Lunar New Year 2021
Tuesday, February 9, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Sunday, February 14, at 1:00 PM Local Time
Our Lunar New Year event is back! From Tuesday, February 9, 2021, to Sunday, February 14, 2021, encounter red Pokémon and celebrate the Year of the Ox! A special Mega-Evolved Pokémon will also be appearing in Mega Raids for the first time at the start of this event!
- Event-exclusive Field Research tasks will reward encounters with Meowth, Alolan Meowth, Galarian Meowth, Meditite, and Miltank.
- In celebration of the Year of the Ox, Tauros, the Wild Bull Pokémon, will be featured in Timed Research!
- Gifts will contain more Poké Balls, so be sure to send lots of Gifts to your friends.
- You’re more likely to become Lucky Friends with your friends, so be sure to swap Gifts, battle in raids, and trade with them!
- When you trade a Pokémon, it’ll be more likely to become a Lucky Pokémon.
- Trading range will be temporarily increased to 40 km from Monday, February 8, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, February 15, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PST(GMT −8).
Red Pokémon appearing in the wild.
Pokémon representing animals associated with Lunar New Year will be hatching from 5 km Eggs!
In 5 km Eggs
Appearing in 1- Star Raids
Appearing in 3- Star Raids
Appearing in 5- Star Raids
Appearing in Mega Raids
- Mega Pidgeot
- Mega Gyarados
- Mega Ampharos
Shiny Gyarados is already available but is mentioned in the event details as available in encounters. Gyarados will be appearing in the wild, raids and Mega raids.