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Pokémon Go is celebrating Pokémon Journeys with Animation Week Event

Pokemon Go Animation Week
Pokemon Go Animation Week (Image credit: Niantic)

What you need to know

  • Niantic has announced another event to be held in the beginning of November 2020.
  • The Animation Week 2020 event will celebrate Pokémon Journeys, the latest season of Pokémon the Animated Series.
  • The event will feature a number of Pokémon in spawns, raids, and eggs, as well as Goh inspired avatar items, and more.

After Halloween wraps up in Pokémon Go, Niantic will be hosting another event: The Animation Week 2020. This event will celebrate the continuing adventures of Ash and Goh in Pokémon Journeys beginning on November 6, 2020. Some of the things you'll have to look forward to include:

  • World Cap Pikachu* will be spawning in the wild with the potential to be Shiny.
  • From Thursday, November 5, 2020 through Monday, November 16, Lugia* will be returning to Legendary Raids with the event exclusive move attack Aeroblast.
  • A new Timed Research line inspired by Pokémon Journeys will be available.
  • Goh will be appearing as a special Snapshot Surprise.
  • Goh inspired avatar items will be available in the Style Shop.

The following Pokémon will be appearing in Raids:

  • Ivysaur
  • Pinsir*
  • Snorlax*
  • Golurk

Addtionally, the following Pokémon will be spwaning more in the wild:

  • Bulbasaur*
  • Exeggcute*
  • Cubone*
  • Scyther*
  • Dratini*
  • Cyndaquil*

The following Pokémon will be hatching from 7 KM Friend Eggs:

  • Pichu*
  • Mantyke
  • Riolu*
  • Cubone*

Pokémon with the potential to be Shiny are marked with an asterisk.

Are you excited for this new event? Which of these Pokémon are you most looking forward to catching? Let us know in the comments below, and be sure to check out our Complete Pokédex, as well as our many Pokémon Go guides, so you too can become a Pokémon Master!

Casian Holly has been writing about gaming at iMore since 2019, but their real passion is Pokémon. From the games to the anime, cards and toys, they eat, sleep, and breathe all things Pokémon. You can check out their many Pokémon Go and Pokémon Sword and Shield guides and coverage here on iMore.