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Pokémon Go ‘Fashion Week 2022’ event guide

Beat Fashion Challengers and nab Mareanie while its hot

Mareanie and several Pokémon in accessories like Dugtrio and Absol celebrate the Season of Light in different enviornments Image: Niantic

Pokémon Go’s “Fashion Week” event is back, running from Sept. 27 until Oct. 3, 2022. Last year, the event introduced Furfrou, the poodle Pokémon, but this time it unveils Furfrou’s Shiny form, brings back some Pokémon in fancy outfits, and adds Mareanie to the game.

Our Pokémon Go “Fashion Week” event guide lists out the spawns, Timed Research, and new Shiny Pokémon.


Fashion Week 2022 Timed Research and rewards

These work a little bit differently from normal Timed Research Tasks. After each set, you’ll battle an NPC trainer. After beating them, it will automatically fulfill the next step, and then you’ll get a Pokémon encounter as a reward.

Step 1 of 6

  • Use 3 berries to help catch Pokémon (1 Lure Module)
  • Catch 5 Pokémon (5 Poké Balls)
  • Take 5 snapshots of wild Pokémon (20 Nanab Berries)

Reward: Quirky Challenger Battle

Step 2 of 6

  • Battle a Fashion Challenger (1,500 XP)

Reward: Croagunk (backwards hat) encounter

Step 3 of 6

  • Make 3 great curveball throws (10 Great Balls)
  • Take a snapshot of Mareanie in the wild (10 Razz Berries)
  • Catch a Furfrou (25 Furfrou Candy)

Reward: Rugged Challenger Battle

Step 4 of 6

  • Battle a Fashion Challenger (2,000 XP)

Reward: Diglett (fashionable hat) encounter

Step 5 of 6

  • Take 10 snapshots of wild Pokémon (2 Silver Pinap Berry)
  • Use 10 berries to help catch Pokémon (10 Pinap Berries)
  • Make 3 excellent curveball throws (25 Great Balls)
  • Power up Pokémon 10 times (20 Ultra Balls)
  • Catch 15 Pokémon (2 Golden Razz Berries)

Reward: Cool Challenger battle

Step 6 of 6

  • Battle a Fashion Challenger (3,000 XP)

Reward: Absol (fashionable sunglasses) encounter, 10,000 Stardust

Pokémon Go “Fashion Week 2022” Field Research and rewards

Task Reward
Task Reward
Catch 5 Pokémon Murkrow encounter
Catch 15 Pokémon Croagunk (backwards hat) encounter
Make 3 nice throws Skitty encounter
Make 3 great throws Eevee encounter
Make 3 great curveball throws in a row Mareanie encounter
Make 5 great throws Mareanie encounter
Take a snapshot of Blitzle in the wild Furfrou encounter
Take a snapshot of Glameow in the wild Glameow or Furfrou encounter
Take a snapshot of your buddy Furfrou encounter
Take 3 snapshots of wild Pokémon Furfrou encounter or 700 XP
Use 10 berries to help catch Pokémon Blitzle (fashionable collar) encounter

Increased Pokémon spawns for Fashion Week 2022

  • Butterfree (fashionable bow)
  • Diglett (fashionable hat)
  • Murkrow
  • Kirlia (top hat)
  • Absol (fashionable sunglasses)
  • Glameow
  • Croagunk (backwards hat)
  • Blitzle (fashionable collar)
  • Gothita
  • Frillish
  • Furfrou
  • Mareanie

These accessory-wearing variations of Diglett, Absol, and Toxicroak are also available Shiny for the first time.

The meat of this event, however, is Furfrou’s Shiny release.

Furfrou’s regular and Shiny forms with all the trims. In each version of the Shiny, the white and black fur pattern on Furfrou is inverted. Its skin is white and its fur is black, instead of the other way around. Each Furfrou trim has a different featured color. Dandy is green, Debutante is yellow, Diamond is orange, Pharaoh is dark blue, Heart is pink, Kabuki is red, La Reine is light blue, Matron is dark pink, and Star is sky blue. Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Niantic

Fashion Week 2022 specific raid target Pokémon

  • Diglett (fashionable hat)
  • Shinx (top hat)
  • Croagunk (backwards hat)
  • Scraggy
  • Furfrou
  • Butterfree (fashionable bow)
  • Kirlia (top hat)
  • Absol (fashionable sunglasses)
  • Mareanie
  • Yveltal

Yveltal is also available Shiny for the first time.

Shiny Yveltal with its regular form. Regular Yveltal is red with black accents, but Shiny Yveltal has a darker pink hue and white accents. Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Source images: Niantic

Fashion Week 2022 7 km egg hatches

  • Diglett (fashionable hat)
  • Smoochum (bow)
  • Shinx (top hat)
  • Croagunk (backwards hat)

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