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Ed Sheeran X Pokémon GO

For the first time ever in Pokémon GO history, PGO is collaborating with Grammy-winning, singer-songwriter, global sensation, Ed Sheeran!

What does this mean for Trainers around the globe? Why, an event of course! An event full of music, Water-types, Ed Sheeran swag for your avatar, and more.

EVENT DATE/TIME:Mon., Nov. 22, 2021, @ 11:00am PST
Tue., Nov. 30, 2021, @ 1:00pm PST
FEATURES:MUSIC: Special Performance in-app featuring songs from Ed’s new album = and in-game music. 
WILD: Totodile, Mudkip, Piplup, Oshawott, and Sunglasses Squirtle.
FIELD RESEARCH: Tasks featuring Sunglasses Squirtle.
BUNDLES / STICKERS: 1-time FREE event box and Water-type-themed stickers from PokéStops and gifts.
AVATAR ITEMS: = Sweatshirt redeemable using the code provided starting Mon., Nov. 22, 2021 @ 1pm PST
EVENT BONUSES:Take a Snapshot every day for a surprise

A Special Performance

It’s all about the music, am I right? Well, fasten your seatbelts Trainers as we will be receiving a special Ed Sheeran performance straight from the Pokémon GO app! Beginning on Monday, November 22, 2021, at 11:00 am PST, you will be able to access the performance via the in-game News section

Ed will be performing music from his latest album, =. Songs like Perfect, Bad Habits, Overpass Graffiti, Thinking Out Loud, First Time, Shivers, and more!

Need an Ed Sheeran encore? Well, Overpass Graffiti will be playing every night in Pokémon GO from Monday, November 22, 2021, to Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

Wild Encounters

As it turns out, Ed is a fan of Water-type Pokémon and always chooses them as his first partner when playing Pokémon RPG. Can you guess what we’ll be getting  somewhat more frequently in the wild? You guessed it! Water-types. Below is a list mentioned in the original announcement.

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Oshawott*Sunglasses Squirtle*Froakie
** Froakie and Sunglasses Squirtle will be less likely to be encountered than the others.

Field Research Task Encounters

Tasks featuring Sunglasses Squirtle will be available for the duration of the event. If you are lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Bundles & Stickers

Water-type-themed stickers will be received by spinning PokéStops, opening gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop. 

There will be a one-time FREE Event Box available in the shop featuring: 1 Lure Module, 20 Pokéballs, 10 Razz Berries, and 10 Pinap Berries.

Ed Sheeran Themed Avatar Item

There will be an Ed Sheeran = themed sweatshirt avatar item available from Monday, November 22, 2021 at 1pm PST until the end of the event. 

To receive this item, you must redeem the following code before November 30, 2021.*


*Limit one code redemption per Trainer.


Take a Snapshot every day for a special surprise.

Time to Rock out with your Water-type out

Don’t forget to celebrate Ed Sheeran’s upcoming album by tuning in to his special performance for Pokémon GO later this month!

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