Pokémon Go Water Festival event guide: Field Research and rewards


Coaches, the water event is approaching, which will be held in Pokemon GO at the end of the summer of 2019. This will be a special in-game event, which includes an increase in the spawn of water Pokémon. They will often appear in the wild, around the water and hatch in Pokemon GO eggs. The event will be held from Friday, August 23 to Friday, August 30, 2019. In addition, the release of Shiny Carvanha and Shiny Barboach. Kingler and Crawdaunt will also be able to learn the powerful Water-type attack – Crabhammer, which recently appeared in Pokemon GO.

Pokémon Go Water Festival event guide: Field Research and rewards

In addition to the usual bonuses in raids , water-type Pokémon such as Blastoise, Vaporeon, Lapras and others will appear. On Wednesday, August 28, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time, you will be able to meet with Uxie, Mesprit or Azelf in five-star raids in their respective regions.

Water Event Pokemon GO

  • The Pokemon GO Water Festival 2019 event will be held.
  • The date and time the event began are August 23, 2019, at 13:00 Pacific Standard Time.
  • The end date of the event is August 30, 2019, at 13:00 Pacific Standard Time.

Event Bonuses

  • Double candies for catching Pokemon.
  • The distance to get sweets with your water-type Buddy Pokemon will be halved.
  • Water Pokemon, such as Magikarp, Wooper, Wailmer and others, will appear more often in the wild.
  • The following Pokémon will appear more often near water: Wartortle, Poliwhirl, Speaking, Lapras, Qwilfish, Mantine, Lotad, Feebas, Piplup, Buizel, and Finneon.
  • Water Pokémon will hatch more often from eggs.
  • Kingler and Crawdaunt will be able to learn Crabhammer, a charged attack that recently appeared in Pokemon GO.
  • You can meet Shiny Carvanha and Shiny Barboach.
  • Water-type Pokémon will also appear in raids.
  • On August 28, from 18:00 to 19:00 local time, an hour of raids will take place, and you can meet Uxie, Mesprit or Azelf in five-star raids.

Event infographics

Check out a brief visual description of the event:

Shiny Pokemon Event

When the water event takes place in Pokemon GO, then we will undoubtedly meet the brilliant Pokemon. Therefore, we have prepared a list of possible Shines. Keep in mind that the chance to meet the brilliant Pokemon in the wild is 1 in 450, regardless of the event.

Squirtle Poliwag Marill Wailmer
Psyduck Magikarp Wobbuffet Febas
Seel Lapras Mudkip Clamperl
Shellder Omanyte Lotad Carvanha
Krabby Kabuto Winging Barboach
Horsea Totodile


Research Task Reward
Water Festival: Earn a candy walking with your buddy Barboach encounter
Water Festival: Catch 10 water-type Pokémon 1,000 Stardust
Water Festival: Catch 5 water-type Pokémon Krabby encounter
Water Festival: Evolve 3 Carvanha or Barboach Clamperl encounter
Water Festival: Hatch 5 eggs Blastoise encounter
Water Festival: Win 2 raids Azumarill encounter
Water Festival: Defeat a Team GO Rocket Grunt Carvanha encounter
Water Festival: Take 5 Snapshots of water-type Pokémon Seel encounter

During this event, everyone will have the opportunity to replenish their ranks with Pokémon with ideal IV parameters. In addition, switch to new raids in Pokemon GO.

Play with your friends and stay safe.


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