Trainers, Niantic and Pokemon Go announced the details about the upcoming Lunar New Year 2022 event.
The Pokemon Go Lunar New Year 2022 event runs from February 1, 2022, at 10 AM to February 7, 2022, at 8 PM local time featuring Shiny Litleo, new event bonuses, increased spawn rate of specific Pokemon, different shiny Pokemon encounters, new Riad Bosses, new Pokemon hatching from Eggs, and two Timed Research.
Here is an overview of the event, thanks to Pokemon Go:
Lunar New Year 2022
Tuesday, February 1, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to Monday, February 7, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time
Shiny Litleo Leads the Pack
It’s time to celebrate Lunar New Year! Running at the front of the pack during the event is Litleo! If you’re lucky, you just might run into a Shiny Litleo for the first time in Pokémon GO!
- Increased chance for Lucky Pokémon in trades
- Increased chance to become Lucky Friends
- Double Stardust from opening Gifts
1 extra special trade per day*
*Active from Monday, January 31, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST to Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST (–8 GMT).
The following Pokémon will be appearing more frequently in the wild.
Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter a Shiny Litleo, if you’re lucky!
The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.
7 Km Eggs
Field Research Task Encounters
The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks!
Complete certain Field Research tasks to earn Mega Energy for the following Pokémon.
Two timed research challenges focused around catching and friendship will be available! Complete the Timed Research to earn: