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Pokémon Go TCG Crossover Event guide

Wimpod makes its Pokémon Go debut

Pikachu in a hat and Wimpod over the Pokémon Go and TCG logo Image: Niantic

Pokémon Go is hosting its TCG Crossover Event to coincide with the release of the upcoming trading card collaboration. The event increases the spawns of popular Pokémon, introduces Wimpod to the game, and brings Mewtwo back to raids. Our Pokémon Go TCG event guide lists out spawns, raid targets, and Collection Challenges.

The event runs from June 16-30, making it a pretty long one. Notably, this event reduces the cooldown of the Mystery Box to two days and allows Meltan to appear Shiny, so if you don’t have a Shiny Meltan yet, now is your chance.

Meltan and Melmetal with their Shiny forms. Shiny Meltan and Melmetal both have darker gold nuts. Graphic: Julia Lee/Polygon | Image sources: Niantic/The Pokémon Company

Wimpod is also making its Pokémon Go debut, and it requires a whopping 400 candy to evolve, so make sure to Pinap Berry any you see.


Pokémon Go TCG Crossover Event Collection Challenges

TCG Crossover: Kanto Collection Challenge

Catch the following for rewards:

  • Ivysaur
  • Charmeleon
  • Wartortle
  • Venusaur
  • Charizard
  • Blastoise

Rewards: 10,000 XP, 1 Incubator

TCG Crossover Trade Collection Challenge

Trade the following for rewards:

  • Pikachu
  • Bulbasaur
  • Charmander
  • Squirtle

Rewards: 10,000 XP, 1 Lure Module

TCG Crossover: Advanced Collection Challenge

Trade or catch the following for rewards:

  • Venusaur (trade)
  • Charizard (trade)
  • Blastoise (trade)
  • Snorlax (catch)
  • Slaking (catch)
  • Dragonite (catch)

Rewards: 10,000 XP, Meltan encounter

TCG Crossover: Bulbasaur Collection Challenge 1

Trade the following for rewards:

  • Bulbasaur
  • Spinarak
  • Wimpod
  • Aipom
  • Pikachu (TCG Hat)

Rewards: 10,000 XP, Venusaur encounter

TCG Crossover: Charmander Collection Challenge 1

Trade the following for rewards:

  • Charmander
  • Numel
  • Magikarp
  • Alolan Rattata
  • Pikachu (TCG Hat)

Rewards: 10,000 XP, Charizard encounter

TCG Crossover: Squirtle Collection Challenge 1

Trade the following for rewards:

  • Squirtle
  • Bidoof
  • Slowpoke
  • Eevee
  • Pikachu (TCG Hat)

Rewards: 10,000 XP, Blastoise encounter

Pokémon Go TCG Crossover Event Field Research and rewards

Task Reward
Task Reward
Catch 10 Pokémon 3 Razz Berries
Catch 15 Pokémon Ivysaur, Charmeleon, or Wartortle encounter
Catch 25 Pokémon Venusaur, Charizard, or Blastoise encounter
Catch 40 Pokémon Snorlax, Dragonite, or Slaking encounter
Spin 5 PokéStops or gyms Wimpod encounter
Trade a Pokémon Pikachu (TCG Hat) encounter
Transfer 10 Pokémon 5 Poké Balls

Pokémon Go TCG Crossover Event spawn increases

  • Bulbasaur
  • Ivysaur
  • Charmander
  • Charmeleon
  • Squirtle
  • Wartortle
  • Alolan Rattata
  • Pikachu (TCG Hat)
  • Slowpoke
  • Onix
  • Chansey
  • Magikarp
  • Eevee
  • Snorlax
  • Dragonite
  • Spinarak
  • Natu
  • Aipom
  • Slaking
  • Numel
  • Lunatone
  • Solrock
  • Bidoof
  • Pidove
  • Wimpod

Pokémon Go TCG Crossover Event raid targets

  • Chansey
  • Larvitar
  • Timburr
  • Wimpod
  • Alolan Exeggutor
  • Snorlax
  • Dragonite
  • Slaking
  • Mega Venusaur
  • Mega Charizard (X and Y)
  • Mega Blastoise
  • Mewtwo

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