Pokémon GO: Holidays Event

Niantic has announced The Pokémon GO Holidays Event. The event will take place from December 22nd until December 31st and feature costumed Pokémon, a new Ice-type Pokémon, and event-exclusive Field Research, winter-themed avatar items, and bonuses.

Features

  • Pikachu, Delibird, and Cubchoo will have new holiday-themed costumes.
  • Wild Pokemon: Ice-type Pokémon including; Spheal, Snover, and more.
    • Vanillite the Fresh Snow Pokémon will be making debut.
  • 5 km Eggs: Seel, Swinub, Smoochum, Snorunt, Snover, and Vanillite
  • Raids: Alolan Sandshrew, Dewgong, Jynx (including shiny), Sneasel, Swinub, Walrein, Cubchoo, and Cryogonal
    • Mega Abomasnow will be appearing in Mega Raids and will be even more powerful during the event.
  • Event-exclusive Field Research: will reward encounters with Vanillite and Cryogonal.
  • Winter-themed avatar items: Greedent Sweater, Whimsicott Earmuffs, Winter Boots, and Winter Coat.
  • Holiday-themed stickers featuring; Alolan Vulpix, Croagunk, Whimsicott, and more.
  • Event-exclusive boxes will be available in the shop.
  • Event-exclusive AR Mapping task rewards: Abomasnow Mega Energy and encounter Snorunt.

Bonuses

  • December 22nd to December 31st
    • Open 45 Gifts each day
    • Carry 40 Gifts
  • December 22nd to December 23rd
    • 2 times Raid XP
  • December 24th to December 25th
    • 2 times Catch Candy
  •  December 26th to December 27th
    • 2 times Star Piece duration
  • December 28th to December 29th
    • 2 times Lucky Egg duration
  • December 30th to December 31st
    • 2 times Catch Stardust

Special Winter Weekend Event

A special event will be held the weekend of December 26th and December 27th.

Features

  • Raids: Regice returns to 5 Star Legendary Raids.
  • Event-exclusive AR Mapping task rewards: Incense and more.
  • Pokémon attracted to Incense: Delibird, Snorunt, Spheal, Snover, Cryogonal, and Cubchoo.

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