Pokemon Go Timeless Travels: Start date, Hisuian debuts, events, more

Lucas Simons
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Pokemon Go’s new season is catching fire, and trainers are enjoying a lot of events and new features. Timeless Travels brought a lot of changes, so here’s all you need to know about it, including schedule, Hisuian Pokemon debuts, and more.

Pokemon Go‘s new season, Timeless Travels, is heating up, with trainers participating in new and challenging Raids and several events and debuts. Here we will offer you some insight on every new Pokemon coming to Niantic’s mobile game.

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Trainers are excited to know about every new piece of content drop coming this season inspired by Pokemon Legends Arceus and with a Hisui theme. So, let’s catch up with all that Pokemon Go has to offer for you during Timeless Travels.

Here’s everything you need to know about Pokemon Go’s current season, Timeless Travels, including schedule, the debut of Hisuian Pokemon, events, Raids, and finer details.

Pokemon Go Timeless Travels season start & end date

The Timeless Travels season of Pokemon Go is currently live and will run until March 1, 2024, at 10 AM local time.

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You can watch the season preview trailer right below. Keep in mind that most of the content teased in the trailer has no release date yet, but we will update you when Niantic reveal more information about it.

Pokemon Go Timeless Travels season bonuses

The following bonuses are active during the Pokemon Go Timeless Travels season:

  • Trainers above level 31 will receive one guaranteed Candy XL when trading Pokemon.
  • One additional Candy when trading Pokemon.
  • Trainers above level 31 will have more chances to receive Candy XL from in-person 5-Star Raids.
  • Increased XP reward for 7-day PokeStop Spin
  • Increased XP and Stardust reward for 7-day Daily Catch streak.

Pokemon Go Timeless Travels Hisuian debuts

The following Pokemon will debut during the Pokemon Go Timeless Travels season:

  • Hisuian Samurott
  • Hisuian Decidueye
  • Hisuian Typhlosion
  • Wyrdeer
  • New Costumed Pikachu – Hisuian Attire
  • Shadow Ho-oh
  • Shiny Vanillite
  • Shiny Cutiefly
  • Dusk Form Lycanroc

Hisuian Typhlosion will be the next Hisuian Pokemon to debut in Raids on January 14.

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Pokemon Go Timeless Travels Special Research

A new Pokemon Go Special Research is available during the Timeless Travels season and will task trainers with the completion of several weekly quests.

Each week a new Step will be available, and here you can consult the specific details and rewards for the new Special Research for Timeless Travels.

Pokemon Go Timeless Travels Special Paid Monthly Research

At the beginning of each month during the Timeless Travels season, Pokemon Go players will be able to purchase ticket access to a Special Paid Monthly Research called Eggs-pedition Access.

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Trainers can gain access to daily bonus items like Incubators, berries, Incense, and more. By completing all the research steps, they can also gain encounters with Gibble.

Pokemon Go Timeless Travels Raids

The following Pokemon will be available in Raids during the Pokemon Go Timeless Travels season:

3-Star Raids

  • Wyrdeer

5-Star Raids

  • Reshiram: from December 1 to December 9
  • Zekrom: December 9 to December 16
  • Kyurem: December 16 to December 23
  • Regigigas: December 23 to January 1
Hisuian Samurott in a Pokemon gameThe Pokemon Company
Hisuian Samurott was the first Hisuian Starter form to debut during Timeless Travels.

Mega Raids

  • Mega Scizor: from December 1 to December 9
  • Mega Altaria: from December 9 to December 16
  • Mega Abomasnow: from December 16 to December 23
  • Mega Glalie: from Dec 23 to January 1

Shadow Raids

  • Shadow Zapdos
  • Shadow Ho-oh

There’s no specific date for the Shadow Raids yet. We will keep you posted when Niantic reveals the schedule for Shadow Zapdos and Shadow Ho-oh.

Pokemon Go Timeless Travels encounters

Here’s a list of all encounters available during Pokemon Timeless Travels Season:

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Wyrdeer Pokemon GoNiantic
Wyrdeer is the evolution of Stantler, only available in the Hisuian Region.

