Pokemon GO Fest 2022 Guide: Schedule, Spawns, New Shinies, and More

Let the Festivities begin!

by Noah Nelson


Pokemon GO Fest is right around the corner in Pokemon GO. The Pokemon GO Fest is a 2-day celebratory event to celebrate all things Pokemon GO. There will be brand new shiny and costumed Pokemon to catch and some other fun activities. Here is everything we know so far about Pokemon GO Fest.

Pokemon GO Fest Start and End Date

As mentioned previously, Pokemon GO Fest will take place over 2 days. It will start on Saturday, June 4, at 10:00 a.m. local time and end on Sunday, June 5, at 6:00 p.m. local time. There will also be another Pokemon GO Fest day on Saturday, August 27, 2022.

Like all big Pokemon GO events, Pokemon GO Fest will offer a ticket and non-ticket experience. Tickets for Pokemon GO Fest are US$14.99 and will offer a lot to the Trainers that participate. If you’re interested in knowing the difference between the ticket and non-ticket experience, check out our Pokemon GO guides.

Pokemon GO Fest Spawns

During the Pokemon Go Fest, there will be four rotating habitats that all offer different wild Pokemon. The rotating habitats are City, Plains, Rainforest, and Tundra. Here are the wild Pokemon spawns in Pokemon GO Fest:

An asterisk means a Pokemon can be shiny.

City Habitat

  • Magnemite*
  • Alolan Grimer*
  • Hitmonchan*
  • Baltoy*
  • Burmy (Trash)*
  • Bronzor*
  • Pidove*
  • Trubbish*
  • Gothita
  • Golett
  • Litten

If you’re lucky, you might catch the following:

  • Costumed Pikachu*
  • Galarian Wheezing*

Plains Habitat

  • Girafarig*
  • Dunsparce*
  • Larvitar*
  • Numel*
  • Trapinch*
  • Buizel*
  • Patrat*
  • Drilbur
  • Shelmet*
  • Rufflet*
  • Litleo*

If you’re lucky, you might catch the following:

  • Costumed Pikachu*
  • Axew*

Rainforest Habitat

  • Mudkip*
  • Seedot*
  • Shroomish*
  • Slakoth*
  • Turtwig*
  • Chimchar*
  • Venipede
  • Karrablast*
  • Binacle
  • Skrelp
  • Rowlet

If you’re lucky, you might catch the following:

  • Costumed Pikachu*
  • Pancham

Tundra Habitat

  • Omanyte*
  • Swinub*
  • Wingull*
  • Meditite*
  • Wailmer*
  • Spheal*
  • Piplup*
  • Vanillite
  • Cubchoo*
  • Bergmite
  • Popplio

If you’re lucky, you might catch the following:

  • Costumed Pikachu*
  • Galarian Darumaka*

Pokemon GO Fest New Shinies

If you still don’t have a good reason to participate in Pokemon GO Fest, get this. Several Pokemon will be revealed as shiny for the first time ever. Here they are:

  • Shroomish
  • Breloom
  • Numel
  • Camerupt
  • Karrablast
  • Escavalier
  • Axew
  • Fraxure
  • Haxorus
  • Shelmet
  • Accelgor

Pokemon GO Fest Shiny Unown and More

Lastly, a couple of Unown, some of the rarest Pokemon in the game, are getting shiny versions. Unown B, Unown G, Unown, O, and Unown U will be shiny and available to catch during the event.

You might have noticed that there is a special Costumed Pikachu available during the Pokemon GO Fest. Pokemon GO Fest is centered on Shaymin, the Gratitude Pokemon, and the Costumed Pikachu is dressed up in a Shaymin-inspired flower costume.

There is so much more to this event that we don’t know about yet. Pokemon GO Fest will feature a brand new yet-to-be-announced Pokemon in the 5 Star Raid. There will be signature Special Research stories ripe with adventure and collectibles. Stay tuned by checking out our Attack of the Fanboy Pokemon GO guides.

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