The yearly Pokemon GO Harvest Festival event is back for 2023 – and it is bringing some new Pokemon to the game!

Every year, Pokemon GO celebrates the Harvest Festival, and this year’s event is a particularly exciting one. In addition to Smoliv, Dolliv, and Arboliva coming to the game, there will also be plenty of great wild spawns, event bonuses, and new Research during the Harvest Festival event.

Here’s a full rundown of everything to expect in the 2023 Harvest Festival!

Pokemon GO 2023 Harvest Festival Event Date & Time

The 2023 Harvest Festival event is running from 10 AM local time on October 12 until 8 PM local time on October 17.

  • Event Start:
  • Event End:

This gives players six whole days to catch the brand-new Pokemon and experience everything the event has to offer!

Smoliv on a Phone Pokemon GO

New Pokemon

The following Pokemon will be making their Pokemon GO debuts during the 2023 Harvest Festival event:

  • Smoliv
  • Dolliv
  • Arboliva

Smoliv will be spawning in the wild, while you can get Dolliv and Arboliva by evolving Smoliv. These evolutions require 25 Smoliv Candy and 100 Smoliv Candy, respectively.

Smoliv, Dolliv and Arboliva in Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO 2023 Harvest Festival Event Bonuses

The following bonuses will be active for all trainers throughout the 2023 Harvest Festival event:

  • Mossy Lure Modules activated during the event will last for two hours
  • Mossy Lure Modules have a higher chance of attracting Pumpkaboo
  • Trainers will receive additional Pumpkaboo Candy for catching Pumpkaboo
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2023 Harvest Festival Event Wild Pokemon Spawns

PokemonStandard Shiny
BellsproutBellsprout Pokemon GOShiny Bellsprout Pokemon GO
ExeggcuteExeggcute Pokemon GOShiny Exeggcute Pokemon GO
SunkernSunkern Pokemon GOShiny Sunkern Pokemon GO
WurmplePokemon GO WurmpleShiny Wurmple Pokemon GO
CombeePokemon GO CombeeShiny Combee Pokemon GO
SewaddleSewaddle Pokemon GONot Available
CottoneeCottonee Pokemon GOShiny Cottonee Pokemon GO
PetililPetilil Pokemon GOShiny Petilil Pokemon GO
Red Flower Flabebe
(Europe, Middle East, and Africa only)
Flabebe (Red) Pokemon GONot Available
Blue Flower Flabebe
(Asia-Pacific region only)
Flabebe (Blue) Pokemon GONot Available
Yellow Flower Flabebe
(The Americas region only)
Flabebe (Yellow) Pokemon GONot Available
PumpkabooMedium SIzed Pumpkaboo Pokemon GOShiny Pumpkaboo Pokemon GO
BounsweetBounsweet Pokemon GONot Available
SmolivSmolivNot Available

New Research & Challenges

The following in-game Research and Challenge will begin at the start of the 2023 Harvest Festival event in Pokemon GO:

  • Harvest Festival Field Research Tasks
  • Harvest Festival Collection Challenge
  • Part 2 of the Ticket of Treats Paid Research

This part of the Ticket of Treats Research will focus on Pumpkaboo, while you’ll be able to encounter Brumy, Smoliv, and Pumpkaboo from the Field Research Tasks!

Pokemon GO Ticket of Treats
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