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Holidays 2020 Event Infopedia

Happy Holidays PokéFam! The Holidays 2020 event is just around the corner, and this Infopedia will help show you how to get the most out of this wonderous winter-themed holiday event!

EVENT DATE/
TIME:
Tue., Dec. 22, 2020, @ 8:00am
to
Thu., Dec. 31, 2020, @ 10:00pm (local time)
FEATURES: 

COSTUMED POKÉMON: Pikachu, Delibird, and Cubchoo.
WILD: Spheal, Snover, Vanillite, and more!
DEBUT: Vanillite Family
EGGS: Seel, Swinub, Smoochum, Snorunt, Snover, and Vanillite.
RAIDS: Alolan Sandshrew, Dewgong, Jynx, Sneasel, Swinub, Walrein, Cubchoo, and Cryogonal.
SHINY: Jynx Debut.
MEGA RAIDS: Mega Abomasnow (CP boosted).
FIELD RESEARCH: Event-exclusive Field Research tasks rewarding Vanillite & Cryonogal.
AVATAR ITEMS: Greedent Sweater, Whimsicott Earmuffs, Winter Boots, and Winter Coat.
STICKERS: Event-exclusive stickers featuring Alolan Vulpix, Croagunk, Whimsicott, and more.
BOXES: New boxes in the in-game shop!
AR MAPPING: Earn Abomasnow Mega Energy and encounter Snorunt.
WEEKEND EVENT: Winter weekend event featuring Regice.
BONUSES:
OPEN GIFTS: 45 Gifts per day.
CARRY GIFTS: Hold 40 Gifts.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time

  • 2× Raid XP

From Thursday, December 24, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Friday, December 25, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time

  • 2× Catch Candy

From Saturday, December 26, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Sunday, December 27, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time

  • 2× Star Piece duration

From Monday, December 28, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time

  • 2× Lucky Egg duration 

From Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 31, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time

  • 2× Catch Stardust
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

COSTUMED POKéMON

PikachuDelibirdCubchoo
NORMAL
SHINY

WILD SPAWNS

WILD SPAWNS
SphealSnoverVanillite
SphealSnover*Vanilllite
VANILLITE FAMILY
VanilliteVanillishVanilluxe
VanilliteVanillishVanilluxe

EGGS

5KM EGG POOL
SeelSwinubSmoochum
Seel*Swinub*Smoochum*
SnoruntSnoverVanillite
Snorunt*Snover*Vanillite

RAIDS

T5
Kyurem Regice
Kyurem Raid Guide   Regice Raid Guide
t3
Walrein Jynx Dewgong
Walrein Jynx* Dewgong
Cryogonal Alolan Raichu
Cryogonal Alolan Raichu
t1
Swinub Sneasel Cubchoo
Swinub* Sneasel* Cubchoo*
Alolan Sandshrew Vanillite Espurr
Alolan Sandshrew* Vanillite Espurr
SHINY JYNX

FIELD RESEARCH

Event-exclusive Field Research tasks will be available during the Holidays 2020 event, which will lead to encounters with Vanillite and Cryogonal. We will update this section as reports come in.
Catch 5 Ice-type Pokémon Snover Official Artwork
Catch 10 Ice-type Pokémon Vanillite Official Artwork
Catch 15 Ice-type Pokémon Delibird Official Artwork
Send 5 Gifts to Freinds Cryogonal Official Artwork
AR Mapping Lapras Official Artwork
Lapras Official Artwork

BOXES, AVATAR ITEMS, & STICKERS

BOXES

Event-exclusive boxes will be for sale in the in-game shop! More details will be announced closer to the event.

AVATAR ITEMS

AVATAR ITEMS
Winter CoatGreedent Sweater
Winter Boots
  
 Whimsicott Earmuffs 

STICKERS

BONUSES

For the entirety of the event, Tuesday, December 22, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 31, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. local time, Trainers will be able to open 45 Gifts per day, and hold up to 40 Gifts in their inventory!

There will also be a series of time-specific bonuses available throughout the Holidays 2020 event. They are as follows:

  • 2× Raid XP – Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time.
  • 2x Catch Candy – Thursday, December 24, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Friday, December 25, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time.
  • 2x Star Piece duration – Saturday, December 26, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Sunday, December 27, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time.
  • 2x Lucky Egg duration – Monday, December 28, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time.
  • 2x Catch Stardust – Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 31, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time.

2x RAID XP CHART
1-STAR3-STAR5-STARMEGA
7,00010,00020,00020,000
2x BONUS
14,00020,00040,00040,000
2x BONUS W/ LUCKY EGG

Thursday, December 24, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Friday, December 25, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time.

2X CATCH CANDY CHART
61020
2X BONUS
122040
2X BONUS W/ PINAP
142242
2X BONUS W/ SILVER PINAP
71121
2X BONUS W/ MEGA
132141
2X BONUS W/ MEGA & PINAP
152343
2X BONUS W/ MEGA & SILVER PINAP

From Saturday, December 26, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Sunday, December 27, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time, Star Pieces will last 1 hour instead of the normal 30 Minutes. For more information on how much Stardust that can be obtained during this window, check out our All The Stardust article.

From Monday, December 28, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time, Lucky Eggs will last 1 hour instead of the normal 30 Minutes. For more information on how much XP that can be obtained during this window, check out our All The XP article.

Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 31, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time.

2X CATCH STARDUST​ CHART
Catches2x Catch StardustWith Starpiece
Base Stage Evolution200 (250*)300 (375*)
Second Stage Evolution600 (750*)900 (1,125*)
Third Stage Evolution1000 (1,250*)1,500 (1,875*)
Delibird500 (625*)750 (938*)
Daily Catch Bonus1,2001,800
7-Day Catch Bonus6,0009,000
* With Weather Boost

WINTER WEEKEND EVENT

On Saturday, December 26, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to Sunday, December 27, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. local time, a special Winter Weekend event will be held featuring Regice in Raids, Event-exclusive AR Mapping tasks, and increased Incense effectiveness.

EVENT DATE/TIME:Sat., Dec. 26, 2020, @ 8:00am (local time)
to
Sun., Dec. 27, 2020, @ 10:00pm (local time)
FEATURES:RETURN: Regice in 5-Star Raids!
AR MAPPING: Awarding Incense and more!
INCENSE: Delibird, Snorunt, Spheal, Snover, Cryogonal, and Cubchoo!
OFFICIAL BLOG POST

Regice

Regice will return to 5-star Raids! This will be the last of the Legendary Titans to make their return to Pokémon GO.

REGICE RAID GUIDE

ATTRACTED TO INCENSE

DelibirdSnoruntSpheal
Delibird*Snorunt*Spheal
SnoverCryogonalCubchoo
Snover*CryogonalCubchoo*

INFOGRAPHICS

Coming Soon!

HOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS

Holy snowballs PokéFam! What a snow-packed Holidays 2020 event! There is quite literally a present for everyone, regardless of playstyle, in this holiday-themed event. May your gifts be shiny, and your dust plentiful! 

Remember to always obey your local health and safety mandates, and stay socially distanced!

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Co-Admin/Writer/Builder of All Things/G.O.A.T. for Gaming2gether Media

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