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As Trainers battle for the title of Pokémon GO World Champion in Yokohama, Japan, at the Pokémon GO Worlds 2023, Pokémon GO is bringing the WCS celebration to Trainers all over the world from August 11th, 2023 through 15, 2023!

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Celebrate the 2023 Pokémon World Championships in Pokémon GO!

Crowning a World Champion! The 2023 Pokémon World Championships will take place from August 11 to 13, 2023, in Yokohama, Japan. The top qualifying Pokémon GO players from around the globe will compete to determine who will be crowned the 2023 Pokémon GO World Champion! Among other prizes, the Pokémon GO World Champion will receive an in-game World Champion 2023 outfit and pose!

Tune in to watch live!

Tune in and watch all the action beginning at 12:00 a.m. UTC each day!

English Stream:
Japanese Stream:
https://www.pokemon.co.jp/ex/wcs_event/2023/ja/howtowatch/

Avatar Items to celebrate

Keep your eyes on the broadcast—we’ll display a code for the following T-shirt for your avatar!

  • 2023 Worlds Tee (Yellow): Available globally via a code shared during the World Championships Stream on the first day of the competition.
The following item will be available beginning on August 11, 2023.
  • 2023 Worlds Tee (Gray): Available globally in the in-app shop at no cost.

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A 2023 Pokémon World Championships Celebration in Pokémon GO!

Friday, August 11, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Pokémon GO is celebrating the 2023 Pokémon World Championships and all things GO Battle League!

Pokémon debuts

Passimian, the Teamwork Pokémon, will make its Pokémon GO debut!

Passimian
Passimian

New costumed Pokémon will appear during this event!

Pikachu
World Championships 2023 Pikachu

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

Event Bonuses

Battle Icon: The maximum number of sets you can play per day in the GO Battle League will go up from 5 to 10.
Battle Icon: Pokémon encountered via GO Battle League rewards will have a wider variance of Attack, Defense, and HP.

Timed Research

World Championships–themed Timed Research will be available throughout the event! Complete the research tasks to earn an Elite Fast TM, an encounter with a World Championships 2023 Pikachu, and more!

Pikachu TM
World Championships 2023 Pikachu | Elite Fast TM

Wild encounters

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild. Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Scraggy—if you’re lucky!

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Machop Shiny Icon, Chinchou Shiny Icon, Wooper Shiny Icon, Sableye Shiny Icon, Meditite Shiny Icon, Spheal Shiny Icon, Drilbur Shiny Icon, Scraggy Shiny Icon, Bunnelby Shiny Icon, Wooloo
If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following: Onix Shiny Icon, Lickitung Shiny Icon

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

Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.

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One-Star Raids: World Championships 2023 Pikachu Shiny Icon, Alolan Sandshrew Shiny Icon, Gligar Shiny Icon, Scraggy Shiny Icon
Three-Star Raids: Skarmory Shiny Icon, Galarian Stunfisk Shiny Icon, Passimian
Five-Star Raids: Cresselia Shiny Icon
Mega Raids: Mega Gyarados Shiny Icon

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

Field Research task encounters

You can encounter the following Pokémon when you complete Field Research tasks!

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World Championships 2023 Pikachu Shiny Icon, Alolan Sandshrew Shiny Icon, Seel Shiny Icon, Magikarp Shiny Icon, Galarian Zigzagoon Shiny Icon, Spheal Shiny Icon, Passimian, Wimpod

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

Featured attacks

Alolan Sandslash - Evolve Alolan Sandshrew during the event to get an Alolan Sandslash that knows the Fast Attack Shadow Claw.
Machamp - Evolve Machoke during the event to get a Machamp that knows the Charged Attack Payback.
Dewgong - Evolve a Seel during the event to get a Dewgong that knows the Fast Attack Ice Shard and the Charged Attack Icy Wind.
Walrein - Evolve Sealeo during the event to get a Walrein that knows the Fast Attack Powder Snow and the Charged Attack Icicle Spear.
Obstagoon - Evolve Galarian Linoone during the event to get an Obstagoon that knows the Charged Attack Obstruct.

Avatar Items

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The following items will be available beginning on August 11, 2023.

  • 2023 Worlds Jersey
  • 2023 Worlds Jacket

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/en/post/world-championships-event-2023/
Last edited 07 Aug 2023 05:17 PM by ForumBot