Research Breakthrough encounters

The following Pokemon are appearing in Research Breakthrough encounters during the Timeless Travels season – those marked with a (*) can also be encountered as shiny:

  • Lapras*
  • Galarian Weezing*
  • Galarian Mr. Mime*
  • Furfrou*
  • Goomy*
  • Jangmo-o*

Wild encounters

Here’s a list of Pokemon that are appearing in Wild encounters during the Timeless Travels season – those marked with a (*) can also be shiny:

  • Vulpix*
  • Ampharos*
  • Sneasel*
  • Zigzagoon*
  • Trubbish*
  • Klink*
  • Nymble
  • Parasect
  • Alolan Exeggutor*
  • Scyther*
  • Combee*
  • Dwebble*
  • Passimian
  • Smoliv
  • Alolan Geodude*
  • Rhyhorn*
  • Larvitar*
  • Sableye*
  • Bronzor*
  • Roggenrola*
  • Drilbur*
  • Alolan Dugtrio
  • Shellder*
  • Paldean Wooper*
  • Lotad*
  • Corpish*
  • Clamperl*
  • Goomy*
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PokeStop Showcases will be active during the whole season.

Region Exclusive Encounters

The following Pokemon are Region Exclusive encounters for the Timeless Travels season – those marked with a (*) can also be found in their shiny forms:

Northern Hemisphere

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  • Beldum*
  • Pidove*
  • Foongus*
  • Deerling (Winter)
  • Chespin*
  • Fennekin*
  • Froakie*

Southern Hemisphere

  • Treecko*
  • Torchic*
  • Mudkip*
  • Shroomish*
  • Starly*
  • Gible*
  • Deerling (Summer)
Teddiursa, Fennekin, and TogeticNiantic
There’s a new rotation of wild encounters for this season.

Egg hatch Encounters

These Pokemon are hatching from eggs during the Timeless Travels season – those marked with a (*) can also hatch as shiny:

2km Eggs

  • Pichu*
  • Tyrogue*
  • Smoochum*
  • Togepi*
  • Smoliv

5km Eggs

  • Elekid*
  • Magby*
  • Sprigatito
  • Fuecoco
  • Quaxly
  • Pawmi

7km Eggs

  • Alolan Sandshrew*
  • Alolan Geodude*
  • Alolan Grimer*
  • Paldean Wooper*

10km Eggs

  • Dratini*
  • Beldum*
  • Carbink
  • Frigibax

Adventure Sync Eggs

  • Cleffa* (5km)
  • Riolu* (5km)
  • Tirtouga* (5km)
  • Archen* (5km)
  • Bagon* (10 km)
  • Deino* (10 km)
  • Goomy* (10 km)
  • Rockruff* (10 km)

Pokemon Go Timeless Travels event schedule

EventDate & Time
Hisuian Samurott Raid DayDec 3 from 2 PM to 5 PM local time
Along the RoutesDec 5 at 10 AM, to Dec 8 at 8 PM local time
Catch Mastery: IceDec 9 from 10 AM to 8 PM local time
Adamant TimeDec 11 at 10 AM, to Dec 15 at 8 PM local time
December 2023 Community DayDec 16-17 from 2 PM to 5 PM local time
Winter Holiday Part 1Dec 18 at 10 AM, to Dec 25 at 10 AM local time
Raid Day: WyrdeerDec 23 from 2 PM to 5 PM local time
Winter WonderlandDec 23 at 10 AM, to Dec 25 at 8 PM local time
Winter Holiday Part 2Dec 25 at 10 AM, to Dec 21 at 8 PM local time
New Year 2024 eventJan 1 at 10 AM, to Jan 3 at 8 PM local time
Lustrous Odyssey Jan 6 at 10 AM, to Jan 10 at 8 PM local time
Rowlet Community DayJan 6 from 2 PM to 5 PM local time
Dazzling DreamJan 13 at 10 AM, to Jan 15 at 8 PM local time
Hisuian Typhlosion Raid DayJan 14 from 2 PM to 5 PM local time
Raging BattlesJan 19 at 10 AM to Jan 24 at 8 PM local time
Community Day Classics: PorygonJan 20 from 2 PM to 5 PM local time
Chansey Community DayFeb 4 from 2 PM to 5 PM local time

Keep in mind that these dates are available in the Pokemon Go official calendar, but, as with any event date, are subject to last-minute changes. We will update this grid accordingly when more information and events are revealed.

And that’s what you need to know about Pokemon Go Timeless Travels. For more Pokemon info and pro-tips, you can consult our guide right below.

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