Pokémon GO: Bidoof Breakout Event


Bidoof will be appearing more often in the wild, in raids, and in encounters after you complete event-exclusive Field Research! The rate at which Bidoof will be appearing in the wild will increase over the course of the event.
Bidoof

When is the Bidoof Breakout Event?

Friday, June 25, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Is there a Shiny Bidoof in Pokémon GO?

Yes! If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Bidoof!

Bidoof Attacks

On certain days of the event, Bidoof you encounter will know attacks that they normally cannot learn. During each of the times listed below, you can encounter Bidoof that know the following attacks.
  • Shadow Ball: From Friday, June 25, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Saturday, June 26, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. local time
  • Thunderbolt: From Sunday, June 27, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. to Monday, June 28, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. local time
  • Ice Beam: From Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. to Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. local time
On Thursday, July 1, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. local time, you can use a Charged TM to teach Bidoof any of these attacks. After the event, you can use an Elite Charged TM to do the same.

Bibarel Attacks

Evolve Bidoof anytime during the event to get a Bibarel that knows Hyper Beam.

Bibarel

Team GO Rocket and Bidoof

Team GO Rocket has plans to cash in on the Bidoof Breakout and have turned more Bidoof into Shadow Pokémon, so get out there and save those Bidoof!

Double, Triple, and Quadruple Catch XP

On certain days throughout the week, different in-game bonuses will be available!
  • 2× Catch XP: From Friday, June 25, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Saturday, June 26, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. local time
  • 3× Catch XP: From Sunday, June 27, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. to Monday, June 28, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. local time
  • 4× Catch XP: From Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. to Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. local time
Ready or not, the Bidoof are coming. It’s an inevitable fact—an indomitable truth, even—and we must prepare. Let’s GO!