news tip Pokémon GO, Insectomania: new Pokémon, shiny hunting, ultra-bonus… Our guide
Summer is in full swing and with the return of Insectomania, even Pokémon GO is not spared from insects! On the program, lots of Bug-type Pokémon to capture, including new ones like Larvibule and its evolutions, Chrysapile and Lucanon, and even an exclusive Pokémon that is not usually available in France.
- Everything you need to know about Pokémon GO’s Insectomania event
- Pokémon GO Insectomania Event Bonuses
- The Pokémon encounters of the Insectomania event in Pokémon GO
- Meetings in nature
- Encounters in Raids
- Raids ★
- Raids ★★★
- Raids ★★★★★
- Mega Raids
- Field study mission meetings
Everything you need to know about Pokémon GO’s Insectomania event
From Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at 10 a.m. to Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at 8 p.m. (local time), the Insectomania event is making a comeback in Pokémon GO! On this occasion, the GO Season invites all trainers to meet new Bug-type Pokémon, such as Larvibula and its evolutions, Chrysapilus and Lucanon. Note that to evolve Larvibule into Chrysapile, you will need 25 Candies. As for Chrysapile, you can evolve it into Lucanon using 100 Candies near a Magnetic Lure Module.
The Insectomania event will also allow all players to host Mega Scizor in Mega Raids. With a bit of luck, you might even come across her. chromatic form!
|Mega Scizor||Chromatic Mega Scizor|
But the news doesn’t stop there, since thanks to Pokémon GO Fest: Sapporo, players around the world now have access to an Ultra Bonus featuring Zarbi T and his chromatic versionbut also a Pokémon that is not usually available in France. It is Feuillajou, which will also be available in its shiny form:
|Unown T||Unown T chromatic||Feuillajou||Chromatic Feuillajou|
Pokémon GO Insectomania Event Bonuses
As always, who says new event also says event bonusand the trainers will be served since in addition to having double XP for capturing Pokémon with Nice Throw, Great Throw, and Excellent Throwthey will be entitled to surprise encounters when taking photos during the event. Groups taking part in In-person Raid Battles will also be rewarded with more frequent appearances of Bug-type Pokémon within 300 meters of the Arenaand however 15 minutes. Note that the Pokémon that will appear will be different each day, you can find a list of them right here:
|August 10||August 11||August 12|
|August 13||August 14||August 15th||August 16|
In addition, the Ultra-Bonus unlocked during the Pokémon GO Fest: Sapporo will allow them to earn extra Candy by capturing Pokémon with a Nice throw, Great throw and/or Great throw. The trainers level 31 and above will also have more chance of receiving XL Candy when capturing a Pokémon with this type of throw, until the end of the event. Note that the Ultra Bonus also gives access to Ad hoc Studies focused on catching Bug-type Pokémon, whose missions will allow you to win items, Pokémon encounters, and Mega Energy for Scizor.
And that’s not all ! Players will also be able to participate in a Collection Challenge who puts the Bug-type Pokémon in the spotlight. If you manage to complete it, you will be able to receive 15,000 XP as well as pose “Scout”which will also be available for purchase in the Shop after the event.
The Pokémon encounters of the Insectomania event in Pokémon GO
Meetings in nature
During the Pokémon GO Insectomania event, you can find the following Pokémon in natureand maybe even the chromatic form of many of themincluding the new shiny version of Venipatte if you are really lucky:
If luck smiles on youyou may come across the following Pokémon:
Encounters in Raids
During the Pokémon GO Insectomania event, you will have the opportunity to encounter the following Pokémon during raidsincluding Pokemon and Mega Scizor:
|Genesect (Cryo Module)|
Field study mission meetings
Once your Field Research tasks are completeyou will be able to encounter the Pokémon below, and potentially the chromatic form some of them:
You just have to redo your stock of Poké Balls accordingly!
Summary of the Pokémon GO walkthrough