Published on April 23rd, 2024 | by Adrian Gunning

Calling All Pokémon Trainers – Get Yourself Down to DreamHack This Weekend

Calling all Trainers..

Pokémon GO will be at DreamHack Melbourne this weekend, April 26th-28th, 2024. Come and visit their activation at Melbourne & Olympic Parks for exciting in-person gameplay and giveaways you won’t want to miss. Read on for everything that awaits:

Event Bonuses

  • Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours. This does not include Golden Lures;
  • Lure Modules have a chance of attracting Unown D;
  • 2 x Buddy Catch assist chance;
  • 1/2 Stardust cost for trades.

Field Research Task Rewards

Event-themed Field Research tasks will also be available.

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when visitors complete Field Research tasks:

Hisuian Sneasel *

Furfrou *

Goomy *




*If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

Timed Research – Me, You and Pickachu!

Event-themed Timed Research will be available throughout the event. Complete the research tasks to earn Stardust, XP, Pikachu Candy and an encounter with Pikachu wearing a red party hat.

About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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