Pokémon GO New Year’s 2023 Event

Event

Starts:
Saturday, December 31, at 8:00 PM Local Time
Ends:
Wednesday, January 4, at 8:00 PM Local Time

As we come to the close of another eventful year of exploration, let’s start the next one off right—with a New Year’s celebration event in Pokémon GO!

This year, our New Year’s party features Pokémon decked in their sparkly best, a new avatar item and pose, and more! Let’s GO…right into 2023!




Bonuses

1/2 Egg Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed in an Incubator during the event period.*
1/4 Hatch Distance for the first three Eggs hatched during the event using the Pokémon GO Egg hatching widget.*

* These bonuses will not stack.

The Pokémon GO Egg hatching widget is available on iOS and Android devices. To learn how to add a widget to your device home screen, you can refer to this Help Center article.

Features

Pokémon Debuts

New costumed Pokémon will appear during this event!

  • shiny
    Party Top Hat Pikachu

Starting with this event, you’ll also be able to evolve Hoothoot wearing a New Year’s outfit into Noctowl wearing a New Year’s outfit!

  • New Years Hat Noctowl

Explore with Decor

During this event, festive fireworks will light up the skies. We hope you enjoy the colorful decor!


Reshiram encountered in raids will also know Fusion Flare.

Fusion Flare

  • Trainer Battles: 90 power
  • Gyms and raids: 140 power

Spawns

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.

  • shiny
    Party Top Hat Pikachu
  • shiny
    New Years Hat Hoothoot
  • shiny
    Wurmple

The following Pokémon are also appearing in the wild but are uncommon. Noctowl wearing a New Year’s outfit appears in the wild but is extremely rare.

  • shiny
    Party Hat Bulbasaur
  • shiny
    Party Hat Charmander
  • shiny
    Party Hat Squirtle
  • New Years Hat Noctowl
  • shiny
    Wobbuffet

Eggs

In 7 km Eggs

  • shiny
    Pichu
  • shiny
    Cleffa
  • shiny
    Igglybuff
  • shiny
    Togepi
  • shiny
    Tyrogue
  • shiny
    Smoochum
  • shiny
    Elekid
  • shiny
    Magby
  • shiny
    Azurill
  • shiny
    Wynaut

Raids

Appearing in 1- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Party Hat Bulbasaur
  • shiny
    Party Hat Charmander
  • shiny
    Party Hat Squirtle
  • shiny
    Party Top Hat Pikachu
  • shiny
    New Years Hat Hoothoot

Appearing in 3- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Raticate
  • shiny
    Nidorino
  • shiny
    Gengar
  • shiny
    Wobbuffet

Appearing in 5- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Reshiram

Appearing in Mega Raids

  • shiny
    Mega Steelix

Research

Field Research Tasks

New Year’s–themed Field Research tasks will be available!

Complete the research tasks to earn Stardust!

  • Hatch an Egg
    REWARD
    ×1000
    Stardust ×1000
  • Hatch 2 Eggs
    REWARD
    ×2023
    Stardust ×2023

Collection Challenge

A New Year’s–themed Collection Challenge is coming!

Complete the New Year’s–themed Collection Challenge to receive Stardust!

New Year's 2023 Collection Challenge
New Years Hat Hoothoot
New Years Hat Noctowl
Party Top Hat Pikachu

REWARDS

×2023

Sales

New Avatar Items and Pose

The following avatar item and pose will be available to purchase in the in-game shop during this event and will continue to be available after the event ends!

  • Pikachu Party Hat
  • Party Popper Pose

New Stickers

You’ll be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.

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