Pokémon GO City Safari 2024: Tainan, Taiwan

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你好! The first Pokémon GO City Safari of 2024 has been announced, inviting trainers to visit the city of Tainan, Taiwan. Whether you’re local to the city or travelling from a little further afield, explore with location-themed wild Pokémon encounters, event-exclusive Special Research, and more!

Tickets and Dates Event icon

Tickets for Pokémon GO City Safari 2023: Tainan cost NT$300 (plus applicable taxes and fees) and can be purchased here. The event lasts from March 9, 10:00 AM to March 10, 6:00 PM CST.

Starts Ends
March 9, 2024
at 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM CST
March 10, 2024
at 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM CST

Ticket Holder bonuses

Ticket-holding Trainers will receive the following bonuses and rewards between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., anywhere in Tainan on their ticketed day:

  • Lure icon Lure Modules (excluding Golden Lures) activated during the event will last four hours
  • Trade icon Up to five special trades can be made per day, no matter where you are in Tainan
  • Trade icon Trades will require 50% less Stardust
  • Buddy icon Your buddy may find an exclusive Tiny Compass souvenir.
  • Pokemon Encounter icon An increased chance of encountering shiny Pokémon

How to purchase tickets

Trainers can either purchase a ticket for one day of the two-day event or a one-day ticket with an additional second day add-on. One-day tickets are €12 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency, plus any applicable taxes and fees) and are available for purchase on the Pokémon GO City Safari website.

You will see “Tickets Available” next to the Pokémon GO City Safari: Tainan event ticket if it hasn’t sold out yet. Event gameplay will be available only at the date, time, and location specified on your ticket.

Note: Tickets to this event are non-refundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Tickets are first come, first served and are available for purchase while supplies last.

Encounter Shiny Skiddo and Gogoat Shiny icon

Skiddo and Gogoat will be available to encounter during City Safari Tainan, following their release during the 2023 City Safari event, and at this time of writing is the only way to encounter this exclusive Pokémon. As mentioned in our Pokémon to look out for during City Safari Barcelona 2023 article, Skiddo is the hottest collector’s item right now, so be sure to snag a shiny Skiddo during the event!

It will cost 50 candy to evolve Skiddo into their evolution, Gogoat. 

Regular Sprite Shiny Sprite

Wild Spawns Pokemon Encounter icon

Special Pokémon will appear across the city of Tainan during the event! Plus, for the first time in Taiwan, you’ll be able to encounter Skiddo, the Mount Pokémon! Skiddo will currently only appear during Pokémon GO City Safari 2023 events but may appear worldwide at a later date.

The following Pokemon will appear more frequently in the wild:

Eggs Eggs icon

The following Pokémon will hatch from 7km Eggs during the event:

Tip: You can upgrade your ticket with the Egg-thusiast add-on to unlock a 1/2 Hatch Distance bonus during the event (full details above). Ticket add-ons are active for both the Saturday and Sunday of Pokémon GO City Safari: Tainan.

Get yourself an Eevee or it’s evolutions wearing Explorer Hat! Evolve icon

Eevee Wearing an explorer hat

Team up with Eevee to assist Professor Willow, as ticket holders will be set off to explore in and around Tainan in your own play style. Eevee is dressed for the occasion —Trainers will encounter Eevee wearing an explorer hat at the beginning of the City Safari Special Research! Explore the city with Eevee as your buddy, and there’s no telling what you may discover!

Gameplay Ticket Add-Ons

In addition to the live events, you will also be able to enhance your event experience with optional add-ons. Ticket add-ons are active for both days of Pokémon GO City Safari: Tainan — Friday and Saturday. Trainers with the ticket add-ons will be able to take advantage of the bonuses even on the day that they aren’t taking part in ticketed gameplay.

Raid Lover (NT$150)

  • Raid icon Up to 12 free Raid Passes per day by spinning Photo Discs at Gyms
  • XP icon Additional 5,000 XP from completed raids
  • Candy icon 3 additional Candy awarded for catching Pokémon in five-star raids and Primal Raids
  • Candy icon 1 additional Candy XL awarded for catching Pokémon in five-star raids and Primal Raids (Trainers level 31+)

Egg-thusiast (NT$150)

  • Egg icon 1/2 Egg Hatch Distance
  • Stardust icon 2× Hatch Stardust
  • XP icon 2× Hatch XP
  • Candy icon 2× Hatch Candy

Citywide Gameplay (NT$250)

Enjoy two days of adventure in Tainan! After selecting either a Friday or Saturday ticket, Trainers can purchase an add-on for the other day to make the most of their time.

Purchasing a Friday or Saturday add-on gives Trainers an extra day to enjoy the following bonuses:

  • Shiny icon An increased chance of encountering Shiny Pokémon
  • TradeBall icon Up to five Special Trades daily within the city
  • Stardust icon 1/2 Stardust Cost for trades within the city
  • Incense icon Incense (excluding Daily Adventure Incense) activated during the event will last for 8 hours
  • Lure icon Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours

Restrictions for the Friday/Saturday add-ons apply. Trainers will only receive the event Special Research once.

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Hey, I'm Tudor. Sometimes known as SneaselClaw. I've been an avid Pokémon fan for most of my life, and as you may guess, Sneasel is my favourite. I'm a casual shiny hunter, Level 50 in Pokémon GO and team Mystic!

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