Trainers, a new Water Festival event has been announced featuring new cool bonuses.
The Water Festival is going live from August 23 until August 30 featuring:
- Water-type Pokemon like Magikarp, Wooper, Wailmer, and more will appear more frequently in the wild.
- The following Pokemon will be appearing more frequently in the wild around water: Wartortle, Poliwhirl, Seaking, Lapras, Qwilfish, Mantine, Lotad, Feebas, Piplup, Buizel, and Finneon.
- Water-type Pokemon will hatch more often from Eggs.
- Kingler and Crawdaunt will be able to learn Crabhammer, a Water-type Charged Attack that is newly available in Pokemon GO.
- If you manage to surf the waves of luck, you might encounter Shiny Carvanha or Shiny Barboach (see the image below for comparison)
- Water-type Pokemon like Blastoise, Vaporeon, Lapras, and more will appear in raids.
- On Wednesday, August 28, 2019, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. local time, you’ll be able to encounter Uxie, Mesprit, or Azelf in five-star raids in their respective regions!
- 2× Hatch Candy.
- If you have a Water-type Pokemon as your Buddy, the distance to earn Buddy Candy will be halved.
Good luck and let’s catch ’em all!