Pokémon GO Kanto Celebration Event

Kanto Celebration
Kanto Celebration

Kanto Celebration Event takes place from February 21 – 27 2021, as a follow-up celebration to the Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto Event. During the event, Trainers will be able to raid Kanto region legendary Pokémon and obtain Gen 1 Pokémon that know exclusive attacks from previous Community Day events.

You will be able to collect different Kanto region Pokémon from wild encounters, Incense and Eggs. Do note that shiny forms of all Kanto Pokémon will become available once Kanto Tour begins on the same day – February 21st.

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Date and Time

  • Starts on Sunday, February 21, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time
  • Ends on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Wild spawns

The following Pokémon will be appearing more frequently in the wild during the Kanto Celebration event:


Incense encounters

The following Pokémon will be attracted to Incense during the event:


Eggs

The following Pokémon will be hatching from 5 km Eggs:


Timed Research

You can complete the Kanto Celebration Event Timed Research from February 21, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time to Saturday, February 27, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Kanto Celebration Event (1/4)

  • Power up Pokémon 5 times – Paras encounter
  • Transfer 6 Pokémon – Geodude encounter
  • Catch 20 Pokémon – Rhyhorn encounter
  • Rewards: Onix encounter, 3x Razz Berry, 40x Venusaur Mega Energy

Kanto Celebration Event (2/4)

  • Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket Grunts – Ekans encounter
  • Catch 2 Shadow Pokémon – Drowzee encounter
  • Catch 20 Pokémon – Koffing encounter
  • Rewards: Grimer encounter, 1000 XP, 40x Charizard Mega Energy

Kanto Celebration Event (3/4)

  • Take a snapshot of a Water-type Pokémon – Staryu encounter
  • Catch 20 Water-type Pokémon – Shellder encounter
  • Catch 25 Pokémon – Tentacool encounter
  • Rewards: Onix Omanyte, 3x Pinap Berry, 40x Blastoise Mega Energy

Kanto Celebration Event (4/4)

  • Power up Pokémon 10 times – Porygon encounter
  • Send 3 Gifts to friends – Jynx encounter
  • Catch 25 Pokémon – Eevee encounter
  • Rewards: Aerodactyl encounter, 2500 XP, 1x Rare Candy

Field Research

Event-exclusive Field Research features tasks that reward Stardust and lead to encounters with Pokémon such as:


Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids:

  • Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Pikachu, Magikarp, and Dratini will be appearing in one-star raids.
  • Scyther, Pinsir, Machoke, Kadabra, Haunter, Graveler, and Lapras will be appearing in three-star raids.
  • Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, and Mewtwo will be appearing in five-star raids.

Exclusive moves

Get Pokémon that know exclusive attacks from previous Community Day events! If you evolve the following Pokémon during the event, their Evolution will know an exclusive attack.

  • Evolve Ivysaur (the evolved form of Bulbasaur) to get a Venusaur that knows Frenzy Plant.
  • Evolve Charmeleon (the evolved form of Charmander) to get a Charizard that knows Blast Burn.
  • Evolve Wartortle (the evolved form of Squirtle) to get a Blastoise that knows Hydro Cannon.
  • Evolve Pichu to get a Pikachu that knows Surf.
  • Evolve Eevee into any of its Evolutions to get an evolved form that knows Last Resort.
  • Evolve Dragonair (the evolved form of Dratini) to get a Dragonite that knows Draco Meteor.

Collection challenges

Some of the Collection Challenges from Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto will continue throughout the Kanto Celebration event. Head on over to the Today View to track your progress.

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