24 Feb 2021 2:34 PM +00:00

Pokemon GO Bug Out Event 2020: Dates, Schedule, Bonuses, Rewards, Special Research And More

Pokemon GO announced a number of events at the start of June, including the return of the Bug Out event!

The event originated in 2019 to promote Bug-type Pokemon and allow trainers to fill out their Pokedex while earning their Bug catcher medal.

Here's what we know about this year's Bug Out event

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Pokemon Go Bug Out Event

During this event, Bug-type Pokemon appear more frequently in the wild. Incense will also last twice as long and more Pokemon will appear when using Incense.

The following Pokemon included: Caterpie, Weedle, Paras, Venonat, Scyther, Pinsir, Ledyba, Spinarak, Yanma, Pineco, Wurmple, Surskit, Anorith, Kricketot, Combee.

Shiny Scyther and Scizor were also released.

 

Raid Bosses

Tier 1

  • Caterpie
  • Kricketot
  • Shinx
  • Skorupi
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Tier 2

  • Exeggutor
  • Pineco
  • Masquerain
  • Mawile
  • Combee
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Tier 3

  • Alolan Raichu
  • Machamp
  • Scyther
  • Pinsir
  • Shuckle
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Tier 4

  • Alolan Marowak
  • Tyranitar
  • Ninjask
  • Absol
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Dates & Times

The Bug Out event will run from Friday, June 26, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. to Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. local time

 

Features And Bonuses

In a blog posted by the official Pokemon Go Team, they released all of the details coming to the Bug Out event soon!

Check them out below. 

Features

  • Bug-type Pokémon—including Scyther, Venipede, and Dwebble—will be appearing more frequently in the wild, hatching from 5 km Eggs, appearing in event-exclusive Field Research tasks, and appearing in raids. If you’re lucky, you might encounter Shiny Dwebble!
  • More Bug-type Pokémon will be attracted to Incense. Certain Bug-type Pokémon will be appearing more often than others depending on the day you use your Incense!
  • From Friday, June 26, at 8:00 a.m. to Saturday, June 27, at 11:59 p.m. local time, Nincada will be attracted more often to Incense.
  • From Sunday, June 28, at 12:00 a.m. to Monday, June 29, at 11:59 p.m. local time, Wurmple will be attracted more often to Incense.
  • From Tuesday, June 30, at 12:00 a.m. to Wednesday, July 1, at 10:00 p.m. local time, Scyther will be attracted more often to Incense.
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Bonus

  • 2× Catch XP