Pokemon Go Fashion Event Now Live, Features Top Hat-Wearing Pokemon And New Shiny

The Pokemon Company is partnering with Longchamp Paris to release a Pokemon-themed fashion collection in stores this month, and to celebrate the collaboration, Pokemon Go is holding its own in-game fashion-themed event right now.

Until 10 PM PT on October 8, “fashionable” Pokemon will be appearing in the wild, Raid Battles, and hatching from eggs more frequently than normal. Many of the pocket monsters will be sporting top hats, caps, bows, and other accessories: Smoochum wearing bows will hatch from 7 km eggs, while Kirlia and Shinx wearing top hats will appear as Raid bosses. You’ll also find the following Pokemon more frequently in the wild:

  • Mareep
  • Skitty
  • Roselia
  • Kricketot
  • Croagunk (wearing a backwards cap)
  • Blitzle
  • Cottonee
  • Minccino
  • Gothita
Kirlia and Smoochum
Kirlia and Smoochum

On top of that, you’ll have a chance to encounter Shiny Kricketot during the event. Event-exclusive Field Research tasks will also be available, and a free Longchamp bag

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Start Time, Shiny Kricketot and More

October is set to be a big month for Pokémon Go and the popular mobile game will begin rolling out in-game events and bonuses starting with a special fashion week event.

a doll in a park: pokemon go fashion week kricketot event

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pokemon go fashion week kricketot event

This week, Pokémon Go is partnering with Longchamp Paris to bring a special Pokémon Go-themed backpack for trainers to dress up their avatar, and also to welcome fashionable Pokémon to the game.

Niantic confirms the following Pokémon will begin appearing in the wild more often during the week-long event: Mareep, Skitty, Roselia, Kricketot, Croagunk wearing a backward cap, Blitzle, Cottonee, Minccino, Gothita and more.

Pokémon GO: Mega Evolution has arrived!



Whether it’s a change in the egg pool, which Pokémon will appear in the wild or the debut of a Shiny Pokémon, this week’s fashion week event will bring plenty for trainers to

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