Season of Light
📅Thursday, September 1, 2022, 10:00 a.m. → Thursday, December 1, 2022, 10:00 a.m.
Meet the Nebula Pokémon Cosmog
Professor Willow has returned , and he has discovered a mysterious Pokémon! Throughout the Season of Light, you will be able to adventure and bond with the Legendary Pokémon Cosmog. Let's learn about this child of Stars!
Season of Light Special Research
Available to claim from Thursday, September 1, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 1, 2022, 9:59 a.m. (local time).
New parts of the Special Research will unlock over the course of the Season.
During the Season of Light, the following bonuses will be active:
Increased damage for Pokémon parcipating in raids remotely
Guaranteed gifts from spinning Pokéstops
Increased Incense effectiveness while moving
Up to 2 free Raid passes per day
Additional Items from Research Breakthroughs
Increased Stardust Reward for Research Breakthroughs
Extra Stardust from gifts
Keep an eye on the Horizon! Galaxy skies will be showing up periodically during the Season.
Themed avatar Items
You will be able to get season-themed Stickers by spinning Pokéstops, opening gifts and purchasing them from the in-game shop.
As the Season changes, different Pokémon will be appearing in different areas across the world.
Cities: Jigglypuff✨, Machop✨, Magnemite✨, Muk, Voltorb✨, Umbreon, Litwick and more!
Forrests: Mareep✨, Sunkern✨, Yanma✨, Espeon, Pineco✨, Burmy (Plant Cloak)✨, Hisuian Voltorb and more!
Mountains: Sandslash, Clefairy✨, Diglett✨, Snorlax✨, Sneasel✨, Stantler✨, Deino✨ and more!
Beach/Water: Seel✨, Staryu✨, Mantine✨, Pelipper, Carvanha✨, Wailmer✨, Feebas✨ and more!
Hemisphere-specific spawns - these Pokémon (and more!) will be spawning in each real-world region:
Northern Hemisphere: Scyther✨, Dratini✨, Chikorita✨, Cyndaquil✨, Totodile✨, Teddiursa✨, Shroomish✨ and more!
Southern Hemisphere: Paras✨, Chansey✨, Skitty✨, Bagon✨, Snivy✨, Tepig✨, Oshawott✨ and more!
The following Pokémon will be hatching from each type of egg:
2 km 🥚: Pichu✨, Cleffa✨, Munna✨, Fomantis, Wimpod and more!
5 km 🥚: Tyrogue✨, Elekid✨, Magby✨, Miltank✨ and more!
10 km 🥚: Tirtouga✨, Archen✨, Noibat, Rockruff✨, Jangmo-o, and more!
Adventure Sync Rewards:
5 km 🥚: Cranidos✨, Shieldon✨, Happiny✨, Munchlax, Karrablast✨, Shelmet✨
10 km 🥚: Dratini✨, Bagon✨, Beldum✨, Gible✨, Riolu✨, Goomy
(✨= shiny form available)
Go Battle League: Season of Light Update
September 3: Limited Research: Inkay
September 6 - September 12: Psychic Spectacular
September 10: Clefairy Commotion
September 11: Deoxys Raid Day
September 16 - September 21: Test your Mettle
September 18: Community Day
September 23 - 25: Safari Zone: Goyang
September 27 - October 3: Fashion Week
The following Pokémon will appear in 5 Star Raids:
Normal forme Deoxys
Sep 1 - Sep 13
Attack Forme Deoxys
Defense Forme Deoxys
Speed Forme Deoxys
Sep 13 - Sep 27
Sep 27 - Oct 8
The following Pokémon will appear in Mega raids:
Sep 1 - Sep 6
Sep 6 - Sep 16
Sep 16 - Sep 27
Sep 27 - Oct 8
📅 Every Tuesday 6:00 → 7:00 p.m. (local time)
2x Catch Stardust
2x Catch XP
2x Catch Candy
2x Transfer Candy
September 1 → October 1