Pokémon GO Fest 2022
Image: The Pokémon Company / Niantic

Niantic has revealed details on this year's Pokémon GO Fest, with 2022's event taking place on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5. As the company states that the Pokémon Fest is all about friendship and community, it has announced that Shaymin - the gratitude Pokémon - will be the star of the show.

Tickets will be on sale for the event at $14.99 via the in-game store, with ticket holders being tasked with conducting Special Research to learn more about Shaymin. Other rewards surrounding the event will include a special avatar item and an avatar pose.

Over the course of the weekend, trainers will also see a higher chance of capturing shiny Pokémon, including Unown B, which has yet to be available in Pokémon GO. Niantic has stated that the chance of encountering a shiny will be higher on Saturday than on Sunday.

Finally, in keeping with the Shaymin theme, a Pikachu wearing a special Shaymin-inspired Gracidea flower costume will be available in one-star Raids and out in the wild.

You can check out more in-depth details via the official announcement page.

Let us know in the comments if you plan on buying a ticket and taking part in this year's Pokémon Fest!

[source pokemongolive.com, via mynintendonews.com]