The Pokemon World Championship 2022 will take place in the ExCel Convention Center in London, England, from August 18 to August 21, which will also feature Pokemon GO. High-level Pokemon Go players from around the globe will also be competing this year, competing for the coveted title of 2022 Pokemon Go World Champion! Numerous prizes, such as an in-game World Champion 2022 dress and stance, will be awarded to the winner.
Pokemon GO is headed to the 2022 Pokemon World Championship
From Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time. Pokémon GO is celebrating the Pokemon GO World Championship 2022 and all things GO Battle League! The World Championship 2022 Pikachu makes its Pokemon GO debut in raids, Field Research, and Timed Research!
Timed Research will be available during the event. Complete the tasks to receive rewards, which include the following.
The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.
The following Pokémon will appear in raids.
Field Research task encounters
You can encounter the following Pokémon when you complete Field Research tasks!
Featured attacks to be available in Pokemon GO during Pokemon GO World Championship 2022
Evolve Rhydon (Rhyhorn’s Evolution) during the event to get a Rhyperior that knows the Charged Attack Rock Wrecker.
- Trainer Battles: 110 power
- Gyms and raids: 110 power
Evolve Haunter (Gastly’s Evolution) during the event to get a Gengar that knows the Charged Attack Shadow Punch.
- Trainer Battles: 40 power
- Gyms and raids: 40 power
Evolve Magikarp during the event to get a Gyarados that knows the Charged Attack Aqua Tail.
- Trainer Battles: 50 power
- Gyms and raids: 50 power
Evolve Metang (Beldum’s Evolution) during the event to get a Metagross that knows the Charged Attack Meteor Mash.
- Trainer Battles: 100 power
- Gyms and raids: 100 power
Evolve Fletchinder (Fletchling’s Evolution) during the event to get a Talonflame that knows the Fast Attack Incinerate.
- Trainer Battles: 15 power
- Gyms and raids: 29 power
Featured Avatar Item
To celebrate the Pokemon GO World Championship 2022 Galar theme, the following Galar-inspired avatar items will be featured in the in-game shop.
- Dragon-type Sport Top
- Dragon-type Sport Shorts
- Dark-type Sport Top
- Dark-type Sport Shorts
- Challengers with Pokémon teams inspired by the ones used by Trainers who won the Pokémon GO Regional Championships will appear at PokéStops.
- 3× Stardust from GO Battle League win rewards.
- The maximum number of GO Battle League sets you can play per day will be increased from five to 10, for a total of 50 battles per day.
Celebratory avatar items will be available in the Pokemon GO World Championship 2022
Two new in-game avatar items will be available in commemoration of the 2022 Pokémon World Championships!
- 2022 Worlds Tee: Available globally via a code shared during the World Championships Stream. The code will also be distributed on official Pokémon GO social media channels shortly after. The code will be valid through August 22, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. UTC.
- 2022 Worlds Participant Tee: Available from the PokéStop located at the Pokémon GO Booth in the World Championships venue in London during the event.
Interested players can tune in from Thursday, August 18, 2022, to Sunday, August 21, 2022, and watch all the action in the Pokemon GO World Championship 2022 beginning at 8:00 a.m. UTC each day on the Pokémon GO Twitch Channel!