This Week in Pokemon GO: 27 February – 5 March 2023

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Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 27th February we have the end of the Season of Mythical Wishes. We don’t yet have any information for March, but will share as soon as we do!

GO Battle League Season 13

  • Event icon GO Battle League: Mythical Wishes will start on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -8)
  • Gift icon End-of-Season rewards will be available on the battle screen.
  • Battle icon Your GO Battle League rank will be reset.
  • Battle icon Rank-up requirements will remain the same as the prior Season.

Feb 23-Mar 1

  • 🟣 Master League: Mega Edition*
  • 🔵 Hoenn Cup: Great League Editon*

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

Spotlight Hour


Tuesday February 28th 6pm till 7pm local time we have Slakoth as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2× candy for catching Pokémon.


Mega Raids

Mega Latios and Mega Latias will appear in raids from February 22, 2023 10:00am, till March 1, 2023 10:00am.

Five Star Raids


Rayquaza will appear in raids from Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 10:00am till Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 10:00am. Rayquaza caught during this time will know the special charged attack Breaking Swipe.

Field Research

February 2023 Research Breakthrough

Completing Field Research tasks leads to Research Breakthroughs, which now reward Trainers with different items in addition to encounters with a variety of Pokémon. Check out the Research Breakthrough rewards you can look forward to this Season!

  • From December 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7) to March 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m.
    PDT (GMT -7)
  • Complete Field Research tasks during the whole season to earn an encounter from a pool of Pokémon, including Galarian Mr. Mime, Delibird, Bagon, Furfrou, Deino and Goomy. For the first time, you are also to encounter shiny Galarian Mr. Mime if you are lucky!

February 2023 Research Tasks

For a full list of February 2023 research tasks check out our article here.

Season of Mythical Wishes

Season of Mythical Wishes Bonuses

  • Raid icon Increased damage for Pokémon participating in Raids remotely
  • Trade icon Trainers level 31+ receive a guaranteed 1 XL Candy for each trade
  • Trade icon All Trainers receive 1 additional Candy for each trade.
  • Gift icon Trainers can open 40 Gifts daily
  • Gift icon Trainers can send 125 Gifts daily

Season of Mythical Wishes Wild Encounters

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

Northern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere


Season of Mythical Wishes Eggs

The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs this Season:

2km Eggs

5km Eggs

7km Eggs

10km Eggs

5km Adventure Sync Eggs

10km Adventure Sync Eggs

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