Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle will be debuting on Netflix on Friday, October 8th and Niantic has just announced that Pokémon GO will have a Secrets of the Jungle event to coincide with the release of the film. Zarude will be making its Pokémon GO debut, Jessie & James will be returning, plus much, much more!
The Secrets of the Jungle event will run from Friday, October 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, October 10, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time.
DEBUT OF ZARUDE
A limited-time Special Research story will be available! Complete this research line to encounter Zarude and help Professor Willow learn more about the Rogue Monkey Pokémon. This is the first time that this Dark- and Grass-type Mythical Pokémon will be available in Pokémon GO. Note that you can obtain this Special Research only during the event period, but once you have it, you can complete it anytime.
Explorer Pikachu is making its return as a rare wild spawn. Do you feel lucky? If you are you might encounter a shiny one!
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JESSIE AND JAMES
Jessie and James will be continuing their hijinks from last year’s event. Keep an eye out for them in your snapshots, and watch for their Meowth Balloon. Jessie and James will be appearing in their Meowth Balloon until Friday, October 15, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
Event-themed Field Research tasks will be available leading to encounter with the following.
Pro Tip: We suggest you collect and stack Audino research, and catch what you can during October Community Day (Oct 9)! Audino are worth 2,100 stardust each, meaning you can collect a base of 6,300 Stardust per encounter on Community Day!
New free avatar items will be available in the Style Shop, including the Adventure Hat and the Wailmer Water Bottle.