Fashion Week 2021: Furfrou Debuts in Pokemon GO
Pokemon GO enthusiasts, get ready for a fashionable extravaganza! Niantic has recently announced an exciting event for all Trainers to enjoy. During Fashion Week 2021, a new Pokemon will be making its debut in the game – Furfrou! This elegant Poodle Pokemon hails from the Kalos region and is known for its ability to change its appearance with various stylish Trims. In this article, we’ll explore the details of this week-long event, including the form-change mechanic, special research tasks, raid battles, and more. So, put on your trendiest outfit and let’s dive into the captivating world of Fashion Week in Pokemon GO!
Furfrou’s Arrival and Form-Change Mechanic
Furfrou, the star of this event, will be available for Trainers to catch in its natural form. However, the excitement doesn’t end there! Pokemon GO introduces a new form-change mechanic, allowing players to select different Trims for their Furfrou. The available Trims include the Matron Trim and the Dandy Trim, which can be accessed globally. Additionally, depending on your location, you may encounter other Trims such as the Debutante Trim, Diamond Trim, Star Trim, La Reine Trim, Kabuki Trim, Pharaoh Trim, or even the Heart Trim. Each Trim change requires 25 Furfrou Candies and 10,000 Stardust, enabling you to customize your Furfrou’s appearance to suit your style.
Costumed Pokemon and Raids
During Fashion Week, not only will you have the chance to catch Furfrou in all its Trims, but you’ll also encounter other stylish Pokemon in the wild. Keep an eye out for Butterfree, Sneasel, Kirlia, and Blitzle, donning fashionable costumes that add an extra touch of glamour to their already impressive appearances. Sneasel and Shinx in costumes will be appearing in one-star raids, while Butterfree and Kirlia in costumes will be featured in three-star raids. To increase your odds of encountering these stylish Pokemon, be sure to hatch 7 km Eggs, which may contain Alolan Meowth, Galarian Meowth, Smoochum in a fashionable costume, or Shinx in a fashionable costume. And who knows, you might just stumble upon a Shiny Pokemon like Butterfree, Sneasel, Smoochum, Kirlia, Shinx, Croagunk, or Blitzle, all of which will be flaunting their fashionable costumes.
Special Research and Exciting Encounters
No event is complete without captivating Special Research stories, and Fashion Week certainly doesn’t disappoint. Trainers participating in the event will unlock the next part of the season-long Misunderstood Mischief Special Research, offering an opportunity to delve deeper into the world of Pokemon appearances, including Furfrou’s unique abilities. That’s not all – a special research story featuring the enchanting Meloetta will also be available. If you haven’t yet encountered this elusive Melody Pokemon, this is your chance to add it to your collection. For those who have already encountered Meloetta, completing the research will earn you valuable Meloetta Candy.
Become the Fashionista with Avatar Items and Challenges
What’s fashion without a touch of personal style? Complete event-exclusive Timed Research tasks to earn the coveted Furfrou Wig avatar item, allowing you to demonstrate your fashion-forward sense in Pokemon GO. As a bonus, the shop will offer other Fashion Week avatar items starting from September 20, 2021. Look out for the stylish Hoopa Bangles and more, ensuring that you and your avatar are always dressed to impress.
But the fashion frenzy doesn’t stop there! Throughout the event, fashionable Trainers with their equally stylish Pokemon will be appearing at PokÃ©stops. Challenge and battle these stylish Trainers to earn fabulous rewards, cementing your status as a true fashionista in the Pokemon GO world.
With the arrival of Fashion Week 2021 in Pokemon GO, the virtual world merges with the world of fashion, allowing Trainers to immerse themselves in a stylish and glamorous experience. Explore the various Trims of Furfrou, encounter costumed Pokemon, and complete captivating Special Research tasks. Don’t forget to strut your stuff and show off your trendy avatar items while battling fashion-forward Trainers. Whether you’re a dedicated Trainer or a fashion enthusiast, this event promises an exciting and stylish adventure!
1. How can I change the Trim of my Furfrou in Pokemon GO?
To change the Trim of your Furfrou, follow these steps:
- Select Furfrou in your Pokemon storage.
- Tap on the “Form Change” button.
- A menu will appear, showcasing the available Trims.
- Select your preferred Trim.
- Changing the Trim of your Furfrou will require 25 Furfrou Candies and 10,000 Stardust.
2. Can I encounter Shiny Pokemon during Fashion Week in Pokemon GO?
Yes, you have the chance to encounter Shiny Butterfree, Shiny Sneasel, Shiny Smoochum, Shiny Kirlia, Shiny Shinx, Shiny Croag