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Pokémon GO Content Update: August 2022

Updated: Jul 30

As the end of July is near, it's time for the monthly overview for everything Pokémon GO in August 2022:


GO Fest

From Friday, August 5, 2022, to Sunday, August 7, 2022, Pokémon GO Fest will take place in Sapporo Japan. This will be the last in-person GO Fest of this summer. At the end of August, on August 27, there will also be the GO Fest 2022: Finale! More details about this Finale event will be released in the future.


Community Day

📅 August 13, 2022


Read more about August's Community Day in our Community Day article. Click here.


August 2022 Events

Two events have been announced for August, and more details for the events will be announced later.


Bug Out!

📅 Wednesday, August 10 → Tuesday, August 16

This event will feature Bug-type Pokémon. Are you like Misty? Or do you love some cute bug friends?


2022 Pokémon World Championships Event

📅 Thursday August 18 Tuesday, August 23

For the first time ever, Pokémon GO will be featured during the Pokémon World Championships and with this comes an in-game celebration.


Ultra Unlock Bonuses

There are multiple Pokémon GO Fest celebrations happening around the world this year. Due to those celebrations, Trainers have a chance of unlocking multiple bonuses. On top of this, the Season of GO is still active as well.


Raids

Five-Star Raids

In August the following Pokémon can be found in Five-Star Raids.

Which Pokémon?

When?

Shiny possible?

Palkia

July 31 → August 10

✨ Yes ✨

Genesect (new kind of Drive to Pokémon GO)

August 10 → August 18

No

Zacian and Zamazenta

August 18 → August 31

No


The Raid rotations take place at 10:00 a.m. local time.


Mega Raids

Which Pokémon?

When?

Shiny possible?

Mega Abomasnow

July 31 → August 10

✨ Yes ✨

TBA

August 10 → August 18

TBA

Mega Slowbro

August 18 → August 25

✨ Yes ✨

Mega Ampharos

August 25 → August 31

✨ Yes ✨


Raid Hours

📅 Every Wednesday 6:00 7:00 p.m. (local time)

Which Pokémon?

When?

Shiny possible?

Palkia

August 3

✨ Yes ✨

Genesect

August 10

No

Genesect

August 17

No

Zacian

August 24

No

Zamazenta

August 31

No


Spotlight Hours

📅 Every Tuesday 6:00 7:00 p.m. (local time)

Date

Pokémon

Bonus

Shiny possible?

August 2

Hisuian Voltorb

2x Catch Stardust

No

August 9

Nidoran

2x Catch XP

✨ Yes ✨

August 16

Joltik

2x Catch Candy

No

August 23

Nidoran

2x Transfer Candy

✨ Yes ✨

August 30

Pidove

2x Evolve XP

✨ Yes ✨


Research Breakthrough

📅Monday, August 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7) → Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7)


Galarian Stunfisk will be available in your weekly Research Breakthrough with it's shiny available.✨


Language Selection

Soon, Trainers will be able to change their language settings in Pokémon GO!

Trainers will be able to play Pokémon GO in their language of choice, regardless of the language on their device. The following languages will be available when this setting launches:

  • English

  • French

  • German

  • Italian

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Portuguese (Brazilian)

  • Russian

  • Spanish

  • Thai

  • Turkish

  • Traditional Chinese

Trainers will need to close and reopen Pokémon GO for any language changes to take affect.




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