Johto Festival
Release Dates:

August 20th 2018 - August 28th 2018

To tie in with the release of Celebi in Special Research, a special event where certain Johto Pokémon had increased spawns. There was also exclusive Field Research and the introduction of new items.

Event Effects

Effect Type

Spawn Increases In Event

Specific Pokémon

No. Pic Name Type
#152
Chikorita
#155
Cyndaquil
#158
Totodile
#161
Sentret
#163
Hoothoot
#165
Ledyba
#167
Spinarak
#170
Chinchou
#171
Lanturn
#177
Natu
#179
Mareep
#191
Sunkern
#193
Yanma
#194
Wooper
#201
Unown
#209
Snubbull
#210
Granbull
#216
Teddiursa
#215
Sneasel
#220
Swinub
#223
Remoraid
#224
Octillery
#226
Mantine
#227
Skarmory
#228
Houndour
#246
Larvitar
#247
Pupitar
#248
Tyranitar

New Shiny Pokémon In Event

No. Pic Name Type
#177
Natu
#178
Xatu
#191
Sunkern
#192
Sunflora
#204
Pineco
#205
Forretress

Event Specific Raid Battles

No. Pic Name Type Rank Max. CP At Capture
#152
Chikorita
Normal: 534
Boosted: 668
#155
Cyndaquil
Normal: 560
Boosted: 700
#158
Totodile
Normal: 646
Boosted: 808
#191
Sunkern
Normal: 226
Boosted: 282
#193
Yanma
Normal: 840
Boosted: 1050
#204
Pineco ☆☆
Normal: 633
Boosted: 791
#217
Ursaring ☆☆☆☆
Normal: 1683
Boosted: 2103
#250
Ho-Oh
August 24th - 27th
☆☆☆☆☆
Normal: 2207
Boosted: 2759

Event Exclusive Field Research

Task Reward
Johto Festival: Catch 3 Sunkern
DragonDragon Scale * 1
KingsKings Rock * 1
MetalMetal Coat * 1
SunSun Stone * 1
Up-Grade"Up-Grade * 1
Johto Festival: Catch 5 Water-type Pokémon
PoliwhirlPoliwhirl Encounter
SeadraSeadra Encounter
Johto Festival: Evolve 3 Sunkern or Natu
PinecoPineco Encounter
Johto Festival: Make 3 Excellent Throws
OnixOnix Encounter
ScytherScyther Encounter
Johto Festival: Make 4 Great Curveball Throws in a row
MiltankMiltank Encounter
Johto Festival: Win a Raid
PorygonPorygon Encounter

Special Research Introduced in Event

A Ripple In Time
1 / 8
Power Up A Pokémon 5 Times
1000 XP
Poke BallPoke Ball * 10
Fast TMFast TM * 1
Super IncubatorSuper Incubator * 1
Battle in a Gym 2 Times
1000 XP
Battle In A Raid
1000 XP
2 / 8
Make 3 new friends
1500 XP
StardustStardust * 1500
Sun StoneSun Stone * 1
Premium Raid PassPremium Raid Pass * 1
Evolve an evolved Grass-type Pokémon
1500 XP
Catch a Pokémon 3 days in a row
1500 XP
3 / 8
Reach Level 25
2000 XP
Eevee Eevee Encounter
Kings RockKings Rock * 1
Premium Raid PassPremium Raid Pass * 1
Use a Sun Stone to evolve Gloom or Sunkern
2000 XP
Hatch 9 Eggs
2000 XP
4 / 8
Walk 10km with Eevee as your buddy to earn Candy
2500 XP
Eevee Eevee Encounter
StardustStardust * 2500
Metal CoatMetal Coat * 1
Evolve Eevee into Espeon during the Day
2500 XP
Send 20 Gifts to Friends
2500 XP
5 / 8
Walk 10km with Eevee as your buddy to earn Candy
3000 XP
Star PieceStar Piece * 1
Pinap BerryPinap Berry * 15
Up-GradeUp-Grade * 1
Evolve Eevee into Umbreon at night
3000 XP
Trade a Pokémon
3000 XP
6 / 8
Visit PokéStops 7 Days in a Row
3500 XP
StardustStardust * 3500
Dragon ScaleDragon Scale * 1
Silver Pinap BerrySilver Pinap Berry * 5
Use 25 Pinap Berries while catching Pokémon
3500 XP
Use items to evolve Pokémon 2 times
3500 XP
7 / 8
Catch 40 Grass- or Psychic-type Pokémon
4000 XP
Celebi Celebi Encounter
Charge TMCharge TM * 1
Silver Pinap BerrySilver Pinap Berry * 10
Make an Excellent Curveball Throw
4000 XP
Earn a Gold Johto Medal
4000 XP
8 / 8
Catch Celebi
4500 XP
StardustStardust * 5500
Super IncubatorSuper Incubator * 1
Celebi CandyCelebi Candy * 20
Catch Celebi
4500 XP
Catch Celebi
4500 XP

Event Item Boxes

Special BoxGreat BoxUltra Box
480 Coins780 Coins1480 Coins
ItemQuantity
Egg Incubator2
Lucky Egg2
Premium Raid Pass2
Ultra Ball20
ItemQuantity
Incense6
Super Incubator4
Premium Raid Pass4
Star Piece5
ItemQuantity
Incense12
Super Incubator12
Lucky Egg8
Premium Raid Pass12

Clothing Added in Event

PictureNameColourPriceRestrictions
Male
Celebi Top FreeNone
Johto Hat 150 Poké CoinsNone
Johto Top 200 Poké CoinsNone
Johto Backpack 200 PokéCoins
Johto Pants 200 Poké CoinsNone
Johto Shoes 150 Poké CoinsNone
Female
Johto Hat 100 Poké CoinsNone
Johto Top 250 Poké CoinsNone
Johto Backpack 250 PokéCoinsNone
Johto Pants 200 Poké CoinsNone
Johto Shoes 150 Poké CoinsNone
Celebi Top FreeNone