Pokemon Go Water Festival Beach Week 2023 – featuring 2 brand new Pokemon debuts

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Pokemon Go Water Festival Beach Week

Last Updated on: 31st May 2023, 12:27 pm

With the Pokemon Go Season 11 Hidden Gems upon us, trainers are in for a treat with the Pokemon Go Water Festival Beach Week.

As the Summer Season begins, it’s time to take to the beach, enjoy the Sun, and welcome some Sandy new entries to your Pokedex.

Sunscreen at the ready – Let’s take a look below at all the details of the Pokemon Go Water Festival Beach Week!

Pokemon Go Water Festival Beach Week – The Details

Beginning Tuesday, June 6, at 10:00 AM Local Time and ending Monday, June 12, at 8:00 PM Local Time, trainers have just under a week to complete the challenges ahead.

Featuring a Global Challenge and Special Research, there’s plenty to keep you busy whilst topping up the tan!

Pokemon Debuts

Pokemon Go Water Festival Beach Week
Credit: Niantic

Sandygast, the Sand Heap Pokemon, and Palossand, the Sand Castle Pokemon, will make their Pokemon Go debuts during the Pokemon Go Water Festival Beach Week.

Sandygast can evolve into Palossand with 50 Sandygast Candy.

READ MORE: Pokemon Go Season 11 Hidden Gems – Exciting details revealed

Global Challenge

We love a Global Challenge – especially seeing how well our fellow trainers are contributing!

The Global Challenge will take place throughout the event, with the aim to complete 300 million Nice Throws collectively. Upon completion, the following bonuses will be active until the end of the event:

  • Increased Candy for Nice, Great, and Excellent Throws
  • Increased chance for Trainers level 31 and up to receive Candy XL for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice, Great, and Excellent Throws

READ MORE: Pokemon Go Gold Pokestops 2023, what exactly are they?

Timed Research

Credit: Niantic

For US$5.00 (or the equivalent in your local currency), you’ll be able to access event-exclusive Timed Research.

Upon completion of the research, trainers will earn a surfer pose for their avatar and encounters with event-themed Pokemon!

The Timed Research expires on Monday, June 12, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. local time, however as with previous Timed Research challenges, they’re normally pretty straightforward to complete!

Pokemon Go is available to download now on Apple and Android Mobile devices