To celebrate the upcoming launch of Detective Pikachu Returns, Pokemon GO has announced an upcoming event, Pokemon GO Detective Pikachu Returns Event, to celebrate that gruff, coffee-loving Pikachu that we know and adore. There are many aspects to the Detective Pikachu Returns Event in Pokemon GO, and you can discover them all below; no detective work is required.
Pokemon GO Detective Pikachu Returns All Event Details
Who can refuse a middle-aged Pikachu with a caffeine addiction? To make the most of this exciting event, note all the research below so that you are best clued in!
Event Date and Time
The Pokemon GO Detective Pikachu Returns Event will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, October 9, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. local time.
The following Pokemon can be encountered for the duration of the event.
|Pikachu (wearing a detective hat)||★|
|Slowpoke (wearing a hat)||★|
Field Research Task Encounters
The following Pokemon will be able to be encountered for the duration of the event during Field Research Task encounters.
The following Event Bonuses will be active for the duration of the event.
- Trainers will be able to encounter a Pikachu wearing a detective hat once a day by taking a Snapshot.
- Trainers will receive 2X XP for spinning PokeStops during the event.
Detective Pikachu Returns Event Timed Research
During the Detective Pikachu Returns Event, trainers will have access to free event timed research with its own story. This story focuses on Professor Willow who is attempting to track down a “Pokemon of interest”. During this research, trainers will be able to have the opportunity to find Pikachu wearing a detective hat via Field Research tasks.
As this is timed research, you will have to have it completed by Monday, October 9, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. local time.
New Avatar Pose and Collection Challenge
From October 5, 2023, you will be able to purchase a new avatar pose from the in-game store in the style of the famous yellow detective himself!
During this event, trainers will also be able to participate in a Collection Challenge which will most likely feature Pokemon relevant to the Detective Pikachu series!
That’s it for the upcoming Pokemon GO Detective Pikachu Event. What a fun way to get excited for the upcoming sequel. If you’re curious to learn more about this pint-size detective, here is who will be voicing him in the upcoming title.