Johto collection

New years makes everyone busy in PokemonGo with new Legendary Raids and Mega Bosses.¬†While some players are getting ready for next month’s Kanto Tour, recently PokemonGo had Hoenn Celebration research. Now they are onto Johto. In this, you will discover how to get Smeargle and Larviar pokemon.

Currently, Entei, Raikou, and Suicune are appearing in this Johto Legendary Raid Schedule. While this game makes the player be busy in filling the missing Pokedex spots this year.

Although every week has included one or two special Legendary Battle Raid bosses are appearing during this event. These trio pokemon are very popular and occupy important spots. While each of these pokemon will have a full week So, the players can take their time to catch them.

Each of these legendaries has its own special set of counters So, players can plan what type of power they want in order to take them for PVP battles or big battles.



This Pokemon starts appearing in 5 star raids from Tuesday January 26 at 10:00 am to Sunday 31st 2023 10:00 am.


Raikou pokemon schedule begins from 31st Jan 2023 to February 4th 2023 10:00 am, which appears in 5-star raids across the world.


This is also a 5star raid battle pokemon, which will start appearing from 4th February to 9th February at 10:00 am local time.

Though these pokemon are already there with some other players earlier. It will be still a chance for other player to grab them on time if they are not started yet. As trainers enjoy the new era and training along with new pokemons.

This Celebration event is only scheduled to last until 20:00 local time on January 31st. While there are plenty of tasks and research to complete on the go. Because both Entei and Johto event will finish on same day.

Johto Celebration research tasks and Collection Challenge

How to Catch Larvitar in PokemonGo

There are many ways to catch Larvitar and its shiny in PokemonGo. You can catch them by encountering it via wild or encounter it through one-star Raids.

On the other hand, you can even get this pokemon by hatching 5Km Egg along with many other pokemon like Pichu, Cleffa, Jigglypuff, Togepi, Wooper, Tyrogue, Smoochum.

Though there are multiple ways to catch Larvitar in PokemonGo to complete the challenge. The other pokemon named Smeargle is a lot sneakier.


How to Catch Smeargle in PokemonGo

Players can get this pokemon via photobomb. So, in order to get this pokemon and to complete the collection, you should let this pokemon to popup in one of your photos.

You don’t need to struggle hard for this pokemon, all you need to do is that selecting any one of the photos among the many creatures like you have taken. Click on the camera icon so you can take photographs as many as you want.

Once you are done with photos or enough snapshots. You can review all of those photos and you will find that mischievous and sneaky Smeargle in one of them.

If you found any creature in those photos, you need to close the camera. So, the pokemon will stand in front of you to catch. Visit Reddit for more.

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