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Pokémon GO Special Event: Taiwan Lantern Festival, Taichung City

A Pokémon GO Special Event is just around the corner for Trainers attending the historic Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung City, Taiwan!  It’s sure to be an electrifying event!

Get ready to be dazzled by lanterns, music, and Pokémon alike! This special non-ticketed, city-wide event will take place during the Taiwan Lantern Festival in Taichung City, Taiwan, from Thursday, February 6, to Sunday, February 9, 2020.

Pokémon that will be appearing include the Electric-type Pokémon Mareep and Electrike. Volbeat, a Bug-type Pokémon known for illuminating the skies, will be appearing throughout the city alongside Illumise, a Bug-type Pokémon that guides Volbeat to draw light patterns. Illumise is typically available only in North America, South America, and Africa, so locals might want to catch one while they have the chance! Catch an Unown L to celebrate the light-themed event, and enjoy the lovely sounds of Chimecho, the Wind Chime Pokémon.

Pokémon GO Special Event

EVENT DATE & LOCATION:
Thursday, February 6, to Sunday, February 9, 2020
Taichung City, Taiwan
FEATURES:
Trainers will find:
Mareep, Electrike, Volbeat, Illumise, Unown L, and Chimecho.
TICKETS:
FREE Event

INCREASED SPAWNS

Pokémon GO is sure to help light up the night at the historic Taiwan Lantern Festival with it’s increased spawns.

Beginning February 6th, at 6:00 am (local time) until February 9th at 12:00 am, Electric-type spawns will be available in and around the city.

Not only will Trainers see some familiar faces, those who have yet to encounter Illumise, the female Firefly Pokémon, will now have their chance without having to travel too far!

Below are the Pokémon that have been confirmed to spawn during the event:

Mareep Electrike Volbeat
Electabuzz Illumise Chimecho
Pikachu Plusle Minun
Jolteon Chinchou Porygon
  Porygon  
UNOWN
L A N T E R N

Taichung City

Taichungofficially Taichung Cityis a special municipality located in central Taiwan. It has a population of approximately 2.81 million people and is Taiwan’s second most populous city, overtaking Kaohsiung in July 2017. It serves as the core of the Taichung–Changhua metropolitan area, which is the second largest metropolitan area in Taiwan. The current city was formed when Taichung County merged with the original provincial Taichung City to form the special municipality on 25 December 2010.

Located in the Taichung Basin, the city was named under Japanese rule, and became a major economic and cultural hub. Originally composed of several scattered hamlets, the city was planned and developed by the Japanese. It was called “the Kyoto of Formosa” in the Japanese era because of its calm and beauty. The city is home to the National Museum of Natural Science, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, the National Taichung Theater, the National Library of Public Information, and the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, as well as many cultural sites, including the historic Taichung Park, the Lin Family Gardens, and many temples.

Taichung Temple

*courtesy of Wikipedia

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