Pokemon GO - Ed Sheeran featuring Water-type Pokemon event announced

Published: 08:04, 18 November 2021
Ed Sheeran in Pokemon GO
Ed Sheeran in Pokemon GO

Ed Sheeran and Pokemon GO have planned an event with music, Water-type Pokemon, some cool-looking Squirtles and more. The event will go on for one week.

Pokemon GO is gearing up to welcome Ed Sheeran, originally spotted in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England, in the game's first-ever collaboration with the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter.

Ed Sheeran in Pokemon GO

The event will take place between Monday, November 22, 2021, at 19:00 GMT (11:00 a.m. PST) and Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at 21:00 GMT (1:00 p.m. PST).

The performance will be available on the Pokemon GO app. To find it, just navigate to the in-game News section on Monday, November 22, 2021, at 19:00 GMT.

Ed will treat us to the following tracks:

  • "Perfect"
  • "Bad Habits"
  • "Overpass Graffiti"
  • "Thinking Out Loud"
  • "First Time"
  • "Shivers"
Water-type event

The event will feature all of the Water-type first-partner Pokemon currently available in Pokemon GO, in honour of Ed's favourite picks. Make sure you grab a snapshot each day.

In-Game Music

"Overpass Graffiti" will be playing every night in Pokemon GO from Monday, November 22, 2021, until Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

Wild Encounters

  • Totodile*
  • Mudkip*
  • Piplup*
  • Oshawott*

If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following.

  • Squirtle wearing sunglasses*
  • Froakie

 *Lucky Trainers may spot a Shiny in the wild.

Field Research Task Encounters

Complete Field Research tasks to get an encounter with (a possibly Shiny) Squirtle wearing sunglasses.

Niantic Pokemon GO - Ed Sheeran event Sweatshirt Pokemon GO - Ed Sheeran event Sweatshirt

Avatar Items, Stickers, and Bundles

Make sure you log in during the event to claim the「=」 Sweatshirt. All Trainers can use the code VVM87WGMMUZHTB8X to claim the sweatshirt but please note that it is limited to one code redemption per Trainer. 

Water-type themed stickers are available at the in-game shop, Gifts and PokeStops. The in-game shop will also offer a one-time free Event Box containing a Lure Module, 20 Pokeballs, 10 Razz Berries, and 10 Pinap Berries.

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