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No need to read our minds, the Psychic Spectacular is back and better than ever! Join your fellow Trainers and catch Psychic-type Pokémon from September 20th to September 24th, 2023 in Pokémon GO.



The Psychic Spectacular Event is Back!

You read our minds! The Psychic Spectacular event is back with new Timed Research, Collection Challenges, raids, and more!

Psychic Spectacular

Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, September 24, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Event bonuses

Increased XP for successfully catching Pokémon with Curveball Throws.

Timed Research

Psychic Spectacular Timed Research focused on Curveball Throws will be available at no cost throughout the event! Complete the research tasks to earn encounters with Solosis.


Shiny Icon For the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Solosis—if you’re lucky!

Wild encounters

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.


Abra Shiny Icon, Slowpoke Shiny Icon, Drowzee Shiny Icon, Exeggcute Shiny Icon, Girafarig Shiny Icon, Ralts Shiny Icon, Meditite Shiny Icon, Spoink Shiny Icon, Gothita, Solosis Shiny Icon, Elgyem Shiny Icon
Some Trainers might even encounter the following: Galarian Ponyta Shiny Icon, Galarian Slowpoke Shiny Icon, Bronzor Shiny Icon

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


The following Pokémon will appear in raids.


One-Star Raids: Unown P, Unown S, Unown I, Espurr Shiny Icon
Three-Star Raids: Alolan Raichu Shiny Icon, Galarian Mr. Mime Shiny Icon, Hisuian Braviary Shiny Icon
Five-Star Raids (September 1 – September 8): Genesect (Burn Drive) until September 23 at 10:00 a.m. Shiny Icon, Raikou^ Shiny Icon, Entei^ Shiny Icon, Suicune^ Shiny Icon
Mega Raids: Mega Gardevoir Shiny Icon

Shiny Icon If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!
^Raikou, Entei, and Suicune will be in five-star raids starting on September 23 at 10:00 a.m. local time


The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs. Solosis hatched from Eggs will have a greater chance of being a Shiny Pokémon than Solosis found in the wild


Smoochum Shiny Icon, Wynaut Shiny Icon, Chingling Shiny Icon, Solosis Shiny Icon

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

Field Research task encounters

Psychic Spectacular Field Research tasks will be available! The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks!


Kadabra, Galarian Slowpoke Shiny Icon, Wobbuffet Shiny Icon, Metang, Solosis Shiny Icon, Inkay Shiny Icon
Complete certain Field Research tasks to earn Mega Energy for the following Pokémon: Mega Alakazam, Mega Slowbro, Mega Gardevoir, Mega Medicham

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

Collection Challenge

Psychic Spectacular Collection Challenges are coming! Complete the Psychic Spectacular Collection Challenges to receive Mega Energy for certain Psychic-type Pokémon, Stardust, and XP.

PokéStop Showcases

Be on the lookout for Showcases at select PokéStops during the Psychic Spectacular event where you can enter Spoink!

Source: https://pokemongolive.com/en/post/psychic-spectacular-2023/
Last edited 12 Sep 2023 07:27 PM by ForumBot