Detective Pikachu launches in theatres on May 10th and fitting alongside with the movie release Pokémon Go will feature a new event for the movie. From May 7th to May 17th in the app you can find Pikachu in a detective hat while photobombing your GO Snapshot photos. If you do find it, you will also be able to catch it!
Find more stars of the Detective Pikachu movie
Additionally to the Pikachu photobombing your snaps in Go, there will also be higher spawn rates for the following Pokémon Bulbasaur, Jigglypuff, Psyduck, Aipom, and Snubbull. These are of course also part of the Detective Pikachu movie line up and hence get their extra spawn rate increase for the event duration. On top of that, for every Pokémon caught you will get double experience points.
Movie merchandise and more Detective Pikachu event details
But wait, there is even more to the event! Because you’ll be able to participate in Raid Battles that challenge Pokémon featured in the film and additionally there will be movie-inspired Field Research available for you to finish. To top off the fun, movie-themed items will be available in the Style Shop, including a detective hat with Pikachu ears and a T-shirt featuring the POKÉMON Detective Pikachu logo.
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