Every year, Pokemon GO celebrates its birthday with a party, and 2023 marks the 7th anniversary of the game!
The Pokemon GO 7th Anniversary Party features plenty of classic Pokemon wearing party hats, a new in-game bonus every day, and the return of some classic Legendaries to Raids.
Pokemon GO 7th Anniversary Party Event Date & Time
The Pokemon GO 7th Anniversary Party event is taking place from 10 AM local time on July 6 to 8 PM local time on July 12, 2023.
This means that there is a whole week for Pokemon trainers to experience everything the event has to offer, including the new bonuses and wild spawns on each day!
7th Anniversary Party Event Bonuses
The 7th Anniversary Party event will have three bonuses that are active for the whole event, and an exclusive bonus for each day of the celebration:
- July 6 – 12:
- July 6:
- 2× XP for catching Pokemon
- July 7:
- 2× Stardust for catching Pokemon
- July 8:
- 2× Candy for catching Pokemon
- July 9:
- 1/2 Egg Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed in an Incubator
- July 10:
- Friendship levels will increase twice as fast
- July 11:
- 2× Candy for transferring Pokemon
- July 12:
- 2× XP for evolving Pokemon
Wild Pokemon Spawns in 7th Anniversary Event
The 7th Anniversary Party has a number of Pokemon that will be spawning more often for the whole duration of the event, in addition to three Pokemon that will spawn more frequently on each day.
These are the Pokemon that will spawn more often throughout the whole event:
|Pokemon||Can it Be Shiny?|
|Party Hat Bulbasaur||Yes|
|Cake Hat Pikachu||Yes|
Meanwhile, these Pokemon will be spawning more often on the following days during the 7th Anniversary event:
|July 6||Party Hat|
|July 11||Chespin||Fennekin||Froakie||Chespin and Fennekin|
Raid Bosses in the 7th Anniversary Event
The following Pokemon will be Raid bosses during the 7th Anniversary Party:
|Pokemon||Raid Tier||Can it Be Shiny?|
|Party Hat Bulbasaur||1||Yes|
|Party Hat Charmander||1||Yes|
|Party Hat Squirtle||1||Yes|
|Cake Hat Pikachu||1||Yes|
Like all Pokemon GO events, the 7th Anniversary Party will add lots of Research for players to complete:
- Ticketed Timed Research
- New Field Research Tasks
- The return of the All-in-One #151 ticketed Masterwork Research to catch shiny Mew
New Avatar Items & Stickers
Finally, a new selection of stickers as well as the 7th Anniversary Top and Pants will be available from the in-game shop during the event!