Pokémon GO is celebrating the theatrical release of Detective Pikachu with specially themed content from May 7. The in-game content will give players a unique way to immerse themselves in the Pokémon Universe.
Detective Pikachu is the first-ever live-action Pokémon adventure, which is enough to get any Poké-fan excited. If you want to experience the movie in more ways that one, The Pokémon Company has you covered. Specifically, you’ll be able to catch a Pikachu wearing that adorable detective hat.
Here’s the full lowdown of what will be available from May 7 through May 17:
- Detective Hat Pikachu Photobomb – While using GO Snapshot, fans may get photobombed by a Pikachu wearing a detective hat and then be able to catch the Pokémon.
- More Encounters with Pokémon Seen in the Movie – Pokémon such as Bulbasaur, Jigglypuff, Psyduck, Aipom, and Snubbull, among others, will appear more frequently in the game. Players may also have opportunities to catch Shiny Aipom.
- Special Raid Battles and Field Research – Players will be able to participate in Raid Battles that challenge Pokémon with starring roles in the film, as well as movie-inspired Field Research.
- New Avatar Items – Fans will be able to customize their in-game avatars with movie-themed items, including a detective hat with Pikachu ears and a T-shirt featuring the movie’s logo.
You can also check out the trailer below.
We’re excited for fans around the world to immerse themselves in the latest Pokémon adventure… we look forward to celebrating the first live-action film with fun new experiences in Pokémon GO.
Detective Pikachu will be in US theaters from May 10.
Are you hoping to snag yourself a Pikachu this week? Let us know where you found yours.
Source: Pokémon GO