Pokemon Go Psychic Spectacular 2022 – Pokemon GO Wiki Guide

The popular Psychic Spectacular Event is returning to Pokemon GO, with exciting Pokemon to add to your collection, all centered around those pesky Psychic-types.

This page acts as a comprehensive breakdown of the starting time of the event, what Pokemon you can acquire and how, and much more!


Psychic Spectacular Event Duration

The Psychic Spectacular Event begins on Tuesday, September 6th, 2022, at 10:00am and concludes on Monday, September 12th, 2022, at 8:00pm local time.

Mega Raids

A brand new Pokemon will make its debut in the game during this event, the sage Mega Alakazam!

Mega Alakazam

Featured Attack

As the event is live, if you catch Alakazam or evolve Kadabra into an Alakazam then that specific Pokemon will have learned the Charged Attack Psychic.


  • Psychic
    • Trainer Battles: 90 Power and a chance to lower the opposing Pokemon’s Defense
    • Gyms and raids: 90 Power

Psychic Spectacular Event Wild Encounters

There are a number of different Pokemon that have higher chances of appearing in the wild as this event unfolds. It’s worth noting that this is the first opportunity you will have in-game to encounter a Shiny Elgyem.

Psychic Spectacular Raids

The following Pokemon will appear in their respectively-tiered Raids during the Psychic Spectacular Event.

One Star Raids

Unown E

Unown P

Unown S


Three Star Raids

Alolan Raichu




Five Star Raids

Normal Forme Deoxys

Attack Forme Deoxys

Defense Forme Deoxys

Speed Forme Deoxys

Mega Raids

Mega Alakazam

For a breakdown of when your chances to encounter Deoxys (in any form) are at their best, check out the next section below!


Deoxys Raid Day

On Sunday, September 11th, 2022, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm local time, there will be a special Raid Day, where Deoxys will appear in all of its forms in 5-star Raids, with a small chance of encountering a Shiny version.

During this Raid Day, you can expect:

  • All forms of Deoxys to appear more frequently in Raids
  • Earn up to 5 additional daily Raid Passes by spinning Gyms
  • An increased chance to encounter a Shiny Deoxys.

Psychic Spectacular Eggs

During the Psychic Spectacular Event, the following Pokemon will hatch from 7km Eggs.


Psychic Spectacular Field Research Encounters

The following Pokemon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research Tasks during the Psychic Spectacular Event.

Baltoy Chimecho Elgyem Hypno

Timed Research

Timed Research Tasks focused on Curveball Throws will be available throughout the event, and upon completion, you will earn multiple encounters with Elgyem.

GO Battle League: Season of Light

Welcome to the Psychic Cup!


These are the requirements in order to compete:

  • Pokemon must be at or below 1,500CP to enter.
  • Only 1 Psychic-type Pokemon will be eligible.

The following Pokemon will not be allowed:


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