Season of Heritage story continues with this week's Power Plant event. The brand-new event is now underway until Feb. 1 and features various electric-type Pokemon, including the debuting Helioptile and its evolved form, Heliolisk. Here's everything you need to know about the upcoming event.
Power Plant event hours
The Power Plant event begins at 10 a.m. local time on Jan. 19 and runs until 10 a.m. local time on Feb. 1.
As mentioned, the electric Pokemon Helioptile is making its Pokemon Go debut during the Power Plant event. You'll be able to find it in the wild and by completing Field Research tasks. To evolve it into Heliolisk, you'll need to have 50 Helioptile Candy and one Sun Stone.
A few other electric, steel and other types of Pokemon will also be appearing more frequently throughout the Power Plant event. You can see the list of featured Pokemon below:
From Jan. 15 to Jan. 24:
From Jan. 24 to Feb. 1:
Field Research encounters
- Alolan Grimer
Team Go Rocket event
Team Go Rocket will also make its presence felt during the Power Plant event. Beginning Jan. 24, the villainous trainers will appear more frequently at PokeStops and in hot air balloons, and they'll have new Shadow Pokemon in tow, including Shadow Chikorita, Cyndaquil and Totodile. On top of that, you'll be able to use a Charged TM to replace a Shadow Pokemon's Frustration attack. The Team Rocket takeover runs until Jan. 30.
That's not all that's happening in Pokemon Go this week. The legendary Pokemon Regice has returned to five-star raids until Feb. 1. You can catch up on everything else going on this month in our January events roundup.