Pokémon GO enthusiasts have much to look forward to with the upcoming events as revealed through the latest datamining efforts. Here’s a breakdown of what to expect from the Flock Together Research Day and in-person GO Fest 2024.

Flock Together Research Day (May 11, 2024)

This Research Day is set to spotlight several Flying-type Pokémon. Here's what trainers can anticipate:

Featured Pokémon:

  • Doduo
  • Spearow
  • Taillow
  • Rufflet
  • Hoothoot

These Pokémon will appear more frequently through Event Field Research Tasks that can be collected by spinning PokéStops. Each completed task will reward you with an encounter with one of the featured Pokémon, which will have increased chances of being shiny.

Event Structure:

The event will have Timed Research available in the shop, providing trainers with additional tasks and rewards. This Timed Research will likely follow a branching format, allowing trainers to choose which Pokémon they would like to encounter upon completion of the tasks.

GO Fest 2024 Insights

GO Fest 2024 is shaping up to be a grand celebration across multiple global cities including Madrid, New York City, and Sendai. Each location will host unique activities and special research tailored to their specific venues.

Costume Pokémon:

Special costume Pokémon for the event include:

  • Pikachu and Eevee with Sun and Moon crowns.
  • Espeon with a Sun Scarf.
  • Umbreon with a Moon Scarf.

These themed costumes add an exclusive touch to the Pokémon caught during the festivities.

Special Research Titles:

Each city will feature its own set of special research quests under titles such as “Madrid City Skies” or “New York City Park Escapade,” with multiple stages to complete. These will likely guide trainers through various themed activities and challenges specific to the locale.


Various habitats will be set up during the events, including:

  • Brilliant Skies
  • Cursed Forest
  • Ghostly Woods
  • Lake Garden
  • Mountain Brook
  • Mysterious Labyrinth
  • Poolside Cabana
  • Rocky Shore
  • Rugged Quarry
  • Sky Arena
  • Star Parade
  • Sunrise Gateway

These habitats will offer unique Pokémon encounters and will be tied to specific quests and activities.

Important Notes:

  • The details provided by dataminers should be considered speculative until officially confirmed by Niantic.
  • Changes to event details and features are common, so keep an eye on official announcements for the most accurate information.


Whether you’re planning to participate in the local Flock Together Research Day or travel to one of the global GO Fest events, these updates promise exciting times ahead for Pokémon GO trainers. Remember to prepare for the events by clearing enough storage for new Pokémon and items, and most importantly, plan your day to maximize the fun and rewards!