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Summer Solstice in 2020 was the second Summer Solstice event in Pokémon GO.[1]

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

Features

Featured Pokémon

TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

Selected sun and moon-themed Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild and from Incense or Lure Modules. Shiny Clefairy could be encountered in wild.

Vulpix
#037
Fire
Shiny Pokémon.png
Magmar
Magmar
#126
Fire
Shiny Pokémon.png
Sunkern
Sunkern
#191
Grass
Shiny Pokémon.png
Houndour
Houndour
#228
Dark   Fire
Shiny Pokémon.png
Torchic
Torchic
#255
Fire
Shiny Pokémon.png
Lunatone
Lunatone
#337
Rock   Psychic
Shiny Pokémon.png
Solrock
Solrock
#338
Rock   Psychic


Lunatone and Solrock had different patterns of appearance. After the event, Lunatone and Solrock swapped regions (Lunatone in Western while Solrock in Eastern hemispheres).

Time Eastern Hemisphere Western Hemisphere
June 19th, 8:00 a.m. to June 20th, 11:59 p.m.
June 21st, 12:00 a.m. to June 22nd, 11:59 p.m.
June 23rd, 12:00 a.m. to June 24th, 10:00 p.m.
Egg 5k.png 5-km Eggs

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

Shiny Pokémon.png
Cleffa
Cleffa
#173
383 / 346
Shiny Pokémon.png
Sunkern
Sunkern
#191
226 / 197
Shiny Pokémon.png
Magby
Magby
#240
756 / 704
Shiny Pokémon.png
Lunatone
Lunatone
#337
1,330 / 1,261
Shiny Pokémon.png
Solrock
Solrock
#338
1,330 / 1,261

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

Egg Raid Normal.png 1st Tier
Vulpix
#037 Vulpix
Fire
Boss CP 3,027 CP
Max capture CP 504 CP 631 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Vulpix
Vulpix
Ice
Boss CP 3,027 CP
Max capture CP 504 CP 631 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Timburr
Timburr
#532 Timburr
Fighting
Boss CP 3,686 CP
Max capture CP 751 CP 939 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
Magmar
Magmar
#126 Magmar
Fire
Boss CP 12,189 CP
Max capture CP 1,367 CP 1,710 CP
Sunflora
#192 Sunflora
Grass
Boss CP 10,392 CP
Max capture CP 1,223 CP 1,529 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Sneasel
Sneasel
#215 Sneasel
Dark Ice
Boss CP 6,340 CP
Max capture CP 1,172 CP 1,465 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Mawile
Mawile
#303 Mawile
Steel Fairy
Boss CP 12,739 CP
Max capture CP 934 CP 1,167 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
Arcanine
#059 Arcanine
Fire
Boss CP 19,534 CP
Max capture CP 1,731 CP 2,164 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Lunatone
Lunatone
#337 Lunatone
Rock Psychic
Boss CP 15,009 CP
Max capture CP 1,330 CP 1,662 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Solrock
Solrock
#338 Solrock
Rock Psychic
Boss CP 15,009 CP
Max capture CP 1,330 CP 1,662 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
Houndoom
#229 Houndoom
Dark Fire
Boss CP 28,590 CP
Max capture CP 1,505 CP 1,882 CP
Tyranitar
#248 Tyranitar
Rock Dark
Boss CP 23,779 CP
Max capture CP 2,191 CP 2,739 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 3 Fire-type Pokémon
Catch 7 different species of Pokémon
Use 4 Berries to help catch Pokémon
Give your buddy a treat
Earn a Candy walking with your buddy

Trivia

  • The name Summer Solstice was found in Today View while the official blog calls this event Solstice-themed Event.
  • The Stardust bonus did not stack with the triple Stardust bonus during Weedle Community Day on June 20th.

References

  1. Solstice-themed event and Bug Out! event details. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-06-13.


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