February 2022 Pokémon GO Event Guide

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February brings with it many exciting events, including Pokémon GO Tour: Johto, a Hoppip Community Day, the Valentine’s Day 2022 event, Extra Raid Passes, and more!

Pokémon GO Tour: Johto

On Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. local time, Pokémon GO Tour: Johto will be live! In addition to the free experience, Trainers can purchase a ticket for the exclusive ticketed experience.

Celebrate Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver in a whole new way! In the ticketed version of Pokémon GO Tour: Johto, Trainers will choose between the Gold Version and Silver Version event experiences, each with version-exclusive Pokémon! Complete event-exclusive Special Research, and test your Pokémon-collection skills to receive an encounter with Celebi that knows a special attack. Trading with a friend who chose the other version will be important, just like it was in Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver!

Trainers who purchase a ticket prior to February 10, 2022, will also receive access to the Season of Heritage’s Timed Research for February! Trainers who have purchased a GO Tour Ticket prior to February 10 must log in to Pokémon GO between February 1, 2022, and February 10, 2022, to receive the Timed Research.

February Community Day

Hoppip

Join us for Community Day on Saturday, February 12, 2022! During the event, Hoppip, the Cottonweed Pokémon, will be appearing more frequently in the wild.

Season of Heritage Monthly Bonus

As part of the Season of Heritage the following bonuses will be active:

Candy XL icon Increased Candy XL from hatching Eggs
XP icon 2× XP from hatching Eggs

February Research Breakthrough Encounters

Espurr

From Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST to Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8), for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter a Shiny Espurr, if you’re lucky. It is a gorgeous pale pink, and the evolved form has different versions for male and female that are so pretty!

Shiny Espurr Shiny Male Meowstic Shiny Female Meowstic

Featured Pokémon in Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids throughout February:

Five-Star Raids

Regirock and Registeel will be returning to five-star raids this February! Regirock caught during this time will know the attack Earthquake. Registeel caught during this time will know the attack Zap Cannon.

We’re also excited to announce that Deoxys will be returning to raids in February! And that’s not all: for the first time ever, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Normal Forme Deoxys, Shiny Attack Forme Deoxys, Shiny Defense Forme Deoxys, and Shiny Speed Forme Deoxys!

In celebration, from Wednesday, February 16, 2022, to March 1, 2022, you’ll be able to receive up to two free Raid Passes per day from spinning Gym Photo Discs!

Raikou, Entei, Suicune, Lugia, and Ho-Oh will also be returning to five-star raids for Pokémon GO Tour: Johto on February 26.

Five Star Raid Rotations

Please note: Raid rotations all start and end at 10:00 a.m. local time on the dates listed unless otherwise noted.

*Raids for Pokémon GO Tour: Johto will run on Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time. Speed Forme Deoxys raids will run before and after that time frame that day.

Mega Raids

Mega Ampharos and Mega Houndoom will be appearing in Mega Raids. Please note: Raid rotations all start and end at 10:00 a.m. local time on the dates listed.

  • Tuesday, February 1, 2022, to Tuesday, February 15, 2022: Mega Houndoom
  • Tuesday, February 15, 2022, to Tuesday, March 1, 2022: Mega Ampharos

Raid Hours

Every Wednesday in February, a Raid Hour event will occur from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. The following Pokémon will be featured:

Weekly 1 PokéCoin Bundles

Every Monday in February, a one-time-purchase bundle containing a Remote Raid Pass and other items will be available in the shop for 1 PokéCoin.

Pokémon Spotlight Hours

In the month of February, Pokémon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, and each will spotlight a different Pokémon and a special bonus!

Date Pokémon & Bonus
February 1 Litleo
XP icon 2x XP for Evolving
February 8 Spritzee
Stardust icon 2x Catch Stardust
February 15 Koffing
XP icon 2x Catch XP
February 22 Voltorb
Candy icon 2x Catch Candy

Upcoming events

Stay tuned for details about these upcoming events.

Lunar New Year

Ring in the Lunar New Year from Tuesday, February 1, 2022, to Monday, February 7, 2022!

Valentine’s Day

On Thursday, February 10, 2022, to Monday, February 14, 2022, Trainers can celebrate Valentine’s Day with in-game events and activities. An Evolutionary line of Fairy type Pokémon will even make its Pokémon GO debut!

GO Tour Johto Leadup Event

From Friday, February 18, 2022, to Friday, February 25, 2022, get ready for Pokémon GO Tour: Johto with a Poké Ball–focused event!

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