The Asia-Pacific region's water festival is now underway, with Lapras wearing a scarf, Dewpider, Araquanid, Shiny Binacle, and Shiny Barbaracle now available in Pokemon GO for the first time

The Asia-Pacific region's water festival is now underway, with Lapras wearing a scarf, Dewpider, Ara

Niantic has announced a new activity for Pokemon GO. Read on below to learn more.

The Pokemon GOs Water Festival will be held in 2022 and will feature Lapras in a scarf, Dewpider, and Araquanid.

Water Festival

Saturday, May 12, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, May 20, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Lapras wearing a scarf, Dewpider, and Araquanid make their debut in Pokemon GO!

For the first time in Pokemon GO, you will be able to encounter Shiny Binacle!

Available from Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT 7), to Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT 7).

During the Water Festival event, there will be a global challenge! Work with other Trainers around the world to catch a wave of Water-type Pokemon to earn a bonus for everyone!

Catch 600,000,000 Water-type Pokemon in this Global Challenge

Two Candys for catching Pokemon in Global Challenge

The Season of Alolas'' fourth special research story will be available on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

TheSeason of Alola website is for more information.

Throughout the event, Timed Research focuses on catching Pokemon will be available!

Complete the research to earn 50 Gyarados Mega Energy, 1,000 XP, 1,000 Stardust, and encounters with Lapras wearing a scarf and a Dewpider.

The following Pokemon will appear more frequently in the wild.


In raids, the following Pokemon will be appearing.

If you complete Field Research tasks, the following Pokemon will be available to encounter.

New avatar items

With fantastic new avatar items, you may grab them from the arcade during the event, but don''t worry, they''ll be available once the event comes to an end!

  • Water Festival Scarf

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The Pokemon GO team

Trainersthe Water Festival is coming soon! More here: Pokemon GO (@PokemonGoApp) May 9, 2022

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