Pokemon Go A Paldean Adventure

Pokemon Go: A Paldean Adventure Event Introduces New Paldea Pokemon

After the incredibly successful Pokemon GO Fest 2023, Pokemon first discovered in the Paldea region will make their debut in Pokemon Go.

There will also be additional Ultra Unlock bonuses, which are rewards for all the efforts made by players at Pokemon Go Fest. “A Paldean Adventure” will run from Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 10 am to Sunday, September 10, 2023, at 10 am local time. Here is everything you can expect:

Pokemon Debuts

The below Pokemon will finally arrive in Pokemon Go as first seen in the Paldea region.

  • Sprigatito
  • Floragato
  • Meowscarada
  • Fuecoco
  • Crocalor
  • Skeledirge
  • Quaxly
  • Quaxwell
  • Quaquaval
  • Lechonk (Shiny Available)
  • Oinkologne
  • Oinkologne

Wild Encounters

The following Pokemon will appear more frequently in the wild. Some of them marked will also include a Shiny variant.

  • Hoppip (Shiny Available)
  • Houndour (Shiny Available)
  • Buizel (Shiny Available)
  • Fletchling (Shiny Available)
  • Sprigatito
  • Fuecoco
  • Quaxly
  • Lechonk (Shiny Available)
Pokemon Go: A Paldean Adventure


One Star Raids

  • Unown A (Shiny Available)
  • Unown D (Shiny Available)
  • Unown E (Shiny Available)
  • Unown L (Shiny Available)
  • Unown P (Shiny Available)

Three-Star Raids

  • Machamp
  • Camerupt
  • Metagross
  • Turtonator (Shiny Available)

Five-Star Raids (September 1 – September 8)

  • Northern Hemisphere: Kartana
  • Southern Hemisphere: Celesteela

Five-Star Raids (September 8 – September 16)

  • Southern Hemisphere: Kartana
  • Northern Hemisphere: Celesteela

Mega Raids

  • Mega Manectric (Shiny Available)


The following Pokemon will hatch from 7 km Eggs.

  • Sprigatito
  • Fuecoco
  • Quaxly
  • Lechonk (Shiny Available)
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Timed Research and Lechonk’s Debut

The event includes Timed Research featuring encounters with Lechonk. This is Lechonk’s first time in Pokémon GO, and you might find a Shiny Lechonk if you’re lucky.

Ultra Unlock: A Paldean Adventure

  • Golden PokeStops and Gimmighoul Coins: You’ll only see Roaming Form Gimmighoul at Golden PokeStops if you use a Golden Lure Module. Even without a Golden Lure, you can still find Gimmighoul Coins when spinning PokeStops.
  • Catch Bonuses: You’ll get 4× XP and 4× Stardust for catching Pokemon.

PokeStop Showcases

Look for Showcases at select PokeStops where you can show off your biggest Lechonk.

Shiny Pokémon Increase

During the Pokemon Go event, you’re more likely to encounter Shiny versions of the following Pokemon:

  • Hoppip
  • Houndour
  • Buizel
  • Fletchling

Collection Challenge

The event has a Paldea-themed Collection Challenge. Complete it to get Stardust and more Lechonk encounters.

New Avatar Items

New Pokemon Go avatar items launch on September 13, 2023, to celebrate new Pokemon games on Nintendo Switch. The items are:

  • Paldea Set (Kitakami)
  • Paldea Backpack (Kitakami)
  • Paldea Sandals (Kitakami)

Field Research

Event-themed Field Research tasks are part of the event. Complete these tasks to meet the following Pokémon:

  • Sprigatito
  • Fuecoco
  • Quaxly
  • Lechonk (Shiny Available)

This is everything you can expect from the Pokemon Go: A Paldean Adventure event. The event will take place from Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 10 am to Sunday, September 10, 2023, at 10 am local time. If you want to check out more guides on Pokemon Go, you can check out our Game Hub here.