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Pokemon Go Pokemon Horizons: The Series Celebration Event, Charcadet, Armarouge, and Ceruledge debut

Trainers, Pokemon Horizons: The series is releasing in the US on March 7, 2024, and to celebrate, Niantic and Pokemon Go are hosting a new collaboration event.

The Pokemon Go Pokemon Horizons: The Series Celebration event will bring new Gen 9 Pokemon, Charcadet in 2km Eggs, event-exclusive bonuses, Liko and Roy snapshots, new Costume Cap’s Hat Pikachu that knows Volt Tackle, increased shiny rates for Specific Pokemon, different Pokemon in Raids, and much more.

This event starts on March 5, and ends on March 11, 2024.

Here is everything you should know:

Pokemon Horizons: The Series Celebration Event

Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, March 11, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Pokemon debuts

Time to celebrate – the following Pokemon first discovered in the Paldea region will make their Pokemon GO debuts!

  • Charcadet^
  • Armarouge
  • Ceruledge

A new costumed Pokemon will appear during this event!

  • Pikachu wearing Cap’s hat*

*If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

^You can evolve Charcadet by battling Pokemon while Charcadet is your buddy. It can evolve into Armarouge after you defeat 30 Psychic-type Pokemon, or it can evolve into Ceruledge after you defeat 30 Ghost-type Pokemon. You do not have to defeat these Pokemon with Charcadet.


The following Pokemon will hatch from 2 km, 5 km, and 10 km Eggs. In addition to Charcadet, you can also hatch the usual Pokemon available in those Eggs for this Season.

  • Charcadet

After the event ends, Charcadet may hatch from 10 km Eggs.

Event bonuses

  • 2× XP for hatching Pokemon.
  • Team GO Rocket balloons will appear more frequently.

Surprise encounters

Smile! You might have a surprise encounter with characters and Pokemon seen in Pokemon Horizons: The Series when you take a snapshot during the event!

Featured attack

Pikachu wearing Cap’s hat encountered during the event will know the Charged Attack Volt Tackle.

Volt Tackle

  • Trainer Battles: 90 power and decreases Defense by one stage
  • Gyms and raids: 90 power

Wild encounters

The following Pokemon will appear more frequently in the wild.

  • Scyther*
  • Nosepass*
  • Sprigatito
  • Fuecoco
  • Quaxly
  • Pawmi

Some Trainers might even encounter the following!

  • Pikachu wearing Cap’s hat*
  • Alolan Grimer*
  • Beldum*

*If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!


The following Pokemon will appear in raids.

One-Star Raids

  • Pikachu wearing Cap’s hat*
  • Rhyhorn*
  • Rockruff*

Three-Star Raids

  • Chansey*
  • Noctowl
  • Metagross

*If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Field Research task encounters

Event-themed Field Research tasks will be available!

The following Pokemon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks!

  • Pikachu wearing Cap’s hat*
  • Golduck
  • Skarmory*
  • Rockruff*
  • Sprigatito
  • Fuecoco
  • Quaxly

*If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

PokeStop Showcases

Be on the lookout for Showcases at different PokeStops during parts of the event where you can enter event-themed Pokemon!

Pokemon GO Web Store Event Bundle

The Ultra Legend Box will be available on the web store for $14.99. This bundle features three Remote Raid Passes, ten Premium Battle Passes, and ten Incubators.

Check it out on the Pokemon GO Web Store between Friday, March 1, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. and Monday, March 11, 2024, at 10:00 p.m. PT.

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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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