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Pokémon Go Psychic Spectacular event guide: Field Research and Shiny Pokémon

Get yourself a Shiny Baltoy

Solosis angrily floats in the sky Image: The Pokémon Company via Bulbapedia

Pokémon Go is celebrating a Psychic Spectacular, while buffing the spawn rates of Shiny Pokémon and introducing Solosis and Gothita to the game. The event will take place from March 27 at 8 a.m. until March 30 at 10 p.m. in your local time.

Psychic-type Pokémon like Abra, Ralts, Spoink, Beldum, Gothita, and Solosis will be hatching from two kilometer eggs, and Chimecho, Drowzee, Natu, Exeggcute, and others will be spawning more often in the wild. Solosis and Gothita will also have boosted spawns. This is a good chance to grab Beldum and Ralts, who both evolve into strong Pokémon (Metagross and Gardevoir) if you need a steel- or fairy-type attacker, respectively.

Baltoy will also appear Shiny for the first time.

Shiny Baltoy and Claydol with their regular forms. The Shiny Baltoy’s red features become green, and Clayton’s pink eyes turn golden. Image: Niantic via Polygon

There’s also a few special Field Research tasks to do throughout the duration of the event.

Pokémon Go Psychic Spectacular Field Research and rewards

Task Reward
Task Reward
Catch 5 Natu Baltoy encounter
Evolve 1 Abra Slowbro encounter
Catch 10 Psychic-type Pokémon 1,000 Stardust

If you are running low on Poké Balls, make sure to buy the pack of 100 balls from the shop for one coin.