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2021 Lunar New Year Event

Are you ready to celebrate the Year of the Ox, Trainers? The Lunar New Years’ event is returning to Pokémon GO for 2021! This year it is bringing a special gift along with it. Mega Gyarados will be making its debut! Let’s take a look at the full announcement.

EVENT
DATE/
TIME:
Tue., Feb. 9, 2021, @ 10:00am local time
to
Sun., Feb. 14, 2021, @ 1:00pm local time
FEATURES:WILD RED POKÉMON: Krabby, Goldeen, Magmar, Magikarp, Miltank, Meditite, Tepig, Gyarados, and more.
FIELD RESEARCH: Meowth, Alolan Meowth, Galarian Meowth, Meditite, and Miltank.
5KM EGGS: Rattata, Ekans, Mankey, Ponyta, Mareep, Houndour, Miltank, Torchic, Bagon, Buneary, Tepig, and Litleo.
1-STAR RAIDS: Meditite, Carvanha, Duskull, Skorupi, and Darumaka.
3-STAR RAIDS: Miltank, Octillery, Blaziken, Camerupt, and Absol.
5-STAR RAIDS: Latios and Latias.
MEGA RAIDS: Mega Pidgeot, Mega Gyarados, and Mega Ampharos.
TIMED RESEARCH: Tauros, the Wild Bull Pokémon, will be featured.
GIFTS: More Poké Balls from Gifts.
LUCKY FRIENDS: Increased chance to become Lucky Friends.
LUCKY POKÉMON: Traded Pokémon more likely to become a Lucky.
TRADING RANGE: Increased to 40 km from Monday, February 8, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, February 15, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PST(GMT −8).

WILD SPAWNS

Krabby*Goldeen*Magmar*
Magikarp*Miltank*Meditite*
 
Tepig Gyarados*

TIMED/FIELD RESEARCH

In celebration of the Year of the Ox, Tauros will be featured in the Timed Research.

Event-exclusive Field Research Tasks will lead to encounters with the following:

FIELD RESEARCH ENCOUNTERS
Meowth*Alolan Meowth*Galarian Meowth
 
Meditite* Miltank*

5KM EGGS

5KM EGGS
Rattata*Ekans*Mankey*
Ponyta*Mareep*Houndour*
Miltank*Torchic*Bagon*
Buneary*TepigLitleo

RAIDS

Note: These Mega Raids and 5-Star Raids will extend beyond the Lunar New Year event. They will run from Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Saturday, February 20, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. local time

t5
 
Latios* Latias*
t3
OctilleryMiltank*Camerupt
 
Blaziken Absol*
t1
Skorupi*Meditite*Duskull*
 
Darumaka Carvanha*

GIFTS/LUCKIES/TRADE RANGE

GIFTS

Gifts will be awarding more Poké Balls when you open them! Send send send! Everyone needs balls!

LUCKIES

There will be an increased chance that when you interact with a Best Friend, you become Lucky Friends!

Traded Pokémon will also have an increased chance of becoming Lucky!

TRADE RANGE

Trading range will be temporarily increased to 40 km from Monday, February 8, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, February 15, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PST(GMT −8).

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