February 2023 Event Guide

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Pokémon GO February 2023 event information is here! It looks like a huge month, with the lead up to the Hoenn Tour, new shinies, new Mega Pokémon, Valentines Day and more!

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February 2023 Events

Event
Shadow Registeel Crackling Voltage Event & Team GO Rocket Takeover Event

February 1, 2023 to February 5, 2023 from 12 PA.M. to 11:59P.M. local time

Noibat Community Day

February 5, 2023 from 2 P.M. to 5 P.M. local time

Pokémon GO’s Valentine’s Day 2023 event Valentines Day Event

February 8 to February 14, 2023 from 10 A.M. to 8 P.M. local time

Luvdisc Limited Research Day Luvdisc Limited Research Day

February 11 2023 2 P.M to 5 P.M local time

GO Battle Weekend: Vulpix

February 12 from 12 A.M. to 11:59 P.M. local time

Pokémon GO Tour: Las Vegas

February 18, 2023, to February 19, 2023, 10:00am to 6:00pm each day in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Primal Rumblings Event

February 22 to February 24, 2023 from 10 A.M. to 10 P.M. local time

Pokémon GO Tour Global: Hoenn

February 25 to February 26 2023 from 10 P.M to 6 P.M local time each day

Raids

Raids

Five Star Raids

During February, Registeel, Tapu Lele, Regirock and Rayquaza will be available during different time periods.

Pokémon Dates
Registeel From February 1 to February 8 Registeel will appear in five-star raids. It will know the move Zap Cannon during this time.
Tapu Lele From February 8 to February 15 Tapu Lele will appear in five-star raids. It will be available shiny for the first time.
Regirock From February 15 to February 22 Regirock will appear in five-star raids. It will know Earthquake during this time.
Rayquaza From February 22 to March 1 Rayquaza will appear in five-star raids. It will know the move Breaking Swipe during this time.
From February 25 to February 26 Normal Forme Deoxys, Speed Forme Deoxys, Attack Forme Deoxys and Defense Forme Deoxys will appear in five-star Raids.

Mega Raids

During February Mega Gengar, Mega Gardevoir, Mega Pidgeot, Mega Latios, and Mega Latias will be available in Pokémon GO’s Mega Raids at different times.

Pokémon Dates
Gengar (Mega) From February 1 to February 8 Mega Gengar will appear in Mega Raids.
Gardevoir (Mega) From February 8 to February 15 Mega Gardevoir will make their debut to appear in Mega Raids.
Pidgeot (Mega) From February 15 to February 22 Mega Pidgeot will appear in Mega Raids.
From February 22 to March 1 Mega Latios and Mega Latios will appear in Mega Raids.
From February 25 to February 26 Primal Kyogre and Primal Groudon will appear in Primal Raids.

Raid Hours

From 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, the following Pokémon will be featured in increased numbers in Five Star Raids during these dates in January:

Featured Boss Date
Registeel February 1, 2022, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time
Tapu Lele February 8, 2022, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time
Regirock February 15, 2022, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time
Rayquaza February 22, 2022, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time

Pokémon Spotlight Hours

Pokémon Spotlight Hour

From 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, the following Pokémon will be featured during these dates in January:

Date Pokémon Bonus
Feb 7, 2023 Pidgey
XP icon 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
Feb 14, 2023 Woobat
Stardust icon 2× Stardust for catching Pokémon
Feb 21, 2023 Jigglypuff
XP icon 2× XP for catching Pokémon
Feb 28, 2023 Slakoth
Candy icon 2× Candy for catching Pokémon

February 2023 Research Breakthrough

Field Research

  • From December 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7) to March 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m.
    PDT (GMT -7)
  • Complete Field Research tasks during the whole season to earn an encounter from a pool of Pokémon, including Galarian Mr. Mime, Delibird, Bagon, Furfrou, Deino and Goomy. For the first time, you are also to encounter shiny Galarian Mr. Mime if you are lucky!

Events overview

Crackling Voltage and Team GO Rocket Takeover Event

Shadow Registeel

From February 1 12:00 A.M to February 5 11:59 P.M local time we have the Crackling Voltage event, and Team GO Rocket Takeover. Giovanni is armed with Shadow Registeel, and Grunts will appear more frequently!

February Community Day

February 5, 2023 from 2PM to 5PM local time will see Noibat featured for Community Day, with their special Normal type Charged Attack Boomburst. Excitement builds up with triple catch stardust! 

Valentines Day Event

Pokémon GO’s Valentine’s Day 2023 event
Pokémon GO’s Valentine’s Day 2023 event

Valentines Day event 2023 takes place February 8 10:00 A.M to February 14 8:00 P.M local time. Mega Gardevoir gets their debut in Pokemon GO, and Tapu Lele, along with the Frillish lines, are released as shiny!

Luvdisc Limited Research Day

Luvdisc Limited Research Day
Luvdisc Limited Research Day

February 11 2023 2:00 P.M to 5:00 P.M local time we have the Luvdisc Limited Research Day! PokéStops will give special field research tasks rewarding Luvdisc, with a higher shiny encounter rate than usual, and special pink and Valentine themed spawns will be in the wild.

GO Battle Day: Vulpix

On Sunday, February 14, 2023, at 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time GO Battle Day Vulpix takes place.

  • Featured Pokémon
    • Available from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time.
    • All win rewards from the Premium track will be reward encounters.
    • Vulpix will be guaranteed to appear as a reward encounter.
    • Evolve Vulpix to get a Ninetales that knows the Fast Attack Ember!
    • If you’re lucky you may encounter a shiny one!
  • Timed Research
    Timed Research focused on battling will be available for the whole day!
    Complete the research to earn the following rewards.

    • XP
    • Rare Candy
    • An encounter with Vulpix
  • Active leaguesThe following leagues will be active.
    • Ultra League
    • Love Cup: Great League Edition

Pokémon GO Tour: Las Vegas

February 18 to February 19, 2023 10:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M local time each day, the in person Pokémon GO Tour takes place in Las Vegas.

Primal Rumblings Event

The Primal Rumblings event takes place from February 22 10:00 A.M to February 24 10:00 P.M local time. Rayquaza returns to five star raids with the special Dragon type Charged Attack Breaking Swipe, Mega Latios and Mega Latias return to Mega Raids, and certain Hoenn Pokémon will spawn to get us hyped for the Hoenn Tour!

Pokémon GO Tour Global: Hoenn

February 25 to February 26 2023 10:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M each day, the global Hoenn Tour will take place! Primal Kyogre and Primal Groudon make their debut, and all shiny Pokémon from the Hoenn region will be released!

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