Pokemon Go Water Festival Event Field Research Tasks & Rewards, Shinies, Raid Bosses & more
Pokemon Go Water Festival Event is currently live in the game. The event will stay live until August 30, 2019, at 1 pm PDT. Pokemon Go Water Festival features Water-Type Pokemon, and they will spawn more frequently during the event.
During the event, Water-type Pokemon like Blastoise, Vaporean, Lapras will appear in raids. Water-type Pokémon will hatch more often from Eggs until August 30. The event also features a variety of bonuses which have been detailed below.
Pokemon Go Water Festival Event Bonuses
- 2x Hatch Candy
- The Charged move Crabhammer can now be learned by Kingler and Crawdaunt (TM-able and not guaranteed)
- Half Buddy distance for Water-type Pokemon
Shiny Carvanha and Shiny Barboach have also been made available for players to catch. Carvanha is a Water-Dark type Pokémon which evolves into Sharpedo whereas Barboach is a Water-Ground Type Pokemon which evolves into Whiscash. Field Research Tasks featuring Water-type Pokemon has also been added to the game.
Pokemon Go Water Festival Event Field Research Tasks and Rewards
1) Water Festival: Earn a Candy walking with your buddy
2)Water Festival: Catch 10 Water-type Pokemon
3) Water Festival: Catch 5 Water-type Pokemon
4) Water Festival: Evolve 3 Carvanha or Barboach
5) Water Festival: Hatch 5 Eggs
6) Water Festival: Win 2 Raids
7) Water Festival: Defeat a Team GO Rocket Grunt
8) Water Festival: Take 5 Snapshots of Water-type Pokemon
As we have mentioned above, Water-Type Pokemon will hatch more often from Eggs during the event. Pokemon like Barboach and Remoraid can also be found in 2km Eggs. Mentioned below is the list of Pokemon who will hatch from 2km and 5km Eggs.
Barboach, Goldeen, Remoraid, Slowpoke
5 km Eggs
Corphish, Wingull, Wooper, Chinchou
As we know, the spawn rate of Water-Type Pokemon will increase during the event. The list of Pokmon that will spawn more frequently in the wild and around the water are mentioned below. The event is also bringing in Lake Trio to appear in Raids on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, from 6 pm to 7 pm in your local time zone.
Spawns in the Wild
- Barboach (shiny)
- Carvanha (shiny)
- Horsea (shiny)
- Magikarp (shiny)
- Mudkip (shiny)
- Poliwag (shiny)
- Psyduck (shiny)
- Seel (shiny)
- Shellder (shiny)
- Squirtle (shiny)
- Totodile (shiny)
- Wailmer (shiny)
- Wingull (shiny)
Spawns Around Water
- Lapras (shiny)
- Lotad (shiny)
- Feebas (shiny)
Raid Bosses list has also been updated for the ongoing Water Festival event. New raid bosses will begin hatching after 9 pm UTC. Many Water-Type Pokemon will appear in the raids including Feebas, Lapras, Blastoise, Vaporeon. Have a look at the Raid Boss Tier list down below.
Raid Bosses Tier List
Tier 1: Krabby, Lotad, Wailmer, Seel, Wingull
Tier 2: Clamperl, Feebas, Marshtomp, Qwilfish, Exeggutor
Tier 3: Alolan Raichu, Azumarill, Machamp, Sharpedo, Vaporeon
Tier 4: Absol, Alolan Marowak, Blastoise, Lapras, Tyranitar
Tier 5: Rayquaza
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