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Pokémon Go Air Adventures event guide

A swarm of flying-type Pokémon are appearing in Pokémon Go

Pikachu floats with orange and yellow balloons while Mega Latios and Latias fly next to it Image: Niantic
Julia Lee (she/her) is a guides producer, writing guides for games like The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and Genshin Impact. She helped launch the Rift Herald in 2016.

The latest Pokémon Go event is a Pokémon Air Adventures collaboration that lasts from May 3-8. The event brings back balloon-wearing Pikachu and introduces Mega Latios and Latias to the game. Our Pokémon Go Air Adventures event guide outlines all of the boosted spawns, bonuses, and Timed Research Tasks.

In addition to the event effects below, eggs put into Incubators during the event will hatch in half the normal amount of steps.

Electrify the Sky Timed Research Tasks

  • Catch 10 Pikachu (50 Latias Mega Energy)
  • Catch 30 flying-type Pokémon (50 Latios Mega Energy)

Reward: 3,000 XP, Pikachu (Balloon) encounter

Pokémon Go Air Adventures event Field Research and rewards

Task Reward
Task Reward
Catch 3 flying-type Pokémon Pikachu (balloon) encounter
Catch 10 Pokémon with weater boost Doduo encounter
Defeat 3 Team Go Rocket grunts Emolga encounter
Purify 1 Shadow Pokémon Swablu encounter

Boosted Pokémon spawns during Air Adventures event

  • Charizard
  • Pikachu (Balloons)
  • Jigglypuff
  • Meowth
  • Psyduck
  • Doduo
  • Magikarp
  • Mantine
  • Wingull
  • Swablu
  • Drifloon

7 KM egg hatches during Air Adventures event

  • Togepi
  • Mantyke
  • Emolga
  • Noibat

Air Adventures event raid targets

  • Charizard
  • Lapras
  • Togekiss
  • Mega Latias
  • Mega Latios

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