Crackling Voltage Event

Event

Starts:
Friday, January 27, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Sunday, February 5, at 11:59 PM Local Time

Things are about to get electric with the Crackling Voltage event! Electric-type Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild, and Trainers can look forward to the Legendary Pokémon Tapu Koko, a guardian deity of the Alola region, returning in Five-Star raids. Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Helioptile and Shiny Tapu Koko—if you’re lucky!

We have also received reports that Team GO Rocket might try to spark some trouble with new Shadow Pokémon soon. Stay alert, Trainers!




Features

Team GO Rocket Takeover

From Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 12:00 am to Sunday, February 5, at 11:59 pm local time.

Save Shadow Registeel!

Giovanni’s iron will is strong as ever, and this time his plot includes using Shadow Registeel! 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!

The Special Research will be available to claim until the end of Season 9: Mythical Wishes on March 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Find the Full Details on the Team GO Rocket Takeover here.

Spawns

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild. Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Helioptile—if you’re lucky!

  • shiny
    Ekans
  • shiny
    Magnemite
  • shiny
    Grimer
  • shiny
    Electrike
  • Stunky
  • shiny
    Blitzle
  • shiny
    Ferroseed
  • shiny
    Helioptile
  • Grubbin

Some Trainers might even encounter the following

  • shiny
    Beldum
  • shiny
    Dedenne

Eggs

In 7 km Eggs

The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs.

Helioptile hatched from these Eggs will have a greater chance of being a Shiny Pokémon than Helioptile found in the wild.

  • shiny
    Alolan Sandshrew
  • shiny
    Skarmory
  • shiny
    Blitzle
  • Stunfisk
  • shiny
    Galarian Stunfisk
  • shiny
    Helioptile
  • shiny
    Dedenne

Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids. Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Tapu Koko—if you’re lucky!

Helioptile in these raids will have a greater chance of being a Shiny Pokémon than Helioptile found in the wild.


Appearing in 1- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Alolan Grimer
  • shiny
    Shinx
  • shiny
    Bronzor
  • shiny
    Klink
  • shiny
    Helioptile

Appearing in 3- Star Raids

  • Venomoth
  • shiny
    Galarian Weezing
  • Jolteon
  • shiny
    Mawile

Appearing in 5- Star Raids

Tapu Koko will appear in raids from Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Registeel will appear in raids from Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. local time. Registeel caught during the event will know the Charged Attack Zap Cannon.

  • shiny
    Registeel
  • shiny
    Tapu Koko

Appearing in Mega Raids

Mega Aerodactyl will appear in raids from Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Mega Gengar will appear in raids from Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

  • shiny
    Mega Aerodactyl
  • shiny
    Mega Gengar

Research

Field Research Tasks

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks.

  • Catch 5 Pokémon
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    shiny Plusle
    Max CP
    762
    Min CP
    717
    shiny Minun
    Max CP
    726
    Min CP
    682
  • Power up Pokémon 3 times
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    shiny Voltorb
    Max CP
    432
    Min CP
    399
    Hisuian Voltorb
    Max CP
    432
    Min CP
    399
  • Power up Pokémon 5 times
    REWARD
    shiny Helioptile
    Max CP
    399
    Min CP
    367
  • Walk 3 km
    REWARD
    Emolga
    Max CP
    700
    Min CP
    657

Shiny

Shiny Helioptile Family

Shiny Helioptile will be available for the first time during this event. You’ll have a higher chance of encountering Shiny Helioptile from Raid Battles and 7 km Eggs during this event compared to encountering it in the wild.

  • Helioptile
  • Heliolisk

Shiny Tapu Koko

Shiny Tapu Koko will be making its debut in Raid Battles during this period as well.

  • Tapu Koko

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