Season 9: Mythical Wishes
📅 Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. → Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. (local time)
As the Season of Light in Pokémon GO comes to an end, Trainers will see their wish for an exciting new Season granted: Mythical Wishes! This new Season will bring new events, spawn rotations, changing bonuses, and more to the world of Pokémon GO!
Mythical Wishes: Make a wish!
There will be three different events during the Season which will allow Trainers to choose their own bonuses from three Timed Research tasks.
Trainers will receive all standard Season bonuses, and will also be able to choose between XP, Egg Hatch, or Stardust bonuses.
Other Announced Events
Heading to Hoenn Mega Raid Day
Winter Holiday Part 1
Winter Holiday Part 2
Lunar New Year
Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn
December 17-18: 2021-2022 recap
January 7 - TBA
January 21 - Community Day Classic (TBA)
February 5 - TBA
GO Battle League: Season 13
The start of the Season of Mythical Wishes also signals the start of season 13 of GO Battle League
This season will feature rotating Cups and Leagues, GO Battle Days, and much more! Full details here.
This upcoming Season will also bring changes to spawns, egg hatches, and more. A new feature for Pokémon spawns will be the appearance of XXS and XXL Pokémon! These new Pokémon sizes will appear visually smaller or larger than their standard-sized counterparts.
This Season, weekly Research Breakthroughs will have a set of potential Pokémon that Trainers may encouter: Galarian Mr. Mime✨, Delibird✨, Bagon✨, Deino✨, Furfrou✨, and Goomy. This will be the first time Trainers have had the opportunity to encounter a shiny Galarian Mr. Mime!
Biome-specific spawns - these Pokémon (and more!) will be spawning in certain real-world habitats:
Cities: Pidgey✨, Meowth✨, Granbull, Alolan Grimer✨, Gulpin, Patrat✨, Lillipup✨
Forests: Venonat✨, Victreebel, Scyther✨, Trash Cloak Burmy✨, Cottonee✨, Formantis✨, Morelull✨
Mountains: Ponyta✨, Rhydon, Pupitar, Makuhita✨, Drilbur, Rufflet✨, Archen✨
Beaches + Water: Poliwhirl, Goldeen✨, Clamperl✨, Vaporeon, Tirtouga✨, Inkay✨, Mareanie
Hemisphere-specific spawns - these Pokémon (and more!) will be spawning in each real-world region:
Northern Hemisphere: Spinarak✨, Snowy Form Castform✨, Beldum✨, Turtwig✨, Chimchar✨, Piplup✨, Pidove✨
Southern Hemisphere: Ledyba✨, Treecko✨, Torchic✨, Mudkip✨, Sunny Form Castform✨, Starly✨, Gible✨
The following Pokémon (and more!) will be hatching from each type of egg:
2 km 🥚: Smoochum✨, Azurill✨, Budew✨, Mantyke, Bergmite
5 km 🥚: Chingling, Snover✨, Rowlet, Litten, Popplio, Mareanie
10 km 🥚: Tirtouga✨, Archen✨, Noibat✨, Rockruff✨, Togedemaru, Jangmo-o
5 km Adventure Sync 🥚: Shinx✨, Cranidos✨, Shieldon✨, Happiny✨
10 km Adventure Sync 🥚: Bagon✨, Beldum✨, Gible✨, Deino✨, Rockruff✨, Goomy
(✨= shiny form available)
The following bonuses will be active during the entire Season of Mythical Wishes:
Increased Incense effectiveness while moving
Guaranteed Gifts from Poké Stop spins (up to bag limit)
Continuing increased damage for Pokémon participating in raids remotely
One additional Candy per trade for all Trainers
One guaranteed Candy XL per trade for Trainers level 31+
Open 40 Gifts from friends per day
Send 125 Gifts to friends per day
Seasonal stickers will be available from spinning Poké Stops, opening Gifts, and the in-game shop.