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A Special Research story only available to ticket-holding Trainers is coming to Las Vegas! Ever wondered what it would be like to work with Team GO Rocket? Trainers at Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas will be able to take part in an exclusive adventure and work alongside the Team GO Rocket Leaders for the very first time! Have they changed their ways? Or is this all a trap? Discover what Team GO Rocket is up to this time—only at Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas!
Trainers in Las Vegas will also have access to the Chasing Legends Special Research story featuring Rhi..
New data is coming in that has Professor Willow stumped—it looks like Trainers taking part in Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas* will have an increased chance of encountering Shiny Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region!
*Ticket-holding Trainers at the in-person event in Las Vegas may have increased luck in encountering Shiny Pokémon. Shiny Pokémon are not guaranteed by purchasing a ticket.
Secret codes will be hidden throughout Sunset Park. Find them to earn the chance for encounters with Legendary Pokémon.
Tip: Take advantage of the event’s nine bonus daily Raid Passes! For even more Raid Passes, you can purchase the Raid Lover add-on and increase the number of free daily Raid Passes you can earn during the event to 18 per day! Ticket add-ons are active for both the Saturday and Sunday of Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas.
Tip: Take advantage of Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn’s 1/2 Egg Distance bonus—you can upgrade your ticket with the Egg-thusiast add-on to unlock a 1/4 Hatch Distance bonus during the event! Ticket add-ons are active for both the Saturday and Sunday of Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn.
Encounter Latias or Latios, the Eon Pokémon, during your Hoenn adventure! Take a snapshot of Latias (Sapphire badge) or Latios (Ruby badge) in the wild to earn another encounter with Latias or Latios!
Take snapshots during the event—you may see surprise appearances from Treecko, Torchic, and Mudkip, the first partner Pokémon of the Hoenn region!
Complete Timed Research for encounters with Spinda, the Spot Panda Pokémon!
Collect Mega Energy and catch Ghost-type Pokémon with new Field Research tasks! Trainers with a ticket will have a boosted chance of receiving this research.
Make the most of these event bonuses with additional add-on bonuses! You can purchase Egg-thusiast, Raid Lover, and Sunday/Saturday Pass add-ons!
Up to six Special Trades can be made within the park
50% Stardust cost for Trades made within the park
Increased chance of encountering Shiny Pokémon
1/2 Hatch Distance
Up to nine additional free Raid Passes from spinning Photo Discs at Gyms
Incense will give a boosted chance of encountering costumed Pokémon and Unown
To help you prepare for your Hoenn adventure, the maximum capacity of your Pokémon Storage and Item Bag will be increased ahead of Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas! You can purchase Item Bag and Pokémon Storage expansions from the in-game shop.
Pokémon Storage capacity: 6,200 -> 6,250
Item Bag capacity: 5,200 -> 5,250
You can look forward to new pieces of featured music inspired by Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire. These pieces were created by Junichi Masuda, Pokémon video game series composer and Chief Creative Fellow of The Pokémon Company!
Purchasing a Ticket to Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas
Tickets to Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas are now available for purchase! One ticket costs USD$25 if you purchase before December 31, 2022, and USD$30 after December 31, 2022 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency plus any applicable taxes and fees). Tickets can’t be purchased with PokéCoins and are available on a first-come-first-served basis.
- Dates: Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19, 2023
- Time: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. PST each day
- Location: Sunset Park, Las Vegas, Nevada
- For more information about Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas, please see the official site.
Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas tickets include access to exciting experiences in Sunset Park as well as exclusive event gameplay on either Saturday or Sunday, with an optional add-on allowing you to attend both days. Each event day will feature the same experience. Note that you must be physically in the park to participate in the official gameplay experience, however certain add-ons will be applicable regardless of where you play.
A few days before the event, you’ll receive a medal for participation. When you open the app in the park during event hours on Saturday or Sunday, you’ll receive access to the Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas experience.
There will also be a free, Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Global experience for any Trainers who are not able to attend in-person. This event will be similar to the in-person experience, however with a few notable differences. For more details, see the official site.
To purchase a Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas Ticket:
- In the Map View, tap the Main Menu
- Tap Events
- Tap the Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas image. If tickets are available, a label will appear reading “Tickets Available!”
- Tap the date and time for which you want to attend.
- Select the quantity of tickets you want to purchase.
- Confirm your contact information and enter your payment information.
- You’ll then see a pop-up indicating that you’ve received a ticket for Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas. You will also receive a confirmation email at the email address you entered before payment.
To purchase a Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas Ticket as a Gift:
You are also able to purchase a ticket to Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas as a gift for a friend. Note that you will need their username prior to purchasing a ticket as a gift. You must be Great Friends or higher with any Trainer to whom you wish to gift a ticket.
To purchase a ticket for a friend, simply tap Add on the screen when choosing the quantity of tickets you want to purchase and enter their Trainer name.
You can only purchase tickets for one date and time per order. Once tickets have been purchased for a friend, they are unable to adjust the date and time of their ticket, please confirm with them ahead of making your purchase.
Once you complete your purchase, your friend will receive a notification of your purchase, along with relevant event details.
After selecting the date and time for your ticket, you are also able to choose from several optional add-ons to enhance or even extend your Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas experience. Ticket add-ons will be active for both days of Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas, even if you are not in the park.
You can select which add-ons you’re interested in purchasing once you’ve selected your ticket type. See more details about the available add-ons on the official site.
Please note that you don’t have to apply add-ons to every user in your order if you’re buying tickets for multiple users.
The deadline to purchase tickets is Sunday, February 19th at 4:00 pm PST. Keep in mind that if you purchase your ticket after the event starts, you may miss out on some of the earlier content. Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO.
Tickets to this event and associated add-ons are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service).
Source: Official Pokémon GO support page
Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas comes to Nevada February 18–19
Experience an exclusive two-day Pokémon GO in-person event in Las Vegas!
Trainers! Your favorite Pokémon from the Hoenn region of Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire are coming to Sunset Park! Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas arrives in Nevada in February 2023. Don’t miss your chance to play Pokémon GO with thousands of other Trainers from around the world, while catching, trading, and battling with your favorite Pokémon! Who knows which rare Pokémon you may encounter during Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTED PRICING UNTIL DEC. 31
Live Event Ticket
Las Vegas, United States
February 18, 2023, and February 19, 2023
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM PST
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* Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas attendees may purchase a ticket for one day of the two-day event, or purchase a one-day ticket with an additional second day add-on. One-day tickets are US$30.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency, plus any applicable taxes and fees, and are available for purchase on the Pokémon GO Tour website. You will see “Tickets Available” next to the Pokémon GO Tour: Hoenn – Las Vegas event ticket if it hasn’t sold out yet. Event gameplay will be available only at the date, time, and location specified on your ticket.
Note: Tickets to this event are nonrefundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Tickets are first come, first served and are available for purchase while supplies last.
Source: Official Pokémon GO website