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Psychic Spectacular Event Overview

Updated: Sep 1, 2022

Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. → Monday, September 13, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. (local time)

Event Features

Inkay, the Revolving Pokémon, and Malamar, the Overturning Pokémon, will be arriving in Pokémon GO as a part of the Psychic Spectacular event! This event will unlock the next part of Misunderstood Mischief, the Season of Mischief Special Research story.


  • New to Pokémon GO: Inkay and its Evolution, Malamar!

  • Special circumstances (which may not be a mystery to trainers who've spent some time in the Kalos region) will be required to evolve Inkay into Malamar.

  • Increased Psychic-type wild spawns: Abra, Drowzee, Gothita, Solosis, and more!

  • If you’re lucky, you might encounter other Psychic-type Pokémon like Elgyem and Inkay.


Psychic-Type Pokémon (and Pokémon with Psychic-type Evolutions) will be appearing in raids during this event:

  • One-star: Staryu, Chimecho, Bronzor, Espurr, and Inkay

  • Three-star: Alolan Raichu, Wobbuffet, Medicham, and Metagross

  • Five-star: Lugia (Raid boss overview)

  • Mega: Mega Slowbro (Raid boss overview)

Field Research and more

  • Event-exclusive Field Research tasks, will award encounters with Psychic-type Pokémon like Woobat, Inkay, and more.

  • Get out your camera for daily AR Snapshot surprises including Inkay!

  • New event-inspired stickers featuring Psychic-type Pokémon will be available in the in-game shop, from gifts, and from spinning PokéStops.

  • A new Timed Research will be available.

  • Step 5 of the Hoopa Special Research will be unlocked!

View all September event information here.


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