Pokémon GO Winter Holidays 2022 Event – Part 2

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Pokémon GO Winter Holiday: Part 2 event runs from Friday December 23, 2022 at 10:00 am to Saturday December 31, 2022 at 8:00 pm local time, bringing Eevee and Eeveelutions in winter outfits, Winter Wishes timed research, Kyurem with Glaciate,  Hisuian Avalugg Raid Day and more!

Winter Holidays Part 2

Winter Holidays Part 2 Bonuses

Friday December 23, 2022 at 10:00 am to Saturday December 31, 2022 at 8:00 pm local time.

  • Debut of Holiday Hats for Eevee family and Beartic
  • Store up to 40 gifts until the end of event
  • Bonuses through the Timed Research
  • Kyurem caught from Dec 23, 2022, 10:00 am – Jan 1, 2023, 10:00 am will know the attack Glaciate.
  • Featured avatar items and event-themed stickers
  • Paid research still available (from first event)
  • Winter Wonderland mini event – Sat Dec 24, 2022, 10am – Sun Dec 25, 8pm local time
  • Hisuian Avalugg Raid Day mini event – Sat Dec 24, 2022, 2pm – 5pm local time

Bonuses: Winter Wonderland & Hisuian Avalugg Raid Day

From Saturday December 24, 2022 at 10:00 am to Saturday December 25, 2022 at 8:00 pm local time

  • One extra special trade per day
  • Daily Incense will last for 30 minutes
  • Number of guaranteed lucky trades increased from 10 to 15 – any Pokemon from 2017 or earlier is guaranteed to become lucky until limit is reached (permanent change)
  • Collection Challenge
  • Hisuian Avalugg Raid Day – Hisuian Avalugg in 3 Star Raids with an increased shiny chance, up to five additional daily Raid Passes

Pokémon Debuts

Eevee will make their debut wearing a special holiday hat! Evolve Eevee into all of their Eeveelutions to obtain them wearing a holiday hat too. (Eeveelutions will not be spawning in the wild and are obtainable only via evolution)

For the first time ever, trainers will also be able evolve their winter costume Cubchoo into Beartic for the first time!

Wild spawns

Eggs

7km Eggs

The following Pokémon will hatch from 7km eggs:

Raids

Raids

The following Pokémon will be available in Raids during the Part II of Winter Holiday 2022 event:

One Star Raids

Related raid guides: Pikachu, Cubchoo, Eevee, Alolan Sandshrew & Galarian Darumaka.

Three Star Raids

Related raid guides: Glaceon, Delibird, Lapras & Cloyster.

Five Star Raids

Related raid guide: Kyurem Raid Guide

Mega Raids

Related raid guide: Mega Glalie Raid Guide

Featured Attacks

Kyurem caught between December 23, 2022 at 10:00 to Sunday, January 1, 2023 10:00 local time, will know the special move Glaciate.

  • Trainer Battles: 60 power. This move decreases your opponent’s attack stat when used.
  • Gyms and raids: 160 power

Field Research

Field Research Task Encounters

The following Pokémon will be available as encounters from field research tasks:

Task Text Reward
Send 5 Gifts to friends
Open 5 gifts Sandshrew (Alola)
Catch 7 Ice-type Pokemon
Catch 10 different species of Pokemon Jynx
Catch 5 different species of Pokemon
Hatch an egg Sneasel
Win a raid Glaceon wearing an undersea holiday outfit
Send 3 Gifts and add a sticker to each Crabrawler
Send 3 Gifts and add a sticker to each Mega Energy icon 25x Abomasnow Mega Energy
Catch 5 Ice-type Pokemon
  • Razz Berry icon 3x Razz Berry
  • PokeBall icon 5x PokeBall

Timed Research

Winter Wishes – Event-exclusive Timed Research

Winter Wishes is a special, event-exclusive, branching Timed Research will be available during the Pat II of Winter Holidays event. This Timed Research lets Trainers pick a path and a bonus for the event!

Bonuses to choose from will revolve around hatching eggs, Stardust, or catching Pokémon. No matter which bonus path you choose, you’ll have the opportunity to encounter Galarian Mr. Mime as a reward, along with other winter themed Pokémon.

Winter Wishes Timed Research (1/2)

Task Reward
Catch 5 Pokémon Glacial Lure icon 1x Glacial Lure
Spin 3 PokéStops or Gyms Eevee Holiday Hat
Power up Pokémon 5 times Silver Pinap Berry icon 2x Silver Pinap Berry

🏆 Stage rewards

  • Stardust icon 200x Stardust
  • XP icon 500x XP

Choose a path

  • Hatching Path 
    1/2 Egg Hatch Distance
  • Catching Path
    2x Catch XP
  • Stardust Path 
    2x Catch Stardust

Winter Wishes Timed Research (2/2)

