Water Festival

Event

Starts:
Thursday, May 12, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Friday, May 20, at 8:00 PM Local Time

Look out for a surge of Water-type Pokémon from Thursday, May 12, 2022, to Friday, May 20, 2022.




Bonuses

Rainy Lure Modules activated during the event will last for two hours
2x Hatch Candy
Increased Candy XL from hatching Eggs

Features

Pokémon Debuts

Lapras wearing a scarf, Dewpider, and Araquanid make their debuts in Pokémon GO!

You can use 50 Dewpider Candy to evolve Dewpider into Araquanid.

  • shiny
    Scarf Lapras
  • Dewpider
  • Araquanid

Legendary Debut

The Legendary Pokémon Tapu Fini, guardian deity of Poni Island, will also be appearing in raids!

  • Tapu Fini

Global Challenge

Available from Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT –7), to Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 1:00 a.m. PDT (GMT –7)

A Global Challenge will be happening throughout the Water Festival event! Work with other Trainers around the world to catch a wave of Water-type Pokémon to earn a bonus for everyone!

Global Challenge: Catch 600,000,000 Water-type Pokémon

Global Challenge bonus reward:

2x Catch Candy

Spawns

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.

  • shiny
    Tentacool
  • shiny
    Slowpoke
  • shiny
    Goldeen
  • shiny
    Staryu
  • shiny
    Magikarp
  • shiny
    Marill
  • shiny
    Lotad
  • Surskit
  • shiny
    Carvanha
  • shiny
    Wailmer
  • shiny
    Tympole
  • shiny
    Binacle
  • Dewpider

If you're lucky, you may encounter the following

  • Poliwhirl
  • shiny
    Mantine
  • shiny
    Alomomola

Eggs

In 7 km Eggs

  • shiny
    Psyduck
  • shiny
    Staryu
  • shiny
    Mudkip
  • shiny
    Azurill
  • shiny
    Feebas
  • shiny
    Clamperl
  • Mantyke
  • shiny
    Binacle

Raids

Appearing in 1- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Qwilfish
  • shiny
    Wailmer
  • shiny
    Spritzee
  • Helioptile
  • shiny
    Rockruff

Appearing in 3- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Alolan Raichu
  • shiny
    Scarf Lapras
  • Feraligatr
  • Azumarill
  • Ludicolo

Appearing in 5- Star Raids

  • Tapu Fini

Appearing in Mega Raids

  • shiny
    Mega Blastoise

Research

Field Research Tasks

You can encounter the following Pokémon when you complete Field Research tasks! All of the event tasks will be prefixed with Water Festival.

  • Catch 5 Pokémon
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    shiny Magikarp
    Max CP
    117
    Min CP
    99
    shiny Wailmer
    Max CP
    629
    Min CP
    584
  • Catch 5 Water‑type Pokémon
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    ×10
    Poké Ball ×10
    ×5
    Great Ball ×5
  • Catch 5 Magikarp or Wailmer
    REWARD
    shiny Luvdisc
    Max CP
    363
    Min CP
    332
  • Catch 10 Water‑type Pokémon
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    shiny Binacle
    Max CP
    405
    Min CP
    373
    ×20
    Gyarados Mega Energy ×20
    ×20
    Blastoise Mega Energy ×20
  • Catch 15 Pokémon
    REWARD
    Dewpider
    Max CP
    306
    Min CP
    277
  • Catch 25 Pokémon
    REWARD
    shiny Scarf Lapras
    Max CP
    1131
    Min CP
    1076
  • Hatch an Egg
    REWARD
    shiny Carvanha
    Max CP
    437
    Min CP
    398
  • Evolve 2 Water‑type Pokémon
    REWARD
    shiny Marill
    Max CP
    197
    Min CP
    172

Timed Research

Timed Research focused on catching Pokémon will be available throughout the event!

Complete the research to earn 50 Gyarados Mega Energy, 1,000 XP, 1,000 Stardust, and encounters with Lapras wearing a scarf and Dewpider.


A Poni Adventure

Season-exclusive Special Research

The Season of Alola’s fourth Special Research story will be available on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

STEP
1
A Poni Adventure (1/4)
Catch 10 Pokémon
×10
Poké Ball ×10
Power up Pokémon 5 times
×5
Razz Berry ×5
Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts
×3
Hyper Potion ×3

REWARDS

Alolan Raticate
500 XP
×500
STEP
2
A Poni Adventure (2/4)
Catch 3 Water-type Pokémon Tentacruel
Take a snapshot of a Water-type Pokémon Wailmer
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon Wingull

REWARDS

×1
500 XP
×500
STEP
3
A Poni Adventure (3/4)
Walk 2 km Miltank
Catch 15 Pokémon
×10
Great Ball ×10
Spin 5 PokéStops or Gyms Stufful

REWARDS

×1
1000 XP
×1000
STEP
4
A Poni Adventure (4/4)
Send 5 Gifts to friends
×10
Great Ball ×10
Catch 15 Pokémon
×7
Pinap Berry ×7
Win a raid Alolan Exeggutor

REWARDS

×15
8000 XP
×3000

STEP
1
Made-up Special Research to Test Things (1/4)
Catch 10 Pokémon
×1000
1000 XP
This is an extremely long field research task to see if long tasks can break the layout
×25
Charizard Mega Energy ×25
Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts
×25
Charmander Candy ×25

REWARDS

×25
×25
×25
STEP
2
Made-up Special Research to Test Things (2/4)
Catch 3 Water-type Pokémon Tentacruel
Take a snapshot of a Water-type Pokémon Wailmer
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon Wingull

REWARDS

Pa'u Style Oricorio Hat
Baile Style Oricorio Hat
Sensu Style Oricorio Hat
STEP
3
Made-up Special Research to Test Things (3/4)
Walk 2 km Miltank
Catch 15 Pokémon
×10
Great Ball ×10
Spin 5 PokéStops or Gyms Stufful

REWARDS

×1
1000 XP
×1000
STEP
4
Made-up Special Research to Test Things (4/4)
Send 5 Gifts to friends
×10
Great Ball ×10
Catch 15 Pokémon
×7
Pinap Berry ×7
Win a raid Alolan Exeggutor

REWARDS

Wingull
Wailord
Ekans

Shiny

These Pokémon will be released in their shiny variant with the start of the event.

  • Binacle
  • Barbaracle

Sales

New Avatar Items

Celebrate the Water Festival with wonderful new avatar items! You can snag them from the in-game shop during the event—but don’t worry, they’ll be available after the event ends, too!

  • Water Festival Scarf

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