In addition to Detective Pikachu returning to Pokemon GO, the fan-favorite Pokemon Slowpoke is getting a costumed variant wearing a Detective Hat – here’s how you can get it!

Every Pokemon trainer loves costumed Pokemon, especially when it is a classic ‘Mon getting a new outfit. This means that the brand-new Slowpoke Wearing a Detective Hat will surely be a favorite for players.

Fortunately, catching this brand-new costumed Slowpoke is pretty simple, provided you play Pokemon GO during the Detective Pikachu Returns event!

How to Get Slowpoke Wearing a Detective Hat in Pokemon GO

The only way to get Slowpoke wearing a Detective Hat in Pokemon GO is by catching one in the wild during the Detective Pikachu Returns event.

Throughout the whole event, which is running from 10 AM local time on October 5 until 8 PM local time on October 9, this costumed Slowpoke will be a common wild spawn.

This should make getting this limited-time costumed Slowpoke wearing a Detective Hat pretty easy to catch.

Don’t forget to catch the star of the event too! Find out how to get Detective Pikachu in Pokemon GO so you can have both of the new costumed Pokemon.

Pokemon GO Detective Pikachu Returns Event

Can Slowpoke Wearing a Hat Be Shiny in Pokemon GO?

Yes, you can catch the shiny version of the costumed Slowpoke wearing a Detective Hat.

The odds of this costumed Slowpoke being shiny are 1 in 500, or 0.2% – the standard shiny odds in Pokemon GO.

The shiny version of Slowpoke Wearing a Hat is a lighter pink, just like its non-costumed counterpart.

Normal and Shiny Detective Hat Slowpoke Pokemon GO
Detective Hat Slowpoke (Left) and Shiny Detective Hat Slowpoke (Right)
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