Get ready for the next event happening in Pokémon GO and possibly earn your Bug Catcher Medal. Don’t bug out as we have you covered. This guide will tell you when the Bug Out Event 2022 takes place in Pokémon GO.
Bug Out Event 2022
Trainers all over the world successfully completed the Pokémon GO Fest challenges to metamorphosis the Bug Out event into an Ultra Bug Out! The Bug Out event takes place Wednesday August 10 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday August 16 8:00 p.m. local time.
During this time trainers will encounter the Bug-type Pokémon Grubbin as it will make its debut in Pokémon GO. There are a lot of other surprises that are in store for this event as well including Timed Research, debut of Mega Scizor, and much more! Check out the info graph above courtesy of g47ix on Twitter.
The most notable bonuses include catching Pansage in the wild and in raids, Unown T, Chill Drive Genesect, and the slew of available Pokémon shiny variants available to encounter for those lucky trainers. As with most events in Pokémon GO, trainers will have a chance to complete Special Research tasks that will reward encounters with several different Bug-type Pokémon and a Collection Challenge to earn 15,000 XP and the Bug Catcher pose.
Be sure to stock up on Pokéballs and Lucky Eggs to propel your experience gained even further. For those raid-ready trainers, check out our Mega Scizor raid counter guide to prepare for the coming battle ahead. Stay tuned to Guide Stash and our Pokémon GO archives for even more guides and news.