Pokémon Go: Dragonspiral Descent guide

As the Heritage Season continues, the Dragonspiral Descent event brings Druddigon and other Dragonspiral Tower Pokémon to Pokémon Go. Luckily, at iMore, we know everything you need to know to make the most of this exciting new event. . And don’t forget to take a look at our best Pokémon Go accessories, so you’re fully equipped on your Pokémon journey!

What is Dragonspiral Descent in Pokémon Go?

As part of the ongoing storyline of Heritage Season, Professor Willow’s attempts to unlock the mysterious, ancient door have awakened some Pokémon from the depths of the cave. These Pokémon were ruled by Pokémon Go newcomer Druddigon, a Dragon-type Pokémon that was originally called the Dragonspiral Tower in the Unova region. Professor Willow also made a connection between these Pokémon and the Legendaries, Reshiram, Zekrom, and Kyurem. Not only will this event mark the debut of Druddigon, the Cave Pokémon, but Druddigon will be introduced with its Shiny variant unlocked, so be sure to catch as many as you can if you want that brilliant forest green color!

When is Dragonspiral Descent in Pokémon Go?

The Spiral Dragon Descent begins on Tuesday, December 7 and ends on Sunday, December 1, 2021.

Wild Pokémon

Trainers will be able to encounter the following Pokémon in the wild during the Dragonspiral Descent event:

  • Goupix *
  • Seal *
  • Dratini *
  • Dragonair
  • Mareep *
  • Sneasal *
  • Trapinch *
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  • Flash *
  • Darumaka *
  • Drouddigo *
  • Deino *


The following Pokémon will participate in raids during the Dragonspiral Descent event:

  • Tynamo (one star)
  • Litwick (one star)
  • Cubchoo * (one star)
  • Golett (one star)
  • Deino * (one star)
  • Electrabuzz * (three stars)
  • Magmar * (three stars)
  • Lapras * (three stars)
  • Dragonite (three stars)
  • Druddigon * (three stars)
  • Reshiram * (five stars)
  • Zekrom * (five stars)
  • Mega Steelix * (Mega)

Field research

During the Dragonspiral Descent event, players will be able to spin PokéStops for a chance to access exclusive Field Research tasks from the following event:

  • Make three nice Curveball throws in a row for a meeting with Dratini
  • Win a raid for a meeting with Deino
  • Win a raid in less than a minute for a Sneasal encounter

Collection challenge

The Dragonspiral Descent event will include the following collection challenge:

  • Catch a trap
  • Catch a Mareep
  • Catch a seal
  • Catch a Goupix
  • Catch a Dratini
  • Catch a Darumaka
  • Catch a Blitzle
  • Catch a Sneasal
  • Catch a Vibrava
  • Catch a Dragonair

Completion Rewards: Druddigon encounter, 3,000 Stardust, 1,000 XP


In addition to everything else, players will also be able to purchase the following Unique Pack in the PokéShop during the Dragonspiral Descent event:

  • Three Remote Raid Passes for 175 PokéCoins

Questions about Dragonspiral Descent in Pokémon Go?

Do you have questions about the Dragonspiral Descent event in Pokémon Go? Will Druddigon be a crucial addition to your list? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to check out our full Pokémon Pokédex so you too can become a Pokémon Master!


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