Celebrate the 2022 Pokémon World Championships in Pokémon GO!
Pokémon GO is headed to the 2022 Pokémon World Championships!
Crowning a World Champion!
The top qualifying Pokémon GO players from around the globe will compete to determine who will be crowned the 2022 Pokémon GO World Champion!
Among other prizes, the Pokémon GO World Champion will receive an in-game World Champion 2022 outfit and pose!
Tune in to watch live!
Tune in from Thursday, August 18, 2022, to Sunday, August 21, 2022, and watch all the action beginning at 8:00 a.m. UTC each day!
- English Stream: Pokémon GO Twitch Channel
- Japanese Stream: To Be Announced
Celebratory avatar items
Two new in-game avatar items will be available in commemoration of the 2022 Pokémon World Championships!
2022 Worlds Tee: Available globally via a code shared during the World Championships Stream. The code will also be distributed on official Pokémon GO social media channels shortly after. The code will be valid through August 22, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. UTC.
2022 Worlds Participant Tee: Available from the PokéStop located at the Pokémon GO Booth in the World Championships venue in London during the event.
A World Championships Celebration in Pokémon GO!
From Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time
Pokémon GO is celebrating the 2022 Pokémon World Championships and all things GO Battle League!
World Championships 2022 Pikachu makes its Pokémon GO debut in raids, Field Research, and Timed Research!
Timed Research will be available during the event. Complete the tasks to receive rewards, which include the following.
The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.
The following Pokémon will appear in raids.
Field Research task encounters
You can encounter the following Pokémon when you complete Field Research tasks!
- Trainer Battles: 110 power
- Gyms and raids: 110 power
- Trainer Battles: 40 power
- Gyms and raids: 40 power
- Trainer Battles: 50 power
- Gyms and raids: 50 power
- Trainer Battles: 100 power
- Gyms and raids: 100 power
- Trainer Battles: 15 power
- Gyms and raids: 29 power
Featured Avatar Item
To celebrate the 2022 Pokémon World Championships’ Galar theme, the following Galar-inspired avatar items will be featured in the in-game shop.
- Dragon-type Sport Top
- Dragon-type Sport Shorts
- Dark-type Sport Top
- Dark-type Sport Shorts
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—The Pokémon GO team
Source: Official Pokémon GO blog