Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 19th September, we have the Test Your Mettle event, 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! Mega Aggron and Togedemaru are making their debut, with Kartana and Celesteela featuring in 5 star raids.
- Increased spawns of Steel-type Pokémon, including Togedemaru
- Increased Candy for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice Throws, Great Throws, and Excellent Throws.
- Increased chance to receive Candy XL for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice Throws, Great Throws, and Excellent Throws.
Goyang Safari Zone
Pokémon GO Safari Zone: Goyang (South Korea) takes place on Friday, September 23, 2022, to Sunday, September 25, 2022 at the beautiful Ilsan Lake Park.
Shiny Spritzee is being released a this Safari Zone, a gorgeous purple shiny!
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.
Sept 16-Sept 22
- 🟡 Ultra League
- ☁️ Weather Cup
Sept 22-Sept 29
- 🟡 Ultra League
- 🟡 Ultra Premier Classic
Tuesday 20th September 6pm till 7pm local time we have Aron as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2x Candy for catching Pokémon.
Wednesday 21st September 6pm till 7pm local time Celesteela and Kartana will be appearing in raids for raid hour. Celesteela will appear in the Southern Hemisphere, Kartana will appear in the Northern Hemisphere.
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 Friday, September 16, 2022 to Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Mega Aggron will be appearing in Mega Raids.
Five Star Raids
From September 13 to September 27, 2022, Celesteela and Kartana 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.