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Psychic Spectacular 2022, Deoxys Raid Day

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Psychic Spectacular 2022

Event Start Event End
September 6, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time September 12, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time
  • Mega Alakazam makes its grand debut into Pokemon Go
    • Any Alakazam caught during event hours or any Kadabra evolved into Alakazam during event hours will know the Elite Move Psychic
  • A special Research Line will be made available
  • The Psychic Cup will be available in the Go Battle League during the event
  • A special selection of Pokemon will be available in the wild
  • A special selection of Pokemon will be available in raids
    • Unown will be available in its "E", "P", and "S" variants
  • A special selection of Pokemon will hatch from 7km Eggs obtained during the event
  • A special selection of Pokemon will be available rom Field Research

Deoxys Raid Day

September 11, 2022
Event Start Event End
2:00 p.m. local time 5:00 p.m. local time

During this time, raids for Deoxys' four formes will be available en-masse, and will have increased Shiny odds. Players will be able to obtain up to 5 additional Raid Passes by spinning Gyms during event hours.

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Trainers,

If your memory is as good as Alakazam’s, then you may remember a past event all about Psychic-type Pokémon. Well, we’re pleased to announce that that same event—the Psychic Spectacular—will soon make a return!

Mega Alakazam will make its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids, the Mythical Pokémon Deoxys will be appearing in raids, and more! Read on for all the details.

Psychic Spectacular

Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, September 12, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Mega Alakazam appears!

Mega Alakazam will make its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids!

Mega Alakazam

Mega Alakazam

If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Featured attack

Alakazam

Evolve Kadabra (Abra’s Evolution) or catch Alakazam in raids during the event to get an Alakazam that knows the Charged Attack Psychic.

 

Psychic

  • Trainer Battles: 90 Power and a chance to lower the opposing Pokémon’s Defense
  • Gyms and raids: 90 Power

Wild encounters

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild. Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Elgyem—if you’re lucky!

Abra*

Abra

Slowpoke*

Slowpoke

Drowzee*

Drowzee

Natu*

Natu

Ralts*

Ralts

Spoink*

Spoink

Munna

Munna

Woobat*

Woobat

Gothita

Gothita

Solosis

Solosis

Elgyem*

Elgyem

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

Kadabra

Kadabra

Kirlia

Kirlia

If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.

one-star eggOne-Star Raids

Unown E

Unown E

Unown P

Unown P

Unown S

Unown S

Espurr*

Espurr

Three-Star Raids

Alolan Raichu*

Alolan Raichu

Wobbuffet*

Wobbuffet

Girafarig*

Girafarig

Oranguru

Oranguru

Five-Star Raids

Normal Forme Deoxys*

Normal Forme Deoxys

Attack Forme Deoxys*

Attack Forme Deoxys

Defense Forme Deoxys*

Defense Forme Deoxys

Speed Forme Deoxys*

Speed Forme Deoxys

Mega Raids

Mega Alakazam*

Mega Alakazam

If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Deoxys Raid Day

Sunday, September 11, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time

As part of the Psychic Spectacular event, we’re holding a special Raid Day to celebrate the Mythical Pokémon Deoxys! Deoxys will be appearing in Five-Star Raids in all of its forms—and if you're lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

  • All forms of Deoxys appearing more frequently in raids
  • Earn up to five additional daily Raid Passes by spinning Gyms
  • An increased chance of encountering Shiny Deoxys

Eggs

The following Pokémon will hatch from 7km Eggs.

Smoochum*

Smoochum

Wynaut*

Wynaut

Chingling

Chingling

If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Field Research task encounters

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks.

Baltoy*

Baltoy

Chimecho*

Chimecho

Elgyem*

Elgyem

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

Hypno

Hypno

If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Timed Research

Timed Research focused on Curveball Throws will be available throughout the event!

Complete the research to earn multiple encounters with Elgyem.

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Psychic Cup

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Psychic-type Pokémon will be eligible.

The following Pokémon will not be allowed.

Mew

Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change. Be sure to follow us on social media, opt in to receiving push notifications, and subscribe to our emails to stay updated.

—The Pokémon GO team

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