Pokemon GO - Pokemon Shining Pearl event details

Published: 15:43, 12 November 2021
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Pokemon GO is celebrating the arrival of Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl to Nintendo Switch with a two-part in-game event.

Pokemon GO players will be celebrating the release of Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl leading up to, and even after the games launch on November 19, 2021. The first part of the festivities will kick off with the Pokemon Brilliant Diamond celebration on November 16 and continue with part two: Pokemon Shining Pearl.

Time and date: Thursday, November 18, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. until Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

This part of the event will serve as a homage to Pokemon Shining Pearl so get ready to see Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup wearing white Sinnoh hats appear more frequently in the wild.

Wild Encounters

  • Pinsir*
  • Misdreavus*
  • Houndour*
  • Spheal
  • Turtwig wearing Dawn’s hat*
  • Chimchar wearing Dawn’s hat*
  • Piplup wearing Dawn’s hat*
  • Bidoof*
  • Kricketot*
  • Buneary*
  • Glameow*

Lucky Trainers may come across the following Pokemon:

  • Slowpoke*
  • Bagon*
  • Buizel*
  • Burmy (Sandy Cloak)*

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One-Star Raids

  • Shieldon*
  • Drifloon*
  • Bronzor*

Three-Star Raids

  • Salamence
  • Lopunny*
  • Drapion
  • Toxicroak
  • Gallade

Five-Star Raids

  • Cresselia - caught during this period will know the Attack Grass Knot.*

Mega Raids

  • Mega Lopunny*

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7km Eggs

  • Budew*
  • Bonsly*
  • Happiny*
  • Mime Jr.*
  • Riolu*

Field Research Encounters

Complete Field Research tasks to encounter the following:

  • Turtwig wearing Lucas’s hat*
  • Chimchar wearing Lucas’s hat*
  • Piplup wearing Lucas’s hat*
  • Burmy (Plant Cloak)*
  • Burmy (Trash Cloak)*

The luckiest of Trainers might encounter the following:

  • Larvitar*
  • Cranidos*

*If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one.

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