Welcome to the next Pokémon GO Season: Adventures Abound!
During this season, the following bonuses will be active.
XP from Friendship Levels with 1.5x Season Bonus
These are the XP amounts for reaching certain Friendship levels during this season:
- Good Friends - 4,500 XP
- Great Friends - 15,000 XP
- Ultra Friends - 75,000 XP
- Best Friends - 150,000 XP
These amounts can, of course, be doubled while a Lucky Egg is active.
Pokémon first discovered in the Paldea region
Many Pokémon will make their Pokémon GO debuts throughout the course of this Season, Adventures Abound!
Shadow Pokémon Debuts
Shadow Raids return during Adventures Abound!
One-star and three-star Shadow Raids will be available daily, while five-star Shadow Raids will take place on Saturdays and Sundays, unless otherwise noted.
Also, Shadow Zapdos will swoop into five-star Shadow Raids during Adventures Abound! For the first time in Pokémon GO, you may even encounter a Shiny Shadow Zapdos—if you’re lucky!
GO Battle League
The GO Battle League returns as part of Adventures Abound! Get your Pokémon ready to battle in competitions such as the Psychic Cup: Great League Edition, Sunshine Cup: Great League Edition, Halloween Cup: Ultra League Edition, Little Element Cup, and more!
Complete Field Research to unlock Research Breakthrough encounters with one of the following Pokémon.
- Galarian Farfetch'd
- Furfrou (Natural)
As the seasons change, different Pokémon will be appearing in different areas across the world!
Some Pokémon will appear only in the northern hemisphere.
- Deerling (Autumn)
Some Pokémon will appear only in the southern hemisphere.
- Deerling (Spring)
In 2 km Eggs
Lechonk can be encountered after its Pokémon GO debut on September 15 at 8:00 p.m. local time.
In 5 km Eggs
Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly can be encountered after its Pokémon GO debut on September 15 at 8:00 p.m. local time.
In 7 km Eggs
- Alolan Vulpix
- Alolan Meowth
- Galarian Meowth
- Hisuian Growlithe
- Galarian Ponyta
- Galarian Slowpoke
- Galarian Farfetch'd
- Hisuian Voltorb
- Hisuian Qwilfish
- Hisuian Sneasel
- Galarian Zigzagoon
- Galarian Darumaka
- Galarian Stunfisk
In 10 km Eggs
Frigibax can be encountered after its Pokémon GO debut on September 15 at 8:00 p.m. local time.
In 5 km Eggs from Adventure Sync Rewards
In 10 km Eggs from Adventure Sync Rewards
A Paldean Adventure
Season-exclusive Special Research
Choose your Paldean partner Pokémon!
A new Special Research story with branching paths will be available to Trainers! Throughout Pokémon GO: Adventures Abound, you’ll be able to adventure together and bond with your chosen partner Pokémon.
You can claim this Special Research at no cost from Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, December 1, 2023, at 9:59 a.m. local time.
Adventure with Sprigatito
Choose this option to go adventuring with Sprigatito
Adventure with Fuecoco
Choose this option to go adventuring with Fuecoco
Adventure with Quaxly
Choose this option to go adventuring with Quaxly
Timed Investigation: Master Ball
Event-exclusive Timed Investigation
Embark on the path to mastery, Trainers.
A Timed Investigation is a lengthy series of challenges available during a set period of time. Seeing this journey through will offer some of the rarest rewards you can obtain in Pokémon GO.
Timed Investigation: Master Ball will be available throughout Pokémon GO: Adventures Abound. Complete the Timed Investigation by Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. local time to receive the very best Poké Ball with the ultimate level of performance—the Master Ball.
When used, it will catch any Pokémon you encounter in Pokémon GO without fail, whether it be in the wild, through Lure Modules, after Raid Battles, or while using your Daily Adventure Incense.
* For Trainers who are unable to complete Timed Investigation: Master Ball by November 21, 2023, a Special Research ticket that awards a Master Ball will be available to purchase.
You’ll also be able to get season-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.