- Increased encounters with Pokemon featured in the movie including a Shiny Aipom.
- Raids featuring certain Pokemon from the movie
- Double XP for catching Pokemon
- Detective Pikachu avatar items
- Themed Special Research
- A Detective Pikachu that will photobomb you and possibly captured
The update gives fans another way to celebrate the first live-action Pokemon film, said J.C. Smith, senior director of consumer marketing at The Pokemon Company International.
The Detective Pikachu Pokemon Go event is only for a limited time. Festivities will end on May 17 at 1 p.m. PT.
Originally published on May 6, 8:33 a.m. PT.
Update, 12:26 p.m.: Adds info about Shiny Pokemon and quote from The Pokemon Company.