Pokemon GO Fest Raids, Bonuses, and More

August 25, 2023
Pokemon GO Fest is an annual event with various events and bonuses for enthusiasts.

The Fest comes in two phases: in-person and global affairs. The first phase of the Fest has ended with events happening in major cities around the globe, namely Osaka, London, and New York. Players who participated in these in-person events have expressed their excitement and praised the developers.

The second phase of the Pokemon GO Fest, a global event, will be underway this August 26, 2023, at 10:00 am local time and end on August 26, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. local time. The event will commence the next day, August 27, 2023, at 10:00 am local time and end on August 27, 2023, at 6:00 pm local time. This virtual ticket will cost enthusiasts 14 USD and is available in the Pokemon GO in-game shop. The Fest is an exclusive event; however, some features are accessible without any ticket. The Fest will feature various events, raids, research tasks, bonuses, and more. Here’s everything to know about the Pokemon GO Fest Raids.

Pokemon GO Fest: All Bonuses

Pokemon GO Fest is an exclusive ticketed event; however, trainers who don’t own a ticket can also participate. The bonuses for ticketed and non-ticketed players are different; below are the bonuses available.

Bonuses for all trainers :

  • Lure Modules will last for one hour after one hour of activation
  • Field Research will be available around different habitats
  • There is no limit for Remote Raid Pass on Saturday, August 26, and Sunday, August 27, 2023
  • Pokemon encounters for every snapshot during the event
  • Trainers can collect Field Research tasks from PokeStops for an hour from 10:00 am to 6:00 p.m. local time

Bonuses for ticketed trainers:

  • High Chances of encountering Shiny Pokemon
  • Trainers can make up to six Special Trades each day
  • Leveling up the Elite Collector medal by completing habitat-themed Collection Challenges
  • Spinning Photo Discs at Gyms, awards up to 9 Free Raid Passes
  • Special 7 km Eggs

Pokemon GO Fest: All-Star Raids

Pokemon GO Raids features Pokemon as Raid Bosses and offers rewards in return. The Raid tier varies from one, two, mega, and primal raids. The power of the monsters increases depending on which tier list they feature. Here are all the attacks happening in the Pokemon GO Fest this August.

1 Star Raids:

  • Quartz Crown Pikachu
  • Pyrite Crown Pikachu
  • Malachite Crown Pikachu
  • Aquamarine Crown Pikachu
  • Goomy

              2 Star Raids:

  • Carbink

              3 Star Raids:

  • Cowboy Hat Snorlax

               Primal Raids:

  •   Primal Kyogre
  •   Primal Groudon

               Mega Raids:

  •   Mega Rayquaza

              Pokemon GO Fest: All Featured Attacks

              The Pokemon GO Fest event features some attacks available during the event.

  •   Butterfree: One can evolve a Metapod to a Butterfree during the event, which knows the Fast Attack, Bug Bite.
  •   Sandslash: One can evolve a Sandshrew to a Sandlash during the event, which knows the Charged Attack, Night Slash.
  • Clefable: One can evolve a Clefairy to a Clefable during the event, which knows the Fast Attack, Pound.
  • Flygon: One can evolve a Vibrava to a Flygon during the event, which knows the Charged Attack, Earth Power.
  • Salamence: One can evolve a Shelgon to a Salamence during the event, which knows the Charged Attack, Outrage.
  • Metagross: One can evolve a Metang to a Metagross during the event, which knows the Charged Attack, Meta Mash. 
  • Roserade: One can evolve a Roselia to a Roserade during the event, which knows the Charged Attack, Weather Ball.
  • Lickilicky: One can evolve Lickitung to a Lickilicky during the event, which is knows the Charged Attack, Body Slam.

           Pokemon GO Fest:  All Featured Shinies

          Shinies are one of the coveted monsters in Pokemon GO. The Global Fest also brings in a list of shinies in the game.

Shiny Goomy FamilyShiny Shellos FamilyShiny Joltik FamilyShiny Oranguru Family
Shiny GoomyShiny Shellos (East Sea)Shiny JoltikShiny Oranguru
Shiny SliggooShiny Gastrodon (East Sea)Shiny Galvantula 
Shiny GoodraShiny Shellos (West Sea)  
 Shiny Gastrodon (West Sea)