Pokemon Go's Adventure Week Event Adds New Fossil Pokemon

Tyrunt, Amaura and shiny versions of Tirtouga and Archen are debuting during this week's Pokemon Go event.

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Amaura and Tyrunt are making their Pokemon Go debut during Adventure Week.


Pokemon Go's  "Season of Go" continues with a new event. Adventure Week is now underway until June 12, and it features a variety of rock-type monsters to catch, including the debut of two new fossil Pokemon from the Kalos region. Here's everything you need to know about the event.

Adventure Week schedule

Pokemon Go's Adventure Week event begins at 10 a.m. local time on June 7 and runs until 8 p.m. local time on June 12.

Featured Pokemon

Two fossil Pokemon from the Kalos region are making their Pokemon Go debut during Adventure Week: Amaura and Tyrunt. Players will have a chance to hatch these monsters from 7 km eggs or catch them by completing some of the event's new Field Research tasks.

In addition to Amaura and Tyrunt, other fossil Pokemon like Omanyte, Kabuto and Aerodactyl will also be appearing more frequently during Adventure Week, and players will have their first chance to catch shiny versions of Tirtouga and Archen. You can see all of the featured event Pokemon below:

Wild spawns

  • Rhyhorn
  • Graveler
  • Omanyte
  • Kabuto
  • Aerodactyl
  • Larvitar
  • Pupitar
  • Aron
  • Lileep
  • Anorith
  • Cranidos
  • Shieldon

One-star raids

  • Geodude
  • Alolan Geodude
  • Sudowoodo
  • Roggenrola

Three-star raids

  • Rhydon
  • Shuckle
  • Tyranitar
  • Aggron

Five-star raids

Mega Raids

  • Mega Aerodactyl

7 km eggs

  • Shuckle
  • Slugma
  • Cranidos
  • Shieldon
  • Tirtouga
  • Archen
  • Amaura
  • Amaura

Event bonuses

On top of the featured Pokemon spawns, a few in-game bonuses will be active throughout Adventure Week. Players will receive twice the usual amount of XP for Spinning PokeStops during the event. Additionally, they'll receive five times the XP when they spin a new PokeStop for the first time.

Research Day

As an Ultra Unlock bonus, Pokemon Go will be hosting a Research Day mini event during Adventure Week. Research Day takes place on June 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. local time and features special Limited Research tasks, which will reward you with extra chances to catch Cranidos and Shieldon.

On top of that, the following Pokemon will be appearing more frequently in the wild during Research Day: 

  • Tyrunt
  • Amaura
  • Diglett
  • Alolan Diglett
  • Geodude
  • Alolan Geodude
  • Onix
  • Rhyhorn
  • Sudowoodo
  • Aron
  • Dwebble

Pokemon Go has a few other events lined up for June after Adventure Week ends, including a Pokemon TCG crossover. You can see everything happening in the game this month in our June events roundup.