Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 12th September, we have the end of the Psychic Spectacular event, Test Your Mettle event, Community Day and more!
Test Your Mettle Event
From September 16 – September 21, 2022, from 10 A.M. to 8 P.M. local time we have the Test Your Mettle event! We don’t have information for this event just yet, but it looks likely to bring with it a new Mega Pokémon! We’re speculating that it could be Mega Aggron.
Roggenrola September 2022 Community DayRoggenrola
On September 18, 2022, from 2 P.M. to 5 P.M. local time we have September 2022 Community Day, featuring Roggenrola.
- Evolve Boldore (Roggenrola's Evolution) during the event or up to five hours afterwards to get a Gigalith that knows the Charge Attack Meteor Beam
- 1/4 Hatch Distance when eggs are placed into incubators during the event
- 2x Candy for catching Pokémon
- 2× chance for Trainers level 31 and up to receive XL Candy from catching Pokémon.
- Incense activated during the event will last for three hours
- Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours
- Take a few snapshots during Community Day for a surprise
- One additional special trade can be made during the event and up to five hours afterward for a maximum of two for the day. This bonus will last until 10:00 p.m.
- Trades made during the event and up to five hours afterward will require 50% less Stardust. This bonus will last until 10:00 p.m.
Psychic Spectacular Event
From September 6 – September 12, 2022, from 10 A.M. to 8 P.M. local time the Psychic Spectacular event returns!
- Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, September 12, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time.
- Alakazam evolved or caught during the event will know the Charged Attack Psychic
- Mega Alakazam makes its Pokémon GO debut in Five-Star raids
- Shiny Elgyem makes its Pokémon GO debut in Wild encounters, Field and Timed Research
- Event Exclusive Field and Timed Research will be available, featuring multiple encounters with Elgyem
- Unown letters E, P and S in One-Star Raids, not shiny eligible
GO Battle League Season 12
- GO Battle League: Season of Light will start on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7)
- End-of-Season rewards will be available on the battle screen.
- Your GO Battle League rank will be reset.
- Rank-up requirements will remain the same as the prior Season.
Sep 8-Sep 15
- 🔵 Great League
- 🔮 Psychic Cup
Sept 16-Sept 22
- 🟡 Ultra League
- ☁️ Weather Cup
Tuesday 13th September 6pm till 7pm local time we have Ralts as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2x XP for catching Pokémon.
Wednesday 14th September 6pm till 7pm local time a mystery Pokémon will be appearing in raids for raid hour.
September 2022 Research Breakthrough
During the month of September, Medicham will be available as a Research Breakthrough reward encounter! In addition, Trainers will receive 1 Premium Raid Pass for every completed Research Breakthrough during the month.
From Tuesday, September 6, 2022, to Friday, September 16, 2022 Mega Alakazam will be appearing in Mega Raids.
From Friday, September 16, 2022 to Tuesday, September 27, a mystery Mega Pokémon will be appearing in Mega Raids.
Five Star Raids
From September 1, 2022 to September 13, 2022, all forms of Deoxys will be appearing in 5 star raids.
- Mystery Raid ???
- Mystery Raid ???
From September 13 to September 27, 2022, two mysterious Pokémon will be in Five-Star Raids.
September Research Tasks
For a full list of September 2022 research tasks and rewards check out our article here.
Season of Light Special Research
Full guide here: A Cosmic Companion Special Research (Season of Light)
Season of Light Special Research is available to claim from Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 9:59 a.m. local time. New parts of the Special Research will unlock over the course of the Season, so be sure to follow along!
Save Shadow Latios!
Giovanni doesn’t do anything half way! After trainers around the world saved Shadow Latias, the Team GO Rocket Boss has managed to get his hands on a Shadow Latios. It needs your help! Get ready to face off against Giovanni and save Shadow Latios.
Season of Light
Season of Light Bonuses
- From September 1, 2022, 10:00 AM - December 1, 2022, 10:00 AM
- Cosmog, the Legendary Nebula Pokémon, debuts in Pokémon GO
- Season long Special Research featuring Cosmog, with a new chapter releasing every month
- Increased damage for Pokémon participating in Raids remotely
- Guaranteed Gifts from PokéStop spins
- Increased Incense effectiveness while moving
- Up to two free Raid Passes per day by spinning Gym Photo Discs
- Additional items from Research Breakthroughs
- Increased Stardust reward for Research Breakthroughs
- Increased Stardust from Gifts
- Cosmog Hat avatar item available in the in-game shop
- Season-themed stickers available from Gifts, PokéStops and the in-game shop
Different Pokémon will be appearing in the wild during the Season, including iconic Pokémon from all generations. As the Season changes, different Pokémon will be appearing in different areas across the world.
Beach & Water
Season of Light Eggs
The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs this Season.