Pokémon GO's Anniversary Celebration

Event

Starts:
Tuesday, July 6, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Thursday, July 15, at 8:00 PM Local Time

From Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time, Pokémon GO will be celebrating its five-year anniversary! Stay tuned for more details in early July.




Bonuses

1-hour Lure Modules

Features

  • You’ll receive daily 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.
  • Complete the Collection Challenge for this event for a reward encounter with Flying Pikachu with a 5-shaped balloon, as well as Rare Candy and a massive amount of Poké Balls!
  • Remember the in-game fireworks from Pokémon GO Fest last year? They’re returning this year to the map in celebration of our five years!
  • While you’re looking out for fireworks during the fifth-anniversary celebration, check out the new in-game sky, too! That’s right—the previously announced real-time sky mechanic and additional Pokédex classifications will be available to everyone in the coming days.You can also learn more about the Pokédex classifications in this help center article here.
  • If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Meltan when you activate the Mystery Box during the fifth-anniversary celebration!
  • 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.
  • You can get fifth-anniversary Gift stickers when you spin PokéStops and open Gifts. You can also pick them up in the shop.
  • 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.
  • 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).

Spawns

Darumaka and Flying Pikachu with a 5-shaped balloon will be appearing more frequently in the wild! If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Darumaka!

In the wild

  • shiny
    Bulbasaur
  • shiny
    Charmander
  • shiny
    Squirtle
  • shiny
    Flying Pikachu
  • shiny
    Treecko
  • shiny
    Torchic
  • shiny
    Mudkip
  • shiny
    Snivy
  • shiny
    Tepig
  • Oshawott
  • shiny
    Darumaka


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. You can also encounter some of these first-partner Pokémon in the wild, including Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Snivy, Tepig, and Oshawott.

Around Lures

  • shiny
    Bulbasaur
  • shiny
    Charmander
  • shiny
    Squirtle
  • shiny
    Chikorita
  • shiny
    Cyndaquil
  • shiny
    Totodile
  • shiny
    Treecko
  • shiny
    Torchic
  • shiny
    Mudkip
  • shiny
    Turtwig
  • shiny
    Chimchar
  • shiny
    Piplup
  • shiny
    Snivy
  • shiny
    Tepig
  • Oshawott
  • Chespin
  • Fennekin
  • Froakie


Raids


Appearing in 1- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Flying Pikachu
  • shiny
    Darumaka
  • Chespin
  • Fennekin
  • Froakie

Appearing in 3- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Alolan Marowak
  • shiny
    Pinsir
  • Tyranitar
  • shiny
    Absol

Appearing in 5- Star Raids

  • Deoxys (Defense)

Appearing in Mega Raids

  • shiny
    Mega Houndoom

Shiny

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

Shiny Darumaka Family

  • Darumaka
  • Darmanitan


If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Meltan when you activate the Mystery Box during the fifth-anniversary celebration!

Shiny Meltan Returns

  • Meltan
  • Melmetal

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