Pokémon GO: Johto Region Event


In preparation for the upcoming Kanto Tour, Niantic has announced the Johto Region Event starting January 26th and running until January 31st.

Features

  • Wild Pokémon: Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Mareep, Hoppip, Aipom, Sunkern, Yanma, Murkrow, Gligar, Snubbull, Slugma, and Miltank (including shiny).
  • 5 km Eggs: Pichu, Cleffa, Igglybuff, Wooper, Tyrogue, Smoochum, Togepi (unannounced) and Larvitar.
  • Field Research: reward Stardust and encounters with Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Chinchou, Mareep, Sudowoodo, and Miltank.
  • Raids:
    • 1 Star: Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Mareep, Marill, and Larvitar
    • 3 Star: Togetic, Espeon, Umbreon, Skarmory, and Miltank 
    • 5 Star: Entei, Raikou, and Suicune
      • Entei: January 26th
      • Raikou: January 31st
      • Suicune: February 4th
  • Evolve the following Pokémon during the event, their Evolution will know an exclusive attack.
    • Evolve Bayleef to get a Meganium that knows Frenzy Plant.
    • Evolve Quilava to get a Typhlosion that knows Blast Burn.
    • Evolve Flaaffy to get an Ampharos that knows Dragon Pulse.
    • Evolve Pupitar to get a Tyranitar that knows Smack Down.

Ho-Oh Special Research

Task 1

  • Catch 15 Dark-type Pokémon: Great Ball x5
  • Catch 15 Shadow Pokémon: Revive x5
  • Defeat a Team Go Rocket Leader three times: Larvitar Encounter
  • Completion: PokéBall x15, Incense x1, 5,000 XP

Task 2

  • Defeat Team Rocket Leader Arlo: Max Revive x2
  • Defeat Team Rocket Leader Cliff: Hyper Potion x3
  • Defeat Team Rocket Leader Sierra: Max Potion x2
  • Completion: Ho-Oh with Earthquake Encounter

Collection Challenge

Complete the Johto-themed Collection Challenge during the event by collecting Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Sudowoodo, Sunkern, Murkrow, Smeargle, Miltank, and Larvitar to receive 15 Poké Balls, 10 Ultra Balls, and an Incense.

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