Pokemon GO TCG Crossover Event: Schedule, Encounters, and More

Find out what is currently on the table in regards to the upcoming Pokemon GO TCG Event!

by Shaun Cichacki


As Pokemon GO continues to evolve, we can always expect to see new collaborations happening. This time, it looks like it’s branching a bit more into some comforting territory with its upcoming promotion with the Pokemon Trading Card Game. You’ll be able to get your hands on some great new Pokemon, including an exclusive new Pikachu, and more. Let’s dive deep into the details, and see what you’ll be able to look forward to when this event goes live!

Pokemon TCG Crossover Event Schedule

You’ll be able to start on this new adventure when the event goes live on June 16th at 10:00 AM local time. You’ll have a good amount of time to start catching all these new Pokemon, as the event comes to a close on June 30th at 8:00 PM local time. You’ll also have another event to look forward to during this time frame, with the Deino Community Day happening in the same timeframe.

New Pokemon and Enhanced Spawn Rates

You’ll come across a few Pokemon that are making their debut into the game alongside this event, including a special Pikachu! Here are the Pokemon coming to the game on June 16th:

  • TCG Hat Pikachu
  • Wimpod
  • Golisopod

You’ll also have a chance to get your hands on a Meltan once again, alongside Melmetal by using the Mysterious Box to try to get your hands on one of them.

You’ll also have enhanced Spawn rates for quite a few fan-favorite Pokemon from different generations, with some even having the chance to be Shiny. If you have a chance to catch a shiny version, you’ll see their name in bold.

  • Bulbasaur
  • Ivysaur
  • Charmander
  • Charmeleon
  • Squirtle
  • Wartortle
  • Alolan Rattata
  • TCG Hat Pikachu
  • Magikarp
  • Eevee
  • Spinarak
  • Natu
  • Aipom
  • Numel
  • Bidoof
  • Pidove
  • Wimpod
  • Onix
  • Chansey
  • Snorlax
  • Dragonite
  • Slaking
  • Lunatone
  • Solrock

As you can see, there are quite a few Pokemon that will be out in the wild, so make sure that you and your digital avatar are prepared for all of the fun!

Raid Schedule For TCG Event

If you’re looking to showcase the power of your Pokemon, you’ll be able to partake in quite a few different raids, with multiple chances for shiny Pokemon. You’ll also see the return of a powerful psychic type, so make sure that you and your team are prepared.

1-Star Raids

  • Chansey
  • Larvitar
  • Timburr
  • Wimpod

3-Star Raids

  • Alolan Exeggutor
  • Snorlax
  • Dragonite
  • Slaking

5-Star Raids

  • Mewtwo 
    • If captured between June 16th-23rd at 10:00 am local time, will know Shadow Ball
    • If captured between June 23rd-July 1st at 10:00 am local time, will know Psystrike

Mega Raids

  • Mega Venusaur
  • Mega Charizard X
  • Mega Charizard Y
  • Mega Blastoise

And there we have it! All of the currently known information about the upcoming TCG Event in Pokemon GO! Make sure that you’re keeping your eyes peeled on our Pokemon GO Guide Section so you’re always in the know of all of the newest events going on in the game. You’ll also be able to find information about the upcoming Community Day Eventsraids that are going on during the month, as well as new shiny Pokemon chances!

Pokemon GO is available now on mobile devices.

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