Pokemon GO Paldean Adventures Starter Pokemon
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Pokemon GO A Paldean Adventure: Event Times, Pokemon Debuts, Unown Spawns, and More

Catch some Paldea pals.

Pokemon GO players will soon have the opportunity to encounter Pokemon from the Scarlet and Violet Pokemon games. During Pokemon GO Fest 2023, trainers all around the world worked together towards the Ultra Unlock bonuses for the ‘A Paldean Adventure’ event. With Paldean Pokemon now confirmed to be arriving soon, they’ve pushed past Galarian Pokemon to be the next new region of Pokemon released in-game.

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Pokemon GO A Paldean Adventure Event Details

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A Paldean Adventure Event Date and Time

The Pokemon GO A Paldean Adventure event will run from Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, September 10, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Debut Pokemon

The following Pokemon will make their Pokemon GO debut during the event.

Oinkologne (male variant)
Oinkologne (female variant)

Unown Spawns

The following Unown will appear throughout the event.


Wild Pokemon Encounters

These Pokemon will appear more frequently during the event.


A Paldean Adventure Field Task Research Encounters

The following Pokemon will be encountered on completing of Field Research tasks during the duration of the event.


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A Paldean Adventure Event Eggs

Eggs obtained during the event will have a chance of hatching into the following Pokemon.

PokemonEgg DistanceShiny

Raid Pokemon

The following Pokemon will be appearing in Raids during the event.

PokemonRaid TypeShiny
Unown AOne-star Raid
Unown DOne-star Raid
Unown EOne-star Raid
Unown LOne-star Raid
Unown POne-star Raid
MachampThree-star Raid
CameruptThree-star Raid
MetagrossThree-star Raid
TurtonatorThree-star Raid
Northern Hemisphere: Kartana
(September 1 – September 8)
Five-star Raid
Southern Hemisphere: Celesteela
(September 1 – September 8)
Five-star Raid
Southern Hemisphere: Kartana
(September 8 – September 16)
Five-star Raid
Northern Hemisphere: Celesteela
(September 8 – September 16)
Five-star Raid

A Paldean Adventure Event Bonuses

Ultra Unlock: A Paldean Adventure Event Bonuses

  • Players will receive 4X XP for catching Pokemon.
  • Players will receive 4X Stardust for catching Pokemon.
  • PokeStops have a chance at turning gold without an active Golden Lure.
  • Players have a chance to spin non-golden PokeStops and receive Gimmighoul coins.

Regular Event Bonuses

The following Pokemon have an increased chance of being shiny during the event.

  • Hoppip
  • Houndour
  • Buizel
  • Fletchling

Adventures Abound Special Research

A new Special Research will be available for free from Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, December 1, 2023, at 9:59 a.m. local time.

The research titled Pokémon GO: Adventures Abound will allow you to choose a Paldean starter Pokemon and bond with it during your adventures.

Note: There will also be Timed Research which will reward players with Lechonk encounters.

PokeStop Showcase and Collection Challenge

During the duration of the event, you will be able to enter Lechonk in PokeStop Showcases.

During the event you will be able to participate in Paldea-themed Collection Challenges which will reward Stardust and Lechonk encounters.

A Paldean Adventure Event Avatar Items

Pokemon GO Paldean Adventures Avatar Items
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As a celebration of the upcoming Pokemon Scarlet and Violet DLC, Pokemon GO players will be able to buy the following The Teal Mask themed avatar items from September 13, 2023.

  • Paldea Set (Kitakami)
  • Paldea Backpack (Kitakami)
  • Paldea Sandals (Kitakami)

The latest Pokemon GO event, A Paldean Adventure allows players to catch Paldean Pokemon for the first and is an event that should not be missed.

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