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Pokémon Go Fest 2022 event schedule and guide

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Artwork for Pokémon Go Fest 2022 featuring Tropius, Karrablast, Pikachu, Shaymin, and others Image: Niantic/The Pokémon Company
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Pokémon Go Fest is the game’s big event of the year, boosting Pokémon spawn rates and giving players two days of bonuses. Our Pokémon Go Fest 2022 event guide lists out the rotating habitats for increased Pokémon spawns, bonuses, and other info you’ll need to successfully catch ’em all (or as many as you can) during the event.

Pokémon Go Fest ticket bonuses and perks

Pokémon Go Fest is a paid event where some perks are locked behind a ticket you can buy for $14.99. A majority of the features are available to players even if they don’t have a ticket, but you’ll need a ticket for the following:

Saturday ticket bonuses

  • Special Research that rewards Shaymin (another research to reward Shaymin will be released at a later date)
  • Unown, regional Pokémon (Torkoal, Tropius, Galarian Mr. Mime), and rare Pokémon (Galarian Weezing, Klink, Axew, Pancham, Galarian Darumaka) Incense spawns
  • Specific Collection Challenges for each rotating habitat
  • Global Challenges with hourlong bonuses
  • An increased chance to find Shiny Pokémon via Incense

Sunday ticket bonuses

  • Another Special Research Task set
  • Specific Pokémon attracted to Incense (the same ones from Saturday)
  • Team Go Rocket balloons appear more frequently, doubled Mysterious Component rewards

Bonuses for both days

  • Up to nine free Raid Passes from gyms
  • Special event stickers
  • Special snapshot photobombs

Pokémon Go Fest 2022 rotating habitat schedule

On Saturday, June 4, Pokémon habitats will rotate around throughout the day, featuring different spawns depending on which habitat is featured. All players can take advantage of these increased spawns, regardless if they have a pass.

These spawns will only be active from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. in your local time, but they will all rotate on a global schedule. That being said, they do rotate in the order we list them below repeatedly, and you can also check what hour it is in the “Today’s View” section of the game. We list out the times in Eastern Daylight Time below.

City habitat spawns (12 until 12:59 p.m., 4 until 4:59 p.m. EDT)

  • Magnemite
  • Alolan Grimer
  • Hitmonchan
  • Baltoy
  • Trash Cloak Burmy
  • Bronzor
  • Pidove
  • Trubbish
  • Gothita
  • Golett
  • Litten
  • Flower costume Pikachu
  • Galarian Weezing
  • Unown B, G, O, U (Ticket Incense only)
  • Klink (Ticket Incense only)

Plains habitat spawns (1 until 1:59 p.m., 5 until 5:59 p.m. EDT)

  • Girafarig
  • Dunsparce
  • Larvitar
  • Numel
  • Trapinch
  • Buizel
  • Patrat
  • Drilbur
  • Shelmet
  • Rufflet
  • Litleo
  • Flower costume Pikachu
  • Axew
  • Unown B, G, O, U (Ticket Incense only)
  • Torkoal (Ticket Incense only)

Rainforest habitat spawns (10 until 10:59 a.m., 2 until 2:59 p.m. EDT)

  • Mudkip
  • Seedot
  • Shroomish
  • Slakoth
  • Turtwig
  • Chimchar
  • Venipede
  • Karrablast
  • Binacle
  • Skrelp
  • Rowlet
  • Flower costume Pikachu
  • Pancham
  • Unown B, G, O, U (Ticket Incense only)
  • Tropius (Ticket Incense only)

Tundra habitat spawns (11 until 11:59 a.m, 3 until 3:59 p.m. EDT)

  • Omanyte
  • Swinub
  • Wingull
  • Meditite
  • Wailmer
  • Spheal
  • Piplup
  • Vanillite
  • Cubchoo
  • Bergmite
  • Popplio
  • Flower costume Pikachu
  • Galarian Darumaka
  • Unown B, G, O, U (Ticket Incense only)
  • Galarian Mr. Mime (Ticket Incense only)

Pokémon Go Fest 2022 raid targets

  • Flower costume Pikachu
  • Axew
  • Rockruff (Sunday only)
  • Snorlax (Sunday only)
  • Salamence (Sunday only)
  • Druddigon (Sunday only)
  • Dartrix
  • Torracat
  • Brionne
  • Kyogre (Saturday only)
  • Groudon (Saturday only)
  • Nihilego (Sunday only)