Pokémon GO Weather Week Event – Bonuses, Research, Spawns, Shiny Castform

Pokémon GO Weather Week is back for 2024, and it celebrates the changing of seasons (and weather) with Castform, 2x Stardust and more! Use this chance to get a shiny Castform, solve collection challenges, and farm up on Stardust while it lasts.

Event Details Event icon

Date & Time 📅

  • Starts Thursday, March 14, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. local time
  • Ends Monday, March 18, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Bonuses 🎁

  • Stardust icon 2x Stardust for catching Pokémon
  • Stardust icon Catch Pokémon with Weather Boost to earn extra Stardust.
  • Pokemon Encounter icon Increased chance to encounter Shiny Castform


Featured Pokémon Pokemon Encounter icon

Castform will appear more frequently in the wild throughout the event in their respective weather conditions during the event, and have an increase chance of being shiny!

  Regular Sprite Shiny Sprite
Normal Castform
Sunny Castform
Rainy Castform
Snowy Castform

Wild Encounters Pokemon Encounter icon

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild in the specified weather conditions. Additionally, Castform will appear more frequently in the wild throughout the event in their respective weather conditions.

Weather Pokémon
Partly Cloudy
All weather

If you are lucky, you may even encounter the following:

Raids Raid icon

Appearing in 1-Star Raids

Appearing in 3-Star Raids

Related raid guides: Charizard, Lickitung and Drampa.

Appearing in 5-Star Raids

Regice Raid Guide.

Appearing in Mega Raids

Mega Tyranitar Raid Guide.

Field Research Research icon

Event-themed Field Research tasks will be available. The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks, regardless of the weather conditions:

Task Text Reward
Catch 10 Pokemon with Weather Boost
Catch 5 Pokemon with Weather Boost
Catch 7 Pokemon with Weather Boost Stardust icon 750× Stardust

Collection Challenge Research icon

Weather Week–themed Collection Challenges are coming! Complete the Collection Challenges to receive Stardust and an Incense.

Collection Challenge: Castform


  • Incense icon 1× Incense
  • Stardust icon 5000× Stardust

Weather Week Collection Challenge


  • Stardust icon 7500× Stardust

PokéStop Showcases General icon

Be on the lookout for Showcases at different PokéStops during parts of the event where you can enter event-themed Pokémon!

Pokémon featured in Showcases

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