Secrets of the Jungle Event 2021

Event

Starts:
Friday, October 1, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Sunday, October 10, at 8:00 PM Local Time

The latest Pokémon film, Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, is releasing globally on Netflix on Friday, October 8, 2021! In celebration of the movie’s release, Zarude, the Rogue Monkey Pokémon, will be making its Pokémon GO debut! You’ll be able to encounter it by completing limited-time Special Research. You can also look forward to lots of other in-game content inspired by the movie, including the return of Jessie and James to Pokémon GO.




Features

  • A limited-time Special Research story will be available! Complete this research line to encounter Zarude and help Professor Willow learn more about the Rogue Monkey Pokémon. This is the first time that this Dark- and Grass-type Mythical Pokémon will be available in Pokémon GO. Note that you can obtain this Special Research only during the event period, but once you have it, you can complete it anytime.
  • Jessie and James will be continuing their hijinks from last year’s event. Keep an eye out for them in your snapshots, and watch for their Meowth Balloon. Jessie and James will be appearing in their Meowth Balloon until Friday, October 15, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
  • Encounter Meowth or Wobbuffet in Photobombs.
  • Get themed Field Research tasks from PokéStops that’ll lead to encounters with Audino, Rufflet, and more. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Rufflet!
  • New free avatar items will be available in the Style Shop, including the Adventure Hat and the Wailmer Water Bottle.

Spawns

Encounter Pokémon related to Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle! Hoothoot, Combee, Drilbur, Cottonee, Dwebble, and more will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Larvitar!

Explorer Pikachu will be making its return to Pokémon GO, appearing in the wild. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Explorer Pikachu!

  • shiny
    Caterpie
  • shiny
    Pikachu
  • shiny
    Oddish
  • shiny
    Diglett
  • shiny
    Hoothoot
  • shiny
    Larvitar
  • shiny
    Combee
  • shiny
    Pidove
  • shiny
    Roggenrola
  • Drilbur
  • shiny
    Cottonee
  • shiny
    Dwebble

Get Photobombed up to 5 times a day by Jessie and James to encounter Meowth or Wobbuffet.

Jessie and James Photobombs

  • shiny
    Meowth
  • shiny
    Wobbuffet

Raids

Appearing in 1- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Pikachu
  • shiny
    Larvitar
  • shiny
    Roggenrola
  • shiny
    Foongus
  • shiny
    Rufflet

Appearing in 3- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Lickitung
  • shiny
    Chansey
  • shiny
    Pinsir
  • Ludicolo
  • Flygon

Appearing in 5- Star Raids

  • Genesect (Douse)

Appearing in Mega Raids

  • shiny
    Mega Gengar

Shiny

These Pokémon are already available in their shiny variants but they were mentioned in the announcement.

  • Pikachu
  • Rufflet

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