Pokémon GO: The Psychic Spectacular Event Starts Tomorrow

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Attention Pokémon GO trainers! Do you remember an event in the past that was all about Psychic-type Pokémon? That event is returning, and you won’t have to wait long. The Psychic Spectacular Event starts tomorrow, September 6, and ends on September 12.

This event marks the official debut of Mega Alakazam in the game through Mega Raids. Those lucky enough can even get the chance to encounter a Shiny version. Plus, Trainers who evolve Kadabra or catch Alakazam in Raids during the event can get an Alakazam that knows the Charged Attack Psychic.

Here are the other things that players can expect in the Psychic Spectacular Event:

  • The Pokémon appear more frequently in the wild:
    • Abra
    • Slowpoke
    • Drowzee
    • Natu
    • Ralts
    • Spoink
    • Munna
    • Woobat
    • Gothita
    • Solosis
    • Elgyem
  • Those lucky enough can encounter these Pokémon in the wild:
    • Kadabra
    • Kirlia
  • These Pokémon are set to appear in in raids:
    • One-Star Raids
      • Unown E
      • Unown P
      • Unown S
      • Espurr
  • Three-Star Raids
    • Alolan Raichu
    • Wobbuffet
    • Girafarig
    • Oranguru
  • Five-Star Raids
    • Normal Forme Deoxys
    • Attack Forme Deoxys
    • Defense Forme Deoxys
    • Speed Forme Deoxys
  • ​Mega Raids
    • Mega Alakazam
  • These Pokémon hatch from 7km Eggs:
    • Smoochum
    • Wynaut
    • Chingling
  • These Pokémon are available to encounter after finishing complete Field Research tasks:
    • Baltoy
    • Chimecho
    • Elgyem

Deoxys Raid Day

During the event, there’s also the Deoxys Raid Day on September 11 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., local time. This special Raid Day celebrates the Mythical Pokémon Deoxys. Deoxys is going to start appearing in Five-Star Raids in all of its forms. Those lucky enough could encounter a Shiny one.

Here are the details of this special Raid Day:

  • All forms of Deoxys appearing more frequently in raids.
  • Earn up to five additional daily Raid Passes by spinning Gyms.
  • An increased chance of encountering Shiny Deoxys.

The Clefairy Commotion

Before the special Raid Day, trainers can also enjoy another special celebration but this time, it's about Fairy-type Pokémon. The Clefairy Commotion is on September 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., local time. It's going to have Clefairy appear more frequently in the wild. As always, there’s a chance to encounter a shiny version.

Pokémon GO is available on Android and iOS.

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