Pokemon GO celebrates the Hoenn Region with a new event featuring more Hoenn Pokemon spawns, return of Kyogre and Groudon in raids, evolve Breloom to get Grass Knot, and more!
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Hoenn Event Overview
|Jan 15, 2019||Jan 29, 2019|
Time Conversion Table
|Jan 15, 2019, 1:00PM to Jan 29, 2019, 1:00PM PST|
|Europe, Middle East|
|Jan 15, 2019, 9:00PM to Jan 29, 2019, 9:00PM UTC|
|Asia-Pacific||Jan 16, 2019, 6:00AM to Jan 30, 2019, 6:00AM JST|
More Hoenn Pokemon Spawns In Map
For the duration of the event, players will see more Hoenn region Pokemon spawn in their map! This is a great way to fill up your Pokedex and catch Hoenn Pokemon with good CP or IV.Check Out All Pokemon List Here!
Field Research Tasks Feature Hoenn Pokemon
During this event, all Field Research Tasks will feature Pokemon from the Hoenn region. Be sure to spin those Poke Stops to get your daily research tasks from them.Check Out What Is Field Research Here!
Groudon & Kyogre Return As Raid Boss
Groudon and Kyogre will be making their comeback as raid bosses during the Hoenn celebration! There are no announcements yet regarding other legendary Hoenn Pokemon such as Latios or Rayquaza.
Hoenn Legendary Pokemon Raid Bosses
Raid Related Articles
- Kyogre Raid Battle Guide
- Kyogre CP & IV Reference Chart
- Groudon Raid Battle Guide
- Groudon CP & IV Reference Chart
Other Unannounced Hoenn Legendary Pokemon
Recommended Pokemon Vs. Groudon/Kyogre
|Roserade|| Razor Leaf |
|Venusaur|| Vine Whip |
|Latios|| Dragon Breath |
|Exeggutor|| Bullet Seed |
|Sceptile|| Fury Cutter |
Use Common Pokemon To Defeat Both Bosses
Kyogre and Groudon have common weaknesses - Grass Types, so you can use the same roster to defeat both Pokemon. Take caution as Groudon can learn Fire Blast, make sure you have Pokemon that can counter this attack.
Hatch 7KM Eggs For Hoenn Pokemon
During the Hoenn event, players who receive 7 KM eggs from their friends and hatch them during this time period will most likely get Hoenn Pokemon!Check Out 7KM Pokemon Egg List Here!
Evolve To Breloom To Learn Grass Knot
Players who evolve their Shroomish into a Breloom during the Hoenn event will get the exclusive move - Grass Knot!Check Out Breloom Moves & Stats Here!
Grass Knot Has Strong DPS In Battle
A Breloom with the move, Grass Knot, will deal strong damage whether in gym, raid, or PVP battles. So be sure to get a high IV Shroomish & evolve it into a Breloom before the event ends!
Capture A Shiny Zigzagoon & Taillow
Players may encounter a Shiny Zigzagoon or Taillow during the Hoenn event! Keep your eyes peeled for the differently-colored Pokemon!
|Pokemon||Shiny Pokemon Description|
|Zigzagoon||The Zigzagoon's brown body parts will be dark orange instead.|
|Linoone||The Linoone's brown body parts will be dark orange instead.|
|Taillow||Taillow's black body parts will be a dark green.|
|Swellow||Swellow's black body parts will be a dark green.|
Shop Magma & Team Aqua Outfits
Players will also be able to purchase the outfits of Team Aqua and Team Magma from the Pokemon GO shop. These teams were the original villains of the Pokemon Ruby & Pokemon Sapphire games!
About Team Magma & Team Aqua
Team Magma and Team Aqua are two villain groups from Pokemon Ruby & Pokemon Sapphire, respectively. Both teams want to capture & exploit Groudon or Kyogre for their villainous purposes!
Pokemon GO Official Announcement
We’re kicking off the new year with a brand-new celebration! Starting on January 15 at 1 p.m. PST and going until January 29 at 1 p.m. PST, Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region will be appearing more frequently in the wild. Plus, if you evolve Shroomish into Breloom during the event, it will know the exclusive move Grass Knot! See more details below:
Event Date + Time
Jan. 15, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8) to Jan. 29, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8)
- Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region will appear more frequently in the wild.
- Field Research will highlight Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region.
- Raid Battles will include Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region, such as the Legendary Pokémon Kyogre and Groudon.
- Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region will have an increased chance of hatching from 7 km Eggs.
- If you evolve Shroomish into Breloom, it will know the exclusive move Grass Knot!
- You’ll have a chance of encountering Shiny Zigzagoon and Shiny Taillow!
- New avatar items inspired by Team Magma and Team Aqua—the original villains of the Hoenn region in Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire—will be available in the Style Shop.
So celebrate the spirit of the Hoenn region together! Stay safe, and happy exploring!
—Das Pokémon GO Team
From: Pokemon GO Official Site