Pokémon GO Fest 2022 is about to kick off with a two-day global event on June 4th and 5th, 2022, and trainers will be able to unlock rewards, earn bonuses, and experience event-exclusive gameplay. There’s more GO Fest 2022 events on the way as well, and Niantic has shared a new round of details on what trainers can expect. Check out the info breakdown below.

Personalized Special Research

This year, ticket-holding Trainers will get to personalize their Pokémon GO Fest experience with Special Research. Catch, explore, or battle—choose your focus and difficulty level, and certain Special Research tasks will change accordingly! Complete Special Research to encounter the Mythical Pokémon Shaymin in its Land Forme! Other rewards include a Shaymin-inspired avatar item and an event-exclusive pose.

  • Land Forme Shaymin T-shirt
  • Gracidea Bouquet Pose

Avatar items in the shop

Show your Pokémon GO Fest spirit! New Shaymin-inspired avatar items will be available in the in-game shop!

  • Pokémon GO Fest 2022 Tee
  • Shaymin Hat
  • Gracidea Face Sticker

Rotating habitats and Pokémon encounters

Many different Pokémon will appear in rotating hourly habitats during the event. Trainers can complete Collection Challenges for each habitat hour to contribute to their Elite Collector medal. For the first time in Pokémon GO, lucky Trainers might encounter a Shiny Shroomish, Shiny Numel, Shiny Karrablast, Shiny Axew, or Shiny Shelmet!

Event special stickers

Special Pokémon GO Fest 2022–themed stickers will be available to Ticket-holding Trainers during the event from PokéStops and Gifts, and available to all Trainers in the in-game shop.

A special Pikachu

Pikachu is getting into the Pokémon GO Fest spirit, too! During the event, be on the lookout for Gracidea Pikachu appearing in the wild, in one-star raids, and as a surprise encounter in GO Snapshot. If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

  • Gracidea Pikachu

Commemorative Pokémon GO Fest 2022 T-shirt

Pikachu isn’t the only one dressed to impress! Trainers in select locations will be able to purchase commemorative Pokémon GO Fest 2022 T-shirts—and all Trainers will be able to snag a matching avatar item in the in-game shop! Read on for more details about T-shirt availability.

Niantic Supply

Trainers will be able to preorder Pokémon GO Fest 2022 shirts from Niantic Supply. Niantic Supply will ship to the following countries.

  • USA
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • UK
  • France
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands
  • Germany
  • Poland
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Luxembourg
  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • Puerto Rico
  • Ireland

These T-shirts will be available while supplies last. If you purchase a shirt, don’t forget to wear it during Pokémon GO Fest 2022! Post photos of your Pokémon GO Fest 2022 outfit on social media and use #PokemonGOFest2022 to join the festivities!

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