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Bug Out in 2020 was the second Bug Out event in Pokémon GO. The event focused around Bug-type Pokémon as a way for Trainers work on their Bug Catcher medal.[1]

Also during the event, a Pokémon Spotlight Hour featuring Kricketot happened.

Features

Featured Pokémon

These Shiny Pokémon were released with the start of the event:

Dwebble
#557
Bug   Rock
Crustle
#558
Bug   Rock
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

Selected Bug-type Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild and from Incense or Lure Modules. Volbeat and Illumise only appear in their regions.

Shiny Pokémon.png
Weedle
Weedle
#013
Bug   Poison
Shiny Pokémon.png
Venonat
Venonat
#048
Bug   Poison
Shiny Pokémon.png
Scyther
Scyther
#123
Bug   Flying
Shiny Pokémon.png
Yanma
Yanma
#193
Bug   Flying
Shiny Pokémon.png
Wurmple
Wurmple
#265
Bug
Surskit
#283
Bug   Water
Shiny Pokémon.png
Volbeat
Volbeat
#313
Bug
Combee
#415
Bug   Flying
Shiny Pokémon.png
Skorupi
Skorupi
#451
Poison   Bug
Venipede
#543
Bug   Poison
Shiny Pokémon.png
Dwebble
Dwebble
#557
Bug   Rock

Certain Pokémon appeared more often than others depending on the day the Incense was used:

June 26th and 27th
June 28th and 29th
June 30th and July 1st
Egg 5k.png 5-km Eggs

5-km Pokémon Eggs obtained during the event would hatch more of these Bug-type Pokémon:

Shiny Pokémon.png
Scyther
Scyther
#123
1,546 / 1,472
Ledyba
#165
416 / 377
Spinarak
#167
466 / 426
Shiny Pokémon.png
Yanma
Yanma
#193
840 / 785
Shiny Pokémon.png
Pineco
Pineco
#204
633 / 586
Venipede
#543
403 / 366
Shiny Pokémon.png
Dwebble
Dwebble
#557
699 / 650

The following Raid Bosses were available for a time of this event:

Egg Raid Normal.png 1st Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Venonat
Venonat
#048 Venonat
Bug Poison
Boss CP 3,020 CP
Max capture CP 573 CP 717 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Anorith
Anorith
#347 Anorith
Rock Bug
Boss CP 5,017 CP
Max capture CP 874 CP 1,092 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Timburr
Timburr
#532 Timburr
Fighting
Boss CP 3,686 CP
Max capture CP 751 CP 939 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Dwebble
Dwebble
#557 Dwebble
Bug Rock
Boss CP 3,895 CP
Max capture CP 699 CP 874 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Klink
Klink
#599 Klink
Steel
Boss CP 3,227 CP
Max capture CP 546 CP 683 CP
Egg Raid Normal.png 2nd Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Exeggutor
Exeggutor
Grass Dragon
Boss CP 19,053 CP
Max capture CP 1,722 CP 2,153 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Yanma
Yanma
#193 Yanma
Bug Flying
Boss CP 7,485 CP
Max capture CP 840 CP 1,050 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Mawile
Mawile
#303 Mawile
Steel Fairy
Boss CP 12,739 CP
Max capture CP 934 CP 1,167 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Skorupi
Skorupi
#451 Skorupi
Poison Bug
Boss CP 3,408 CP
Max capture CP 576 CP 721 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 3rd Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Raichu
Raichu
Electric Psychic
Boss CP 16,848 CP
Max capture CP 1,306 CP 1,633 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Scyther
Scyther
#123 Scyther
Bug Flying
Boss CP 19,014 CP
Max capture CP 1,546 CP 1,933 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Shuckle
Shuckle
#213 Shuckle
Bug Rock
Boss CP 3,892 CP
Max capture CP 231 CP 289 CP
Masquerain
Bug Flying
Boss CP 15,953 CP
Max capture CP 1,297 CP 1,622 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 4th Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Marowak
Marowak
Fire Ghost
Boss CP 13,525 CP
Max capture CP 1,048 CP 1,311 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Pinsir
Pinsir
#127 Pinsir
Bug
Boss CP 21,306 CP
Max capture CP 1,690 CP 2,113 CP
Forretress
Bug Steel
Boss CP 24,765 CP
Max capture CP 1,304 CP 1,630 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Absol
Absol
#359 Absol
Dark
Boss CP 18,195 CP
Max capture CP 1,443 CP 1,805 CP

Field Research event tasks

TodayView Icon Research.png Field Research tasks

There were several Field Research tasks exclusively for the duration of the event.

Catch 15 Bug-type Pokémon
Use 3 Berries to help catch Pokémon
Make 5 Curveball Throws
Hatch an Egg

Trivia

  • A tier 3 Pinsir Raid Day was canceled. It was scheduled on June 28th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time.[2]

References

  1. Solstice-themed event and Bug Out! event details. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-06-13.
  2. Updates to events: Pinsir Raid Day. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-06-25.
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