Pokemon Go Hisuian Discoveries Event Guide – Pokemon GO Wiki Guide

Pokemon Go Hisuian Pokemon arrive from Pokemon Legends: Arceus. Pokemon Go Fest: Seattle participants were able to unlock these regional variants for all players to encounter. This page will detail the Hisuian Pokemon in Go, unlocked bonuses, increased Shiny rates for specific Pokemon species, and more.

Wild Hisuian Debut


Hisuian Growlithe, Hisuian Qwilfish, and Hisuian Sneasel make their appearance from July 27, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to August 2, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

And if you need help with that Quilfish, be sure to check out the Pokemon Go Hisuian Qwilfish Evolution Guide.

Hisuian Braviary Raids

Hisuian Braviary will be available to fight in Raids on July 31, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time, with an increased chance of capturing a Shiny version.

One-Star Raids

Sneasel, Roselia, Shinx, and Unown S appear in One-Star Raids with an increased chance of capturing a Shiny.


Three-Star Raids

Chansey, Togetic, Kirlia, and Whiscash appear in Three-Star Raids with an increased chance of capturing a Shiny.

Five-Star Raids

Dialga appears in Five-Star Raids with an increased chance of capturing a Shiny.

Other Raid bonuses include:


  • Increased rate to earn Rare Candy XL at in-person Raid Battles
  • Gym Photo Discs will grant five free Raid Passes during, and up to two hours after the event
  • Raid Battles will award 50% more XP from winning

Event Bonuses:

  • Friendship Levels increase quicker than normal by opening Gifts, Trading Pokemon, and battling together in Raids, Gyms, plus Trainer Battles
  • Storing up to 30 Gifts until the end of the event
  • Players can open up to 45 Gifts alongside sending up to 150 gifts during each day of the event

Increased Wild Pokemon Encounters

The Pokemon appearing at an increased rate in the wild during the Hisuian Discoveries Event are:

  • Zubat
  • Ponyta
  • Onix
  • Hisuian Voltorb
  • Tangela
  • Eevee
  • Porygon
  • Aipom
  • Hisuian Qwilfish
  • Wurmple
  • Kricketot
  • Buizel
  • Drifloon
  • Bronzor
  • Croagunk
  • Electabuzz
  • Magmar
  • Octillery
  • Gible

All of these Pokemon appear at a higher rate as Shiny except Hisuian Voltorb, Hisuian Qwilfish, and Octillery.


Learn more about catching Shiny Pokemon in our How to Get Shiny Pokemon in Pokemon Go guide.

Field Research Encounters

Upon completing specific Field Research tasks, you will be able to capture the following Pokemon:

  • Clefairy
  • Paras
  • Psyduck
  • Magnemite
  • Cyndaquil
  • Sneasel
  • Remoraid
  • Mantine
  • Shinx
  • Plant Cloak Burmy
  • Sand Cloak Burmy
  • Trash Cloak Burmy
  • Oshawott
  • Petilil
  • Rowlet

All of these Pokemon appear at a higher rate as Shiny from Field Research except Petilil and Rowlet.

Hisuian Growlithe, Hisuian Qwilfish, Hisuian Sneasel, and Hisuian Voltorb hatch from 7km Eggs.


Hisui Cup

There is a new Pokemon Go Battle Cup, the Hisui Cup.

The Hisui Cup rules are Pokemon at 1,500 CP or below are allowed to enter alongside Pokemon between #387 to #493 in the Pokedex.

Extra Goodies

Completing the Hisuian Discoveries: Collection Challenge will earn 7000 XP, 3000 Stardust, and 1 Egg Incubator.

Hisuian-themed Stickers are available by spinning Pokestops, opening gifts, and purchasing at the in-game shop.

Accessories and wardrobe options inspired by Pokemon Legends: Arceus characters are available for Pokemon Go players inside the in-game shop.


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