Season of Light

Season

Starts:
Thursday, September 1, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Thursday, December 1, at 10:00 AM Local Time

Welcome to the Season of Light!

Meet the Nebula Pokémon, Cosmog!

Professor Willow has returned, and he’s discovered a mysterious Pokémon! Throughout the Season of Light, you’ll be able to adventure and bond with the Legendary Pokémon Cosmog. Let’s learn about this child of the stars!




Bonuses

Seasonal Bonuses

During the Season of Light, the following bonuses will be active.

Increased damage for Pokémon participating in raids remotely
Guaranteed Gifts from PokéStop spins
Increased Incense effectiveness while moving
Up to two free Raid Passes per day by spinning Gym Photo Discs
Additional Items from Research Breakthroughs
Increased Stardust reward for Research Breakthroughs
Extra Stardust from Gifts

Features

GO Battle League

The GO Battle League is back with Season 12! Hot off the heels of the 2022 Pokémon World Championships, Season 12 will feature competitions like the Psychic Cup, the Weather Cup, and the Halloween Cup: Ultra League Edition!

We’ve made quite a few changes to the GO Battle League this season, so we encourage new and veteran Trainers alike to check it out and test their battling skills!

Spawns

As the seasons change, different Pokémon will be appearing in different areas across the world!

Cities

  • shiny
    Jigglypuff
  • shiny
    Machop
  • shiny
    Magnemite
  • Muk
  • shiny
    Voltorb
  • Umbreon
  • Litwick

Forests

  • Hisuian Voltorb
  • shiny
    Mareep
  • shiny
    Sunkern
  • shiny
    Yanma
  • Espeon
  • shiny
    Pineco
  • shiny
    Burmy (Plant)

Mountains

  • Sandslash
  • shiny
    Clefairy
  • shiny
    Diglett
  • shiny
    Snorlax
  • shiny
    Sneasel
  • shiny
    Stantler
  • shiny
    Deino

Water

  • shiny
    Seel
  • shiny
    Staryu
  • shiny
    Mantine
  • Pelipper
  • shiny
    Carvanha
  • shiny
    Wailmer
  • shiny
    Feebas

Hemisphere-exclusive Pokémon


Northern Hemisphere

Some Pokémon will appear only in the northern hemisphere.

  • shiny
    Scyther
  • shiny
    Dratini
  • shiny
    Chikorita
  • shiny
    Cyndaquil
  • shiny
    Totodile
  • shiny
    Teddiursa
  • shiny
    Shroomish


Southern Hemisphere

Some Pokémon will appear only in the southern hemisphere.

  • shiny
    Paras
  • shiny
    Chansey
  • shiny
    Skitty
  • shiny
    Bagon
  • shiny
    Snivy
  • shiny
    Tepig
  • shiny
    Oshawott

Eggs

In 2 km Eggs

  • shiny
    Magikarp
  • shiny
    Pichu
  • shiny
    Cleffa
  • shiny
    Meditite
  • shiny
    Munna
  • Pikipek
  • shiny
    Yungoos
  • Fomantis
  • shiny
    Stufful
  • Wimpod


In 5 km Eggs

  • shiny
    Togepi
  • shiny
    Tyrogue
  • shiny
    Elekid
  • shiny
    Magby
  • shiny
    Miltank
  • shiny
    Bronzor
  • Rowlet
  • Litten
  • Popplio


In 10 km Eggs

  • shiny
    Riolu
  • shiny
    Tirtouga
  • shiny
    Archen
  • shiny
    Axew
  • Mienfoo
  • shiny
    Espurr
  • Goomy
  • Noibat
  • shiny
    Rockruff
  • Jangmo-o


In 5 km Eggs from Adventure Sync Rewards

  • shiny
    Cranidos
  • shiny
    Shieldon
  • shiny
    Happiny
  • Munchlax
  • shiny
    Karrablast
  • shiny
    Shelmet


In 10 km Eggs from Adventure Sync Rewards

  • shiny
    Dratini
  • shiny
    Bagon
  • shiny
    Beldum
  • shiny
    Gible
  • shiny
    Riolu
  • Goomy

Research

A Cosmic Companion

Season of Light Special Research

Available to claim from Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 9:59 a.m. local time New parts of the Special Research will unlock over the course of the Season, so make sure to keep an eye on your Research tab!

