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Niantic has shared details about a new Water Festival event for Pokemon GO taking place later this week featuring the introductions of Dewpider and Araquanid. On top of that, Shiny Binacle and Lapras wearing a scarf will be available.

The Pokemon GO Water Festival event will be held between Thursday, May 12, 2022, at 10 AM to Friday, May 20, 2022, at 8 PM local time. Here’s a rundown of new Pokemon, events, and bonuses that are planned:

The next Community Day has been announced for Pikmin Bloom, and it will be coming on May 21, 2022. During this day, players can expect these special bonuses while playing:

  • Big Flowers will bloom into roses when you plant regular blue, red, yellow, or white petals around them
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day will be awarded a special Rose Flower Badge
  • Seedlings in your planter pack will grow at 1.5x the usual speed (and more, if you’re flower planting!)
  • Receive 1 bonus coin per 250 flowers planted instead of the usual 500 (capped at 60 coins/day)

Also, players can obtain special fruits that hold rose nectar after every challenge they complete. For more information check the official blog.


Niantic has announced that for the first time in Pokemon GO, players will be able to encounter Mega Legendaries, with all new moves, in Pokemon Air Adventures which will introduce Mega Latias and Mega Latios in Mega Raids. The event will be held between Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at 10 AM to Sunday, May 8, 2022, at 7 PM local time.

Below are the full details on the Pokemon Air Adventures event for Pokemon GO, including Mega Latias and Mega Latios:

Pokemon GO‘s new Mega Evolution is now live globally, and to celebrate, Niantic is hosting a special Mega Moment event with the introduction of Mega Kangaskhan. It will be held between Friday, April 29, 2022, at 10 AM local time to Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 8 PM local time.

Below are the full details on the Mega Moment event for Pokemon GO, including Mega Kangaskhan:

Pokemon GO Fest 2022 is starting on June 4, 2022 this year, and there will be 3 days of fun including a finale event on August 27, 2022. The tickets for the fest are available now for $14.99, and they include access to the event gameplay on June 4, June 5, and the finale on August 27. 

There is a lot to look forward to in this fest, but most notably the Mythical Pokemon Shaymin will be appearing. Additionally, a mystery Pokemon will appear in raids on the second day of the fest, and each trainer will receive nine free Raid Passes for this event.

Make sure to grab your ticket to cash in on all the fun, and the tickets are available for purchase now in the in-game store (they will be up for purchase until June 5). For more specific details on the event, check out the additional information below. 

Pikmin Bloom has just received a new version update, bringing the game to version 44.0. This update is notably adding weekly challenges to the game, as well as an activity list to help track your progress. You can check out the full patch notes for the update below.

Niantic has announced that starting this week, Pikmin Bloom will offer Weekly Challenges. These will allow players to tackle different objectives with friends, even those located far away.

The first challenge has already been confirmed: work with friends to hit 50,000 steps. Players can participate by forming a group with up to five people or join groups formed by friends’ friends until the group limit is met.

Niantic today unveiled details about Pokemon GO‘s new updates for Mega Evolution, which includes the introduction of Mega Levels. Ultimately, the developer is looking to make things easier for players.

Here’s the full rundown from Niantic:

Niantic has announced the May 2022 Community Day for Pokemon GO, which will feature Alolan Geodude. The event will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022, from 11 AM to 2 PM local time. 

Here are the full details on the May 2022 Community Day for Pokemon GO with Alolan Geodude:

Niantic today announced details for its Sustainability Week 2022 event in Pokemon GO, which will include the debuts of Oranguru and Shiny Cherubi. The event will take place between Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 10 AM to Monday, April 25, 2022, at 8 PM local time.

The lineup of activities and bonuses for Sustainability Week 2022 in Pokemon GO include:

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