Coming this week in Pokémon GO, we have the debut of the first ever Mega Legendary Pokémon – Mega Latios and Latias – in the Pokémon Air Adventures event!

Mega Moment Event

From Friday, April 29, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time to Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time Mega Kangaskhan enters the fray. For the first time, Mega Kangaskhan will be appearing in Mega Raids! There will also be special research focused on the Kanto starters Mega evolutions, and wild spawns featuring all the currently available Mega Pokémon base forms.

Learn more here: A Mega Moment: Complete Event Guide

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Pokémon Air Adventures Event

From Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, May 8, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time Mega Latias and Mega Latios make their Pokémon GO debuts in Mega Raids! There will be timed research, special event themed 7km eggs and wild spawns.

  • Latias caught during this period will know the Charged Attack Mist Ball.
  • Latios caught during this period will know the Charged Attack Luster Purge.

Learn more here: Mega Latios and Mega Latias Debut in the Pokémon Air Adventures Event

Ula’ula Island Special Research

Available to collect from April 12, 2022, to June 1, 2022

Throughout the Season, you’ll be able to complete different Special Research lines to learn about each of the islands in Alola. These Special Research lines will be available to collect until the Season ends on June 1!*

If you complete them by June 1, 2022, you’ll unlock a bonus Special Research line at the end of the Season.

*These Special Research lines will be available to collect beginning at 10:00 a.m. local time on specified dates and ending on June 1, 2022, at 9:59 a.m. You can finish a research line anytime after you receive it.

Interlude Season GO Battle League

The GO Battle League’s Interlude Season will start on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT –8) and end on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT –8).

Apr 26 – May 3

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3× Stardust from win rewards (this does not include end of set rewards)

May 3 – May 10

Spotlight Hour

Tuesday 3rd May 6pm till 7pm local time we have Wingull as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2x candy for catching Pokémon.

Raid Hour

Wednesday 4th May 6pm till 7pm local time Mega Latios and Mega Latias will be appearing in Mega raids for raid hour.

May Research Breakthrough Encounters

From Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. to Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) Alolan Grimer will be the featured research breakthrough encounter. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Mega Raids

From Friday, April 29, 2022, to Tuesday, May 3, 2022: Mega Kangaskhan will be appearing in Mega Raids.

From Tuesday, May 3, 2022, to Tuesday, May 10, 2022: Mega Latias and Mega Latios will be appearing in Mega Raids.

Five Star Raids

From Tuesday, April 26, 2022, to Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Therian Forme Landorus will feature in 5-star raids.

May Research Tasks

For a full list of May research tasks and rewards we will have a full guide published ASAP!

Shadow Latias Captured by Giovanni

Giovanni never rests on his laurels. The Boss is back—and he’s got Shadow Latias in tow! A new Special Research story will be available at the beginning of this event. Progress through it to receive a Super Rocket Radar, and chase down Giovanni!

Season of Alola

Seasonal Bonuses

During the Season of Alola, the following bonuses will be active:

  • Increased Incense effectiveness while moving
  • Increased damage for Pokémon participating in raids remotely
  • Guaranteed Gifts from PokéStop spins
  • Up to two free Raid Passes per day by spinning Gym Photo Discs
  • Incense will last for 90 minutes

Different Pokémon will be appearing in the wild! As the Season changes, different Pokémon will be appearing in different areas across the world!

Eggs

The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs this Season!

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