As we approach Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto, we’ll be spending some time highlighting other regions in the world of Pokémon. We’ve already shared our plans for the Sinnoh Celebration event, and today we’re excited to announce that Hoenn will be the next region featured in our countdown celebration!
Date + Time
|Starts||Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time|
|Ends||Sunday, January 24, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time|
- Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Taillow, Loudred, Nosepass, Aron, Meditite, Roselia, Carvanha, Numel, Baltoy, and more will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Aron!
- The following Pokémon will be hatching from 5 km Eggs: Skitty, Aron, Corphish, Lileep, Anorith, Bagon, and Beldum.
- Enjoy event-exclusive Field Research tasks that reward Stardust and lead to encounters with Pokémon such as Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Aron, Plusle, Minun, and Wailmer.
Pokémon from the Hoenn region appearing in the wild in increased numbers.
There will be event-exclusive Field Research tasks that reward Stardust and lead to encounters with Pokémon such as Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Aron, Plusle, Minun, and Wailmer.
|Field Research Task||Reward|
|Catch 3 Weather-Boosted Pokémon|
|Catch 11 Pokémon|
|Catch 15 Pokémon||250 Stardust|
|Power up a Pokémon 5 times|
|Power up a Pokémon 9 times|
The following Pokémon will be hatching from 5 km Eggs:
Collect the following Pokémon to complete the Hoenn-themed Collection Challenge during the event to receive three Silver Pinap Berries, XP, and an Incense:
The following Pokémon will be appearing in Hoenn Celebration Event raids.
Mega Ampharos has dropped as a surprise release, and is also available in Mega Raids.
No new shiny is being released as part of this event, but Aron is specifically mentioned as a featured shiny.
|Shiny Aron||Shiny Lairon||Shiny Aggron|
Event Exclusive Research
Event-exclusive Timed Research will be available! Complete the Hoenn-themed Timed Research tasks to earn the following rewards.
- Catch two Kyogre to earn 10 Kyogre Candies.
- Catch two Groudon to earn 10 Groudon Candies.
- Catch 30 Pokémon to earn 30 Poké Balls.
Complete all the Timed Research tasks to encounter a Rayquaza that knows the exclusive Charged Attack Hurricane, as well as earn 3,000 XP and a Silver Pinap Berry. If you’re extremely lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Rayquaza!
Meteor Mash Metagross is Back
Evolve Metang (the evolved form of Beldum) during the event to get a Metagross that knows the previously Community Day–exclusive attack Meteor Mash!
Free Premium Items
A free bundle featuring three Remote Raid Passes to help you with the timed research will be available in the in-game shop from Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, January 25, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8).
Up next: Johto! An event celebrating the Johto region will be happening from Tuesday, January 26, 2021, to Sunday, January 31, 2021. Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the date.