The next two parts unlock on October 5 and November 23.

  • STEP
    1
    A Cosmic Companion (1/?)
    Catch 15 Pokémon
    ×5
    Razz Berry ×5
    Make 10 Curveball Throws Staryu
    Catch 15 Psychic-type Pokémon
    ×5
    Pinap Berry ×5

    REWARDS

    Cosmog
    1000 XP
    ×500
  • STEP
    2
    A Cosmic Companion (2/?)
    Give your buddy 3 treats Woobat
    Earn 10 Candies walking with your buddy Staryu
    Catch 15 Psychic-type Pokémon Munna

    REWARDS

    ×1
    2000 XP
    ×500
  • STEP
    3
    A Cosmic Companion (3/?)
    Earn 15 hearts with your buddy Ralts
    Send 10 Gifts to friends Staryu
    Catch 20 different species of Pokémon
    ×25
    Poké Ball ×25

    REWARDS

    ×5
    3000 XP
    ×1000
  • STEP
    4
    A Cosmic Companion (4/?)
    Professor Willow is currently performing an investigation regarding this research. Check back for more details soon!
    ×789
    789 XP

    REWARDS

    ×25
    3000 XP
    ×1000

GO Battle League Timed Research

Event-exclusive Timed Research

For our most dedicated battlers, a pass to access battle-themed Timed Research will be available in the in-game shop at no cost once GO Battle League: Season of Light begins.

This Timed Research will keep track of your victories throughout the Season. Each research page will require 100 wins to complete, and doing so will reward you with a small amount of Stardust and items such as an Elite Fast TM (400 wins) and Elite Charged TM (500 wins). Keep at it throughout the Season to see how far you can get!

  • STEP
    1
    GO Battle League Timed Research (1/5)
    Win 10 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 20 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 30 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 40 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 50 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×2500
    Stardust ×2500
    Win 60 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 70 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 80 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 90 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 100 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×2500
    Stardust ×2500

    REWARDS

    ×5000
    ×1
    ×10
  • STEP
    2
    GO Battle League Timed Research (2/5)
    Win 10 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 20 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 30 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 40 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 50 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×2500
    Stardust ×2500
    Win 60 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 70 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 80 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 90 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 100 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×2500
    Stardust ×2500

    REWARDS

    ×5000
    ×1
    ×10
  • STEP
    3
    GO Battle League Timed Research (3/5)
    Win 10 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 20 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 30 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 40 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 50 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×2500
    Stardust ×2500
    Win 60 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 70 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 80 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 90 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 100 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×2500
    Stardust ×2500

    REWARDS

    ×5000
    ×1
    ×10
  • STEP
    4
    GO Battle League Timed Research (4/5)
    Win 10 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 20 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 30 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 40 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 50 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×2500
    Stardust ×2500
    Win 60 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 70 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 80 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 90 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 100 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×2500
    Stardust ×2500

    REWARDS

    ×5000
    ×1
    ×10
  • STEP
    5
    GO Battle League Timed Research (5/5)
    Win 10 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 20 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 30 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 40 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
    Win 50 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×2500
    Stardust ×2500
    Win 60 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 70 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 80 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 90 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×1500
    Stardust ×1500
    Win 100 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League
    ×2500
    Stardust ×2500

    REWARDS

    ×5000
    ×1
    ×10

Sales

Themed Avatar Items

Look out for avatar items inspired by Cosmog coming to the in-game shop soon!


Themed Stickers

You’ll also be able to get season-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.

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