Pokemon Go habitat rotation schedule and every habitat Pokémon for Go Fest 2020

Fire, water, grass, battle, friendship and battle - together they form Go Fest 2020!

Rotating habitats are part of the Day One, Saturday 25th July, celebrations for Go Fest 2020 in Pokémon Go.

There are five habitats in total - fire, water, grass, battle and friendship - and each one has a set of special Pokémon that will appear when a specific habitat is live.

Every hour of the first day of Go Fest 2020 has been assigned a habitat, which means that each habitat appears twice throughout the day.

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Rotating habitats schedule times for Pokémon Go Fest 2020 explained

Throughout the first day of Go Fest 2020 in Pokémon Go, you'll be able to take advantage of the five rotating habitats - fire, water, grass, battle and friendship.

When each habitat is live, you'll be able to encounter a special set of Pokémon that are themed around that specific habitat. During the fire habitat, for example, you'll encounter more fire-type Pokémon.

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Each habitat lasts for an hour and will occur twice throughout the day, which means that each habitat is available for a total of two hours.

Below you can find exactly when, according to local time, each habitat will appear throughout the first day, Saturday 25th July, of Go Fest 2020:

  • 10am to 11am (local time) - Battle
  • 11am to 12pm (local time) - Friendship
  • 12pm to 1pm (local time) - Fire
  • 1pm to 2pm (local time) - Water
  • 2pm to 3pm (local time) - Grass
  • 3pm to 4pm (local time) - Battle
  • 4pm to 5pm (local time) - Friendship
  • 5pm to 6pm (local time) - Fire
  • 6pm to 7pm (local time) - Water
  • 7pm to 8pm (local time) - Grass

Don't forget to an incense during your favourite habitat hour, because it will boosted the spawn rate even further, helping you find those rarer Pokémon.

Additionally, each habitat has its own Global Challenge reward which will expire when the next habitat arrives, so be sure to take advantage!

Finally, regardless of the schedule (and throughout Day Two, which sees the arrival of the Rocket Straight to Victory quest) there are other non-habitat specific spawns, including Unown letters G and O. Ticket holders - make sure you use incense to make them appear!

Ticket holders should definitely ensure that you catch a Rotom before the end of Go Fest 2020!

Battle habitat Pokémon list for Go Fest 2020

You can expect to encounter these special Pokémon during both battle habitats for Go Fest 2020:

Thank you to SilphScience from reddit for the help with this information.

Gen 1:

Gen 2:

  • Sneasel
  • Skarmory

Gen 3:

  • Slakoth
  • Sableye
  • Meditite
  • Swablu
  • Zangoose
  • Seviper

Gen 4:

  • Gible
  • Croagunk

Gen 5:

  • Stunfisk
  • Durant
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You can Machop, Sableye and Croagunk, among others, during the Battle habitat.

Fire habitat Pokémon list for Go Fest 2020

Here are all the special Pokémon you can encounter during the five habitat of Go Fest 2020:

Gen 1:

  • Charmander with a Pikachu Visor
  • Charizard
  • Vulpix
  • Growlithe
  • Ponyta
  • Alolan Marowak
  • Magmar
  • Flareon

Gen 2:

  • Houndour

Gen 3:

  • Torchic
  • Numel

Gen 5:

  • Tepig
  • Darumaka
  • Litwick
  • Heatmor
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Tepig, Litwick and Heatmor are some of the Pokémon you can find during the Fire habitat.

Friendship habitat Pokémon list for Go Fest 2020

While the friendship habitat is live, you'll be able to find these special Pokémon as part of Go Fest 2020:

Gen 1:

  • Pikachu
  • Clefairy
  • Jigglypuff
  • Chansey
  • Eevee
  • Snorlax

Gen 2:

  • Togetic
  • Marill
  • Sudowoodo
  • Wobbuffet
  • Mantine

Gen 3:

  • Roselia
  • Feebas
  • Chimecho

Gen 5:

  • Woobat
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Pikachu, Clefairy and Chansey can be discovered during the Friendship habitat.

Grass habitat Pokémon list for Go Fest 2020

Below you can find every special Pokémon for the grass habitat in Go Fest 2020:

Gen 1:

Gen 2:

  • Sunkern

Gen 3:

  • Treecko
  • Seedot

Gen 4:

  • Cherrim - both Sunshine and Overcast Forme
  • Snover
  • Leafeon

Gen 5:

  • Snivy
  • Foongus
  • Ferroseed

It's Day Two of Pokémon Go Fest! Play the Rocket Straight to Victory quest, where you'll face Arlo, Cliff and Sierra, as well as Giovanni. You can also face Palkia and Dialga in raids, and get your hands on Rotom and Unown if you're a ticket holder. 2020 has otherwise seen several new features - such the arrival of Rocket Balloons, the Go Battle League, Remote Raids and the trade evolution feature. Pokemon Go also sees regular events - including weekly Spotlight Hour, monthly Field Research rewards and Pokémon Go Community Day. You can currently compete in the Season 3 Great League and complete the Dragon Week Timed Research.


Water habitat Pokémon list for Go Fest 2020

These are the special Pokémon that you can catch when the water habitat is live in Go Fest 2020:

Gen 1:

  • Squirtle with a Pikachu Visor
  • Poliwag
  • Tentacool
  • Slowpoke
  • Magikarp
  • Vaporeon

Gen 2:

  • Chinchou
  • Qwilfish

Gen 3:

  • Mudkip
  • Carvanha
  • Clamperl
  • Luvdisc

Gen 5:

  • Oshawott
  • Tympole
  • Alomomola
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You can Poliwag, Chinchou and Oshawott during the Water habitat.

With that done, it's time to turn our attention to Day Two and the Rocket Straight to Victory quest.

Good luck throughout Go Fest 2020!

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