Lunar New Year 2022

Event

Starts:
Tuesday, February 1, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Monday, February 7, at 8:00 PM Local Time

Ring in the Lunar New Year from Tuesday, February 1, 2022, to Monday, February 7, 2022!




Bonuses

Increased chance for Lucky Pokémon in trades
Double Stardust from opening Gifts
Increased chance to become Lucky Friends
1 extra special trade per day*

* Active from Monday, January 31, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST to Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST (–8 GMT).

Features

Shiny Litleo Leads the Pack

It’s time to celebrate Lunar New Year! Running at the front of the pack during the event is Litleo! If you’re lucky, you just might run into a Shiny Litleo for the first time in Pokémon GO!

Spawns

The following Pokémon will be appearing more frequently in the wild.

Appearing in the wild

  • shiny
    Paras
  • shiny
    Meowth
  • shiny
    Growlithe
  • shiny
    Voltorb
  • Hisuian Voltorb
  • shiny
    Magikarp
  • shiny
    Torchic
  • shiny
    Litleo

If you're lucky, you might encounter:

  • shiny
    Electabuzz
  • shiny
    Gyarados
  • Combusken

Eggs

The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs obtained during the event.

In 7 km Eggs

  • shiny
    Shuckle
  • shiny
    Slugma
  • shiny
    Darumaka
  • Scraggy
  • shiny
    Litleo

Raids

Appearing in 1- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Magikarp
  • shiny
    Shinx
  • shiny
    Darumaka
  • shiny
    Litleo
  • shiny
    Espurr

Appearing in 3- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Charizard
  • Flareon
  • shiny
    Shuckle
  • Delcatty
  • shiny
    Absol
  • shiny
    Druddigon

Appearing in 5- Star Raids

Regirock caught during this time will know the attack Earthquake

  • shiny
    Regirock

Appearing in Mega Raids

  • shiny
    Mega Houndoom

Research

Field Research Tasks

Field Research Encounters

  • shiny
    Alolan Meowth
  • shiny
    Galarian Meowth
  • shiny
    Magikarp
  • shiny
    Darumaka
  • shiny
    Litleo
  • shiny
    Espurr

Complete certain Field Research tasks to earn Mega Energy for the following Pokémon.

Earn Mega Energy

  • Mega Gyarados

Timed Research

Two timed research challenges focused around catching and friendship will be available! Complete the Timed Research to earn:

  • shiny
    Litleo
  • shiny
    Espurr

Shiny

These Pokémon will be released in their shiny variant with the start of the event.

Shown below are Male and Female Pyroar

  • Litleo
  • Pyroar
  • Pyroar

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