Season of Mischief
The strange events of Pokémon GO Fest 2021 continue in the Season of Mischief! This Season will focus on an adventure featuring Hoopa, the Mischief Pokémon, which you’ll be able to encounter early on in this Season’s Special Research story: Misunderstood Mischief!
When Hoopa summoned Legendary Pokémon to Pokémon GO during Pokémon GO Fest 2021, time and space were distorted. Hoopa has also brought Pokémon originally discovered in the Galar region to Pokémon GO for the first time! Be sure to follow along during the Season to see what else might happen!
The Season of Mischief will run from Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
During the Season of Mischief, Trainers worldwide will see these bonuses:
Hoopa is arriving
Beginning September 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time, you’ll be able to access a season-long Special Research story. Throughout the Season of Mischief, you’ll gain access to different sets of tasks in this Special Research story. For instance, you’ll be able to encounter Confined Hoopa by completing a set of tasks that’ll unlock beginning September 5.
Learn Hoopa’s secrets during the Season!
You’ll be able to access parts of this Season’s Special Research story when certain events begin. The Special Research story will focus on discovering more about Hoopa and the strange occurrences happening throughout the Season, so stay tuned to follow along with the story.
If you complete this Season’s Special Research story, you’ll gain access to a special event at the end of the Season that might have something to do with Hoopa!
Hoopa can’t be transferred to Pokémon HOME for now. For Trainers unable to play during this Season, Confined Hoopa may be available again in the future.
Read about the Hoopa’s Arrival Event here: leekduck.com/events/hoopas-arrival/.
As the seasons change, different Pokémon will be appearing in different areas across the world!
- In cities, Pokémon such as Shuppet, Trubbish, Gothita, and more will be appearing more frequently in the wild,
- While in far-off forests, Teddiursa, Shelmet, Karrablast and more will be appearing more frequently in the wild.
- The mountains are seeing shifts in Pokémon as well, with Geodude, Rhyhorn, Slugma, and more appearing more frequently,
- While Krabby, Horsea, Mantine, and more will be appearing more frequently in the wild near bodies of water.
These and many more Pokémon will be appearing more often in the wild, so stay tuned for more details, Trainers!
During this Season, Trainers can encounter different Pokémon in the northern and southern hemisphere!
Some Pokémon will appear only in the northern hemisphere.
- Deerling (Autumn)
Some Pokémon will appear only in the southern hemisphere.
- Deerling (Spring)
There seems to be a change in the species of Pokemon that Ditto is transforming into in the wild. There is now a chance that the following Pokémon will instead be a Ditto when caught!
Mega Evolution bonuses!
During each month of the Season of Mischief, a different Pokémon will receive a CP boost when Mega Evolved.
September: Mega Slowbro
October: Mega Gengar
November: Mega Houndoom
Mega Evolution Bonuses
- Mega Slowbro
- Mega Gengar
- Mega Houndoom
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