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Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Pokémon GO!

Published by Malcolm Leonard on

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Pokémon GO!

Lunar New Year has begin in Pokémon Go, from Feb 4-13, Rattata, Ekans, Mankey, Ponyta, Electabuzz, Dratini, Mareep, Miltank, Torchic, Poochyena, *Spoink*, and Buneary will appear more frequently in the wild! 2x XP when catching and evolving


Trainers,
Happy Year of the Pig! The Pokémon GO Lunar New Year event is happening once again, spotlighting 12 Pokémon and beginning February 4 at 1 p.m. PST. Take a look at the details below:

Event Date + Time

  • Feb. 4, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8) to Feb. 13, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8)M 

Features

  • Rattata, Ekans, Mankey, Ponyta, Electabuzz, Dratini, Mareep, Miltank, Torchic, Poochyena, Spoink, and Buneary will appear more frequently in the wild!
  • If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny Spoink! 

Bonuses

  • 2× Catch XP
  • 2× XP when evolving Pokémon
  • When you trade a Pokémon, there is an increased chance it will become a Lucky Pokémon!

Wishing you health, wealth, and luck during the Lunar New Year! Stay safe, and happy exploring!

—The Pokémon GO team