Pokémon Go Fest 2024: Global Overview and Events!

Pokémon Go Fest 2024: Global is a two-day event packed with exclusive research, tasks, spawns, and unique experiences for ticket holders. Here’s a detailed breakdown of the event happening on July 13 and July 14, including what to expect each day and how to make the most out of your experience.

Event Timing

  • Dates: July 13 and July 14
  • Time: 10am to 6pm local time each day

Day One (July 13) - Habitat Rotations

Day one focuses on hourly rotations of different Pokémon in four distinct habitats, giving players specific windows to catch certain Pokémon, including those that only spawn using incense.


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Habitat Rotation Schedule

  1. Dawn Meadows:

    • Times: 10am to 11am, 2pm to 3pm
    • Special Spawns: Pokémon themed around the dawn environment.
  2. Shining Day:

    • Times: 11am to 12pm, 3pm to 4pm
    • Special Spawns: Pokémon associated with bright, sunny days.
  3. Creeping Dusk:

    • Times: 12pm to 1pm, 4pm to 5pm
    • Special Spawns: Pokémon that thrive at dusk.
  4. Darkest Night:

    • Times: 1pm to 2pm, 5pm to 6pm
    • Special Spawns: Nocturnal Pokémon and those linked with night-time.

Special Features

  • Increased Shiny Pokémon Chances: Higher odds of encountering shiny Pokémon.
  • Timed Research: Complete tasks to get Marshadow and other rewards.
  • Raids: Includes the debut of Necrozma and abundant Ultra Beasts (except Stakataka and Blacephalon) with shiny chances.

Day Two (July 14) - Free-For-All Spawns

Day two removes the habitat restrictions, allowing every Pokémon to spawn freely. Certain Pokémon will still require incense for increased spawn rates.

Key Features

  • Free-For-All Spawns: All Pokémon have a chance to spawn throughout the day.
  • Incense Encounters: Pokémon like Unown letters, Umbreon and Espeon with a scarf, Maractus, Corsola, Rockruff, and Vullaby will need incense to spawn.
  • Necrozma Forms: Debut of Necrozma’s two forms and the fusion mechanic.
  • New Tasks and Research Quests: Additional tasks and quests specific to day two.
  • Continued Ultra Beast Raids: Similar to day one, with shiny chances.

General Tips for Both Days

  1. Plan Ahead: Map out which habitats and hours are most crucial for your desired catches.
  2. Use Incense Wisely: Focus incense usage on specific hours when rare Pokémon are available.
  3. Complete Research Tasks: Ensure you complete timed research for exclusive rewards like Marshadow.
  4. Participate in Raids: Coordinate with friends to take down Necrozma and other Ultra Beasts.
  5. Stay Hydrated and Safe: Remember to stay hydrated, wear sunscreen, and take breaks as needed.

Summing Up

Pokémon Go Fest 2024: Global promises two exciting days filled with unique opportunities to catch rare and shiny Pokémon, complete research tasks, and enjoy raids with friends. By planning your time and utilizing resources like incense and research tasks efficiently, you can maximize your experience and make the most of this global event. Enjoy the festivities, and good luck with your Pokémon hunting!