Pokémon Horizons: The Series Celebration Event

Event

Starts:
Tuesday, March 5, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Monday, March 11, at 8:00 PM Local Time

In celebration of the release of the new Pokémon animated series Pokémon Horizons: The Series in various countries and regions, Pikachu wearing Cap’s hat is coming to Pokémon GO!* Pokémon and human characters from the animated series will also appear in Pokémon GO.

*For fans in the US: Watch Pokémon Horizons: The Series on Netflix after it releases on Thursday, March 7, 2024. For more information on the new animated series, please see here.

*For fans in the UK: You can watch Pokémon Horizons: The Series on BBC iPlayer. For more information on the new animated series, please see here. For fans in the other regions, please check availability information with your local provider.




Bonuses

2× XP for hatching Pokémon
Team GO Rocket balloons will appear more frequently

Features

Pokémon Debuts

Time to celebrate—the following Pokémon first discovered in the Paldea region will make their Pokémon GO debuts!

You can evolve Charcadet by battling Pokémon while Charcadet is your buddy. It can evolve into Armarouge after you defeat 30 Psychic-type Pokémon, or it can evolve into Ceruledge after you defeat 30 Ghost-type Pokémon. You do not have to defeat these Pokémon with Charcadet.

  • Charcadet
  • Armarouge
  • Ceruledge

A new costumed Pokémon will appear during this event!

  • shiny
    Captain's Cap Pikachu

Pikachu wearing Cap’s hat encountered during the event will know the Charged Attack Volt Tackle.

Volt Tackle

  • Trainer Battles: 90 power and decreases Defense by one stage
  • Gyms and raids: 90 power

Surprise Encounters

Smile! You might have a surprise encounter with characters and Pokémon seen in Pokémon Horizons: The Series when you take a snapshot during the event!

Trainers can get up to 5 surprise encounters per day from taking snapshots.

  • shiny
    Charizard
  • shiny
    Captain's Cap Pikachu
  • Sprigatito
  • Fuecoco

PokéStop Showcases

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

  • Sprigatito
  • Fuecoco
  • Quaxly

Spawns

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.

  • shiny
    Scyther
  • shiny
    Nosepass
  • Sprigatito
  • Fuecoco
  • Quaxly
  • Pawmi

Some Trainers might even encounter the following!

  • shiny
    Captain's Cap Pikachu
  • shiny
    Alolan Grimer
  • shiny
    Beldum

Eggs

The following Pokémon will hatch from 2 km, 5 km, and 10 km Eggs. In addition to Charcadet, you can also hatch the usual Pokémon available in those Eggs for this Season.

After the event ends, Charcadet may hatch from 10 km Eggs.

The Egg tier for Charcadet are mentioned below. A higher numbered tier means it’s less common to hatch from the egg. (eg. Tier 1 means it’s common)

In 2 km Eggs

Charcadet is Tier 4 rarity in 2 km Eggs.

  • shiny
    Pichu
  • shiny
    Togepi
  • shiny
    Smoochum
  • shiny
    Gothita
  • shiny
    Solosis
  • Larvesta
  • shiny
    Fletchling
  • shiny
    Lechonk
  • Smoliv
  • Charcadet

In 5 km Eggs

Charcadet is Tier 3 rarity in 5 km Eggs.

  • shiny
    Lickitung
  • shiny
    Sableye
  • shiny
    Roggenrola
  • Larvesta
  • shiny
    Skrelp
  • Sprigatito
  • Fuecoco
  • Quaxly
  • Pawmi
  • Charcadet

In 10 km Eggs

Charcadet is Tier 1 rarity Tier in 10 km Eggs.

  • Larvesta
  • shiny
    Tyrunt
  • shiny
    Amaura
  • Carbink
  • shiny
    Goomy
  • shiny
    Turtonator
  • Jangmo-o
  • Charcadet
  • Frigibax

Raids

Appearing in 1-Star Raids

  • shiny
    Captain's Cap Pikachu
  • shiny
    Rhyhorn
  • shiny
    Rockruff

Appearing in 3-Star Raids

  • shiny
    Chansey
  • Noctowl
  • Metagross

Appearing in 5-Star Raids

  • shiny
    Tapu Koko

Appearing in Mega Raids

  • shiny
    Mega Sceptile

Research

Field Research Tasks

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

  • Spin 5 PokéStops or Gyms
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    ×5
    Poké Ball ×5
    ×2
    Super Potion ×2
    ×1
    Revive ×1
  • Win a raid
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    shiny Captain's Cap Pikachu
    Max CP
    402
    Min CP
    369
    shiny Skarmory
    Max CP
    903
    Min CP
    854
    shiny Rockruff
    Max CP
    407
    Min CP
    374
  • Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    Golduck
    Max CP
    1050
    Min CP
    997
    shiny Skarmory
    Max CP
    903
    Min CP
    854
  • Hatch 2 Eggs
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    shiny Captain's Cap Pikachu
    Max CP
    402
    Min CP
    369
    Sprigatito
    Max CP
    435
    Min CP
    401
    Fuecoco
    Max CP
    483
    Min CP
    447
    +1
    Quaxly
    Max CP
    460
    Min CP
    425

Sales

Pokémon GO Web Store Event Bundle

The Ultra Legend Box will be available on the web store for $14.99. This bundle features three Remote Raid Passes, ten Premium Battle Passes, and ten Incubators.

Check it out on the Pokémon GO Web Store between Friday, March 1, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. and Monday, March 11, 2024, at 10:00 p.m. PT.

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