcap Snorlax

Timed Research will be available for Trainers who connect a Pok√©mon GO Plus+ to Pok√©mon GO during the event. After you pair a Pok√©mon GO Plus+ with Pok√©mon GO, you will be given special Timed Research that will reward you with Stardust and some special event-themed Pok√©mon.

Trainers will be able to complete the Timed Research and claim rewards until Friday, June 14, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Pokémon Sleep Timed Research (1/2)

Task Reward
Track Sleep using Pokémon GO Plus+ for 1 day Komala
Catch 8 Pok√©mon in Pok√© Balls using Pok√©mon GO Plus+ Slakoth wearing a visor  
Spin 8 Pokéstops using Pokémon GO Plus+ Slakoth wearing a visor

Stage Rewards

Pokémon Sleep Timed Research (2/2)

Task Reward
Track Sleep using Pokémon GO Plus+ for 2 day Komala
Catch 24 Pok√©mon in Pok√© Balls using Pok√©mon GO Plus+ Slakoth wearing a visor  
Spin 24 Pokéstops using Pokémon GO Plus+ Slakoth wearing a visor

Stage Rewards

Paid Timed Research Research icon

Komala

For US$2.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access event-exclusive Timed Research. Timed Research rewards include encounters with Slakoth wearing a visor, and Komala, a Komala backpack item, Stardust, Experience, Silver Pinap Berries, and more!

Please note that Timed Research expires. The tasks associated with this Timed Research must be completed and their rewards must be claimed before Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Slumbering Sands Timed Research (1/2)

Task Reward
Catch 20 Pokémon XP icon 2000× XP
Make 5 Nice Throws Poke Ball icon 10√ó Poke Ball
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon Golden Razz Berry icon 2× Golden Razz Berry
Take 5 Snapshots of your Pokémon Stardust icon 500× Stardust

Stage Rewards

  • Stardust icon 1000√ó Stardust
  • Komala
  • Shop icon Komala Backpack

Slumbering Sands Timed Research (2/2)

Task Reward
Catch 30 Pokémon XP icon 3000× XP
Make 5 Great Throws Poke Ball icon 15√ó Poke Ball
Use 10 Berries to help catch Pokémon Silver Pinap Berry icon 2× Silver Pinap Berry
Take 10 Snapshots of your Pokémon Stardust icon 1000× Stardust

Stage Rewards

Pokéstop Showcases Research icon

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

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I've been playing Pokemon Go since the game launched way back in 2016, I am a loyal Valor player and also a content creator on YouTube going by the name Professor Glaw.

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