If you catch Alakazam in a raid or evolve Kadabra during the Pokémon GO Psychic Spectacular event, it’ll know the Charged Attack Psychic

Niantic has announced a new event for Pokémon GO. Read on below to learn more:

The Psychic Spectacular event is back!

The Psychic Spectacular event makes a prophesied return!

Trainers,

If your memory is as good as Alakazam’s, then you may remember a past event all about Psychic-type Pokémon. Well, we’re pleased to announce that that same event—the Psychic Spectacular—will soon make a return!

Mega Alakazam will make its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids, the Mythical Pokémon Deoxys will be appearing in raids, and more! Read on for all the details.

Psychic Spectacular

Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, September 12, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Mega Alakazam appears!

Mega Alakazam will make its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids!

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

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Alakazam
Evolve Kadabra (Abra’s Evolution) or catch Alakazam in raids during the event to get an Alakazam that knows the Charged Attack Psychic.

Psychic

  • Trainer Battles: 90 Power and a chance to lower the opposing Pokémon’s Defense
  • Gyms and raids: 90 Power

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 Elgyem—if you’re lucky!

Abra*
Abra
Slowpoke*
Slowpoke
Drowzee*
Drowzee
Natu*
Natu
Ralts*
Ralts
Spoink*
Spoink
Munna
Munna
Woobat*
Woobat
Gothita
Gothita
Solosis
Solosis
Elgyem*
Elgyem
If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following.
Kadabra
Kadabra
Kirlia
Kirlia
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.

one-star eggOne-Star Raids
Unown E
Unown E
Unown P
Unown P
Unown S
Unown S
Espurr*
Espurr
Three-Star Raids
Alolan Raichu*
Alolan Raichu
Wobbuffet*
Wobbuffet
Girafarig*
Girafarig
Oranguru
Oranguru
Five-Star Raids
Normal Forme Deoxys*
Normal Forme Deoxys
Attack Forme Deoxys*
Attack Forme Deoxys
Defense Forme Deoxys*
Defense Forme Deoxys
Speed Forme Deoxys*
Speed Forme Deoxys
Mega Raids
Mega Alakazam*
Mega Alakazam
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Deoxys Raid Day

Sunday, September 11, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time

As part of the Psychic Spectacular event, we’re holding a special Raid Day to celebrate the Mythical Pokémon Deoxys! Deoxys will be appearing in Five-Star Raids in all of its forms—and if you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

  • All forms of Deoxys appearing more frequently in raids
  • Earn up to five additional daily Raid Passes by spinning Gyms
  • An increased chance of encountering Shiny Deoxys

Eggs

The following Pokémon will hatch from 7km Eggs.

 
Smoochum*
Smoochum
Wynaut*
Wynaut
Chingling
Chingling
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Field Research task encounters

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks.

Baltoy*
Baltoy
Chimecho*
Chimecho
Elgyem*
Elgyem
If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following.
Hypno
Hypno
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Timed Research

Timed Research focused on Curveball Throws will be available throughout the event!

Complete the research to earn multiple encounters with Elgyem.

 

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Psychic Cup

  • Pokémon must be at or below 1,500 CP to enter.
  • Only Psychic-type Pokémon will be eligible.

The following Pokémon will not be allowed.

 
Mew

Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change. Be sure to follow us on social media, opt in to receiving push notifications, and subscribe to our emails to stay updated.

—The Pokémon GO team

Source: Official Pokémon GO blog

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