Pokemon Go Hisuian Discoveries: New Pokemon, Raid Day and More

A few more Pokemon from the Hisui region are making their Pokemon Go debut this week. The mobile game is holding a Hisuian Discoveries event until Aug. 2, and it’s introducing several more Hisuian forms to catch along with new Collection Challenges and other in-game bonuses. 

Here’s everything you need to know about the event.

Hisuian Discoveries event schedule

The Hisuian Discoveries event begins at 10 a.m. local time on July 27 and runs until 8 p.m. local time on Aug. 2.

New Hisuian Pokemon

Three Hisuian Pokemon are making their Pokemon Go debut during the event: Hisuian Growlithe, Hisuian Qwilfish and Hisuian Sneasel. All three Pokemon will be hatching from 7 km eggs, as will Hisuian Voltorb.

On top of that, a variety of Pokemon featured in Pokemon Legends: Arceus will be appearing in the wild and in raid battles more frequently. You can see the full list of featured Pokemon below:

Wild spawns

  • Zubat
  • Ponyta
  • Onix
  • Hisuian Voltorb
  • Tangela
  • Eevee
  • Porygon
  • Electabuzz
  • Magmar
  • Aipom
  • Hisuian Qwilfish
  • Octillery
  • Unown S
  • Wurmple
  • Kricketot
  • Buizel
  • Drifloon
  • Bronzor
  • Croagunk
  • Gible
  • Panpour

One-star raids

Three-star raids

  • Chansey
  • Togetic
  • Kirlia
  • Whiscash

Field Research encounters

  • Clefairy
  • Paras
  • Psyduck
  • Magnemite
  • Cyndaquil
  • Sneasel
  • Remoraid
  • Mantine
  • Shinx
  • Plant Cloak Burmy
  • Sand Cloak Burmy
  • Trash Cloak Burmy
  • Oshawott
  • Petilil
  • Rowlet

Collection Challenges

In addition to the featured Pokemon, there will be new, themed Collection Challenges to complete during the Hisuian Discoveries event. Clear these and you’ll receive various rewards, including XP, Stardust and an Incubator.

Ultra Unlock: Raid Day

As a bonus for completing Pokemon Go Fest: Seattle’s global challenge, Pokemon Go is hosting an extra Raid Day during the Hisuian Discoveries event. Raid Day will take place on July 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time. During the mini event, you’ll have your first chance to encounter Hisuian Braviary in raids, and you can take advantage of extra in-game bonuses, including 50% more XP for winning raid battles.

On top of the Hisuian Discoveries event, the legendary Pokemon Dialga is back in raids until July 31. You can see everything happening in the game right now in our Pokemon Go July events roundup.


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