This Week in Pokémon GO: 16-22 October 2023

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Dive into an action-packed week in Pokémon GO beginning October sixteenth!

The Harvest Competition ends on on October seventeenth, with Paldean Pokémon Smoliv making their debut in Pokémon GO!

Spooky Season formally kicks off with Half One the Halloween Occasion, with cute ghostly doggo Greavard making their first look in sport, and Phantump having their shiny launched!

We even have Skorupi Incense Day to stay up for, with creepy crawly Pokémon spawning, and an elevated likelihood of encountering shiny Skorupi.

For Halloween followers there may be the Ticket of Treats, which supplies Timed Analysis each Thursday throughout October.

For these aiming for mastery, the race is on to finish the Timed Investigation and earn the unmatched Grasp Ball. However that's not all – battle lovers can gear up for the GO Battle League Season 16, whereas raiders put together for epic confrontations probably shiny Guzzlord, and the return of the elusive Darkrai.

And preserve your eyes peeled for the elusive Shiny Shadow Moltres! There's a plethora of adventures ready, so trainers, gear up and set out!

Harvest Competition Occasion

  • Smoliv

  • Dolliv

  • Arboliva

October 12, 2023 10:00am to October 17, 2023 8:00pm native time is the Harvest Competition! Smoliv will make their Pokémon GO debut, and different Grass sort Pokémon will spawn within the wild.

Halloween Occasion 2023 Half One

  • Greavard

  • Houndstone

  • Phantump

Begin off the spooky celebrations for Halloween from October 19, 2023 from 10:00am to October 26, 2023, 10:00am native time with Half One of many Halloween occasion! Greavard will make their debut, and Phantump has their shiny launched!

Skorupi Incense Day

  • Skorupi

October 21, 2023, from 2:00pm to five:00pm native time is Skorupi Incense Day! Bug and Poison sort spawns will likely be interested in incense in hourly rotations, with Skorupi having an elevated shiny charge!

Ticket of Treats

Beginning in October, trainers would be capable to buy the model new ‘Ticket of Treats’ which grants spooky Halloween themed Timed Analysis all through the entire month! With the ticket, each Thursday a brand new Timed Analysis will likely be unlocked, supplying you with till the top of October to finish all of them. Every analysis comes with Premium Objects, event-themed encounters, and extra!

The ticket will likely be accessible to buy till October 29, 2023 11:59pm native time, and should be accomplished and claimed by October 31, 2023, 11:59pm native time.

Adventures Abound Particular Analysis

Select your Paldean accomplice Pokémon! A brand new Particular Analysis story with branching paths will likely be accessible to Trainers! All through Pokémon GO: Adventures Abound, you’ll be capable to journey collectively and bond along with your chosen accomplice Pokémon.

You'll be able to declare this Particular Analysis without charge from Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, December 1, 2023, at 9:59 a.m. native time.

Timed Investigation: Grasp Ball

Pokemon GO master ball
Pokemon GO grasp ball

Embark on the trail to mastery, Trainers. A Timed Investigation is a prolonged sequence of challenges accessible throughout a set time frame. Seeing this journey by way of will provide among the rarest rewards you possibly can acquire in Pokémon GO.

Timed Investigation: Grasp Ball will likely be accessible all through Pokémon GO: Adventures Abound. Full the Timed Investigation by Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. native time to obtain the easiest Poké Ball with the last word stage of efficiency—the Grasp Ball.

When used, it should catch any Pokémon you encounter in Pokémon GO with out fail, whether or not it's within the wild, by way of Lure Modules, after Raid Battles, or whereas utilizing your Every day Journey Incense.

  • For Trainers who're unable to finish Timed Investigation: Grasp Ball by November 21, 2023, a Particular Analysis ticket that awards a Grasp Ball will likely be accessible to buy.

GO Battle League Season 16
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GO Battle League: Adventures Abound will begin on Friday, September 1, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. PT.

The next will happen initially of the Season:

  • Finish-of-Season rewards will likely be accessible on the battle display screen.
  • Your GO Battle League rank will likely be reset.
  • Rank-up necessities will stay the identical because the prior
October 13 – October 20
  • Nice League
  • Sunshine Cup: Nice League Version
October 20 – October 27
  • 🟡 Extremely League
  • 🔵 Halloween Cup: Nice League Version 

Highlight Hour

Pokémon Spotlight Hour


Tuesday October seventeenth 6pm until 7pm native time we now have Pumpkaboo because the featured Pokémon for highlight hour, together with 2x Stardust for catching Pokémon.


