Pokemon Go Team Go Rocket takeover (June 2023): Dates, Shadow Regirock, Shiny Pancham, Research
A new Team Go Rocket takeover is set for June 2023 in Pokemon Go and here’s everything you need to know about this special event featuring Shadow Regirock and many new and shiny Shadow Pokemon.
The current season of Pokemon Go, Hidden Gems, is having a new Team Go Rocket takeover event in June 2023. Giovanni, Team Leaders, and Grunts have new Shadow Pokemon that players can rescue during the event alongside new spawns and more.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Team Go Rocket takeover event for June 2023 in Pokemon Go.
Pokemon Go Team Go Rocket June 2023 takeover event dates
The new Team Go Rocket takeover will begin Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at 12 AM and will run until Sunday, June 25, at 11:59 PM local time in Pokemon Go. This overlaps with the Solstice Horizons event that starts on Friday, June 16.
New Shadow Pokemon in Team Go Rocket takeover
A new Team Go Rocket takeover event in Pokemon Go means new Shadow Pokemon. Players that defeat Team Go Rocket Grunts might be able to rescue these Pokemon:
- Shadow Alolan Geodude
- Shadow Ledyba
- Shadow Hitmontop
- Shadow Glameow
- Shadow Gible
This was exclusive to Team Go Rocket Leaders but is now a permanent feature for Grunts as well. Keep in mind that lineups for Grunts and Team Leaders will change with this new event, so make sure to be prepared.
Pokemon Go Team Go Rocket takeover Research
A new Special Research story will be available at the beginning of the Pokemon Go Team Go Rocket takeover event. Players that complete it will receive a Super Rocket Radar to find and face Giovanni with a Shadow Regirock.
The Special Research will be available to claim until the end of the Hidden Gems season, on September 1, 2023.
Pokemon Go Team Go Rocket takeover bonuses
The Pokemon Go Team Go Rocket takeover event will feature the following bonuses:
- Team GO Rocket will appear more frequently at PokeStops and in balloons.
- You can use a Charged TM to help a Shadow Pokemon forget the Charged Attack Frustration.
Pokemon Go Team Go Rocket takeover 12 Km Egg pool
During the Team Go Rocket takeover event, trainers can earn 12 Km Eggs by defeating Team GO Rocket Leaders in Pokemon Go. The following Pokemon will hatch from those Eggs:
Sandile, Pawniard, Vullaby, Pancham, and Salandit are among the rarest Pokemon in Pokemon Go and can only be obtained by hatching 12 Km Eggs. What’s more, Shiny Pancham and Shiny Pangoro are finally debuting during this Team Go Rocket Takeover, so be on the lookout for Team Leaders.
That’s all you need to know about the next Team Go Rocket takeover event in June 2023. For more Pokemon content, check our other articles:
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