Pokemon Go Mountains of Power event


Date + Time

Friday, January 7, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, January 13, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

The Season of Heritage Story Continues!

Spark’s intuition leads him to believe that the mysterious door’s second mechanism requires the help of Rock- and Steel-type Pokémon to unlock it.

Journey through terrain reminiscent of the mountains found in regions like Johto and Sinnoh, and work with Spark to unlock the next mechanism!

Event Bonus

1/2 walking distance to earn hearts with your buddy

Timed Research

The event will feature Timed Research focused on catching Pokémon, hatching Eggs, and earning Buddy Candy.

Complete the tasks to earn encounters with Pokémon like Mawile and Beldum!

Wild Encounters

The following Pokémon will be appearing more frequently in the wild.

Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter a Shiny Slugma, if you’re lucky!

  • Zubat
  • Machop
  • Geodude
  • Slugma
  • Nosepass
  • Barboach
  • Onix
  • Ferroseed


The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids. For the first time in Pokémon GO, Mega Aerodactyl will be available in Mega Raids!

One-Star Raids

  • Alolan Geodude
  • Onix
  • Beldum
  • Bronzor

Three-Star Raids

  • Ursaring
  • Donphan
  • Medicham
  • Absol

Five-Star Raids

  • Heatran

Mega Raids

  • Mega Aerodactyl

Field Research Task Encounters

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks!

  • Alolan Geodude
  • Slugma
  • Mawile
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