The Lunar New Year Event was teased back in January, and we presently have all the data, and gosh are we hyped! This resembles an incredible occasion, with Timed Research, a New Mega, uncommon rewards and exciting spawns, this occasion seems as though one to anticipate.

Official presentation


Happy Lunar New Year! The Pokémon GO Lunar New Year occasion is going on indeed, including different red Pokémon, some lucky bonuses, and, in festival of the Year of the Ox, Timed Research highlighting Tauros, the Wild Bull Pokémon! Additionally, Gyarados will have the option to Mega Evolve for the first time for Pokémon GO. Is it accurate to say that you are red-y? Take a look at the details below.

Date + Time

  • From Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.
  • To Sunday, February 14, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. nearby time


Red Pokémon Spawns

Red Pokémon will generate in the wild, including Krabby, Goldeen, Magmar, Magikarp, Miltank, Meditite, Tepig, and more. In case you’re lucky, you may recognize a Gyarados in wild. Will you be sufficiently lucky to experience the coveted for red Shiny Gyarados? Indeed, wild shiny Gyarados is back.

Occasion selective Field Research Tasks

There will be occasion selective field research errands that will reward experiences with Meowth, Alolan Meowth, Galarian Meowth, Meditite, and Miltank.

5KM Event Eggs

Pokémon addressing creatures related with Lunar New Year will hatching from 5 km Eggs! Watch out for Rattata, Ekans, Mankey, Ponyta, Mareep, Houndour, Miltank, Torchic, Bagon, Buneary, Tepig, and Litleo.


The accompanying Pokémon will show up in raids.

One Star Raids

Meditite, Carvanha, Duskull, Skorupi, and Darumaka will show up in one-star raids.

Three Star Raids

Miltank, Octillery, Blaziken, Camerupt, and Absol will show up in three-star raids.

Five Star Raids

Latios and Latias will show up in five-star raids from Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Saturday, February 20, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. neighborhood time.

Mega Raids

Mega Pidgeot, Mega Gyarados, and Mega Ampharos will show up in Mega Raids from Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Saturday, February 20, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. neighborhood time. This will be Mega Gyarados’ debut in Pokémon GO!

Mega Gyarados is a tremendous fan top choice, so we are so eager to see it delivered as the surprise Mega that was teased a month ago.

Timed Research

In festival of the Year of the Ox, Tauros, the Wild Bull Pokémon, will be highlighted in Timed Research! Tauros is a local exclusive Pokémon, so this is an extraordinary opportunity to get your hands on one, with shiny potential as well.



Blessings will contain more Poké Balls, so make certain to send lots of Gifts to your companions. This is an extraordinary opportunity to ensure you are loaded up prepared for the Kanto Tour occasion! A significant number of us are in some type of lockdown, so attempt to convey gifts to those companions you know can’t take off from the house securely.

Lucky Friends

You’re bound to become Lucky Friends with your companions, so make certain to swap Gifts, fight in raids, and exchange with them! Remember, right now we can open 35 presents for each day, so that is a great deal of chances for lucky companions, regardless of whether you don’t wish to utilize remote raid passes or are excessively far away to trade.

Random Lucky Pokémon Increase

At the point when you exchange a Pokémon (to a companion you are not lucky with), it’ll be bound to turn into a Lucky Pokémon. This is an incredible chance to chip away at those lucky dex augmentations!

Trading Range Increase

Trading range will be briefly expanded 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).

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