Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn - Las Vegas
Pokémon GO Tour returns in 2023 for Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas and Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Global! Get ready to head to Las Vegas and have a chance to catch most Pokémon from the Hoenn Region of Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire— – or experience the adventure globally the following weekend!
You can find details on the Global event here.
Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire are the third generation of Pokémon games, released on the Game Boy Advance. Trainers first encountered the Legendary Pokémon Kyogre and Groudon in these games!
Trainers who attend either event will be able to choose between a Ruby ticket or a Sapphire ticket. This choice will give you different options for your adventure—we’ll release more information later to help you make your decision!
You can purchase tickets now to take advantage of a special early bird discount! Offer ends on Saturday, December 31, 2022.
Tickets for Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn at Las Vegas are sold out!
Ruby vs. Sapphire Challenge
As the earth and sea clash, which side will you stand with? All Trainers will be able to pick between a Ruby and Sapphire badge. The team you pick will shape certain in-person Pokémon encounters!
Each hour, you can complete special Field Research on behalf of your team. Depending on which team completes more Field Research, all Trainers will see increased Primal Raids for either Primal Kyogre (Sapphire) or Primal Groudon (Ruby)—plus an increased chance of encountering additional wild Pokémon!
The badge Trainers pick at Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas will carry over to the global event the following weekend.
Groudon and Kyogre are surfacing, bringing the might of the earth and the sea with them.
Experience the power of Primal Reversion for the first time in Pokémon GO at Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn!
Ticket-holding Trainers in Las Vegas will have additional opportunities to complete Primal Surge Field Research leading to encounters with Primal Groudon or Primal Kyogre.
New data is coming in that has Professor Willow stumped—it looks like Trainers taking part in Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas* will have an increased chance of encountering Shiny Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region!
* Ticket-holding Trainers at the in-person event in Las Vegas may have increased luck in encountering Shiny Pokémon. Shiny Pokémon are not guaranteed by purchasing a ticket.
Kecleon heads to Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas!
Trainers! New data has continued to emerge, and we have learned that lucky Trainers attending Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas will have the first opportunity to encounter Shiny Kecleon!
Trainers unable to attend Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas will have their opportunity to catch Shiny Kecleon a little later—it’ll make its Pokémon GO debut for the rest of the world during Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Global.
As a reminder, ticket-holding Trainers in Las Vegas will also have an increased chance of encountering Shiny Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region!*
Ticket-holding Trainers at the in-person event in Las Vegas may have increased luck in encountering Shiny Pokémon. Shiny Pokémon are not guaranteed by purchasing a ticket.
A Coded Quest
Secret codes will be hidden throughout Sunset Park. Find them to earn the chance for encounters with Legendary Pokémon.
Legendary Photo Opportunities
Take a snapshot during the event for a surprise!
Encounters in GO Snapshot
Take snapshots during the event—you may see surprise appearances from Treecko, Torchic, and Mudkip, the first partner Pokémon of the Hoenn region!
Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas Countdown
Purchase a ticket before February 10, 2023 to unlock exclusive Timed Research that will help you get ready for Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas.
Pokémon Storage and Item Bag Capacity Increase
To help you prepare for your Hoenn adventure, the maximum capacity of your Pokémon Storage and Item Bag will be increased ahead of Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas! You can purchase Item Bag and Pokémon Storage expansions from the in-game shop.
- Pokémon Storage capacity: 6,200 -> 6,250
- Item Bag capacity: 5,200 -> 5,250
You can look forward to new pieces of featured music inspired by Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire. These pieces were created by Junichi Masuda, Pokémon video game series composer and Chief Creative Fellow of The Pokémon Company!
Trainers with Tickets will have these bonuses. If you purchase the Extra Day Add-on, you’ll have these bonuses on both days.
Add-Ons for Ticket Holders
In addition to our live events, we’re offering Trainers the chance to enhance their event experience with optional add-ons. Ticket add-ons are active for both days of Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas—Saturday and Sunday. Trainers with the ticket add-ons will be able to take advantage of the bonuses even on the day they aren’t in the park.
