Special Trading Event was an event occurring in August 2018 and is related to the game feature — Trading. [1]


Below there is a table with all possible costs for Pokémon trades during this event.
Note 1: Regular Pokémon term includes region-exclusive Pokémon, Baby Pokémon and Starter Pokémon.
Note 2: New Pokémon term means that Pokémon is not registered in Trainer's Pokédex prior the trade. It also includes Pokémon's particular form that was not registered to Pokédex prior the trade — new letter form of Unown, Event Pokémon, Alolan form of Pokémon or Castform weather form.

Level Regular Pokémon Shiny or Legendary Pokémon
Registered New Registered New
Good Friend 75 15,000 15,000 750,000
Great Friend 75 12,000 12,000 600,000
Ultra Friend 75 1,200 1,200 60,000
Best Friend 75 600 600 30,000

Shop special offer

TodayView Icon Shop.png Special shop offers

The following offers were available from the shop from the start of the event.[2]

Special Box
Special Box
PokeCoin.png 480
Great Box
Great Box
PokeCoin.png 780
Ultra Box
Ultra Box
PokeCoin.png 1,480


  1. Earn More Bonuses during This Special Trading Event! Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-08-04.
  2. New boxes in the shop?. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-12-17.
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