Hello Trainers!

Niantic is turning 5 and as part of their celebration, they’ve announced a special one-day event in Pokémon Go!  The event will feature special timed research and some nice event bonuses.

Date and Time

Sunday, October 4, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time




Access and complete the Niantic Anniversary Event Timed Research during the event period to receive the following items:

  • 1 Incense
  • 1 Egg Incubator
  • 1 Lucky Egg
  • 1 Fast TM
  • 1 Charged TM
  • 1 Star Piece
  • And more!


  • Team GO Rocket Balloons will be appearing more often than usual!
  • 2× Lucky Egg duration
  • 2× Star Piece duration
  • 2× Catch XP
  • 2× Hatch XP
  • 1/2 Egg hatch distance

A 1 PokéCoin Niantic Anniversary Event box featuring 30 Ultra Balls available in the shop from Saturday, October 3, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, October 5, 2020, at 1:00 p.m.

Additionally, be on the lookout for a surprise “party favour” giveaway happening on Niantic’s official channels during the week of the birthday