Winter Holiday - Part 1

Event

Starts:
Thursday, December 15, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Friday, December 23, at 10:00 AM Local Time

It’s the season of cheer, for Pokémon and Trainers alike!

Some new and familiar Pokémon faces are joining in the fun, and you and your Pokémon can look your winter best with brand new avatar items, poses, and more!

Join us for the first part of a two-part festive Winter Holiday event in Pokémon GO!




Bonuses

50% more XP for winning Raid Battles
Trainers can hold up to 40 Gifts until the end of the event

Features

Mega Glalie Debuts

Mega Glalie will make its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids!

  • shiny
    Mega Glalie

Cobalion caught from Thursday, December 15, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Friday, December 23, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time will know the following featured attack.

Sacred Sword

  • Trainer Battles: 60 Power
  • Gyms and raids: 55 Power

Spawns

In the Wild

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.

  • shiny
    Winter Carnival Pikachu
  • shiny
    Swinub
  • shiny
    Delibird
  • shiny
    Snorunt
  • shiny
    Holiday Spheal
  • shiny
    Snover
  • Vanillite
  • shiny
    Cubchoo
  • shiny
    Bergmite

If you're lucky, you may encounter the following

  • shiny
    Alolan Vulpix
  • shiny
    Holiday Stantler
  • Cryogonal

Eggs

In 7 km Eggs

The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs.

  • shiny
    Sneasel
  • shiny
    Smoochum
  • Amaura
  • shiny
    Bergmite
  • Crabrawler

Raids

Appearing in 1- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Winter Carnival Pikachu
  • shiny
    Alolan Vulpix
  • shiny
    Holiday Spheal
  • shiny
    Galarian Darumaka
  • shiny
    Bergmite

Appearing in 3- Star Raids

  • Cloyster
  • shiny
    Lapras
  • shiny
    Holiday Stantler
  • shiny
    Undersea Holiday Glaceon

Appearing in 5- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Cobalion

Appearing in Mega Raids

  • shiny
    Mega Glalie

Research

Field Research Tasks

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks.

  • Catch 5 Ice‑type Pokémon
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    ×5
    Poké Ball ×5
    ×3
    Ultra Ball ×3
    ×3
    Razz Berry ×3
    +1
    ×3
    Pinap Berry ×3
  • Catch 7 Ice‑type Pokémon
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    shiny Seel
    Max CP
    416
    Min CP
    382
    shiny Shellder
    Max CP
    463
    Min CP
    428
  • Catch 5 different species of Pokémon
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    shiny Holiday Spheal
    Max CP
    412
    Min CP
    379
    shiny Holiday Stantler
    Max CP
    927
    Min CP
    878
  • Catch 10 different species of Pokémon
    REWARD
    shiny Jynx
    Max CP
    1095
    Min CP
    1040
  • Hatch an Egg
    REWARD
    shiny Sneasel
    Max CP
    879
    Min CP
    831
  • Win a raid
    REWARD
    shiny Holiday Glaceon
    Max CP
    1340
    Min CP
    1280
  • Send 5 Gifts to friends
    REWARD
    shiny Winter Pikachu
    Max CP
    402
    Min CP
    369
  • Send 3 Gifts and add a sticker to each
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    Crabrawler
    Max CP
    584
    Min CP
    544
    ×25
    Abomasnow Mega Energy ×25
  • Open 5 Gifts
    REWARD
    shiny Alolan Vulpix
    Max CP
    378
    Min CP
    347

Winter Holiday Timed Research

Event-exclusive Ticketed Timed Research

For US$5.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access event-exclusive Timed Research*.

IMPORTANT: Please note that Timed Research expires. The tasks associated with Timed Research must be completed and their rewards must be claimed before Saturday, December 31, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time.
The Winter Holiday Timed Research Ticket will only be available in the in-game shop from December 15, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. until December 30, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time!
STEP
1
Winter Holiday Timed Research (1/4)
Walk 2 km Snover
Catch 10 Pokémon Spheal
Catch 10 Ice-type Pokémon Seel

REWARDS

Sneasel
×1
×50
STEP
2
Winter Holiday Timed Research (2/4)
Walk 2 km Swinub
Transfer 10 Pokémon Delibird
Catch 10 Ice-type Pokémon Cubchoo

REWARDS

Galarian Mr. Mime
×1
×50
STEP
3
Winter Holiday Timed Research (3/4)
Walk 2 km Vanillite
Send 7 Gifts to friends Stantler
Catch 15 Ice-type Pokémon Castform (Snowy)

REWARDS

Galarian Darumaka
×1
×50
STEP
4
Winter Holiday Timed Research (4/4)
Hatch an Egg Alolan Vulpix
Catch 8 different species of Ice-type Pokémon Alolan Sandshrew
Catch 15 Ice-type Pokémon Lapras

REWARDS

Galarian Mr. Mime
Gifting Pose

Gifting Pose from $5 Ticket

Shiny

Shiny Bergmite Family

Shiny Bergmite will be released in its shiny variant with the start of the event.

  • Bergmite
  • Avalugg

Sales

Avatar Items

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

  • Holiday Pajama Top
  • Holiday Pajama Bottoms
  • Holiday Pajama Slippers
  • Gifting Pose
  • Holiday Hat
  • Holiday Beard
  • Holiday Suit


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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