For those hat collectors, a brand new special Pikachu is now available in Pokémon GO! This special Pikachu wearing a Straw Hat, is in collaboration with a Japanese One Piece Event to rebuild after an earthquake. The full details on the campaign can be seen below:
Straw Hat Pikachu Arrives in Pokémon GO from July 22 through July 29
If you enjoy collecting Pikachu wearing amusing hats in Pokémon GO, there’s still one piece to that puzzle that you need. Luckily, the latest in the grand line of behatted Pikachu is arriving soon in the form of Straw Hat Pikachu!
From July 22, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. through July 29, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. local time, this special Pikachu will appear in the wild, giving Trainers plenty of chances to add it to their crew. Pikachu’s kicky straw hat is perfect for keeping the burning sun at bay during these sunny summer months. If you want to coordinate your avatar’s outfit with Pikachu, there will be a matching straw hat available in the Style Shop.
You’re sure to treasure this new addition to your team, so don’t miss out—get ready to head out on another grand Pokémon GO adventure!
— The Pokémon GO team