Here’s what you can look forward to during the month of August.
August Research Breakthrough encounter
From Saturday, August 1, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), Scraggy, the Shedding Pokémon, will be available as a Research Breakthrough encounter.
Pokémon Spotlight Hours
In the month of August, Pokémon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. local time, and each hour will spotlight a different Pokémon and special bonus!
Due to technical issues that occurred during some of the Pokémon GO Fest 2020 habitat blocks, we’re holding a global makeup event on August 16, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time. During this makeup event, some Pokémon featured during Pokémon GO Fest 2020 will be appearing more frequently in the wild. Note that this makeup event will be available only to players who purchased a Pokémon GO Fest 2020 ticket.
August’s Community Day Pokémon is known for the following.
That’s right—it’s Magikarp, the Fish Pokémon! Read on for more details about the upcoming Community Day event featuring what some call an underpowered, pathetic Pokémon.
Date + Time
Saturday, August 8, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time
Pokémon GO Fest 2020 is a wrap! Last year, we went to Chicago, Dortmund, and Yokohama to play together—this year, Pokémon GO Fest came to all of us.
For the first time ever in Pokémon GO Fest history, Pokémon GO Fest took place as a global event in an entirely virtual format, allowing Trainers worldwide to participate and play wherever they were. On July 25 and 26, this massive play-from-anywhere event provided a totally reimagined, two-day Pokémon GO Fest experience. Like in past Pokémon GO Fest events, Trainers enjoyed an exciting weekend of bonuses, Pokémon encounters, and Special Research. Team GO Rocket tried their best to take over the event on July 26, but Trainers worldwide managed to hold them off and take back Pokémon GO Fest—and even encountered Shadow Mewtwo and Victini in the process!
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