Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 30th January we have the end of the Crackling Voltage Event, the Team GO Rocket Takeover with Shadow Registeel debuting, and the start of a brand new month!
Crackling Voltage Event
- From Friday, January 27, 2023 at 10:00am, to Sunday February 5, 2023 at 11:59pm local time.
- Different Pokémon will be hatching from 7km eggs
Two brand new shiny Pokémon will debut during the Crackling Voltage event, the Legendary Tapu Koko, and Helioptile! Tapu Koko is the first of the Guardian Diety Pokemon to see their shiny released in Pokémon GO.
Team GO Rocket Takeover
- Date and time 📅
- Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 12:00 a.m. to Sunday, February 5, at 11:59 p.m. local time
- Bonuses ⭐
- Giovanni, Team GO Rocket Leaders and Grunts will be using different Shadow Pokémon
- Shadow Registeel is available as a reward for defeating Giovanni
- Release of Shadow Alolan Vulpix, Shadow Spoink, Shadow Blitzle, and Shadow Joltik
- Team GO Rocket will appear more frequently at PokéStops and in Balloons
- You can use a Charged TM to help a Shadow Pokémon forget Frustration
GO Battle League Season 13
- GO Battle League: Mythical Wishes will start on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -8)
- 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.
Jan 26-Feb 2
- 🔵 Great League
- 🔵 Electric Cup: Great League Edition
Feb 2-Feb 9
- 🟡 Ultra League
- 🟡 Ultra Premier
Tuesday 31st January 6pm till 7pm local time we have Blitzle as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2× candy for transferring Pokémon.
Wednesday 1st February 6pm till 7pm local time Registeel will be appearing in raids for raid hour. Registeel caught during this time will know the special charged attack Zap Cannon.
Mega RaidsAerodactyl (Mega)
From January 25 to February 1 Mega Aerodactyl will appear in Mega Raids.Gengar (Mega)
Mega Gengar will appear in raids from Wednesday, February 1, 2023 10:00am, till Wednesday February 8, 2023 10:00am.
Five Star RaidsTapu Koko
From January 25 to February 1 Tapu Koko will appear in five-star raids. It will be available as a shiny for the first time ever!Registeel
Registeel will appear in raids from Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 10:00am till Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 10:00am. Registeel caught during this time will know the special charged attack Zap Cannon.
January/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!
January 2023 Research Tasks
For a full list of January 2023 research tasks and rewards check out our article here.
February 2023 Research Tasks
A full list of February 2023 research tasks will be published as soon as we have all the relevant information!
Season of Mythical Wishes
Season of Mythical Wishes Bonuses
- Increased damage for Pokémon participating in Raids remotely
- Trainers level 31+ receive a guaranteed 1 XL Candy for each trade
- All Trainers receive 1 additional Candy for each trade.
- Trainers can open 40 Gifts daily
- 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
Season of Mythical Wishes Eggs
The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs this Season.