Task Reward
Catch 10 Pokémon Stantler Holiday
Catch 25 Pokémon Cubchoo Holiday
Catch 40 Ice-type Pokémon Lapras
Catch 8 different species of Ice-type Pokémon Delibird Holiday
Send 25 Gifts to friends Eevee Holiday Hat
  • Hatch 3 Eggs (Hatching Path)
  • Earn 25,000 XP (Catching Path)
  • Earn 7,500 Stardust (Stardust Path)
Darumaka (Galarian)

🏆 Stage rewards

  • All paths
    Mr. Mime (Galarian)
  • Hatching Path 
    Egg Incubator icon 1x Egg Incubator
  • Catching Path 
    Lucky Egg icon 1x Lucky Egg
  • Stardust Path
    Star Piece icon 1x Star Piece

Winter Wonderland Event

Lucky Pokémon GO
Lucky Pokémon GO

Date & Time

Event icon From Saturday December 24, 2022 at 10:00am to Saturday December 25, 2022 at 8:00pm local time

Event Bonuses

  • Trade icon One extra special trade per day
  • Incense icon Daily Adventure Incense will last for 30 minutes

A Lucky Exchange!

The number of guaranteed lucky Pokémon a trainer can receive has now been upped from 10, to 15! Starting now, if you trade a Pokémon that has been in a trainer’s storage since 2017, it is guaranteed to become lucky until the limit is reached.

This change is permanent and will remain active going forward.

Winter Wonderland Collection challenge

A winter collection challenge that rewards an encounter with Galarian Mr. Mime, and rewards XP and incense, will be available during this weekend event.

  • Holiday Eevee (Wild, Raids, Field Research)
  • Swinub (Wild)
  • Snorunt (Wild)
  • Spheal (Wild)
  • Bergmite (Wild)
  • Snover (Wild)
  • Holiday Delibird (Wild, Raids, Field Research)
  • Vanillite (Wild)
  • Holiday Cubchoo (Wild, Field Research)
  • Cryagonal (Wild)

Stage Rewards: 10000 XP, 1 Incense, Galarian Mr. Mime encounter (s)

Hisuian Avalugg Raid Day

Date & Time

Event icon Saturday December 24, 2022 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm local time

Event Information

  • Raid icon Hisuian Avalugg will appear more frequently in three-star raids
  • Raid Pass icon Earn up to five additional raid passes from spinning gym photo discs
  • Pokemon Encounter icon Shiny Hisuian Avalugg makes their debut, enjoy an increased chance of encountering the shiny form!

Shiny Hisuian Avalugg

Hisuian Avalugg Shiny Hisuian Avalugg

 

Vivillon Debut

Pokémon GO Vivillon
Pokémon GO Vivillon

Scatterbug, Spewpa and Vivillon have made their Pokémon GO debut! Pin postcards from around the world to collect their different patterns, all based in different regions across the globe.

For full information on how this works, and the full region map, check out our guide here.

Avatar Items and Stickers

Winter 2022 Avatar Items

You’ll be able to get special event themed stickers by opening gifts, spinning PokéStops and in the in-game shop. The following avatar items will be available during the event, and will continue to be available afterwards:

  • Holiday Pajama Top
  • Holiday Pajama Bottoms
  • Holiday Pajama Slippers
  • Gifting Pose
  • Holiday Hat
  • Holiday Beard
  • Holiday Suit

Winter Holiday 2022 Timed Research 

🎟️ Ticket Exclusive | US$5.00

(*) Please note that the Winter Holiday Timed Research Ticket will only be available in the in-game shop from December 15, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. until December 30, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time!

Complete the research tasks to earn an event-themed avatar pose! Other Timed Research rewards include:

  • Two Incubators
  • One Incense
  • Abomasnow Mega Energy
  • Various event-themed Pokémon encounters

Trainers will be able to purchase and gift tickets to any of their Pokémon GO friends that they have achieved a Friendship level of Great Friends or higher with. Please note that purchases—including those made for other Trainers—are non-refundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Tickets cannot be purchased with PokéCoins.

IMPORTANT: Please note that Timed Research expires. The tasks associated with Timed Research must be completed and their rewards must be claimed before Saturday, December 31, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Winter Holiday Timed Research (1/4)

Task Reward
Walk 2km Snover
Catch 10 Pokémon Spheal
Catch 10 Ice-type Pokémon Seel

🏆 Stage rewards

  • Incense icon 1x Incense
  • Sneasel
  • Mega Energy icon 50x Abomasnow Mega Energy

Winter Holiday Timed Research (2/4)

Task Reward
Walk 2km Swinub
Transfer 10 Pokémon Delibird
Catch 10 Ice-type Pokémon Cubchoo

🏆 Stage rewards

Winter Holiday Timed Research (3/4)

Task Reward
Walk 2km Vanillite
Send 7 gifts to friends Stantler
Catch 15 Ice-type Pokémon Castform (Snowy)

🏆 Stage rewards

Winter Holiday Timed Research (4/4)

Task Reward
Hatch an egg Vulpix (Alola)
Catch 8 different species of Ice-type Pokémon Sandshrew (Alola)
Catch 15 Ice-type Pokémon Lapras

🏆 Stage rewards

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