Trainers, Niantic and Pokemon Go announced a new event, the Lunar New Year 2023.
Niantic and Pokemon Go are celebrating Lunar New Year 2023 with a new special in-game event, featuring different wild spawns, shiny Pokemon, event bonuses, Timed Research, and other cool stuff.
Here is everything you should know about the upcoming event.
Lunar New Year 2023 Pokemon Go
- Start/End Date & Time: Thursday, January 19, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, January 23, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. local time
- Shiny Darumaka
- Increased chance to encounter Shiny Darumaka
- Increased chance for Lucky Pokémon in trades
- Increased chance to become Lucky Friends
- 2× Stardust from opening Gifts
- One additional Special Trade can be made for a maximum of two per day*
- During the Lunar New Year event, Trainers can choose from several bonuses as a reward for their Timed Research
- Timed Research Lucky Wishes – branched quest
- Different Pokemon in Eggs
- Different Pokemon in Raids
- New Field Research tasks and encounters
- Red Lantern Backpack avatar item
This looks like a great event, so make sure to participate and enjoy all features and bonuses.