Pokemon Go’s Season of Light has officially begun, and the first big event happening this season is the Psychic Spectacular. Pokemon’s psychedelic holiday runs until September 12 and introduces several new monsters to the mobile game, including Mega Alakazam and the shiny Elgyem.
Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s Psychic Spectacular.
Psychic Spectacular starts at 10am local time on September 6th and runs until 8pm local time on September 12th.
In keeping with tradition, several new Psychic Pokemon are making their debut during this year’s Psychic Spectacular. The first one is, which will appear in mega raids during the event. Defeat him in battle and you’ll gain energy to Mega Evolve your own Alakazam.
In addition, a shiny Elgyem will appear during the event, marking your first chance to catch one in Pokemon Go. Other Psychic-type Pokemon will also appear more often in wild battles and raids. You can see the full list below:
One star raids
- Unknown E
- Unknown P
- Unknown S
Three star raids
- Alolan Raichu
Five Star Attacks
In addition to the featured Pokemon, themed Field Quests and Time Exploration Quests will be available during the Psychic Spectacular. Complete them to earn a variety of rewards, including encounters with Hypno, Baltoy, Chimecho, and other psychic Pokemon.
On top of that, any Alakazam you get during the event – either by catching one in raids or evolving from Kadabra – will learn Charged Attack Psychic. There will also be a special Deoxys Raid Day during the September 11th event, giving you more chances to catch the Mythical Pokemon before it leaves the raid rotation.
Pokemon Go has plenty of other events lined up for this month, including Fashion Week and Community Day in September. You can see everything else happening this month in our.