To help Trainers all over the world get ready—and to make sure everybody has more than enough Poké Balls to catch all their favorite Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region—Niantic is happy to announce the GO Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally event!
Several ball-like Pokémon will be appearing, and this event will also mark Hisuian Electrode’s Pokémon GO debut! Make sure to catch Hisuian Voltorb and get ready for this glimpse into the Hisui region of the Pokémon Legends: Arceus game on Nintendo Switch.
And of course, no Poké Ball celebration would be complete without Ball Guy! You’ll be able to dress up as the mysterious mascot of the Galar Pokémon League with a new Ball Guy costume avatar item.
The GO Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally event will take place from Friday, February 18, 2022, to Friday, February 25, 2022. You’ll be able to complete research tasks to earn Poké Balls and catch Pokémon like Hisuian Voltorb and Amoonguss. Plus, Hisuian Electrode will be making its Pokémon GO debut!
After some extensive research, Professor Willow has confirmed that Hisuian Voltorb—a Pokémon are known to inhabit the Hisui region of the Pokémon Legends: Arceus game—can evolve into Hisuian Electrode!
You’ll need 50 Voltorb Candy to evolve Hisuian Voltorb.
*You’ll also be able to evolve Hisuian Voltorb into Hisuian Electrode after the event ends.
New Avatar Item: Ball Guy Costume Heading to Pokémon GO
Dress up as an iconic and mysterious character known to appear at the Galar Pokémon League with a new avatar outfit! This outstanding outfit will be available in the shop at the start of this event.
- Timed Research
- During the event, Timed Research that rewards Poké Balls will be available.
The following Pokémon will be appearing more frequently in the wild.
- Hisuian Voltor
If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following.
- Galarian Stunfisk
- Shiny Pokémon!
- Buddies will bring you Poké Balls in Gifts
- Field Research Task Rewards
- Complete certain Field Research tasks to earn Poké Balls, Great Balls, and Ultra Balls.