This Week in Pokemon GO: 13-19 February 2023

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Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 13th February we have the end of the Valentine’s Day event, and Hoenn Tour Las Vegas.

Valentine’s Day 2023 Event

Pokémon GO’s Valentine’s Day 2023 event
Pokémon GO’s Valentine’s Day 2023 event
  • Event icon From Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at 10:00am, to Friday February 14, 2023 at 8:00pm local time.
  • General icon Evolve Kirlia into Gardevoir or Gallade for a Gardevoir or Gallade that knows special Charged Attack Synchronoise
  • Stardust icon 2x stardust from opening gifts
  • Lure icon Lure Modules activated during the event will last for two hours
  • Pokemon Encounter icon The Frillish family and Tapu Lele will be released as shiny for the first time in Pokémon GO

Hoenn Tour Las Vegas

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

This in-person Hoenn Tour Las Vegas takes place, unleashing Primal Kyogre and Primal Groudon for the first time! All Hoenn Pokémon will be available as shiny during this event. The Global event takes place a week later.

GO Battle League Season 13

  • Event icon GO Battle League: Mythical Wishes will start on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -8)
  • Gift icon End-of-Season rewards will be available on the battle screen.
  • Battle icon Your GO Battle League rank will be reset.
  • Battle icon Rank-up requirements will remain the same as the prior Season.

Feb 9-Feb 16

  • 🟡 Ultra League
  • 🔵 Love Cup: Great League Edition

Feb 16-Feb 23

  • 🟣 Master League*
  • 🟣 Master Premier*

(*) 3x Stardust from win rewards (this does not include end of set rewards)

Spotlight Hour


Tuesday February 14th 6pm till 7pm local time we have Woobat as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2× stardust for catching Pokémon.


Raid Hour


Wednesday 15th February 6pm till 7pm local time Regirock will be appearing in raids for raid hour. It will know the special move Earthquake during this time.

Mega Raids

Gardevoir (Mega)

Mega Gardevoir will appear in raids from February 8, 2023 10:00am, till February 15, 2023 10:00am.

Pidgeot (Mega)

Mega Pidgeot will appear in raids from February 15, 2023 10:00am, till February 22, 2023 10:00am.

Five Star Raids

Tapu Lele

Tapu Lele will appear in raids from February 8, 2023 at 10:00am till Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 10:00am. It can be shiny for the first time!


Regirock will appear in raids from Wednesday, February 55, 2023 at 10:00am till Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 10:00am. Regirock caught during this time will know the special charged attack Earthquake.

Field Research

February 2023 Research Breakthrough

Completing Field Research tasks leads to Research Breakthroughs, which now reward Trainers with different items in addition to encounters with a variety of Pokémon. Check out the Research Breakthrough rewards you can look forward to this Season!

  • 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!

February 2023 Research Tasks

For a full list of February 2023 research tasks check out our article here.

Season of Mythical Wishes

Season of Mythical Wishes Bonuses

  • Raid icon Increased damage for Pokémon participating in Raids remotely
  • Trade icon Trainers level 31+ receive a guaranteed 1 XL Candy for each trade
  • Trade icon All Trainers receive 1 additional Candy for each trade.
  • Gift icon Trainers can open 40 Gifts daily
  • Gift icon Trainers can send 125 Gifts daily

Season of Mythical Wishes Wild Encounters

Different Pokémon will be appearing in the wild during the Season, including iconic Pokémon from all generations. As the Season changes, different Pokémon will be appearing in different areas across the world.




Beach & Water

Northern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere


Season of Mythical Wishes Eggs

The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs this Season.

2km Eggs

5km Eggs

7km Eggs

10km Eggs

5km Adventure Sync Eggs

10km Adventure Sync Eggs

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Turtwig obsessive, real life Psyduck, Pokémon GO AR Photographer, found footage horror fan and Pokémon GO Hub Editor and Writer.

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