Pokemon Go: Season of Mischief Spawns, Eggs, and Mega Evolution Bonuses

Season of Mischief brings new Pokemon spawns, eggs, and mega evolution bonuses.

by Diego Perez

The Season of Mischief has officially begun in Pokemon Go, and that means there are new regional spawns, egg Pokemon, and Mega Evolution bonuses. This season will bring many exciting changes to the game, including the long-awaited introduction of the psychic/ghost type Pokemon, Hoopa. As always, there will be several spotlight hours and special research tasks for players to enjoy this season as well. Here are the northern and southern hemisphere spawns, egg Pokemon, and Mega Evolution bonuses for the Season of Mischief in Pokemon Go.

Pokemon Go Season of Mischief Spawns

With every new season in Pokemon Go, different Pokemon will start to appear in the northern and southern hemispheres. Here are the new northern and southern hemisphere Pokemon:

  • Northern Hemisphere Spawns
    • Jigglypuff
    • Slowpoke
    • Chikorita
    • Cyndaquil
    • Totodile
    • Bidoof
    • Deerling (Autumn)
  • Southern Hemisphere Spawns
    • Clefairy
    • Roselia
    • Snivy
    • Tepig
    • Oshawott
    • Tympole
    • Deerling (Spring)

Certain environments also have seasonal spawns, and players will be able to find new Pokemon in urban areas, mountainous regions, and more this season. Here are the new spawns for Season of Mischief:

  • Urban Areas
    • Shuppet
    • Trubbish
    • Gothita
  • Near Water
    • Krabby
    • Horsea
    • Mantine
  • Mountainous Areas
    • Geodude
    • Rhyhorn
    • Slugma
  • Forests
    • Teddiursa
    • Shelmet
    • Karrablast


Season of Mischief Eggs

Each season of Pokemon Go changes the pool of Pokemon that can hatch from eggs. Here is the Season of Mischief egg pool:

  • 2km Eggs
    • Nidoran (M), Nidoran (F), Barboach, Drifloon
  • 5km Eggs
    • Seel, Pineco, Sableye, Chingling
  • 10km Eggs
    • Audino, Mienfoo
  • 5km Adventure Sync Eggs
    • Shieldon, Cranidos, Frillish
  • 10km Adventure Sync Eggs
    • Riolu, Deino, Noibat

Season of Mischief Mega Evolution Bonuses

Each month during the season, certain Pokemon will receive a CP boost when they are Mega Evolved. Here are the mega evolution bonuses for the Season of Mischief:

  • September: Slowbro
  • October: Gengar
  • November: Houndoom

Season of Mischief Seasonal Bonuses

During this season, Pokemon Go players will experience the following effects:

  • Boosted damage for Trainers battling remotely in raids
  • Guaranteed Gifts from PokeStop spins
  • Buddies will bring you Gifts more often
  • Increased Incense effectiveness
  • Added increased Incense effectiveness while walking
  • 3x bonus XP from spinning a PokeStop for the first time
  • 2x Lure duration

The Season of Mischief will run from Wednesday, September 1 to Wednesday, December 1 in Pokemon Go. There’s a lot to look forward to this season, so check back soon for more Pokemon Go news.

Pokemon Go is available now on mobile devices.

About The Author

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Currently serving as an Associate Editor at Attack of the Fanboy, Diego Perez has been writing about video games since 2018, specializing in live service games like Destiny and Final Fantasy XIV. His work is featured at publications like Game Rant and The Outerhaven, but Attack of the Fanboy is home to his best work. When he's not editing or writing guides, he's yelling about Ape Escape or grinding Lost Sectors in Destiny. Plus, he has a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Media Studies for Texas A&M University.