Season of Celebration

Event

Starts:
Tuesday, December 1, at 8:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Monday, March 1, at 8:00 AM Local Time

As the world outside rotates through winter, spring, summer, and autumn, the world of Pokémon GO will change with the seasons! We’re excited to announce that the first Pokémon GO Season has begun—the Season of Celebration!




Spawns

During this Season, Trainers can expect to see different Pokémon in the wild more often! In addition, you can expect to see different Pokémon appearing in the wild depending on which hemisphere you’re in.

Pokémon appearing more often in the northern hemisphere this Season include Alolan Sandshrew, Alolan Vulpix, Seel, Lapras, Teddiursa, Winter Form Deerling, and more!

Northern Hemisphere

  • shiny
    Alolan Sandshrew
  • shiny
    Clefairy
  • shiny
    Alolan Vulpix
  • shiny
    Jigglypuff
  • shiny
    Seel
  • shiny
    Lapras
  • shiny
    Teddiursa
  • shiny
    Stantler
  • shiny
    Bronzor
  • shiny
    Snover
  • shiny
    Minccino
  • Deerling (Winter)
  • Cryogonal

Pokémon appearing more often in the southern hemisphere this Season include Growlithe, Shuckle, Electrike, Burmy, Darumaka, Summer Form Deerling, and more!

Southern Hemisphere

  • shiny
    Growlithe
  • shiny
    Shuckle
  • shiny
    Electrike
  • shiny
    Burmy (Plant)
  • shiny
    Burmy (Trash)
  • shiny
    Burmy (Sandy)
  • Darumaka
  • Deerling (Summer)

Some Pokémon do not appear to be hemisphere specific.

Both Hemispheres

  • shiny
    Pidgey
  • shiny
    Wooper
  • shiny
    Misdreavus
  • shiny
    Poochyena
  • shiny
    Aron
  • shiny
    Drifloon
  • shiny
    Buneary
  • Drilbur
  • Trubbish

The announcement didn’t mention all of these would necessarily be in the wild but that they would be appearing


Heatmor is now in the Eastern Hemisphere and Durant is now in the Western Hemisphere.

Durant and Heatmor Swap Regions

  • shiny
    Heatmor
  • shiny
    Durant

Eggs

Different Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs!

In 2 km Eggs

  • shiny
    Growlithe
  • shiny
    Wingull

In 5 km Eggs

  • shiny
    Baltoy
  • Ducklett

Shinx will be hatching from the 5 km Eggs you receive from Adventure Sync rewards instead of Ducklett.

In 5 km Eggs from Adventure Sync Rewards

  • shiny
    Shinx

Adventure Sync Rewards are the weekly rewards you get every Monday for your previous week of fitness

Seel, Aron, and Elgyem will no longer be hatching from Eggs.

Raids

Mega Charizard X, Mega Gengar, and Mega Abomasnow will be the only Pokémon appearing in Mega Raids throughout December! Different Mega-Evolved Pokémon will be appearing in Mega Raids in the new year, so keep a lookout!

Appearing in Raid Battles

  • shiny
    Mega Charizard X
  • shiny
    Mega Gengar
  • shiny
    Mega Abomasnow

Mega Charizard X will be more powerful during the first half of December! Other Mega-Evolved Pokémon may become more powerful at different times throughout the Season of Celebration, so stay tuned for updates.

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