Team GO Rocket Celebration Event
Tuesday, February 2, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Sunday, February 7, at 8:00 PM Local Time
Team GO Rocket is celebrating—but why? It’s up to you to find out! Here’s what you can expect during the Team GO Rocket Celebration event.
1/2 Hatch Distance
Rocket Balloons every 2 hours
- Defeat Team GO Rocket Leaders during the event for a chance to receive a Team GO Rocket Leader Gift sticker.
- Event-exclusive Field Research and Timed Research will be available.
- The Team GO Rocket–themed Timed Research that begins during the Johto Celebration event will continue during this event and will reward an encounter with the Legendary Pokémon Ho-Oh that knows the exclusive attack Earthquake!
- Keep a lookout for more invaded PokéStops and Team GO Rocket balloons than usual!
You won’t be able to TM away Frustration during this event
New Shadow Pokémon
Team GO Rocket Grunts will also have different teams of Pokémon during the event and after its conclusion.
- Slot 1: Aerodactyl
- Slot 2: Gallade, Slowking, Cradily
- Slot 3: Tyranitar, Dusknoir, Mamoswine
- Slot 1: Beldum
- Slot 2: Gardevoir, Infernape, Aggron
- Slot 3: Armaldo, Salamence, Scizor
- Slot 1: Carvanha
- Slot 2: Porygon-Z, Hippowdon, Mismagius
- Slot 3: Houndoom, Flygon, Walrein
These new lineups won’t be available until the day after the event starts for Rocket Grunts and Rocket Leaders at PokéStops. They will be available from Rocket Balloons at the start of the event.
Poison- and Dark-type Pokémon appearing in the wild.
Pokémon will be hatching from Strange Eggs during and after the event.
In 12 km Strange Eggs
Appearing in 1-Star Raids
- Alolan Meowth
- Alolan Grimer
Appearing in 3-Star Raids
Appearing in 5-star raids
- Raikou will be appearing in five-star raids from Sunday, January 31, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
- Suicune will be appearing in five-star raids from Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
Appearing in Mega Raids
- Mega Venusaur
- Mega Ampharos
- Mega Houndoom