Twinkling Fantasy Event
From January 10 to January 16, 2023 from 8 A.M. to 10 P.M. local time, we have the first ever Twinkling Fantasy Event. Celebrating Fairy and Dragon types, Mega Salamence and shiny Dedenne will debut!
- From Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 8:00am, to Monday January 16, 2023 at 10:00pm local time.
- 2x XP for catching Pokémon with successful nice, great and excellent throws during the event
- Additional candy for catching Pokémon with successful nice, great and excellent throws during the event
- Increased chance for trainers level 31 and above of XL Candy for catching Pokémon with successful nice, great and excellent throws during the event
Lunar New Year 2023
From January 19 to January 23, 2023, from 10 A.M. to 8 P.M. local time, we celebrate the Lunar New Year 2023! Buneary and Bunnelby will appear more frequently in the wild, and you’ll have an increased chance of encountering Darumaka shiny!
- Increased chance to encounter Shiny Darumaka!
- Increased chance for Lucky Pokémon in trades.
- Increased chance to become Lucky Friends.
- 2× Stardust from opening Gifts.
- One additional Special Trade can be made for a maximum of two per day.*
- During the Lunar New Year event, Trainers can choose from several bonuses as a reward for their Timed Research.
Larvitar Community Day ClassicLarvitar
Larvitar will appear more frequently in the wild on January 21, 2023, and if you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Larvitar! Tyranitar evolved during the event, or up to two hours afterward – from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – will know the Fast Attack Smack Down.
- 3x XP for catching Pokémon
- Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours
- Incense activated during the event will last for three hours
- Take a few snapshots during Community Day Classic for a surprise!
GO Battle League Season 13
- GO Battle League: Mythical Wishes will start on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -8)
- End-of-Season rewards will be available on the battle screen.
- Your GO Battle League rank will be reset.
- Rank-up requirements will remain the same as the prior Season.
Jan 12-Jan 19
- 🔵 Great League
- 🟡 Ultra League
- 🟣 Master League
Jan 19-Jan 26
- 🔵 Great League
- 🔵 Weather Cup: Great League Edition
Tuesday 17th January 6pm till 7pm local time we have Seedot as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2× XP for catching Pokémon.
Wednesday 18th January 6pm till 7pm local time Regice will be appearing in raids for raid hour.
Mega RaidsSalamence (Mega)
From January 10 to January 18 Mega Salamence will appear in Mega Raids.Lopunny (Mega)
From January 18 to January 25 Mega Lopunny will appear in Mega Raids.
Five Star RaidsZekrom
From January 10 to January 18 Zekrom will appear in five-star raids. It will know the special move Fusion Bolt during this time.Regice
From January 18 to January 25 Regice will appear in five-star raids.
January 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!
January 2023 Research Tasks
For a full list of January 2023 research tasks and rewards check out our article here.
Season of Mythical Wishes
Season of Mythical Wishes Bonuses
- Increased damage for Pokémon participating in Raids remotely
- Trainers level 31+ receive a guaranteed 1 XL Candy for each trade
- All Trainers receive 1 additional Candy for each trade.
- Trainers can open 40 Gifts daily
- 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
Season of Mythical Wishes Eggs
The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs this Season.