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Pokémon GO 5th Anniversary Infopedia

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Go PoGO, it’s yah birthday. We gonna party like it’s yah birthday! Pokémon GO is celebrating its 5th Anniversary in style with a huge birthday blowout event that is underway, NOW! Let’s take a look at everything the event has to offer.

EVENT DATE/
TIME:
Tue., July 6, 2021, @ 10:00am
to
Thu., July 15, 2021, @ 8:00pm (local time)

 
FEATURES:
SHINY DEBUT: Darumaka
WILD: Darumaka and 5-balloon Flying Pikachu.
LURE MODULES: Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, Chespin, Fennekin, and Froakie will be appearing around PokéStops with active Lure Modules and after you complete Field Research.
FIELD RESEARCH: Bonus Field Research tasks that lead to encounters with Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, Chespin, Fennekin, and Froakie.
COLLECTION CHALLENGE: Encounter with Flying Pikachu with a 5-shaped balloon, as well as Rare Candy and a massive amount of Poké Balls!
RAIDS: Darumaka, Chespin, Fennekin, and Froakie, and 5-balloon Flying Pikachu will be appearing in one-star raids.
FIREWORKS: In-game fireworks like the ones from Pokémon GO Fest last year!
SKY / POKÉDEX: The previously announced real-time sky mechanic and additional Pokédex classifications will be available to everyone in the coming days.
MYSTERY BOX: Shiny Meltan will be available when you activate the Mystery Box during the fifth-anniversary celebration!
SPECIAL RESEARCH: The Jump-Start Special Research will be available during this time for any Trainers who missed out on it during last year’s anniversary celebration. This Special Research is designed to help you catch up with other Trainers, with a ton of Stardust and XP rewards, as well as some exciting Pokémon encounters.
STICKERS: Fifth-anniversary Gift stickers when you spin PokéStops and open Gifts. You can also pick them up in the shop.
ITEM BAG: You’ll be able to expand your Item Bag up to 3,500 from Monday, July 5, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)! If you need more space in your Item Bag, you can get Item Bag upgrades in the shop.
BOX SALE: The Special Box, Ultra Box, and Adventure Box will contain different items starting on Monday, July 5, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7).
BONUSES: 
All Lure Modules will last one hour for the duration of the event, including Glacial, Magnetic, Mossy, and Rainy Lure Modules
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

SHINY DARUMAKA FAMILY

DARUMAKA DARMANITAN

WILD SPAWNS

DARUMAKA*FLYING PIKACHU*

LURED UP POKÉSTOPS

The following Pokémon will be appearing at PokéStops that have Lure Modules running on them.

*Note: These Pokémon will also be encounter rewards after you complete Field Research.

BulbasaurCharmanerSquirtle
Bulbasaur*Charmander*Squirtle*
ChikoritaCyndaquilTotodile
Chikorita*Cyndaquil*Totodile*
TreeckoTorchicMudkip
Treecko*Torchic*Mudkip*
TurtwigChimcharPiplup
Turtwig*Chimchar*Piplup*
SnivyTepigOshawott
Snivy*Tepig*Oshawott
ChespinFennikenFroakie
ChespinFennekinFroakie
Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Snivy, Tepig, and Oshawott will also be available in the wild.

FIELD RESEARCH

TASKREWARD
Catch 5 Pokémon
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon
Take 5 Snapshots of wild Pokémon
Make 5 Great Throws
Spin 5 PokéStops or Gyms
Send 5 Gifts

COLLECTION CHALLENGE

Collect the following Pokémon to complete the Collection Challenge that rewards a 5-ballon Pikachu encounter, 80 PokéBalls, and 3 Rare Candy.

BulbasaurCharmanerSquirtle
Bulbasaur*Charmander*Squirtle*
ChikoritaCyndaquilTotodile
Chikorita*Cyndaquil*Totodile*
TreeckoTorchicMudkip
Treecko*Torchic*Mudkip*
TurtwigChimcharPiplup
Turtwig*Chimchar*Piplup*
SnivyTepigOshawott
Snivy*Tepig*Oshawott
ChespinFennikenFroakie
ChespinFennekinFroakie
 Fenniken 
 Flying Pikachu* 

RAIDS

The following Pokémon will be appearing in 1-Star Raids during the event.

Bulbasaur 
Darumaka* Flying Pikachu*
ChikoritaCyndaquilTotodile
ChespinFennekinFroakie

FIREWORKS / SKY / POKÉDEX

  • In-game fireworks, like those that were active during Pokémon GO Fest 2020, will be active during the event.
  • The previously announced real-time sky mechanic and additional Pokédex classifications will be available to everyone.

MYSTERY BOX

Shiny Meltan will be available from Mystery Boxes opened during the event.

SHINY MELTAN FAMILY
MELTAN MELMETAL

SPECIAL RESEARCH

The Jump-Start Special Research will be available during this time for any Trainers who missed out on it during last year’s anniversary celebration, so be sure to open the app during this period to claim it. This Special Research is designed to help you catch up with other Trainers, with a ton of Stardust and XP rewards, as well as some exciting Pokémon encounters.

STICKERS

Special fifth-anniversary Gift stickers will be availlable when you spin PokéStops and open Gifts. You can also pick them up in the shop.

ITEM BAG

You’ll be able to expand your Item Bag up to 3,500 from Monday, July 5, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)! If you need more space in your Item Bag, you can get Item Bag upgrades in the shop.

BOX SALE

New boxes are for sale in the in-game shop for the 5th Anniversary Celebration event!

SPECIAL BOX

  • 1 Premium Battle Passes
  • 3 Incense
  • 2 Super Incubators
  • 50 Pokéballs

ULTRA BOX

  • 45 Ultra Balls
  • 20 Premium Raid Passes
  • 5 Incense
  • 4 Star Pieces

ADVENTURE BOX

  • 50 Ultra Balls
  • 16 Super Incubators
  • 4 Star Pieces
  • 2 Egg Incubators

BONUS

All Lure Modules will last one hour for the duration of the event, including Glacial, Magnetic, Mossy, and Rainy Lure Modules.

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