Pokémon Go ‘Water Festival: Beach Week’ Timed Research, event guide

pokemon gois annual Water festival event runs from June 6-12 this year with a focus on the beach. As the name suggests, the event focuses on water-type Pokémon, specifically the ones you’d find on the sandy shores of a beach.

Specifically, the Sandcastle Ghost-type Pokémon Sandygast was added to the game as part of this event. Clauncher is also available in glossy for the first time.

Image: Julia Lee/Polygoon | Image source: Niantic

The event features timed research, specific spawns, event field research, and specialized raid targets, which we’ve listed below.

Water Festival: Beach Week Timed Survey

Step 1 of 2

  • Catch 10 Water-type Pokémon (1000 Stardust)
  • Make 5 nice throws (10 Poké Balls)
  • Transfer 5 Pokémon (5 Awesome Balls)
  • Use 5 Berries to catch Pokémon (10 Razz Berries)

Rewards: 1,000 Stardust, Clauncher encounter, 1,000 XP

Step 2 of 2

  • Catch 15 water-type Pokémon (1000 Stardust)
  • Make 5 awesome throws (15 Poké Balls)
  • Transfer 10 Pokémon (10 Awesome Balls)
  • Use 10 Berries to catch Pokémon (5 Pinap Berries)

Rewards: Surfer avatar pose, encounter with Sandygast

Pokémon Go Water Festival Beach Week event Field research and rewards

Task Reward
Task Reward
Water Festival: Catch 5 Water-type Pokémon 10 Pokeballs
Water Festival: Catch 15 Water-type Pokémon Fresh meeting
Water Festival: Catch 25 Water-type Pokémon Sandygast encounter
Water Festival: Hatch an egg Lapras (scarf) encounter
Water Festival: Make 5 nice throws Clauncher encounter
Water Festival: Make 10 awesome throws 30 Blastoise or Swampert Mega Energy

Water Festival: Beach Week Pokémon spawn increases

  • Tentacol
  • Schelder
  • to scratch
  • Alolan Exeggutor
  • Horsea
  • staryu
  • Marill
  • Mantine
  • wing gull
  • Wailmer
  • Speak
  • Finns
  • Dwebble
  • French
  • Clauncher
  • Popplio

Water Festival: Beach Week Attack Targets

  • Alola Diglett
  • Hisuian Qwilfish
  • Karvanha
  • Feebas
  • Sandygast
  • explosion
  • Gyarados
  • lapras (scarf)
  • Alomomola
  • Uxie/Mesprit/Azelf