Full details revealed for the Pokémon GO Crackling Voltage event, which runs from January 27 at 10 a.m. to February 5 at 11:59 p.m. local time and marks the Pokémon GO debuts of Shiny Helioptile, Shiny Heliolisk, Shiny Tapu Koko and more

Niantic is continuing to announce new events and content for Pokémon GO. Read on below to learn more:

Bzzt! Shiny Helioptile and Shiny Tapu Koko bring the thunder in the Crackling Voltage event; Team GO Rocket activity also detected

Bzzt! Shiny Helioptile and Shiny Tapu Koko bring the thunder in the Crackling Voltage event; Team GO Rocket activity also detected

Trainers,

Things are about to get electric with the Crackling Voltage event! Electric-type Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild, and Trainers can look forward to the Legendary Pokémon Tapu Koko, a guardian deity of the Alola region, returning in Five-Star raids. Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Helioptile and Shiny Tapu Koko—if you’re lucky!

We have also received reports that Team GO Rocket might try to spark some trouble with new Shadow Pokémon soon. Stay alert, Trainers!

Crackling Voltage

Friday, January 27, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, February 5, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. local time

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 Helioptile—if you’re lucky!

Ekans
Ekans
Magnemite
Magnemite
Grimer
Grimer
Electrike
Electrike
Stunky
Stunky
Blitzle
Blitzle
Ferroseed
Ferroseed
Helioptile
Helioptile
Grubbin
Grubbin
Some Trainers might even encounter the following.
Beldum
Beldum
Dedenne
Dedenne
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids. Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Tapu Koko—if you’re lucky!

Helioptile in these raids will have a greater chance of being a Shiny Pokémon than Helioptile found in the wild.

One-star raids
Alolan Grimer
Alolan Grimer
Shinx
Shinx
Bronzor
Bronzor
Klink
Klink
Helioptile
Helioptile
Three-star raids
Venomoth
Venomoth
Galarian Weezing
Galarian Weezing
Jolteon
Jolteon
Mawile
Mawile
Five-star raids
Tapu Koko^
Tapu Koko^
Registeel*
Registeel*
^Tapu Koko will appear in raids from Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
*Registeel will appear in raids from Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. local time. Registeel caught during the event will know the Charged Attack Zap Cannon.
Mega Raids
Mega Gengar^
Mega Gengar^
Mega Aerodactyl*
Mega Aerodactyl*
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!
^Mega Gengar will appear in raids from Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
*Mega Aerodactyl will appear in raids from Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Eggs

The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs.

Helioptile hatched from these Eggs will have a greater chance of being a Shiny Pokémon than Helioptile found in the wild.

Alolan Sandshrew
Alolan Sandshrew
Skarmory
Skarmory
Blitzle
Blitzle
Stunfisk
Stunfisk
Galarian Stunfisk
Galarian Stunfisk
Helioptile
Helioptile
Dedenne
Dedenne
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.

Voltorb
Voltorb
Hisuian Voltorb
Hisuian Voltorb
Plusle
Plusle
Minun
Minun
Emolga
Emolga
Helioptile
Helioptile
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Team GO Rocket takeover

From Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at 12:00 a.m. to Sunday, February 5, at 11:59 p.m. local time.

Save Shadow Registeel!

Giovanni’s iron will is strong as ever, and this time his plot includes using Shadow Registeel! A new Special Research story will be available at the beginning of this event. Progress through it to receive a Super Rocket Radar and chase down Giovanni!

The Special Research will be available to claim until the end of Season 9: Mythical Wishes on March 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Shadow Registeel
Shadow Registeel

Event Bonuses

Team GO Rocket will appear more frequently at PokéStops and in balloons.
You can use a Charged TM to help a Shadow Pokémon forget the Charged Attack Frustration.

Shadow Pokémon

Team GO Rocket Grunts—as well as their leaders Sierra, Cliff, and Arlo—are using different Shadow Pokémon. Help Spark, Blanche, and Candela overcome their adversaries and rescue the Shadow Pokémon!

In addition, Team GO Rocket has also turned the following Pokémon into Shadow Pokémon. Defeat Team GO Rocket Grunts to save them!

Shadow Alolan Vulpix
Shadow Alolan Vulpix
Shadow Spoink
Shadow Spoink
Shadow Blitzle
Shadow Blitzle
Shadow Joltik
Shadow Joltik
and more!

Eggs

The following Pokémon will hatch from 12 km Eggs.

The following Pokémon can currently only be hatched from 12 km Eggs: Sandile, Pawniard, Vullaby, Pancham, and Salandit. Trainers can earn 12 km Eggs by defeating Team GO Rocket leaders.

Larvitar
Larvitar
Absol
Absol
Skorupi
Skorupi
Sandile
Sandile
Scraggy
Scraggy
Pawniard
Pawniard
Vullaby
Vullaby
Deino
Deino
Pancham
Pancham
Skrelp
Skrelp
Salandit
Salandit
If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Field Research

A Field Research task awarding a Mysterious Component will be available.

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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