Pokémon GO has started a new event to celebrate the Chinese New Year! It is currently active and runs until February 13. Check out the detail below:
“Happy Year of the Pig! The Pokémon GO Lunar New Year event is happening once again, spotlighting 12 Pokémon and beginning February 4 at 1 p.m. PST. Take a look at the details below:
Event Date + Time
- Feb. 4, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8) to Feb. 13, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8)M
- Rattata, Ekans, Mankey, Ponyta, Electabuzz, Dratini, Mareep, Miltank, Torchic, Poochyena, Spoink, and Buneary will appear more frequently in the wild!
- If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny Spoink!
- 2× Catch XP
- 2× XP when evolving Pokémon
- When you trade a Pokémon, there is an increased chance it will become a Lucky Pokémon!
Wishing you health, wealth, and luck during the Lunar New Year! Stay safe, and happy exploring!”
Looks like a great chance to add a new Shiny to your collection as well as get a great chance at some other rare Pokémon such as Dratini and Electabuzz.
Good luck Trainers!