Pokemon GO Adventure Week 2022 Guide: Encounters, Research, Raids, & More

Find out what awaits you during the next big event in Pokemon GO!

by Shaun Cichacki


If you’re ready for more Pokemon GO fun now that GO Fest has all but ended, you’ll be excited to know that Adventure Week is just around the corner! You’ll find some new debuts hitting the field, as well as plenty of bonuses, shiny Pokemon, and more! As you get out into the world for this week-long adventure, you’ll need to be ready for all of this, so let’s get right into it, and start with the bonuses that you can expect to see during this event!

Adventure Week Schedule

You’ll be able to partake in all of the fun of Adventure Week when it starts on Tuesday, June 7 at 10:00 AM through Sunday, June 12 at 8:00 PM local time. You’ll also be able to experience the Pokemon Spotlight Hour for Nosepass during this timeframe.

Adventure Week Bonuses

As you get out into the world, you’re going to start earning quite a bit of extra XP to help you level up your trainer faster than ever. Here are the bonuses you’ll see during Adventure Week:

  • 2x XP for spinning PokeStops
  • 5x XP bonus XP for spinning a PokeStop for the first time

Pokemon Debuts and Shiny Debuts

You’ll find a few new Pokemon are getting their shiny versions during this event, as well as the debut of two new Pokemon for players to get their hands on!

New Pokemon

  • Tyrunt
  • Amaura

New Shiny Variant

  • Tirtouga
  • Carracosta
  • Archen
  • Archeops

Make sure that you’ve gotten your hands on plenty of Pokeballs so you’ll be able to get your hands on as many shiny Pokemon as possible during this event! You’ll also want to make sure that you’ve got plenty of Pokemon Storage and Item Storage available before you go on your new adventure.

Enhanced Spawn Rates

You’ll also find quite a few Pokemon that have enhanced spawn rates. You’ll have a great chance to get your hands on a few different shiny Pokemon since the majority of them on the list have shiny variants available! Be sure to be on the lookout for these Pokemon:

Shiny Not Shiny
Ryhorn Graveler
Omanyte Pupitar

Eggs During Adventure Week

You’ll also have a chance to get your hands on some great Pokemon in 7KM Eggs during this event, with a large portion of them having shiny variants! Make sure you’re getting out and about so you have a chance to bring these Pokemon onto your team.

Shiny Not Shiny
Shuckle Tyrunt
Slugma Amaura

Raids During Adventure Week

If you’re looking to try out your luck with some battles, some great raids are currently happening during this event, as well! You’ll be able to test yourself and your team with a variety of 1-Star, 3-Star, and 5-Star Raids, with the chance to go against a Mega-Raid Boss, too! Here is the list of who you can expect to see during the raids. Any Pokemon with their name bolded means that you have a chance to get a shiny.

1-Star Raids 3-Star Raids 5-Star Raids Mega Raid
Geodude Rhydon Groudon Mega Aerodactyl
Alolan Geodude Shuckle
Sudowoodo Tyranitar
Roggenrola Aggron

Field Research Tasks

If you’re out and about, you may as well start working on some of the Field Research Tasks that Professor Willow throws your way. You’ll want to make sure that you’re keeping an eye peeled on these, as you’ll have a chance to encounter some great Pokemon after completing one of these. Here are the Pokemon you can find during the Field Research Tasks, with those who have a chance to be shiny having their name in bold lettering. 

  • Omanyte
  • Kabuto
  • Aerodactyl
  • Lileep
  • Anorith
  • Cranidos
  • Shieldon
  • Tirtogua
  • Archen
  • Amaura
  • Tyrunt

And there we have it, all of the information for what you’ll have to look forward to in the next Pokemon Adventure Week! If you’ve already made sure that your digital avatar is prepared, you’ll need to make sure that you’re ready to go in real life. Getting your hands on some of the great accessories, as well as something that can help you preserve your battery like a Pokemon GO Plus or an Auto Catcher will help ensure that you have the best Adventure Week possible!

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