The stars are out and about
Pokémon GO lets you evolve and grow with your Pokémon in all kinds of ways, and it’s time to celebrate that with a new event: Evolving Stars!
The star of the event is Cosmoem, the Protostar Pokémon, which will make its Pokémon GO debut! You can also look forward to Field Research focused on Evolution and a Collection Challenge that awards Evolution items. You can get the full details on this event below.
Evolving Stars: From Wednesday, October 5, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time
The Season of Light story unfolds! Continue to follow Cosmog’s story throughout the Season of Light!
A new part of the Season-long Special Research will unlock during the Evolving Stars event—complete it to take another step on your stellar adventure with Cosmog.
Cosmoem will make its Pokémon GO debut.
Trainers will be able to evolve Cosmog into Cosmoem by using 25 Cosmog Candy. And don’t worry about evolving your only Cosmog—rumor has it that Trainers will have the opportunity to encounter additional Cosmog in the distant future.
Mega Gyarados Raid Day: From Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time
Raid Day bonuses
- Mega Gyarados will appear more frequently in raids.
- You can receive up to five additional Raid Passes by spinning Photo Discs at Gyms.
- You’ll have an increased chance of encountering Shiny Gyarados.
Wild encounters: The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.
Raids: The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.
- Unown E
- Unown P
- Unown S
- Alolan Raichu*
Xerneas will appear in raids from Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time. Yveltal will appear in raids from Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
- Mega Manectric
- Mega Lopunny
Mega Manectric will appear in raids from Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time. Mega Lopunny will appear in raids from Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
Field Research task encounters
Complete Field Research to earn Stardust, Evolution items, and Mega Energy.
Evolving Collection Challenges
Get ready for four Collection Challenges focused on evolving Pokémon! Complete the challenges to receive Evolution items.
- Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
- Only Pokémon that have evolved at least once and can evolve again will be eligible.