Pokémon Go Psychic Spectacular 2022 is here, bringing with it a bunch of mind-manipulating goodies and exclusive events.
A celebration of all psychically enhanced pocket monsters, Psychic Spectacular is now available. With a new Mega Pokemon to catch, sparkles to catch, and research tasks to complete, there’s plenty to keep you busy for the next few days.
We’ve gathered everything you need to know about Pokémon Go Psychic Spectacular 2022 here. Don’t miss this Mega Alakazam.
Pokemon Go Psychic Spectacular 2022 start time
Psychic Spectacular 2022 is already underway. The event began on September 6th and runs through Monday, September 12th at 8pm local time.
All Pokemon in Psychic Spectacular 2022
first generation pokemon Alakazam is headlining Psychic Spectacular 2022, making his Mega Raid debut. If you catch Alakazam in an attack or evolve one from a Kadabra during the event, they will know the Psychic movement – a charged attack that does 90 damage.
Bright Elgyem will also be available for the first time. You will be able to find them more often in the wild while the event is in progress, and you will find them after completing the event’s field research tasks. Various timed research tasks focusing on throwing curveballs will also be available, which can be completed to earn even more encounters with Elgyem.
A bunch of other Psychic Pokemon will also appear more frequently in the wild, including:
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invasions had a garnish, too. You will be able to use the following pokemon in each level:
- Invasions of a Star: Unown E, Unown, P, Unown S and Espurr
- Three Star Invasions: Alolan Raichu, Wobbuffet, Girafarig and Oranguru
- five star attacks: Normal Forme Deoxys, Attack Forme Deoxys, Defense Forme Deoxys, Speed Forme Deoxys
- Mega Invasions: Mega Alakazam
Psychic Spectacular 2022 Deoxys Raid Day
A special Raid Day is being held on Sunday, September 11th. 2pm to 5pm local time, all forms of Mythical Pokémon deoxys will appear more often in five-star Raids.
You’ll also have a higher chance of encountering a Shiny Deoxys and can earn up to five additional daily Raid Passes by spinning Gyms.
Psychic Spectacular 2022 Field Research Tasks
Various Field Research Tasks will be available during Psychic Spectacular 2022. Spin Pokestops to collect them and tag each one to earn a special reward.
Reddit User SilphScience (opens in new tab) compiled all tasks and their respective rewards:
- Throw 5 Curve Ball Throws – Elgyem Encounter
- Make 5 Curve Ball Throws in an Online Reward – Chimecho Encounter
- Spin 5 PokéStops or Gyms – Baltoy Encounter
- Spin 15 PokéStops or Gyms – Hypno Encounter
Timed Research Tasks
Additional event-exclusive research tasks are also active. They expire at the end of the event. You’ll earn an encounter with Elgyem for completing each one, as well as 30 Poké Balls and 10 Great Balls for tying the mall.
- Make 5 curveball throws
- Make 10 curveball throws
- Make 15 curveball throws
- Make 20 curveball throws
- Make 25 curveball throws
- Make 30 curveball throws
- Make 35 curveball throws
- Make 42 curveball throws