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Pokémon Go: Weather Week Event Guide

Pokemon Go Weather Week Castform
Pokemon Go Weather Week Castform (Image credit: Niantic)

As the Charge Up! event concludes in Pokémon Go, another event is kicking off. Weather Week is the first of its kind for Pokémon Go and will see Pokémon who are normally boosted during Rain and Windy Weather Conditions appearing more often in the Wild, Eggs, Research, and Raids. This event begins March 24, 2021 and will conclude on March 29. Read ahead for everything you need to know about Weather Week in Pokémon Go, and be sure to check out our best Pokémon Go accessories, so you can be fully equipped on your Pokémon Journey!

What is Weather Week in Pokémon Go?

Rainy form Castform's Shiny variant, which up until now has only been available in Pokémon HOME, will also be making its Pokémon Go debut!

Wild spawns during Weather Week in Pokémon Go

Pokemon 580 Ducklett (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 351 Castform Rainy (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 134 Vaporeon (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Source: The Pokémon Company

During the first half of the event, the following Pokémon that enjoy Rain will be appearing more in the wild:

  • Castform*
  • Parasect
  • Psyduck*
  • Poliwag*
  • Vaporeon
  • Lotad*
  • Surskit
  • Croagunk*
  • Shelmet
  • Stunfisk

During the second half of the event, the following Pokémon that enjoy Wind will be appearing more in the wild:

  • Skarmory*
  • Taillow*
  • Wingull*
  • Pidove*
  • Ducklett

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

5KM Eggs during Weather Week in Pokémon Go

Pokemon 535 Tympole (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 458 Mantyke (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 060 Poliwag (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Source: The Pokémon Company

The following Pokémon will be hatching from 5KM Eggs:

  • Psyduck*
  • Poliwag*
  • Swablu*
  • Drifloon*
  • Mantyke
  • Tympole
  • Ducklett

Raids during Weather Week in Pokémon Go

Pokemon 384 Raquaza (Image credit: The Pokemon Company)

Pokemon 310 Mega Manectric (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 642 Thundurus Therian (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Source: The Pokemon Company and The Pokémon Company

The following Pokémon will be appearing in Raids:

Field Research during Weather Week in Pokémon Go

  • Catch five Flying type Pokémon for a Swablu encounter.
  • Catch seven Flying, Psychic, or Dragon type Pokémon for a Rainy form Castform* encounter.
  • Catch seven Water, Electric, or Bug type Pokémon for a Rainy form Castform* encounter.
  • Catch seven Water type Pokémon for a Tympole encounter.

Timed Research during Weather Week in Pokémon Go

In the Today View, players can find the following four step Timed Research:

Step One

  • Catch ten Water, Electric, or Bug type Pokémon for a Rainy form Castform* encounter.
  • Take a Snapshot of a Water type Pokémon for 200 Stardust.
  • Send three gifts to Friends for a Psyduck* encounter.

Completion Rewards: Wailmer* encounter, five PokéBalls, 500 Stardust.

Step Two

  • Catch 15 Water, Electric, or Bug type Pokémon for a Rainy form Castform encounter.
  • Power up a Pokémon seven times for three Pinap Berries.
  • Defeat two Team GO Rocket Grunts for a Buizel encounter.

Completion Rewards: Rainy form Castform* encounter, seven PokéBalls, 500 XP.

Step Three

  • Catch 15 Psychic, Flying, or Dragon type Pokémon for a Rainy form Castform* encounter.
  • Make five Nice Curveball throws for 600 Stardust.
  • Earn five hearts with your Buddy Pokémon for a Woobat* encounter.

Completion Rewards: Swellow encounter, ten PokéBalls, 800 XP.

Step Four

  • Catch 20 Flying, Psychic, or Dragon type Pokémon for a Rainy form Castform* encounter.
  • Make nine Curveball throws in a row for 1,200 Stardust.
  • Evolve three Pokémon for a Swablu* encounter.

Completion Rewards: Togetic encounter, 12 PokéBalls, 1,200 XP.

Other bonuses during Weather Week in Pokémon Go

The PokéShop will feature new spring related Avatar Style items. Players will also earn bonus Stardust for catching Weather Boosted Pokémon throughout the event.

Questions about Weather Week in Pokémon Go?

Do you have any questions about Weather Week in Pokémon Go? Which Pokémon are you most excited for? Let us know in the comments below, and be sure to check out our other Pokémon Go guides so you too can be the best like no one ever was!

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.