This Week in Pokémon GO: 27 June – 3 July 2022

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Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 27th June we have an event celebrating the Pokémon GO TCG collaboration, and Pokémon GO Fest Berlin. We also have the start of a new month, more information for July will be coming soon!

Pokémon GO TCG Crossover Event


Universes are colliding! Fans of the Pokémon TCG will want to see what we have in store for this exciting crossover collaboration, taking place from Thursday, June 16, 2022, to Thursday, June 30, 2022. To commemorate the Pokémon TCG: Pokémon Go Expansion that introduces Pokémon Go-themed cards, get ready for the Crossover Event that features the debut of Wimpod, Pikachu with a new hat, Mewtwo with Shadow Ball or Psystrike, and a chance to encounter the elusive Shiny Meltan!

Pokémon GO Fest Berlin

Shaymin (Sky)

Pokémon GO Fest: Berlin takes place from Friday, July 1, 2022, to Sunday, July 3, 2022 in Britzer Garten, Berlin. Sky Forme Shaymin makes an appearance, alongside new shiny Pokémon, exclusive Special Research and in-game rewards for participants. Shiny Pansear and Shiny Foongus will make their Pokémon GO debuts during the event.

GO Battle League Season 11

GO Battle League Season 11 will start on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7).

The following will occur at the beginning of the season:

• 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 in Season 10.

June 22June 29

June 29July 6

Spotlight Hour

Pikachu wearing a Pokémon TCG hat

Tuesday 28th June 6pm till 7pm local time we have Pikachu as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2x stardust for catching Pokémon.

Raid Hour


Wednesday 29th June 6pm till 7pm local time Mewtwo will be appearing in 5-star raids for raid hour.

June Research Breakthrough Encounters


From Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) to Friday, July 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) Klink will be featured in the weekly research breakthrough box. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Pokémon!

July Research Breakthrough Encounters

We will update this section as soon as we have more information!

Mega Raids

Blastoise (Mega)

From Thursday, June 23, 2022, to Friday July 1, 2022 Mega Blastoise will be appearing in Mega Raids.

Five Star Raids


From Thursday, June 23, 2022, to Friday July 1, 2022 Mewtwo with Psystrike will be appearing in 5-star raids.

June Research Tasks

For a full list of June research tasks check out our guide here.

July Research Tasks

We will update this section as soon as we can!

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 GO!

Seasonal Bonuses

  • Increased friendship bonus damage for Raids
  • Lure Module duration extended to one hour
  • One extra Special Trade per day
  • One extra Pokémon Candy when trading Pokémon
  • Guaranteed Candy XL when trading Pokémon
  • Guaranteed Gifts from PokéStop spins
  • Increased damage for Pokémon participating in Raids remotely
  • Earlier XL Candy Access: From the Season of GO onward, we are reducing the level requirement necessary to obtain Candy XL. Now, all Trainers level 31 and above will be able to get Candy XL as a reward!

Seasonal Rotations

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


The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs this Season!

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