Trainers, the long-awaited Pokemon Go Fest is going live today, featuring new cool bonuses, new shiny Pokemon, new Special Pokemon, new research tasks and rewards and more.
Pokemon Go Chicago GoFest starts today at 9:00 AM PDT and as now confirmed by Niantic, Horsea’s spawn rate will be increased at the moment the event starts and shiny Horsea will be available too. The Water Type Pokemon will be available to catch worldwide!
See the image below for Normal/Shiny comparison.
They also confirmed that Special Pokemon will appear around downtown Chicago and only players with tickets for the GoFest event will be able to find any Pokemon in the area of Grant Park.
Planning on going to Chicago for Pokémon GO Fest? Good news—special Pokémon will be appearing all around downtown Chicago! But be warned—only Trainers with tickets to #PokemonGOFest2019 will be able to encounter any Pokémon in the area of Grant Park.
— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) June 13, 2019
For last, Spark’s Global Challenge will be kicking off soon, so get ready to complete research tasks to unlock cool rewards and the Bonus Reward Shiny Raikou.