March 01, 2022

A Warm Welcome to the Season of Alola in Pokémon GO

Pokémon from the sunny, tropical Alola region are making their debut in the new Pokémon GO Season.

A new Season is starting in Pokémon GO, and with it comes the debut of more Pokémon first found in the sunny region of Alola. Through Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time, Pokémon like Rowlet, Litten, and Popplio will be appearing in the wild, kicking off a Tropical Collection Challenge. Catch all the Pokémon in the Collection Challenge to contribute to your Elite Collector medal, as well as earn 7,000 XP and 15 Ultra Balls. Stock up on malasadas, and get ready to catch the following Pokémon during the Season of Alola!


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Pokémon making their Pokémon GO debuts

  • Rowlet, Dartrix, Decidueye

  • Litten, Torracat, Incineroar

  • Popplio, Brionne, Primarina

  • Pikipek, Trumbeak, Toucannon

  • Yungoos, Gumshoos

  • Rockruff, Midday Forme Lycanroc, Midnight Forme Lycanroc

  • Jangmo-o, Hakamo-o, Kommo-o

  • Tapu Koko

While many of the Pokémon making their debuts during the Season of Alola will be appearing in the wild, others will be appearing in raids and as reward encounters for completing themed Field Research tasks. And while all the Pokémon debuting during the Season of Alola will continue to be available after the Season concludes, you'll have a limited amount of time to complete the Tropical Collection Challenge—so be sure to make catching those Pokémon a priority!

Here's where you can find each Pokémon during the Season of Alola.


Pokémon appearing in the wild

  • Rowlet

  • Litten

  • Popplio

  • Pikipek

  • Yungoos

Pokémon appearing in raids

  • One-star raids

    • Rockruff

  • Three-star raids

    • Alolan Raichu

    • Alolan Graveler

  • Five-star raids

    • Tapu Koko

Pokémon appearing in Field Research reward encounters

  • Pikipek

  • Yungoos

Finally, here are the Pokémon that will be included in the Tropical Collection Challenge.

  • Rowlet

  • Litten

  • Popplio

  • Pikipek

  • Yungoos

  • Gumshoos

Alola, Trainers!

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