Raid Lover Add-on - $15 USD
Egg-thusiast Add-on - $15 USD
*1/4 Egg Hatch Distance does not stack with other similar bonuses
Extra Day Add-On - Saturday / Extra Day Add-On - Sunday - $25 USD
Enjoy two days of adventure in Sunset Park in Las Vegas, Nevada! After selecting either a Saturday or Sunday ticket, Trainers can purchase an add-on for the other day to make the most of their time.
Trainers will have access to all the bonuses listed under General Bonuses (first list above) on both days. Take note of these features if you’re purchasing this add-on:
- Access to the Timed Research: GO for a Spin twice—once per day
- Once Trainers pick a team—either Ruby or Sapphire—they will remain on that team for both days of the event.
Restrictions for the Saturday/Sunday add-ons apply. Trainers will only receive the following ticketed event features once.
- Event Special Research: An Uneasy Alliance
- Masterwork Research: Wish Granted
In the Wild
Special Pokémon will appear in unique habitats during the event!
Blistering Sands Habitat
Eerie Mists Habitat
Verdant Earth Habitat
Ancient Shores Habitat
Additional Wild Encounters
As teams compete in the Ruby vs. Sapphire Challenge, certain additional Pokémon will appear in the wild based on hourly results. Complete Field Research on behalf of your team to increase your chance of encountering these Pokémon!
Primal Surge: Kyogre
These are the wild encounters that will appear in the wild for Trainers on Team Kyogre.
Primal Surge: Groudon
These are the wild encounters that will appear in the wild for Trainers on Team Groudon.
New Costumed Pokémon
New costumed Pokémon will appear during the event!
- Brendan's Hat Pikachu
- May's Hat Pikachu
The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs during the event!
In 2 km Eggs
In 5 km Eggs
In 7 km Eggs
In 10 km Eggs
The following Pokémon will appear in Raids!
Appearing in 5- Star Raids
- Deoxys (Normal)
- Deoxys (Attack)
- Deoxys (Defense)
- Deoxys (Speed)
Appearing in Primal Raids
- Primal Kyogre
- Primal Groudon
Field Research Tasks
Collect Mega Energy and catch Ghost-type Pokémon with new Field Research tasks! Trainers with a ticket will have a boosted chance of receiving this research.
Teaming up with…Team GO Rocket?!
Ticket-exclusive Special Research
A Special Research story only available to ticket-holding Trainers is coming to Las Vegas! Ever wondered what it would be like to work with Team GO Rocket? Trainers at Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas will be able to take part in an exclusive adventure and work alongside the Team GO Rocket Leaders for the very first time! Have they changed their ways? Or is this all a trap? Discover what Team GO Rocket is up to this time—only at Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas!
Trainers in Las Vegas will also have access to the Chasing Legends Special Research story featuring Rhi.
Masterwork Research: Wish Granted
Ticket-exclusive Masterwork Research
Wishes can come true—just ask Jirachi! Ticket-holding Trainers in Las Vegas will be able to access Masterwork Research* and have the first chance to encounter Shiny Jirachi!
* Masterwork Research with fewer steps leading to an encounter with Shiny Jirachi will be available to ticket-holding Trainers who attend Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas Pokémon GO Tour attendees with the shorter Masterwork Research will not be able to purchase the longer global Masterwork Research.
Timed Research: GO for a Spin
Complete Timed Research for encounters with Spinda, the Spot Panda Pokémon!
Remaining Shiny Pokémon from Hoenn
Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Unown H, Shiny Surskit, Shiny Gulpin, Shiny Torkoal, Shiny Cacnea, Shiny Tropius, Shiny Relicanth, and Shiny Kecleon.
- Unown H
Shiny Primal Kyogre and Primal Groudon
Shiny Primal Kyogre and Primal Groudon will also become available with their release in Primal Raids.
- Primal Kyogre
- Primal Groudon