The event was held at the Cup Noodle Museum Park and Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse and various facilities around the Minato Mirai area. There was a Pikachu Carnival Parade held on the second-to-last day on August 14th, 2017. A Pokémon GO Stadium event occurred on this day as well.
Selected Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild (and from Incense, Lure Module):
These Shiny Pokémon were released with the start of the event:
The following Raid Bosses would be available in Yokohama, Japan for a time of this event:
Max capture CP 450 CP 562 CP
Max capture CP 364 CP 455 CP
Max capture CP 1,666 CP 2,083 CP
Max capture CP 2,046 CP 2,558 CP
Max capture CP 585 CP 731 CP
Max capture CP 1,577 CP 1,971 CP
Max capture CP 1,305 CP 1,631 CP
Max capture CP 1,445 CP 1,806 CP
Max capture CP 2,275 CP 2,844 CP
Red Brick Park
The Akarenga area was transformed into the Kanto region. Pokemon from the Red, Green, Blue, and Yellow versions of the game appeared more frequently.
Cup Noodle Museum Park
This park was transformed into the Johto region. Pokemon from the Gold and Silver versions of the game appeared more frequently.
Over 2 million fans celebrated Pikachu Outbreak in Yokohama the week of the event. Trainers captured over 120 Pokémon and 15 million of those Pokémon were Pikachu. Unlike what happened at Pokémon GO Fest, cell signal and data speeds rarely hindered anyone's ability to play the game.
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- Pokémon GO Park Events at Pikachu Outbreak. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2017-08-10.
- 株式会社ポケモン主催「ピカチュウだけじゃない ピカチュウ大量発生チュウ!」のイベントでお会いしましょう！. Pokémon GO Live Japan. Retrieved on 2017-08-04.
- (2017, August 15). 2M Players, Seven Days, One City - Pikachu Outbreak & The Future of Real World Games Events. Niantic. Retrieved on 2017-08-15.
- Pikachu Outbreak 2017. Yokohama Official Visitor's Guide
- Event information (Japanese). Pokémon Japan.