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Pokemon GO Astral Eclipse event to add Solgaleo and Lunala

Posted on November 21, 2022 by (@NE_Brian) in Mobile, News

Pokemon GO Solgaleo and Lunala

Today, Niantic announced a new Astral Eclipse event for Pokemon GO, which will bring about Solgaleo and Lunala. This will be held between Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at 10 AM to Monday, November 28, 2022, at 8 PM local time.

Here’s a rundown as to what players can expect:

  • Pokémon Debuts – The following will be available in Pokémon GO for the first time:
    • Use 100 Cosmog Candy during the day to evolve Cosmoem into Solgaleo, the Sunne Pokémon. 
    • Use 100 Cosmog Candy at night to evolve Cosmoem into Lunala, the Moone Pokémon.
  • Special Research – Unlock a new part of the Season-long Special Research for another step in the adventure of Cosmog. 
  • Encounters – Trainers will be able to encounter the following Pokémon through:
  • Wild Encounters
    • Alolan Rattata*, Alolan Sandshrew*, Clefairy*, Alolan Vulpix*, Staryu*, Hoothoot*, Sunkern*, Lunatone*, Solrock*, Munna*, Cottonee*, Petilil, Yungoos*
  • Raids:
    • One-Star: Drifloon*, Frillish, Inkay*, Rockruff*
    • Three-Star: Tentacruel, Druddigon*, Hisuian Braviary*
    • Five-Star: Nihilego
    • Mega: Mega Houndoom*
  • Field Research:
    • Complete event-exclusive tasks to encounter Staryu*. 
  • Collection Challenges – Complete the challenges to receive Stardust.
  • New Avatars – In addition to the new avatar items to celebrate the launch of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet, Trainers will see a variety of new event-inspired avatar items.
  • Nebula Skies will appear for the final time this season.
*If Trainers are lucky, they may encounter a Shiny one.
More information about the Pokemon GO Astral Eclipse event with Solgaleo and Lunala can be found on the official website here.

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