The next PokéStop showcases will happen throughout this week:

Date and Time Showcase
October 16 – October 17
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. native time

  • Pumpkaboo

  • Gourgeist

October 20 – October 22
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. native time

  • Shuppet

  • Banette


Raid Hour

  • Guzzlord

Wednesday October 18th 6pm until 7pm native time Guzzlord will seem in five-star raids.

Mega Raids

Gengar (Mega)

From October 6 to October 20 Mega Gengar will seem in Mega Raids.

Banette (Mega)

From October 20 to November 6 Mega Banette will seem in Mega Raids.

5-Star Raids

  • Guzzlord

From October 6 to October 20 Guzzlord will seem in five-star raids, and they are often shiny for the primary time!

  • Darkrai

From October 20 to November 3 Darkrai will seem in five-star raids, and they are often shiny.

Shadow Raids
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Team GO Rocket Shadow Raids
Crew GO Rocket Shadow Raids

One-star and three-star Shadow Raids will likely be accessible day by day, whereas five-star Shadow Raids will happen on Saturdays and Sundays, except in any other case famous. Additionally, Shadow Moltres will swoop into five-star Shadow Raids throughout Adventures Abound!

Moltres (Shadow)

For the primary time in Pokémon GO, it's possible you'll even encounter a Shiny Shadow Moltres—should you’re fortunate!

Season of Adventures Abound
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Season of Adventures Abound: Bonuses
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The next bonuses are particular to Season 12: Adventures Abound.

Trainers can confide in 40 Items day by day

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Trainers can maintain as much as to 40 Items of their bag

Elevated injury when taking part in raids with a good friend

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Elevated XP from going up a Friendship stage


Season of Adventures Abound Analysis Breakthrough

  • From September 1, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7) to December 1, 2023, at 1:00 p.m.
    PDT (GMT -7)
  • Full Area Analysis duties throughout the entire season to earn an encounter from a pool of Pokémon, together with Sableye, Galarian Farfetch'd, Larvitar, Furfrou, Bagon and Goomy.

  • Sableye

  • Farfetch'd (Galarian)

  • Larvitar

  • Furfrou

  • Bagon

  • Goomy

Season of Adventures Abound Area Analysis Duties
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Beginning this Season, Area Analysis duties that beforehand rotated on a month-to-month foundation will now rotate Seasonally. Area Analysis duties that award an encounter with Spinda will nonetheless rotate month-to-month. For a full listing of the season area analysis duties take a look at our listing right here.

Seasonal Rotations

Wild Spawns
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Totally different Pokémon will seem within the wild! Because the Season adjustments, completely different Pokémon will seem in several areas internationally!


  • Gengar

  • Gulpin

  • Beldum

  • Tranquill

  • Scraggy

  • Gothita

  • Dedenne


  • Chansey

  • Staravia

  • Lopunny

  • Croagunk

  • Shelmet

  • Morelull

  • Oranguru


  • Onix

  • Sableye

  • Aggron

  • Darumaka

  • Golett

  • Fletchinder

  • Togedemaru

Seashores & Water

  • Slowbro

  • Shellder

  • Pelipper

  • Karrablast

  • Goomy

  • Dewpider

  • Sandygast

Northern Hemisphere

  • Chikorita

  • Cyndaquil

  • Totodile

  • Larvitar

  • Deerling (Autumn)

  • Tyrunt

  • Amaura

Southern Hemisphere

  • Snivy

  • Tepig

  • Oshawott

  • Tirtouga

  • Archen

  • Deerling (Spring)

  • Deino

*In case you’re fortunate, it's possible you'll encounter a Shiny one!


The next Pokémon hatch from Eggs this Season. These are just a few highlighted Egg hatches, extra Pokémon can hatch from every egg group!

2 km Eggs

  • Chinchou

  • Meditite

  • Larvesta

  • Fomantis

  • Lechonk

5 km Eggs

  • Lickitung

  • Gligar

  • Larvesta

  • Sprigatito

  • Fuecoco

  • Quaxly

7 km Eggs

  • Growlithe (Hisuian)

  • Voltorb (Hisuian)

  • Qwilfish (Hisuian)

  • Sneasel (Hisuian)

10 km Eggs

  • Larvesta

  • Carbink

  • Goomy

  • Jangmo-o

  • Frigibax

Journey Sync Rewards
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The next Pokémon hatch from Journey Sync Eggs this Season. These are just a few highlighted Egg hatches, extra Pokémon can hatch from every egg group.

5 km Eggs

  • Cranidos

  • Shieldon

  • Happiny

  • Munchlax

  • Alomomola

10 km Eggs

  • Gible

  • Goomy

  • Rockruff

  • Jangmo-o

*In case you’re fortunate, it's possible you'll encounter a Shiny one!

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