From Friday, December 31, 2021, 10:00 PM, until January 4, 2022, 8:00 PM local time, Pokémon GO will celebrate the New Year. Trainers will collaborate with Team Leader Spark to celebrate the Season of Heritage with exclusive in-game bonuses, dressed Pokémon, themed activities, and more during this event.
Furthermore, this event will feature Pokémon dressed in new outfits, themed avatar goods, the return of certain familiar Pokémon donning party hats, and the debut of a new Shiny Pokémon in Pokémon GO.
Spark has decided to hold a party to celebrate and ring in the New Year after the present exchange! The Pokémon's are attracted by the festivities and join in the celebrations. He's already figured out the first half of the locking mechanism, releasing a slew of Dragon-type Pokémon into the wild, but there are two more parts to figure out.
Additionally, from Friday, December 31, 2021, at 11:00 PM local time, through Sunday, January 2, 2022, at 12:00 AM local time, fireworks will appear in Pokémon GO to assist ring in the new year. Event perks such as 2x Hatch Stardust, 2x Hatch Candy, and 1/2 Hatch Distance will be active here as well. In addition, players will be able to take part in the New Year's Timed Research, where they will be able to find a variety of Pokémon dressed up in adorable costumes.
You'll also be able to meet Pokémon dressed in costumes! Hoothoot's New Year's Hat and Slowking's 2022 Glasses make their first appearances in the game. In addition, players will encounter a Shiny Hoothoot for the first time in Pokémon GO. After the event, you'll be able to find non-costumed Shiny Hoothoot.
The following Pokémon will be available to encounter in the wild:
In Raids, the following Pokémon will be appearing:
The Kyurem Pokémon will be available in the Five-Star Raids in this Pokémon Go event.
The Mega Abomasnow Pokémon will be available in this Pokemon Go event in the Mega Raids.
When you complete Field Research missions, you'll be able to encounter the following Pokémon:
The Egg icons are listed in rarity, with one being the most common and five being the rarest.
Beginning with this event, the following new avatar items will be available for purchase in the in-game shop and will remain available after the event has ended.
Additionally, you can obtain New Year's–themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, or purchasing them from the in-game shop.
January Community Day will begin at 11:00 AM on Sunday, January 16, 2022, and end at 5:00 PM local time.
Spheal will come in the wild more frequently during the Pokémon GO Community Day in January 2022!
To gain a Walrein who learns the Charged Attack Icicle Spear and Fast Attack Powder Snow, evolve Sealeo (Spheal's Evolution) during the event or up to two hours later.
This low-energy Charged Attack is making its Pokémon GO debut, and it'll be sure to make Walrein shine!
Access the Spheal Community Day–exclusive Special Research tale, The Spheal Deal! for US$1.00 (or the corresponding pricing tier in your local currency).
Keep an eye out for the release of tickets for The Spheal Deal Special Research story.
A unique one-time-purchase Community Day Box with 50 Ultra Balls, five Super Incubators, five Lucky Eggs, and an Elite Fast TM will be available for 1,280 PokéCoins.
A free bundle of 30 Ultra Balls will be available in the shop. Make sure you get them while the event is still going on!