Pokémon GO Valentine’s Day 2022 Event is coming! Flabébé appearing, Valentine’s Day–themed Collection Challenges, and more! Love is in the air, let us celebrate Valentine’s Day 2022 with a brand new Pokémon and plenty of pink!
These two guides are a must have for Love Cup that takes place during the Valentine’s Day event: Love Cup Meta Cores Analysis and Pokémon GO Love Cup 2022 Guide (Nifty or Thrifty Edition).
Date & Time
Thursday, February 10, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, February 14, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time
Flabébé, Floette, and Florges make their debuts in Pokémon GO!
These Pokémon come in five different colors: red, yellow, orange, blue, and white.
Flabébé can evolve into Floette with 25 Flabébé Candy. Floette can evolve into Florges with 100 Flabébé Candy after you earn 20 hearts with it as your buddy.
- Your Buddy Pokémon will bring you items more often
- 2x Lure Module Duration
- 2x Catch Candy
A Global Valentine’s Challenge!
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, a global challenge will be ongoing throughout the event! Work with other Trainers around the world by sending Gifts to your friends. Once Trainers send enough Gifts, they’ll unlock a bonus for all Trainers for the remainder of the event.
Trainers will need to complete the Global Challenge Goal of sending 70,000,000 Gifts to get the following bonus:
A New Form Change Available
For the duration of the Valentine’s Day event, you’ll be able to change your Natural Form Furfrou to Heart Trim Furfrou!
Follow these steps to change Furfrou’s Trim:
- Furfrou begins in its Natural Form.
- Select Furfrou in your Pokémon storage, and then tap the Change Form button to bring up a menu that lists the available Trims.
- Select your preferred Trim.
- Changing your Furfrou from one Trim to any other Trim will cost 25 Furfrou Candy and 10,000 Stardust.
The event will feature two Valentine’s Day–themed Collection Challenges! Complete the Collection Challenges to encounter a female Frillish and a male Frillish.
Collect the following Pokémon to encounter a male Frillish:
Rewards: 2000 XP, 2000 Stardust, Male Frillish
Collect the following Pokémon to encounter a female Frillish:
Rewards: 2000 XP, 2000 Stardust, Female Frillish
Special Attack for Gallade and Gardevoir: Synchronoise
During the event period, the following attacks will be available:
- Evolve Kirlia during the event to get a Gallade or Gardevoir that knows the Charged Attack Synchronoise. Gallade and Gardevoir encountered after raids will also know Synchronoise.
- Gallade will be able to learn the Charged Attack Synchronoise.
- Gardevoir will be able to learn the Charged Attack Synchronoise.
Synchronoise is a Psychic type charged move that deals 80 damage and costs 50 energy in Pokemon GO. It has a 2.6s cooldown and it deals damage between in the 0.85s to 1.6s animation interval.
The following Pokémon will be appearing more frequently in the wild:
Flabébé with different coloured flowers will be appearing in the wild depending on where you are in the world:
- Red Flower Flabébé: Appearing in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa
- Blue Flower Flabébé: Appearing in the Asia-Pacific region
- Yellow Flower Flabébé: Appearing in the Americas
If you’re lucky, you might encounter White Flower Flabébé and Orange Flower Flabébé, no matter what region you’re in.
If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following:
The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids:
*Registeel caught during this time will know the attack Zap Cannon. Read more about Under The Lights: Zap Cannon Registeel in PvP here.
Mega RaidsHoundoom (Mega)
Field Research Task Encounters
The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks during the Valentine’s 2022 Pokémon GO event:
|Field Research Task||Reward|
|Earn 3 hearts with your buddy|
|Catch 5 Pokemon||Luvdisc|
|Catch 20 Luvdisc||Alomomola|
|Use 5 berries to help catch Pokemon||Ralts|
|Win a raid|
|Make 5 great curveballs throws in a row||Spinda (#9)|
Spinda #9 is the heart pattern Spinda!
New Avatar Items, Stickers, and Bundles
The following new avatar items will be available to purchase in the in-game shop during this event and will continue to be available after the event ends.
- Valentine’s Shirt
- Valentine’s Shorts
- Valentine’s Hairpin
- Valentine’s Socks