Target Pokemon Event: When is It?

Target Pokemon Event will give players of Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Pokemon: Let's Go, Eevee! their own shiny starter Pokemon.

Target Pokemon Event

This special promotional event coincides with the release of the Detective Pikachu movie. Player just need to visit a US Target store between May 11 and June 23 to get their free Shiny Pokemon.

Players will need to download the new Pokemon Pass app, which is available free from the App Store or Google Play and comes with a Detective Pikachu photo sticker. You will need this app to receive exclusive rewards from your Pokemon Trainer Club account. With the app downloaded, when you visit a Target store, your geolocation will allow you to receive the reward. Follow the instructions that pop up once you open the app, scan a special QR code in the store, and you will receive a free Shiny Pikachu or Eevee.

Also, if you visit a Target on May 11, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. local time, you can benefit from the release of the Detective Pikachu movie with a special prize. Fans will receive a special Psyduck promo card for the Trading Card Game as well as a movie poster.

If you are a big fan of Pokemon GO, make sure to catch this month's raid bosses. The month of May's Legendary raid boss for North America is Azelf of the Lake Guardians from the Sinnoh region, so make sure to bring your strongest Ghost, Dark, and Bug type Pokemon.

Photo courtesy of Niantic and The Pokemon Company