Chill Tunes event brings Mr. Rime and Galarian Mr. Mime to the world of Pokémon GO, starting December 18, 2020. Both will soon be coming to Pokémon GO in a ticketed Special Research story event.

Don’t worry though, whether or not you have a ticket, you’ll be able to enjoy encountering featured Pokémon via Incense, shiny Cubchoo and more during a weekend of cold and sound!

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Event Details

Enjoy a weekend with Pokémon related to cold and to sound! Bundle up and get ready for some chill tunes! It seems Galarian Mr. Mime’s arrival will inspire some cool and melodious Pokémon to be attracted to Incense.

Mr. Mime (Galarian) Mr. Rime

From Friday, December 18, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, December 21, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. local time, you can enjoy the following features, whether or not you have a ticket for the Galarian Mr. Mime Special Research story event.

Date and Time

  • Galarian Mr. Mime event lasts from Friday, December 18, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to Monday, December 21, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. local time.
  • Ticket holders can participate in the Mr. Rime Special Research story line from Saturday, December 19, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, December 20, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Event Incense Spawns

During the Galarian Mr. Mime event, Pokémon such as Jynx, Swinub, Spoink, Woobat, Cubchoo, and more will be attracted to Incense more frequently.

Incense will be more effective at attracting Pokémon and it will last for three hours.

Jynx Spoink Woobat
Swinub Cubchoo Solosis
Vulpix (Alola) Sandshrew (Alola)

Event Exclusive Field Research Tasks

Exclusive Field Research tasks will lead to encounters with Jynx, Lapras, Woobat, and Cubchoo. Solosis, Alolan Vulpix and Sandshrew Incense spawns are also boosted during this event.

Jynx Lapras
Woobat Cubchoo

Shiny Cubchoo makes its Pokémon GO debut

If you’re lucky you’ll find yourself a shiny Cubchoo during this event!

Pokemon GO Shiny Cubchoo Pokemon GO Shiny Beartic

Tap… Tap… Tappity-Tap… – Galarian Mr. Mime Special Research

Galarian Mr. Mime Special Research Tasks and Rewards
Galarian Mr. Mime Special Research Tasks and Rewards

During the Galarian Mr. Mime event, you can purchase a ticket to gain access to the limited-time experience and complete Special Research called “Tap… Tap… Tappity-Tap…”.

This Special Research story gives you a chance to earn an encounter with Galarian Mr. Mime! You’ll also earn enough candy from the Research to evolve your Galarian Mr. Mime into Mr. Rime.

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Mr. Mime (Galarian)

Date and Time

  • Saturday, December 19, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, December 20, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Galarian Mr. Mime Special Research Tasks and Rewards

Step 1

  • Catch 15 Ice-type Pokémon: Snorunt Encounter
  • Make 3 Great Curveball Throws: Vulpix (Alola) Encounter
  • Transfer 10 Pokémon: Incense 3x

Rewards: Stardust 2000x, Rare Candy 3x, Jynx Encounter

​Step 2

  • Catch 15 Pokémon: Jigglypuff Encounter
  • Spin a Pokéstop or a Gym: Whismur Encounter
  • Use 10 Berries to help catch Pokémon: 3000 XP

Rewards: Stardust 2000x, Ultra Ball 30x, Chimecho Encounter

Step 3

  • Catch 15 Psychic-type Pokémon: Ultra Ball 30x
  • Make 3 Nice Curveball Throws in a row: Premium Battle Pass 3x
  • Power up Pokémon 3 times: 3000 XP

Rewards: Stardust 2000x, Poffin 1x, Mr. Mime (Galar) Encounter

Step 4

  • Earn a heart with your buddy: Mr. Mime Candy 30x
  • Earn a Candy walking with your buddy: Mr. Mime Candy 30x
  • Evolve a Galarian Mr. Mime: 3000 XP

Rewards: Stardust 2000x, Glacial Lure Module 2x, Mr. Mime (Galar) Encounter

​Step 5 (final)

  • Claim Reward!: 3000 XP
  • Claim Reward!: 3000 XP
  • Claim Reward!: 3000 XP

Rewards: Super Incubator 3x, Star Piece 3x, Mr. Mime Pose

Ticket bonuses

  • You’ll earn a special event medal.
  • You’ll earn a brand-new avatar pose inspired by Mr. Mime.
  • Completing Special Research will earn you three Incense, three Rare Candies, 30 Ultra Balls, three Premium Battle Passes, one Poffin, two Glacial Lure Modules, three Super Incubators, and three Star Pieces.
  • Complete Special Research tasks that lead to encounters with Pokémon such as Alolan Vulpix, Jigglypuff, Jynx, Whismur, Chimecho, and Snorunt.
Vulpix (Alola) Jigglypuff Jynx
Whismur Chimecho Snorunt

Ticket price and availability

  • To receive the Tap… Tap… Tappity-Tap… Special Research, you must open Pokémon GO during the event from Saturday, December 19, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, December 20, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. local time. After you’ve received the Special Research, you can complete it at any time.
  • The ticket is US$7.99 (or the equivalent in your local currency), not including any taxes or fees, and can be purchased from the in-game shop. The ticket cannot be purchased with PokéCoins.
  • Once tickets become available to purchase, they’ll remain available for purchase until Sunday, December 20, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. local time. Stay tuned for when tickets will become available for purchase!
  • The ticket to this Special Research story event is nonrefundable(subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service).
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