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For other editions of Water Festival, see Water Festival 2017.

Water Festival in 2018 is the second Water Festival event in Pokémon GO. It was related with beginning of summer.

Features

A shiny variant of Shellder was available for capture in the wild. There were also various Field Research tasks highlighting Water-type Pokémon.

Alongside increased appearance of Water-type Pokémon appearing all over the world, Trainers received 3× Stardust for catching Water-type Pokémon. Plus, 2 km Eggs hatched Pokémon such as Totodile, Mudkip, and Corphish. Trainers earned double Candy and Stardust for every Egg hatched.

Raid Battles also featured powerful Water-type Pokémon for the duration of the celebration, including the return of the Legendary Pokémon Kyogre; with a chance to capture a shiny variant.[1]

Featured Pokémon

Following Pokémon were appearing more frequently in wild:

Squirtle
#007
Squirtle
Icon Water
Wartortle
#008
Wartortle
Icon Water
Blastoise
#009
Blastoise
Icon Water
Psyduck
#054
Psyduck
Icon Water
Golduck
#055
Golduck
Icon Water
Poliwag
#060
Poliwag
Icon Water
Poliwhirl
#061
Poliwhirl
Icon Water
Tentacool
#072
Tentacool
Icon Water
Icon Poison
Slowpoke
#079
Slowpoke
Icon Water
Icon Psychic
Slowbro
#080
Slowbro
Icon Water
Icon Psychic
Seel
#086
Seel
Icon Water
Shellder
#090
Shellder
Icon Water
Krabby
#098
Krabby
Icon Water
Kingler
#099
Kingler
Icon Water
Horsea
#116
Horsea
Icon Water
Goldeen
#118
Goldeen
Icon Water
Seaking
#119
Seaking
Icon Water
Staryu
#120
Staryu
Icon Water
Starmie
#121
Starmie
Icon Water
Magikarp
#129
Magikarp
Icon Water
Lapras
#131
Lapras
Icon Water
Icon Ice
Totodile
#158
Totodile
Icon Water
Croconaw
#159
Croconaw
Icon Water
Feraligatr
#160
Feraligatr
Icon Water
Chinchou
#170
Chinchou
Icon Water
Icon Electric
Marill
#183
Marill
Icon Water
Icon Fairy
Wooper
#194
Wooper
Icon Water
Icon Ground
Qwilfish
#211
Qwilfish
Icon Water
Icon Poison
Corsola
#222
Corsola
Icon Water
Icon Rock
Remoraid
#223
Remoraid
Icon Water
Octillery
#224
Octillery
Icon Water
Mantine
#226
Mantine
Icon Water
Icon Flying
Mudkip
#258
Mudkip
Icon Water
Lotad
#270
Lotad
Icon Water
Icon Grass
Wingull
#278
Wingull
Icon Water
Icon Flying
Pelipper
#279
Pelipper
Icon Water
Icon Flying
Surskit
#283
Surskit
Icon Bug
Icon Water
Masquerain
#284
Masquerain
Icon Bug
Icon Flying
Carvanha
#318
Carvanha
Icon Water
Icon Dark
Sharpedo
#319
Sharpedo
Icon Water
Icon Dark
Wailmer
#320
Wailmer
Icon Water
Barboach
#339
Barboach
Icon Water
Icon Ground
Corphish
#341
Corphish
Icon Water
Crawdaunt
#342
Crawdaunt
Icon Water
Icon Dark
Feebas
#349
Feebas
Icon Water
Spheal
#363
Spheal
Icon Ice
Icon Water
Sealeo
#364
Sealeo
Icon Ice
Icon Water
Luvdisc
#370
Luvdisc
Icon Water


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

Shellder shiny
#090
Shellder
Icon Water
Cloyster shiny
#091
Cloyster
Icon Water
Icon Ice
Kyogre shiny
#382
Kyogre
Icon Water

Additionally, these Water-type Pokémon were hatching from 2-km Eggs obtained during the event:

2-km Eggs
Squirtle
#007
Squirtle
462 / 422
Shellder
#090
Shellder
547 / 501
Magikarp
#129
Magikarp
125 / 104
Lapras
#131
Lapras
1,487 / 1414
Omanyte
#138
Omanyte
768 / 714
Kabuto
#140
Kabuto
670 / 618
Totodile
#158
Totodile
578 / 533
Remoraid
#223
Remoraid
428 / 388
Mantine
#226
Mantine
1,161 / 1096
Mudkip
#258
Mudkip
560 / 516
Lotad
#270
Lotad
300 / 268
Wingull
#278
Wingull
366 / 330
Azurill
#298
Azurill
181 / 154
Carvanha
#318
Carvanha
499 / 452
Wailmer
#320
Wailmer
814 / 756
Barboach
#339
Barboach
409 / 371
Corphish
#341
Corphish
633 / 585
Feebas
#349
Feebas
125 / 104
Spheal
#363
Spheal
500 / 458
Luvdisc
#370
Luvdisc
420 / 381

The following Raid Bosses were available for a limited time during this event.

Pokémon Raid Boss's CP Max. Capture CP
Egg Raid Normal 1st Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Normal
Shellder
#090
Shellder ( ? )
4,340 CP 547 CP
684 CP
Magikarp
#129
Magikarp ( ? )
1,165 CP 125 CP
157 CP
Omanyte
#138
Omanyte ( ? )
5,724 CP 768 CP
961 CP
Kabuto
#140
Kabuto ( ? )
5,311 CP 670 CP
837 CP
Wailmer
#320
Wailmer ( ? )
3,369 CP 814 CP
1,017 CP
Egg Raid Normal 2nd Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Normal
Tentacruel
#073
Tentacruel
12,190 CP 1,356 CP
1,695 CP
Croconaw
#159
Croconaw
9,019 CP 913 CP
1,142 CP
Marshtomp
#259
Marshtomp
8,825 CP 924 CP
1,155 CP
Egg Raid Rare 3rd Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Rare
Starmie
#121
Starmie
17,384 CP 1,316 CP
1,645 CP
Vaporeon
#134
Vaporeon
16,696 CP 1,804 CP
2,255 CP
Sharpedo
#319
Sharpedo
13,989 CP 1,134 CP
1,418 CP
Egg Raid Rare 4th Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Rare
Walrein
#365
Walrein
23,578 CP 1,489 CP
1,862 CP
Egg Raid Legendary 5th Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Legendary
Kyogre
#382
Kyogre ( ? )
51,968 CP 2,328 CP
2,910 CP

Field Research event tasks

There was several of Field Research tasks exclusively available only for the time of Water Festival in 2018. The last two tasks were added in the latter half of the event.

Task Possible Rewards
Catch 2 Water-type Pokémon. Magikarp Magikarp Shiny Pokémon
Use 3 Berries to help catch Pokémon. Wailmer Wailmer Shiny Pokémon
Battle in a Gym 3 times. Kingler Kingler
Hatch an Egg. Shellder Shellder Shiny Pokémon
Win a Raid. Rare Candy Rare Candy
Evolve 2 Shellder. Lapras Lapras
Catch 5 Magikarp or Wailmer. Luvdisc Luvdisc Shiny Pokémon

Shop special offer

The following offers are available from the Shop.[2]

Box Cost Items
Bronze Box
Special Box
PokeCoin 480
Silver Box
Great Box
PokeCoin 780
Gold Box
Ultra Box
PokeCoin 1,480

References

  1. Soak Up Special Bonuses during Water Festival 2018!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-06-07.
  2. New boxes available. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-12-17.
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