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Pokémon GO: Bug Out Event 2020

The second annual Pokémon GO Bug Out Event is almost upon us let’s grab the bug spray and get to work, shall we? 

EVENT
DATE/
TIME:
Fri., June 26, 2020, @ 8:00am (local time)
to
Wed., July 1, 2020, @ 10:00pm (local time)

 
FEATURES:
WILD: Scyther, Venipede, Dwebble, and other Bug-type Pokémon.
INCENSE:
Certain Bug-type Pokémon will be appearing more often than others depending on the day you use your Incense! (see schedule below for Incense)
5KM EGGS: Scyther, Venipede, Dwebble, and other Bug-type Pokémon will hatch from 5km Eggs.
RAIDS: Scyther, Venipede, Dwebble, and other Bug-type Pokémon will be appearing in Raids.
FIELD RESEARCH: Scyther, Venipede, Dwebble, and other Bug-type Pokémon.
SHINY DEBUT: Dwebble
BONUS:2x Catch XP
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Bug Out Event Increased Spawns

Niantic specifically mentioned a couple of unique Bug-type Pokémon as having increased spawns during this event. Here is a list of the Pokémon that were mentioned, as well as some we would expect to see.

As additional spawns are reported, we will be sure to update this list accordingly.

ScytherVenipedeDwebble
Scyther*VenipedeDwebble*
CaterpieWeedleVenonat
Caterpie*
Weedle*Venonat*
Skorupi Wurmple Shuckle
Skorupi* Wurmple*Shuckle*
Combee IllumiseVolbeat
CombeeIllumise**Volbeat**
Yanma ** In their respective regionsSurskit
Yanma* Surskit

Bug Raids & Eggs

Although only a couple have been officially announced by Niantic, below are a few Raid Bosses we are GUESSING will be around. Be sure to check out our Homepage Dropdown for a full list once they are released!

4-Star
PinsirForretressAlolan Marowak
Pinsir*ForretressAlolan Marowak*
 Absol 
 Absol* 
3-Star
ScytherShuckleMasquerain
Scyther*Shuckle*Masquerain
 Alolan Raichu 
 Alolan Raichu* 
2-Star
YanmaSkorupiMawile
Yanma*Skorupi*Mawile*
 Alolan Exeggutor 
 Alolan Exeggutor* 
1-Star
VenonatTimburrKlink
Venonat*Timburr*Klink*
Dwebble Anorith
Dwebble*  Anorith*

Niantic has mentioned the following Pokémon as being in 5km eggs during the event. If/when we get reports of any additional Pokémon in these eggs, we will update accordingly.

ScytherVenipedeDwebble
Scyther*VenipedeDwebble*
VolbeatVenonatCombee
Volbeat*Venonat* Combee 
CaterpieWeedleSkorupi
Caterpie* Weedle*Skorupi* 
ShuckleYanmaSurskit
Shuckle* Yanma*Surskit 

Bug Out Event Bonuses

BASE XP2X BONUS+ LUCKY EGG
Curveball102040
Pokémon Caught100200400
First Throw50100200
Nice Throw102040
Great Throw50100200
Excellent Throw100200400
First Catch of the Day5001,0002,000
7-Day Streak2,5005,00010,000
Collector Bonus100200400
Curve + First Throw + Excellent + Caught + First Catch + 7 Day Streak
MAX XP3,2606,52013,040
Curve + First Throw + Excellent + Caught
MAX XP2605201,040

Buggy Field Research

Research TaskReward
Hatch an EggScythersmall shiny sparkles
Trade a PokémonShelmetorShelmet
Use 3 Berries to Catch PokémonDwebblesmall shiny sparkles
Catch 7 Bug-type PokémonBurmysmall shiny sparkles
Make 5 Curve Ball ThrowsPinecosmall shiny sparkles
Catch 15 Bug-type Pokémonx1000Stardust

Infographics

Bug Out Incense Schedule

  • Fri., Jun. 26, @8am – Sat., Jun. 27, @11:59pm local time, Nincada will be more attracted to Incense.
  • Sun. Jun. 28, @12am – Monday, Jun. 29, @11:59pm local time, Wurmple will be more attracted Incense.
  • Tue. Jun. 30, @12am – Wed., Jul. 1, @10pm local timeScyther will be more attracted to Incense.

Shiny Dwebble Family

NormalShiny
Dwebble
Crustle

Catch'em, Squash'em, EaT'em too

Regardless of whether or not you like bugs, you will probably enjoy the Bug Out event. We get a new shiny release in Dwebble, 2x Catch XP, plus a lot of Bug-themed spawns, eggs, raids, and even field research. So even if bugs aren’t your thing, chances are there is something you will enjoy about this event.

Stay safe out there Trainers, obey local Covid-19 guidelines, and keep up the social distancing. 

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