Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Celebration Event

Event

Starts:
Tuesday, November 16, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Sunday, November 21, at 8:00 PM Local Time

Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl will be released on Nintendo Switch on November 19, 2021!

Experience the Sinnoh region in an adventure reborn with Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl! In celebration of the release of these games on Nintendo Switch, Pokémon originally discovered in the Sinnoh region will be appearing more often in Pokémon GO. Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup wearing special Sinnoh-inspired hats will be appearing in the wild, and avatar items inspired by those same first partner Pokémon will be available in the shop.




Bonuses

Available for the full duration of the event.

1/2 Incubator Distance
1/3 Super Incubator Distance

Features

Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Available for the full duration of the event.

Costumed Pokémon

  • shiny
    Turtwig (Lucas's Hat)
  • shiny
    Turtwig (Dawn's Hat)
  • shiny
    Chimchar (Lucas's Hat)
  • shiny
    Chimchar (Dawn's Hat)
  • shiny
    Piplup (Lucas's Hat)
  • shiny
    Piplup (Dawn's Hat)

Collection Challenge

In celebration of these costumed Pokémon making their debut, a Collection Challenge will be available that requires you to catch them all.

Complete the challenge to earn 1,000 XP, 3,000 Stardust, and an encounter with Froslass!

Spawns

Part 1 - Pokémon Brilliant Diamond

Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time

The first half of the event begins with an homage to Pokémon Brilliant Diamond! Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup wearing red Sinnoh hats will be appearing in the wild, and that same trio wearing white Sinnoh hats will be available as Field Research encounters. If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny Turtwig, Shiny Chimchar, or Shiny Piplup!

Appearing in the wild

  • shiny
    Seel
  • shiny
    Murkrow
  • shiny
    Poochyena
  • shiny
    Aron
  • shiny
    Turtwig (Lucas's Hat)
  • shiny
    Chimchar (Lucas's Hat)
  • shiny
    Piplup (Lucas's Hat)
  • shiny
    Bidoof
  • shiny
    Kricketot
  • shiny
    Buneary
  • Stunky

If you're lucky, you might encounter:

  • shiny
    Scyther
  • shiny
    Larvitar
  • shiny
    Burmy (Plant)
  • shiny
    Buizel

Part 2 - Pokémon Shining Pearl

Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

The second half of the event is an homage to Pokémon Shining Pearl! Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup wearing white Sinnoh hats will be appearing in the wild, and that same trio wearing red Sinnoh hats will be available as Field Research encounters. If you’re lucky, you may find a Shiny Turtwig, Shiny Chimchar, or Shiny Piplup!

Appearing in the wild

  • shiny
    Pinsir
  • shiny
    Misdreavus
  • shiny
    Houndour
  • Spheal
  • shiny
    Turtwig (Dawn's Hat)
  • shiny
    Chimchar (Dawn's Hat)
  • shiny
    Piplup (Dawn's Hat)
  • shiny
    Bidoof
  • shiny
    Kricketot
  • shiny
    Buneary
  • shiny
    Glameow

If you're lucky, you might encounter:

  • shiny
    Slowpoke
  • shiny
    Bagon
  • shiny
    Burmy (Sandy)
  • shiny
    Buizel

Eggs

Part 1 - Pokémon Brilliant Diamond

Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time

The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs globally.

In 7 km Eggs

  • shiny
    Budew
  • shiny
    Bonsly
  • shiny
    Mime Jr.
  • shiny
    Happiny
  • shiny
    Riolu

Part 2 - Pokémon Shining Pearl

Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs globally.

In 7 km Eggs

  • shiny
    Budew
  • shiny
    Bonsly
  • shiny
    Mime Jr.
  • shiny
    Happiny
  • shiny
    Riolu

Raids

Part 1 - Pokémon Brilliant Diamond

Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time

Appearing in 1- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Cranidos
  • shiny
    Drifloon
  • shiny
    Bronzor
  • shiny
    Gible

Appearing in 3- Star Raids

  • Tyranitar
  • shiny
    Lopunny
  • Drapion
  • Toxicroak
  • Gallade

Appearing in 5- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Cresselia

Appearing in Mega Raids

  • shiny
    Mega Lopunny


Part 2 - Pokémon Shining Pearl

Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Appearing in 1- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Shieldon
  • shiny
    Drifloon
  • shiny
    Bronzor

Appearing in 3- Star Raids

  • Salamence
  • shiny
    Lopunny
  • Drapion
  • Toxicroak
  • Gallade

Appearing in 5- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Cresselia

Appearing in Mega Raids

  • shiny
    Mega Lopunny

Research

Part 1 - Pokémon Brilliant Diamond

Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time

Field Research Encounters

  • shiny
    Bagon
  • shiny
    Turtwig (Dawn's Hat)
  • shiny
    Chimchar (Dawn's Hat)
  • shiny
    Piplup (Dawn's Hat)
  • shiny
    Burmy (Sandy)
  • shiny
    Burmy (Trash)

If you're lucky, you might encounter:

  • shiny
    Shieldon

Part 2 - Pokémon Shining Pearl

Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Field Research Encounters

  • shiny
    Turtwig (Lucas's Hat)
  • shiny
    Chimchar (Lucas's Hat)
  • shiny
    Piplup (Lucas's Hat)
  • shiny
    Burmy (Plant)
  • shiny
    Burmy (Trash)

If you're lucky, you might encounter:

  • shiny
    Larvitar
  • shiny
    Cranidos

Sales

New Avatar Items, Stickers, and Bundles

The following new avatar items will be available in the in-game shop starting on Monday, November 15, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8) and will continue to be available after the event ends!

  • Turtwig Costume
  • Chimchar Costume
  • Piplup Costume

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The following new avatar items will be available at no cost starting on Monday, November 15, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8) and will continue to be available after the event ends!

  • Sinnoh Hat
  • Sinnoh Top Set
  • Sinnoh Pants
  • Sinnoh Shoes
  • Sinnoh Backpack
  • Sinnoh Skirt
  • Sinnoh Boots

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Sinnoh-themed stickers

You’ll be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.


The following bundles will also be available in the shop throughout the event.

  • Event Box (one-time exchange): 20 Poké Balls, one Sinnoh Stone
  • Great Box (300 PokéCoins - one-time exchange): three Super Incubators, two Incubators, one Lure Module

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