Pokemon Go World Championship Event 2022: Dates and Times, Worlds Pikachu, Avatar Items

Niantic just announced the next Pokemon Go event, and it’s about the upcoming World Cup event. Here’s everything we know about it.

The 2022 Pokemon World Championships will begin on August 18, 2022, with players around the world competing for the top prize in TCG, VGC, Unite, and Pokemon Go.

In addition to the prestigious event, Niantic has just announced a worldwide Pokemon Go event that will give players the chance to catch the latest costumed Pikachu. Trainers can also customize their avatar with new, exclusive items for the event.

Here’s everything we know about the Pokemon Go 2022 World Championship global event.

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Dates and times of the Pokemon Go World Championship event

The PoGo World Championship event starts on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. and ends on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Pokemon Go World Championship Timed Research Rewards

The 2022 Pikachu Costume World Championship finds its way into Pokemon Go in raids, Field Research, and Timed Research.

Also in the Timed Research events, trainers can receive an Elite Fast TM and Elite Charged TM.

Pokemon Go World Championship Event Bonuses

The event also gives trainers several bonuses:

  • 2022 Worlds Avatar Tee will be distributed via code during the World Championship stream, as well as through the game’s social media channels
  • Challengers with teams inspired by the Pokemon Go Regional Championship winners appear on Pokestops
  • 3x Stardust from Go Battle League Rewards
  • Up to 50 Go Battle League battles per day
  • Evolve Rhydon get one Rhyperior who knows the Charged Attack Rock Wrecker.
  • Evolve haunter get one Gengar who knows the Charged Attack Shadow punch.
  • Evolve magikarp get one Gyarados who knows the Charged Attack Aqua tail.
  • Evolve Metang get one Metagros who knows the Charged Attack Meteor Mash.
  • Evolve fletchinder get one Claw Flame who knows the quick attack To burn.

Pokemon Go World Championship Event Wild Encounters

The following Pokemon will spawn in the wild during the event:

  • Nidoran*
  • Mankey*
  • Machop*
  • mud puddle*
  • sable*
  • Meditate*
  • Swablu*
  • spheal*
  • Croat*
  • dewpider
  • Thin
  • Galarian Stunfisk

Pokemon marked with * can be displayed as shiny

Pokemon Go Raid Encounters World Championship

Here are the Pokemon that will spawn in raids during the event:

One star raids:

  • World Championships 2022 Pikachu*
  • Galarian Farfetch’d*
  • Marill*
  • barbosch*
  • Timburr*
  • Thin

Three star raids:

  • Primeape
  • To lick*
  • Skarmory*

Five Star Raids:

Mega Raids:

Pokemon marked with * can be displayed as shiny

Pokemon Go World Championship Event Encounters with Field Research

The following Pokemon will spawn during the event:

  • bulbasaur*
  • guest*
  • Riding Horn*
  • Magikarp*
  • Chikorita*
  • mud puddle*
  • Galarian Zigzagoon*
  • Beldum*
  • Galarian Stunfisk*
  • Fletching*

Pokemon marked with * can be displayed as shiny

Pokemon Go World Championship event avatar items

Pokemon Go avatars side by side

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Pokemon Go will feature four Galar-inspired avatar items in the game.

To celebrate the 2022 Pokemon World Championships Galar theme, Pokemon Go will feature four Galar-inspired avatar items in the store.

  • Dragon type sports top
  • Dragon . sports shorts
  • dark sports top
  • dark sports pants

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