To celebrate the upcoming release of Detective Pikachu on 9 May 2019, PokÃ©mon Go players can take part in the special commemorative crossover event starting from today on 7 May until 17 May 2019. There’s a lot of content in store for fans.
Here’s what you can expect from the PokÃ©mon Go Detective Pikachu crossover event:
- Increased encounters with PokÃ©mon seen in the movie such as Pikachu, Aipom, Snorlax, Cubone, and more.
- The chance to get photobombed by Detective Pikachu himself who will appear in PokÃ©mon Go‘s Snapshot mode
- Special Raid Battles featuring PokÃ©mon seen in the movie
- Special Field Research events
- Limited edition cosmetic items for players’ Avatars, including a detective hat with Pikachu ears
- A higher chance of encountering a Shiny Aipom
- Double XP for all PokÃ©mon caught
In the meantime, check out the PokÃ©mon Go Detective Pikachu crossover event trailer below.