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Astral Eclipse Event

Updated: Nov 23, 2022

📅Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. → Monday, November 28, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. (local time)

No need to look to the skies! Cosmic Pokémon are the stars of the upcoming Astral Eclipse event. And what’s that—is Cosmoem ready to evolve?!

Could its Evolution help defend us from the Ultra Beasts? There’s only one way to find out, Trainers. Let’s GO!

Event Features

Nebula Skies return to Pokémon GO to celebrate the Astral Eclipse! Check out the in-game shop for out-of-this-world Avatar items to join the celebration!

New Pokémon

These Pokémon will make their Pokémon GO debuts during the Astral Eclipse

  • Solgaleo*

  • Lunala*

* Evolving Cosmoem into Solgaleo or Lunala will require 100 Cosmog candy. Evolve during the day for Solgaleo or at night for Lunala.

Special Research

The next stages of the "A Cosmic Companion" Special Research story will be unlocked during the Astral Eclipse event.

Collection Challenge

A Collection Challenge rewarding Stardust will be available during the Astral Eclipse event.

Featured Pokémon

Wild Encounters

  • Alolan Rattata✨, Alolan Sandshrew✨, Clefairy✨, Alolan Vulpix✨, Staryu✨, Hoothoot✨, Petilil, Sunkern✨, Lunatone✨, Solrock✨, Munna✨, Cottonee✨, Yungoos✨

Field Research Encounters

  • Staryu✨

Raid Bosses

  • 1-⭐Raids: Drifloon✨, Frillish (male), Frillish (female), Inkay✨, Rockruff✨

  • 3-⭐Raids: Tentacruel, Druddigon✨, Hisuian Braviary✨

  • 5-⭐Raids: Nihilego

  • Mega Raids: Mega Houndoom✨

(✨= shiny form available)

Ultra Beast Raid Day

📅Sunday, November 27, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. → 5:00 p.m. (local time)

Ultra Beasts are coming! Live in-person Raid events will take place on November 26 in London and Los Angeles, followed by the Global Ultra Beast Arrival on November 27.

Event Bonuses

  • Increased chance to receive Rare Candy XL from in-person Raid Battles

  • 1.25x more XP for winning Raid Battles

  • Receive up to five free Raid Passes from spinning Gym Photo Discs during the event and up to two hours afterward

  • From Monday, November 21, 2022, until Saturday, November 26, 2022, Trainers will have the chance to earn additional rewards by referring up to 100,000 new players

Group Bonuses

Defeat an Ultra Beast in a Raid Battle to spawn the following Pokémon around the Gym for a short time:

  • Machoke, Scyther✨, Magmar✨, Gulpin, Staryu✨, Absol✨, Minccino✨, Frillish (female), Dedenne

  • Note: Minccino that appear under these circumstances will have an increased chance of being Shiny✨


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