The Pokémon Go Harvest Festival is coming, and with it comes Pokémon debuts, shiny monsters, and more! Get all your info here!

Summer? Too hot. Spring? Too wet. Winter? Don't get me started. We all know fall is the season that reigns supreme, so why not celebrate it with some Pokémon Go merriment? The Pokémon Go Harvest Festival is fast approaching and with it comes Pokémon debuts, special wild encounters, and even some paid research for Halloween!

If all of that seems like your idea of a good time then come trick or treat with us and learn all about the upcoming festivities!

When is the Pokémon Go Harvest Festival?

This year's Pokémon Go Harvest Festival runs from Thursday, Oct. 12, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. local time. This means you don't need to worry about time zones and can simply focus on all the goodies about!

Debut Pokémon for the Harvest Festival

There's a new evolutionary line in regards to Pokémon debuts in the form of the Grass/Normal monster Smoliv, Dolliv, and Arboliva! Originally debuting in Scarlet and Violet, this line resembling the various forms of an olive and olive tree was recently seen in the Pokémon Horizons anime!

Pokémon Name
First Appearance

As for evolution information, you can use 25 Smoliv Candy to evolve Smoliv into Dolliv. Additionally, you can use 100 Smoliv Candy to evolve Dolliv into Arboliva. And not only that, but the following monsters will have an increased appearance chance throughout the event:

  • Bellsprout
  • Exeggcute
  • Sunkern
  • Wurmple
  • Combee
  • Sewaddle
  • Cottonee
  • Petilil
  • Red Flower Flabébé^ (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa)
  • Blue Flower Flabébé^ (Asia-Pacific region)
  • Yellow Flower Flabébé^ (Americas)
  • Pumpkaboo
  • Bounsweet
  • Smoliv

There's also special Research Task encounters which feature the following:

  • Plant Cloak Burmy
  • Sand Cloak Burmy
  • Trash Cloak Burmy
  • Pumpkaboo
  • Smoliv

Ticket of Treats paid Timed Research

And if all that wasn't enough, the Pokémon Go Harvest Festival also features a paid timed research opportunity.

You’ll be able to access event-exclusive paid Timed Research as a part of the Ticket of Treats starting Oct. 12, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. local time. You can purchase the Ticket of Treats in the in-game shop for US$5.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency).

Complete the research tasks to earn a Mossy Lure Module and encounters with Pumpkaboo!

Enjoy the wonders of fall while you can, because just like the season this event doesn't last forever!

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