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Pokemon Go Tour Johto Guide for Ticket and Non-Ticket Holders

Trainers, the Pokemon Go Tour Johto is right around the corner, and many players want to know more about the selections, challenges, Special and Masterwork Research, free items, and other details. Also, what happens if you don’t have a ticket and what bonuses can all players enjoy.

The Pokemon Go Tour Johto is a ticketed event that runs on February 26, 2022, from 9 AM to 9 PM local time. A player can choose between the Gold or the Silver version and participate and complete Collection Challenges, Special Research, and a Masterwork Research get free items and claim up to nine daily Raid Passes.

Here is what the ticket holders get and everything they’ll be getting, how, when, and what.

Pokemon Go Tour Johto Ticket Holders

  • Version selection: Your adventure will begin after choosing either the Gold Version or the Silver Version of the event. Not sure which to pick? Check out our blog here for more info on what makes each one unique.
  • Collection Challenges: Once you begin the event, you’ll gain access to 10 Collection Challenges, and they’ll remain available until the end of the event.
  • Special Research: When you begin your Pokémon GO Tour: Johto adventure, make sure to tap on the Special Research icon after Professor Willow appears in order to claim your new Special Research. Once you do, it can be completed at any time during or after the event.
  • Masterwork Research: After finishing the Pokémon GO Tour: Johto Special Research, you’ll be granted access to new Masterwork Research! Masterwork Research is designed to be completed over a long period of time, and completing this particular set of research will result in an encounter with Apex Shadow Lugia and Apex Shadow Ho-Oh!
  • Free items: A free item bundle that includes three Remote Raid Passes will be available in the shop. Make sure to claim it to give yourself a boost on your adventure!
  • Extra daily Raid Passes: Claim up to nine daily Raid Passes during event hours by spinning Photo Discs at Gyms.
  • Incense: Incense will attract version-exclusive Pokémon during the event, so make sure to use it!
  • Social media: Share photos on Twitter or Instagram using #PokemonGOTour, and you may see them featured in-game during the event!
  • Stickers: With special stickers available from PokéStops and Gifts, it’s easier than ever to share your adventures with your friends!

Now, if you don’t have a ticket you can also enjoy some cool stuff and bonuses, but you will not be granted access to the event.

Pokemon Go Tour Johto Non-Ticket Holders

  • Winners of the #PokemonGOTourContest contest will be appearing as GO Gym Trainers during the event. Find and battle them at PokéStops to complete event-exclusive Timed Research and earn rewards!
  • Evolve certain Pokémon during the event to get a Pokémon that knows a featured attack.
    • Evolve Eevee to get an Espeon that knows Last Resort. You will not be required to adventure with Eevee as your buddy ahead of time during the event.
    • Evolve Eevee to get an Umbreon that knows Last Resort. You will not be required to adventure with Eevee as your buddy ahead of time during the event.
    • Evolve Bayleef—the Evolution of Chikorita—to get a Meganium that knows Frenzy Plant.
    • Evolve Quilava—the Evolution of Cyndaquil—to get a Typhlosion that knows Blast Burn.
    • Evolve Croconaw—the Evolution of Totodile—to get a Feraligatr that knows Hydro Cannon.
    • Evolve Flaaffy—the Evolution of Mareep—to get an Ampharos that knows Dragon Pulse.
    • Evolve Skiploom—the Evolution of Hoppip—to get a Jumpluff that knows Acrobatics.
    • Evolve Piloswine—the Evolution of Swinub—to get a Mamoswine that knows Ancient Power.
  • Evolve Pupitar—the Evolution of Larvitar—to get a Tyranitar that knows Smack Down.
  • Trainers will be able to complete up to six Special Trades during the event.
  • Event hours that are themed after locations from the Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver games will be occurring during the event. Check out the schedule here.
  • Turn up that audio! You can look forward to three new pieces of featured music inspired by Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver, composed by the producer/director of the Pokémon game series (who also handles music production), Junichi Masuda!
  • Lugia Jacket and Ho-Oh Jacket avatar items will be available to purchase in the in-game shop during the event, and will continue to be available after the event ends!
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Dejan Kacurov

Hello everyone! My name is Dejan, but you can call me Mr.D. I enjoy all video games, especially Apex Legends, Pokemon Go, and Spider-Man. A husband and father of two who also goes to the gym often and does Crossfit. I got inspiration for gaming exactly 8 years ago, and I've been writing gaming news for 7 years. I hope that you will find all the answers to your questions regarding gaming on our site. Stay healthy, and love each other!

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