Season of Light begins in Pokemon Go


Date + Time

September 1, 2022, at 10:00 AM – December 1, 2022, at 10:00 AM

Season of Light Special Research

Available to claim from Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 9:59 a.m. local time New parts of the Special Research will unlock over the course of the Season, so make sure to keep an eye on your Research tab!

  • September 1
  • October 5
  • November 23

Meet the Nebula Pokémon, Cosmog! Professor Willow has returned, and he’s discovered a mysterious Pokémon! Throughout the Season of Light, you’ll be able to adventure and bond with the Legendary Pokémon Cosmog. Let’s learn about this child of the stars!

Nebula Sky

Keep an eye on the horizon! Nebula skies will be showing up periodically during the Season.

Themed avatar items

Look out for avatar items inspired by Cosmog in the in-game shop!

Themed Stickers

You’ll also be able to get season-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.

Seasonal Bonuses

During the Season of Light, the following bonuses will be active.

  • Increased damage for Pokémon participating in raids remotely
  • Guaranteed Gifts from PokéStop spins
  • Increased Incense effectiveness while moving
  • Up to two free Raid Passes per day by spinning Gym Photo Discs
  • Additional Items from Research Breakthroughs
  • Increased Stardust reward for Research Breakthroughs
  • Extra Stardust from Gifts

Community Days

These are the dates for the Community Days during the Season of Light:

  • Sunday, September 18, 2022
  • Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • Saturday, November 5, 2022 (Community Day Classic)
  • Saturday, November 12, 2022

Research Breakthrough

The Research Breakthrough encounter will be the Fighting-type Pokemon, Medicham

Author: VintagePokeCollector

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