Pokémon GO details plans for August 2022: Research Achievement, Featured Pokémon Hour, Raid Bosses and more

We bring you an interesting detail related to one of the most outstanding games in the mobile market. In this case we speak of Pokemon GO.

Specifically, it discusses some of the plans for August 2022, including Galarian Stunfisk as a research achievement. We leave you with the details:

  • Pokémon GO Festival: Sapporo: From Friday August 5 to Sunday August 7, 2022, Pokémon GO Fest is coming to Sapporo, Japan! Explore the city and Nakajima Park; Tickets are now on sale!
  • *Pokémon GO Fest 2022: closure: Stay tuned for more information on the Global Closing Event taking place on August 27th.

August communication day

Join the August Community Day on Saturday, August 13, 2022! Galarian Zigzagoon, the Little Raccoon Pokémon, will appear wild!

For more information, see the Blog August Community Day.

next events

Stay tuned for information on these exciting events.

  • What a female dog!: Scary and disgusting? Or cute and cuddly? It’s up to you when this Bug-type Pokemon event returns from Wednesday, August 10, 2022 through Tuesday, August 16, 2022.
  • 2022 Pokémon World Championships: The 2022 World Championships will include Pokémon GO for the first time and we will be celebrating it in-game from Thursday August 18, 2022 to Tuesday August 23, 2022. Stay tuned for more information.

Don’t forget, as there are several Pokémon GO Fest celebrations taking place this year, and Trainers around the world will have multiple opportunities to earn Ultra Bonuses. More information here. To see other events in August, go to GO Season Website.

New anti-cheat measures

A new application of our Player Rules and Terms of Service is coming to all Niantic games, including Pokémon GO. Get more information in this Remark.

Image of a raid icon - tealFeatured Pokemon in Raids

The following Pokemon will appear in Raids throughout August.

Image of a five star eggfive star raids

The Legendary Pokémon Palkia, Zacian, and Zamazenta, as well as the Mythical Pokémon Genesect will return in five-star Raids in August!

Please note that raid rotations will begin and end at 10:00 AM local time on the dates listed, unless otherwise specified.

From Sunday July 31, 2022 to Wednesday August 10, 2022



From Wednesday August 10, 2022 to Thursday August 18, 2022

Genesect (???)

Genesect* (???)

From Thursday August 18, 2022 to Wednesday August 31, 2022

Image of a mega raid eggMegacursions

Mega Slowbro, Mega Ampharos and Mega Abomas will now appear in Mega Raids! But we have other surprises prepared…

Please note that raid rotations start and end at 10:00 local time on the dates listed.

From Sunday July 31, 2022 to Wednesday August 10, 2022

Raid Hours

Every Wednesday in August, a Raid Hour event will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, featuring the following Pokémon.

August Research Breakthrough Meetings

From Monday, August 1, 2022 at 10:00 p.m. CEST (1:00 p.m. PDT) to Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at 10:00 p.m. CEST (1:00 p.m. PDT).

Galarian Stunfisk

Stunfisk of disease

Featured Pokemon Hours

During the month of August, Pokémon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, each featuring a different Pokémon and a special bonus!

This month, language selection will be implemented!

Very soon, Trainers will be able to change the language settings in Pokémon GO. They will be able to play Pokémon GO in the language of their choice, regardless of the language used on their device. The following languages ​​will be available when the setting is enabled.

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Traditional Chinese

Trainers will need to close and reopen Pokémon GO for the language change to take effect.

Always pay attention to your surroundings and follow local health authority regulations when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change. Be sure to follow us on social media, enable push notifications and subscribe to our emails to stay up to date.

—Pokémon GO team

Who appears? If you’re interested, you can check out our full coverage of the title at this link. You can also leave your friend code in the comments! We read you.


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