This Week in Pokemon GO: 30 May – 5 June 2022

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Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 30th May we have the end of the Alola to Alola event, the start of a new Season, and Global Pokémon GO Fest!

Pokémon GO Fest 2022

Shaymin

Are you ready for global Pokémon GO Fest 2022? Join the fun on Saturday, June 4, 2022 and Sunday, June 5, 2022, and encounter the Mythical Pokémon Shaymin, the Gratitude Pokémon, for the very first time in Pokémon GO! Tickets are available now. Our handy preparation guide is here to help you get ready. There is a huge amount happening over the weekend, so be sure to check out our full event guide for all the information you need.

Alola to Alola Event

From Wednesday, May 25, 2022, to Tuesday, May 31, 2022, celebrate and look back at all the adventures Trainers have had this year with Pokémon found in Alola, in the Alola to Alola Event! Trainers can embark on a branching Special Research story that offers different tasks and rewards based on the path you choose, each based upon one of the Alola Islands.

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild:

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).

May 24 – Jun 1

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 1−June 8

Spotlight Hour

Pikipek

Tuesday 31st May 6pm till 7pm local time we have Pikipek as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2x XP for catching Pokémon.

Raid Hour

Kyogre

Wednesday 1st June 6pm till 7pm local time Kyogre will be appearing in 5-star 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!

June Research Breakthrough Encounters

Klink

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!

Mega Raids

Altaria (Mega)

From Wednesday, May 25, 2022, to Wednesday, June 1, 2022 Mega Altaria will be appearing in Mega Raids.

Steelix (Mega)

From Wednesday, June 1, 2022, to Tuesday, June 7, 2022 Mega Steelix will be appearing in Mega Raids.

Five Star Raids

From Wednesday, May 25, 2022, to Wednesday, June 1, 2022: Tapu Koko, Tapu Lele, Tapu Bulu and Tapu Fini will all be appearing in 5-star raids.

Kyogre

From Wednesday, June 1, 2022, to Tuesday, June 7, 2022 Kyogre will be appearing in 5-star raids.

May Research Tasks

For a full list of May research tasks and rewards check out our guide here.

June Research Tasks

We’ll have a full list of June research tasks as soon as they are available!

Shadow Latias Captured by Giovanni

Latias

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!

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:

Eggs

The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs this Season!

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