Stardust Blast 2019 is a special event in Pokemon GO that features 2× Hatch Stardust, 2× Catch Stardust, 2× Stardust from Team GO Rocket battles and guaranteed 2,000 Stardust from raids. The event lasts from Thursday, October 3, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) to Thursday, October 10, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)
|Event||Stardust Blast 2019|
|Date + Time||From Thursday, October 3, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) to Thursday, October 10, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)|
Stardust Blast is an excellent opportunity to amass obscene amounts of Stardust, as most Stardust yielding in-game actions are increased. From catching and raiding to hatching, almost anything you do in Pokemon GO will yield double Stardust. Our The Ultimate Stardust Guide: Farming, Trading, Second Charge Move, Powering Up guide is an excellent write up that covers everything you need to know about farming Stardust.
Below is a chart on the amount of dust catching Pokémon rewards you with (no 2x bonus).
|Base Evolution||Second Evolution||Third Evolution|
|No weather boost||100||300||500|
|No weather boost, with a star piece||150||450||750|
|Weather boost, with a star piece||187||562||937|
The amount of stardust scales with the distance egg you hatch, the chart below provides details (no 2x bonus).
|Without Star Piece||With Star Piece|
|5km and 7km Egg||800-1600||1200-2400|
|10km Egg||1600-3200||2400- 4800|
Suggested reading to prepare for the event:
- How to Conserve Stardust and Spend it Efficiently
- Let’s talk about Stardust: Needed Now More Than Ever
- Let’s Talk About Stardust Part 2: The Struggle Is Real
Stardust everywhere—what a sight! Look forward to some exciting Stardust bonuses coming soon that will help you power up and trade your Pokémon.
Date + Time
- From Thursday, October 3, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) to Thursday, October 10, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)
- 2× Hatch Stardust
- 2× Catch Stardust
- 2× Stardust from Team GO Rocket battles
- Guaranteed 2,000 Stardust from raids
Get to hatching, catching, battling, and raiding, Trainers! These bonuses will have their shining moment before leaving soon. Stay safe, and happy exploring!