The annual Psychic Spectacular is returning to Pokemon GO for 2023, and there’s plenty to look forward to in this event!

As the name suggests, the Psychic Spectacular is Pokemon GO’s celebration of all of the Psychic-type Pokemon. And this year has loads in store – from the new shiny Solosis to plenty of new Research.

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2023 Psychic Spectacular in Pokemon GO!

Pokemon GO Psychic Spectacular 2023 Date

The 2023 Pokemon GO Psychic Spectacular event is running from 10 AM local time on September 20 until 8 PM local time on September 24, 2023.

  • Starts:
  • Ends:
Pokemon GO Gothita

Psychic Spectacular Event Bonus

There is only one bonus during the 2023 Psychic Spectacular event:

  • Increased XP for successfully catching Pokemon with Curveball Throws

Wild Spawns in Psychic Spectacular 2023

The following Pokemon will be spawning in the wild during the 2023 Psychic Spectacular:

AbraShiny Abra Pokemon GO
SlowpokeSlowpoke Pokemon GOShiny Slowpoke Pokemon GO
DrowzeeDrowzee Pokemon GOShiny Drowzee Pokemon GO
ExeggcuteExeggcute Pokemon GOShiny Exeggcute Pokemon GO
GirfarigGirafarig Pokemon GOShiny Girafarig Pokemon GO
RaltsRalts Pokemon GOShiny Ralts Pokemon GO
MedititePokemon GO Meditite
SpoinkSpoink Pokemon GOShiny Spoink Pokemon GO
GothitaGothita Pokemon GONot Available
SolosisSolosis Pokemon GOShiny Solosis Pokemon GO
ElgyemElgyem Pokemon GOShiny Elgyem Pokemon GO
Galarian PonytaGalarian Ponyta Pokemon GOShiny Galarian Ponyta Pokemon GO
Galarian SlowpokeGalarian Slowpoke Pokemon GOShiny Galarian Slowpoke Pokemon GO
BronzorBronzor Pokemon GOShiny Bronzor Pokemon GO

All of these Pokemon, apart from Gothita, can also be shiny, if you’re lucky. This even includes the brand-new shiny Solosis!

Raid Bosses in Psychic Spectacular 2023

The following Pokemon will be Raid Bosses during the 2023 Psychic Spectacular event:

Raid BossRaid TierStandardShiny
Unown P1Unown P Pokemon GONot Available
Unown S1Unown S Pokemon GONot Available
Unown I1Unown I Pokemon GONot Available
Espurr1Espurr Pokemon GOShiny Espurr Pokemon GO
Alolan Raichu3Alolan Raichu Pokemon GOShiny Alolan Raichu Pokemon GO
Galarian Mr. Mime3Galarian Mr Mime Pokemon GOShiny Galarian Mr Mime Pokemon GO
Hisuian Braviary3Hisuian Braviary Pokemon GOShiny Hisuian Braviary Pokemon GO
Mega Gardevoir4Mega Gardevoir in Pokemon GOShiny Gardevoir Pokemon GO
Genesect (Burn Drive)
(Until 10 AM on September 23)
5Genesect Pokemon GOShiny Genesect Pokemon GO
(From 10 AM on September 23)
5Pokemon GO RaikouShiny Raikou Pokemon GO
(From 10 AM on September 23)
5Shiny Entei Pokemon GO
(From 10 AM on September 23)
5Suicune Pokemon GOShiny Suicune Pokemon GO

Updated 7km Egg

Any 7km obtained during the 2023 Psychic Spectacular event will contain one of the following four Pokemon:

  • Smoochum
  • Wynaut
  • Chingling
  • Solosis

if you’re lucky, you could also hatch the shiny versions of Smoochum, Wynaut, or Solosis from this Egg!

Pokemon GO Psychic Spectacular 2022 All 7km Egg Hatches

Research & Challenges

There will be plenty of new Research and Challenges for players to complete during the Psychic Spectacular event:

  • Psychic Spectacular Timed Research to earn encounters with Solosis
  • New Field Research Tasks to earn encounters with Psychic-types or Mega Energy for Alakazam, Slowbro, Gardevoir, and Medicham
  • Psychic Spectacular Collection Challenge
Pokemon GO Psychic Spectacular 2022 All Field Research Tasks & Rewards

In addition to all of this new content, make sure you take part in the Spoink PokeStop Showcases that will be taking place throughout the event. You’ll be able to earn plenty of XP and some great rewards, even if you don’t win!

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