Detective Pikachu has been dominating the worldwide trends and we can see its influence in Pokemon Go as well, today marks the official beginning of the Detective Pikachu event in Pokemon Go which will run for about 10 days. In this event, you will be able to catch Pikachu in this movie avatar.
The event will end on the 17th of May which gives Pokemon trainers a lot of time to get their hands on the most adorable Pokemon in existence. To catch Pikachu you will have to make use of the snapshot photobomb feature.
Pikachu will be spawned increasingly and will also available in areas earlier where trainers found it difficult to find electric type Pokemon. The event will also feature tons of Pokemon who are in the film and they will spawn more frequently as well. Along with this, trainers will also get a chance to catch a Shiny version of Aipom during the event.
Raids and Field Research will also change according to the event so keep an eye out for something spectacular making its way to you.
In the meantime you can check out the tweet by the official Pokemon handle here which shows all the new features added to the event.
Trainers, it’s time to celebrate the launch of POKÉMON #DetectivePikachu with #PokemonGO!
✅ Increased spawning of movie Pokémon
✅ The chance to encounter a Pikachu wearing a detective hat
✅ Special Raid Battles & Field Research
✅ New avatar items
— Pokémon (@Pokemon) May 6, 2019
Pokemon Go is available on Android and iOS devices.