Pokemon Trainers, we hope you brought your appetite, because the Greedy Gluttons event is bringing out some heavy and hungry hitters, including Lickitung, Snorlax, Mega Gyarados, and more! And speaking of hungry, the Ultra Beast Guzzlord has emerged from Ultra Wormholes all over the world!

There are also received reports that Team GO Rocket might be cooking up some trouble with different Shadow Pokémon during this time period. All the action takes place from Wednesday, November 9th, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, November 17th, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time. As for details, you can get the complete rundown below!

Guzzlord emerges!

Guzzlord, the Junkivore Pokémon, makes its Pokémon GO debut in five-star raids from Tuesday, November 8, 2022, to Wednesday, November 23, 2022.

Event bonuses

1/2 Hatch Distance for the first three Eggs hatched during the event using the Pokémon GO Egg hatching widget. The widget is available on iOS and Android devices.

Wild encounters: The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.

  • Alolan Rattata
  • Alolan Raticate
  • Golbat
  • Swinub
  • Pelipper
  • Gulpin
  • Bidoof
  • Bibarel
  • Skwovet
  • Lickitung
  • Snorlax
  • Swalot

Raids: The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.

One-star raids

  • Mankey
  • Swinub
  • Spoink
  • Tepig

Three-star raids

  • Snorlax
  • Mawile
  • Swalot
  • Sharpedo

Five-star raids

  • Guzzlord

Mega Raids

  • Mega Gyarados


The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs. Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Munchlax—if you’re lucky!

  • Cherubi
  • Gible
  • Munchlax

Field Research task encounters

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks.

  • Exeggcute
  • Cherubi
  • Swirlix

Timed Research

Timed Research will reward Trainers with berries—including Golden Razz Berries and Silver Pinap Berries—and an encounter with Snorlax.

Team GO Rocket takeover

From Monday, November 14, 2022, at 12:00 a.m. to Thursday, November 17, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Save Shadow Mewtwo!

Giovanni’s greed and ambition knows no limits, and this time his machinations include using Shadow Mewtwo! A new Special Research story will be available at the beginning of this event. Progress through it to receive a Super Rocket Radar, and chase down Giovanni!

The Special Research will be available to claim until the end of the Season of Light on December 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Shadow Pokémon

Team GO Rocket Grunts—as well as their leaders Sierra, Cliff, and Arlo—are also using different Shadow Pokémon. Help Spark, Blanche, and Candela overcome their adversaries and rescue the Shadow Pokémon!

In addition, Team GO Rocket has also turned the following Pokémon into Shadow Pokémon. Defeat Team GO Rocket Grunts to save them!

  • Shadow Alolan Diglett
  • Shadow Onix
  • Shadow Natu
  • Shadow Wailmer
  • Shadow Golett

Event Bonuses

Team GO Rocket will be appearing more frequently at PokéStops and in balloons. You can use a Charged TM to help a Shadow Pokémon forget the Charged Attack Frustration.


The following Pokémon can currently only be hatched from 12 km Eggs: Sandile, Pawniard, Vullaby, Pancham, and Salandit. Trainers can earn 12 km Eggs by defeating Team GO Rocket leaders.

  • Larvitar
  • Absol
  • Skorupi
  • Sandile
  • Scraggy
  • Pawniard
  • Vullaby
  • Deino
  • Pancham
  • Skrelp
  • Salandit

A Field Research task awarding a Mysterious Component will be available.

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