New Pokémon Snap are released on April 30, joining the vast collection of Pokémon games on Nintendo Switch. Pokémon Go is tapping into the hype surrounding the new version of the 1999 photography simulation with a new Pokémon Snap celebration that runs from April 29 at 8 p.m. on May 2. Here’s everything you need to know about the event.
What is the Pokémon Go New Pokémon Snap celebration?
The new Pokémon Snap will take players through the Lental region to take photos of Pokémon in their natural habitats which include deserts, jungles, and underwater. The Pokémon Go New Pokémon Snap celebration will highlight some of the Pokémon in New Pokémon Snap and highlight Pokémon Go’s snapshot feature. A camera avatar item will be sold in the store during the event and a gift sticker on the camera theme will be available in the store and PokéStops.
New Pokémon in Pokémon Go New Pokémon Snap Celebration
A shiny version of Painter Pokémon Smeargle will appear for the first time during the event. Smeargle will appear in snapshots more often than usual, but will still photograph you a limited number of times. The Shining Smeargle will only appear during the event, although he may return for future events.
Wild spawning grounds at the Pokémon Go New Pokémon Snap celebration
The following Pokémon in the Lental region will spawn in the wild more often:
Raids during the Pokémon Go New Pokémon Snap celebration
The following Pokémon will appear in Raids:
- Trapinch (one star)
- Mégane (three stars)
- Vaporeon (three stars)
Questions about the Pokémon Go New Pokémon Snap celebration?
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