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Pokémon GO Water Festival 2022: Everything You Need to Know

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The Pokémon GO Water Festival is back in 2022 with new Pokémon featuring a special event Lapras, Mega Blastoise raids, and much more! Here is everything you need to know about the features coming to the Pokémon GO Water Festival in 2022.

Pokémon GO Water Festival 2022: Everything You Need to Know

Like all Pokémon GO events, the Water Festival will have featured Pokémon encounters in the wild, through egg hatches, special research encounters, as well as a featured list of Pokémon that will be available to fight in raids.

Featured Wild Pokémon Spawns

  • Tentacool
  • Slowpoke
  • Goldeen
  • Staryu
  • Magikarp
  • Marill
  • Lotad
  • Surskit*
  • Carvanha
  • Wailmer
  • Tympole
  • Binacle
  • Dewpider*
  • Poliwhirl*
  • Mantine
  • Alomomola

Featured Pokémon in 7 km Eggs

  • Psyduck
  • Azurill
  • Mantyke*
  • Mudkip
  • Feebas
  • Binacle
  • Staryu
  • Clamperl

One Star Raids

  • Qwilfish
  • Wailmer
  • Spritzee*
  • Helioptile*
  • Rockruff

Three Star Raids

  • Alolan Raichu
  • Lapras wearing a scarf
  • Feraligatr*
  • Azumarill*
  • Ludicolo*

Five Star Raids

  • Tapu Fini*

Mega Raids

  • Blastoise

Field Research Encounters

  • Magikarp
  • Carvanha
  • Wailmer
  • Luvdisc
  • Binacle
  • Dewpider*
  • Lapras wearing a scarf
  • Marill
  • Blastoise Mega Energy
  • Gyarados Mega Energy


Starred Pokémon cannot be caught shiny.

Beyond the special encounters available during the Water Festival event, there will be bonuses to Rainy Lure Modules used and candy earned by hatching Pokémon from eggs.