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The Solstice event in Pokemon GO will begin. What do you need to know?

The famous Solstice event will return to the game. What will appear in specific places around the world this time?


The developers announced a new event that will go to Pokemon Go on June 17. There are many interesting attractions waiting for the trainers, including, above all, event creatures. Theme raids and Field Research will also be available.

Solstice event in Pokemon GO

The event will start on Thursday, June 17 from 10:00 AM and will last until Sunday, June 20, 2021 until 8:00 PM local time.

On this occasion, the following attractions are planned:

  • Regigigas is coming to five-star raids! From Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time, you can encounter Regigigas in five-star raids. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one! Raid-related Field Research will also be available from PokéStops exclusively during this window.
  • Trainers globally will be able to encounter Lunatone, Solrock, Spheal, and more in the wild. If you’re lucky, you might encounter Snorlax!
  • Trainers in the northern hemisphere will be able to encounter the following Pokémon in the wild: Yanma, Chimchar, Summer Form Deerling, and more. If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny Yanma!
  • Trainers in the southern hemisphere will be able to encounter the following Pokémon in the wild: Snorunt, Snover, Winter Form Deerling, and more. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Snorunt!
  • The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids in the northern hemisphere: Alolan Marowak, Yanma, Petilil, and more.
  • The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids in the southern hemisphere: Lapras, Piloswine, Snorunt, and more.
  • The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids worldwide: Lunatone, Solrock, Klink, and more.
  • Exclusive Field Research will be available.
  • After taking the photo, a surprise will appear.

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Lunatone and Solrock will be appearing in the wild around the world during the event. Afterwards, Lunatone will be appearing exclusively in the eastern hemisphere, and Solrock will be appearing exclusively in the western hemisphere. Your Buddy will be eager to help you on your adventures! During the event, they’ll give you gift items and Poké Balls more frequently. The walking distance required to earn hearts with your buddy will be halved.