Pokémon GO: New Year's 2021 Event


Niantic has announced the New Year’s event from December 31st until January 4th, which will feature new costumed Pokémon (like a Slowpoke wearing 2020 glasses) and new avatar items, as well as the return of some familiar Pokémon wearing party hats.

Features

Some Pokémon will be wearing festive costumes to celebrate the new year with us!

  • Slowpoke wearing 2020 glasses will appear in the wild, after completing Field Research tasks, appearing in raids, and hatching from 2 km Eggs.
    • Evolve Slowpoke wearing 2020 glasses to get a Slowbro wearing 2021 glasses.
  • Pichu wearing a New Year’s hat will be hatching from 2 km Eggs
  • Pikachu wearing a New Year’s hat will appear in the wild, after completing Field Research tasks, or evolving a Pichu wearing a New Year’s hat.
    • Evolve Pikachu wearing a New Year’s hat to get a Raichu wearing a New Year’s hat.
  • Wynaut (including shiny) will be hatching from 2 km Eggs.
  • Raticate, Wobbuffet, and Wurmple wearing party hats will be appearing in one-star raids.
    • Klink and Espurr will remain in one-star raids.
  • Eevee wearing a party hat will be available as a Field Research reward encounter.
  • 2021 Glasses and the New Year’s Party Hat avatar items will be available in the in-app shop.
  • Boxes will contain different items during the event.

Bonuses

  • 2 times Hatch Candy
  • 2 times Hatch Stardust
  • 1/2 Hatch Distance

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