If you’re a fan of bug-related Pokémon, an upcoming Pokémon GO event is right up your alley. The Bug Out event is set for Friday, April 12, at 10:00 a.m. and runs to Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. local time. You can get the complete details on this event below.

Event bonuses

  • 2× XP for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice Throws or better.
  • Increased Candy for Nice Throws or better.
  • Increased Candy XL for Nice Throws or better for Trainers level 31 and up.
  • Increased chance to encounter Shiny Combee and Shiny Burmy.

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

  • Caterpie
  • Weedle
  • Shuckle
  • Wurmple
  • Kricketot
  • Combee
  • Sewaddle
  • Dwebble
  • Nincada
  • Cutiefly

Raids: The following Pokémon will appear in raids. Once two or more Trainers successfully complete an in-person raid, more Pokémon will appear around the Gym that hosted the raid for 15 minutes.

One-Star Raids

  • Pineco
  • Shuckle
  • Nincada
  • Skorupi

Three-Star Raids

  • Beedrill
  • Pinsir
  • Kleavor

Five-Star Raids

  • Tapu Bulu

Mega Raids

  • Mega Charizard X until April 13 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Mega Heracross

Event-themed Field Research tasks will be available! The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks!

  • Paras
  • Venonat
  • Plant Cloak Burmy
  • Sandy Cloak Burmy
  • Trash Cloak Burmy
  • Karrablast
  • Shelmet
  • Dewpider
  • Wimpod

Complete certain Field Research tasks to earn Mega Energy for the following Pokémon.

  • Mega Beedrill
  • Mega Pinsir
  • Mega Scizor

Event-themed Collection Challenges are coming! Complete the Collection Challenges to receive reward encounters and Mega Energy for certain Bug-type Pokémon.

The following avatar items will be available to purchase in the in-game shop during this event and will continue to be available after the event ends!

  • Burmy Earrings (Plant Cloak)
  • Burmy Earrings (Sandy Cloak)
  • Burmy Earrings (Trash Cloak)
  • Male Combee Bag
  • Female Combee Bag

Be on the lookout for Showcases at different PokéStops during the event where you can enter event-themed Pokémon!

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