In celebration of the release of New Pokémon Snap on Nintendo Switch, you can look forward to an event inspired by the photography-focused game and the Lental region where it’s set!
Pokémon inspired by different habitats in the Lental region will be appearing more often in the wild and in raids, a new avatar item and sticker will be available, and Shiny Smeargle will be making its Pokémon GO debut!
Date + Time
- Starts on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.
- Ends on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. local time
Pokémon inspired by the deserts, jungles, and underwater landscapes of the Lental region—such as Lotad, Cacnea, and Ducklett—will be appearing more often in the wild! Here’s the complete list of Pokémon whose spawns are increased during the Snap Celebration event
- Smeargle will be appearing in snapshots more often than usual!
- If you’re lucky, you might even encounter a Shiny Smeargle!
Please note that Smeargle will only appear in snapshots a limited number of times, and while Shiny Smeargle will no longer appear after the event concludes, you may encounter one during future events.
Pokémon inspired by the Lental region—like Vaporeon, Meganium, and Trapinch—will be appearing more often in raids!
The following research tasks are available during the event:
|Use 5 Golden Razz Berries to help catch Pokémon|
|Take 5 snapshots of wild Pokémon|
|Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon|
|Take a snapshot of a wild Pokémon||
Camera avatar item and stickers
A camera avatar item and a camera-themed Gift sticker will be available in the shop during the event! The new Gift sticker will also be available from PokéStops.
New Pokémon Snap Event Timed Research Tasks and Rewards
As previously announced, a new Timed Research quest line is available during the Pokémon Snap celebration event. A complete list of tasks and rewards is available below.