Pokemon Go Water Festival 2019 Dates & Details

August 18, 2019 at 5:32pm
By Jason Stettner

The Pokemon Go Water Festival 2019 dates are August 23 to August 30 with both dates start and concluding at 1pm PST. It’s time to make a big splash, even if you don’t live near water. The features include the following additions to the game mobile title for Android or IOS platforms.

-Water-type Pokemon like Magikarp, Wooper, Wailmer and more will appear more frequently within the wild.

-The following Pokemon will be appearing more frequently around water. Wartortle, Poliwhirl, Seaking, Lapras, Qwilfish, Mantine, Lotad, Feebas, Piplip, Buizel and Finneon.

-Water-type Pokemon will hatch more often from eggs.
Pokemon Go Water
-Kingler and Crawdaunt will be able to learn Crabhammer, a water-type Charged Attack that will be newly available.

-If you manage to surf the waves of luck you may encounter a Shiny Carvanha or Shiny Barboach in your travels.


-Water-type Pokemon like Blastoise, Vaporeon, Lapras and more will appear in raids.

-On Wednesday, August 28 from 6pm to 7pm local time, you can encounter Uxie, Mesprit and Azelf in five star raids in their respective regions.


-2x Hatch Candy
-If you have a water-type Pokemon as your buddy, the distance to earn Buddy Candy will be halved.

Good luck out there, and happy creature hunting as you aim to grab them all. It should be a soaking good time for sure. I know my Magikarp buddy will finally be getting that evolution after this period of time. Read our review of the first live action film from this franchise, or the game hubs for additional coverage on gaming.

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