Psychic Spectacular Event for Pokemon GO: Event Breakdown

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The Psychic Spectacular Event for Pokemon GO has come back for a limited time. The celebration of psychic-types started Tuesday, Sept. 6, and will run until Monday, Sept. 12. During this time psychic-typed appear in the wild more frequently and there are plenty of new tasks and content to keep trainers busy.

With Mega Alakazam making its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids and Deoxys’ Raid Day, there’s a lot to keep track of in this week-long event. Read on for an Event Breakdown to help optimize and plan your training schedule.

Psychic Spectacular Event for Pokemon GO: Event Breakdown

Frequent Pokémon: Here is a list of the increased psych-typed pokémon that players will encounter more frequently in the wild while the event is live:

  • Abra
  • Kadabra
  • Slowpoke
  • Drowzee
  • Natu
  • Ralts
  • Kirlia
  • Spoink
  • Munna
  • Woobat
  • Gothita
  • Solosis
  • Elgyem

7km Eggs: In addition to these likely spawns, the following pokémon will be featured on Tier One of any 7km eggs collected throughout the event. Players are able to obtain eggs by opening gifts from other trainers, PokéStops or from your Buddy Pokémon.

  • Smoochum
  • Wynaut
  • Chingling

Raids: The Psychic Spectacular Event will also offer a lot of psych-typed raid opportunities. In addition to the following list, a Deoxys raid day will give players an increased chance to catch the Mythical Pokémon in all forms. It will take place a day before the event closes, Sunday, Sept. 11, from 2:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. local time.

  • One Star: Unown (E, P, S), Espurr
  • Three Star: Raichu, Wobbuffet, Girafarig, Oranguru
  • Five Star: Deoxys
  • Mega: Mega Alakazam

Featured Attack: If during the event you evolve a Kadabra into an Alakazam or catch an Alakazam, it will come already knowing Psychi, which is a psychic charged attack. The move has 90 power, with hance to lower the opposing Pokémon’s Defense in a Trainer Battle

An event to look forward is The Psychic Cup which will take place from Thursday, Sept. 8, to Thursday, Sept. 15 in the Go Battle League. Prepare your own psychic-type only team and battle trainers to increase your battle rank and for additional rewards.