Pokemon Go is bringing the first Safari Zone Event to South Korea, bringing with it Pokemon that are themed around Goyang’s history of flowers and romance.
This page acts as a comprehensive breakdown of when the Safari Zone is taking place, how to gain access, as well as the Pokemon available to collect.
When is the Goyang Safari Zone Event?
The Goyang Safari Zone Event is running from Friday, September 23rd, 2022, to Sunday, September 25th, 2022, from 9:00AM to 6:00PM local time each day for those with an Early Access Ticket, and from 12:00PM to 6:00PM for those with a General Admission Ticket.
How to Access the Goyang Safari Zone Event
In order to access this event, you’ll need to actually visit South Korea. Specifically, the event is being held in Ilsan Lake Park in Goyang. If you are able to attend, tickets are already on sale.
NOTE: Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis, are non-refundable, and you can only purchase a ticket for one day out of the 3 days that the event spans!
Goyang Safari Zone Event Features
The list of features included in this event is as follows:
- Increased chance of encountering Shiny Pokemon
- During the event, there will be an increased chance to find Shiny Pokemon in the wild, and while using Incense.
- Special Research
- There is a short, event-exclusive Special Research story that can be completed to earn special rewards.
- Additional Special Trades
- Make up to 5 Special Trades, and make trades for only half the normal Stardust cost.
- Event Medal
- All ticket holders will receive an event-exclusive medal.
- Increased Incense Duration
- Any Incense activated during the event will last for 8 hours, with the exception of Daily Adventure Incense.
- Increased Lure Duration
- All Lure Modules activated during the event will last for 4 hours.
- Real-world elements
- In a gorgeous setting, there will be plenty of real-world photo opportunities, as well as the ability to collect giveaway items, and more!
Goyang Pokemon Debuts and Shinies
Two Shiny Variants of Pokemon are making their debut during the Goyang Safari Zone Event!
- Shiny Spritzee (and its evolved form Aromatisse)
- Shiny Unown Y
Other Shiny Pokemon available during this Event are as follows:
- Pikachu (Safari Hat Variant)
- Unown A
- Unown G
- Unown N
- Unown O
- Unown Y
- Plant Cloak Burmy
Goyang Safari Zone Special Research Tasks
The breakdown of the tasks and rewards for this event’s Special Research are as follows, as sourced by Serebii:
|Task||Task Reward||Overall Reward|
|Step 1 of 2|
|Transfer 10 Pokemon||1 Incense||1 Super Incubator
1 Fast TM
10 Golden Razz Berries
|Evolve 3 Pokemon||100 Great Balls|
|Catch 10 different species of Pokemon||5 Rare Candy|
|Step 2 of 2|
|Take a snapshot of your buddy||1 Lucky Egg||1 Premium Raid Pass
Shiny Spritzee Encounter
|Give your buddy 3 treats||100 Great Balls|
|Play with your buddy 3 times||1 Star Piece|
Goyang Safari Zone Featured Pokemon
Goyang Safari Zone ticket holders may encounter the following Pokemon while exploring Ilsan Lake Park during the date and time listed on their event ticket.
Goyang Safari Zone FAQ
Should you be attending this event, and want some more information about how to reach Ilsan Park, how Tickets work, the COVID-19 prevention measures in place, or anything else, please refer to the FAQ on the Pokemon GO website.