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Pokémon GO Park was a Japanese regional event hosted in Yokohama, Japan from August 9, 2017 through August 15, 2017 during the Pikachu Outbreak event.[1]

Background

Pokémon GO Park Yokohama 2017

Exclusive medal for attending the event

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.[2][3]

Niantic stated that this event will offer a unique Pokémon GO experience.[1]

Featured Pokémon

A number of new Raid Bosses began to appear in Yokohama, Japan for the time of this event.

Tier Level Pokémon Raid Boss's CP Max. Capture CP
Egg Raid Rare
4th Tier Level
Pikachu
#025
Pikachu
11,845 CP 450 CP
Egg Raid Rare
4th Tier Level
Meowth
#052
Meowth
9,079 CP 364 CP
Egg Raid Rare
4th Tier Level
Golem
#076
Golem
30,572 CP 1,666 CP
Egg Raid Rare
4th Tier Level
Dragonite
#149
Dragonite
35,383 CP 2,046 CP
Egg Raid Rare
4th Tier Level
Wobbuffet
#202
Wobbuffet
7,144 CP 585 CP
Egg Raid Rare
4th Tier Level
Ursaring
#217
Ursaring
27,409 CP 1,577 CP
Egg Raid Rare
4th Tier Level
Piloswine
#221
Piloswine
21,604 CP 1,305 CP
Egg Raid Rare
4th Tier Level
Houndoom
#229
Houndoom
27,302 CP 1,445 CP
Egg Raid Legendary
5th Tier Level
Mewtwo
#150
Mewtwo
49,430 CP 2,275 CP

Moreover, these Shiny Pokémon were released with the start of the event.

Pichu shiny
#172
Pichu
Icon Electric
Pikachu shiny
#025
Pikachu
Icon Electric
Raichu shiny
#026
Raichu
Icon Electric

Locations

There were two areas in Yokohama that were transformed to into both the Kanto and Johto regions from the original game series.

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.

Reception

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.[4]

Gallery

Trivia

  • Mr. Mime was present during the event.[2]
  • On August 9, 2017, shiny Pikachu began appearing in Yokohama Park.[5]
  • The Unown that spawned at the event were: A, H, K, M, O and Y; which spelled "Yokohama."

References

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