Pokémon GO Celebrates Launch of Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl

Prepare for a Pokémon-packed couple of weeks! On November 19, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl launch for the Nintendo Switch. In celebration of the occasion, Pokémon GO is having a themed event players can enjoy!

Starting November 16 and ending November 21, you can encounter regular and shiny versions of the Sinnoh starters, Turtwig, Chimchar and Piplup wearing either Lucas’s or Dawn’s hats. Dress up your avatars to look like the starters or protagonists.

During the first half of the event, you could find Bidoof, Kricketot, Buneary, Stunky, Buizel and more. Raids feature Cranidos, Drifloon, Gible, Lopunny, Drapion, Gallade and Cresselia. The next half of the event brings wild encounters with Misdreavus, Houndour, Glameow, Sandy Cloak Burmy and others. Raids feature Shieldon, Salamence and previously mentioned Pokémon. You may also hatch Budew, Bonsly, Happiny, Mime Jr. and Riolu as part of the whole event.

Check out the official website for more information and celebrate the journey back to Sinnoh!