Pokémon GO’s Carnival of Love 2024 event!
The Carnival of Love event is coming soon to Pokémon GO, bringing festivities for all to enjoy! For the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Oricorio—if you’re lucky!
Carnival of Love
Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. local time
Give your Furfrou a fresh trim!
For the duration of the Carnival of Love event, you’ll be able to change your Natural Form Furfrou to Heart Trim Furfrou!
Follow these steps to change Furfrou’s Trim.
- Find Furfrou in your Pokémon Storage, tap it to check its summary, 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 following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.
Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Oricorio—if you’re lucky!
- Baile Style Oricorio: Appearing in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa
- Pom-Pom Style Oricorio: Appearing in the Americas
- Pa’u Style Oricorio: Appearing in African, Asian, Pacific, and Caribbean islands
- Sensu Style Oricorio: Appearing in the Asia-Pacific region
Flabébé with differently colored flowers will also 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.
Field Research task encounters
Event-themed Field Research tasks will be available!
The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks!
A Carnival of Love–themed Collection Challenge is coming!
Complete the Collection Challenge to receive XP, Stardust, and an encounter with Roserade.
New avatar item
The following avatar item will be available to purchase in the in-game shop during this event and will continue to be available after the event ends!
Luvdisc Tambourine Pose
Be on the lookout for Showcases at different PokéStops during the Carnival of Love event where you can enter event-themed Pokémon. Trainers will be able to enter their biggest Buddy Pokémon!*
Exclusive bonus for Trainers in Brazil
Trainers located in Brazil can look forward to earning twice the XP for catching Pokémon during the Carnival of Love event in celebration of Brazilian Carnaval!
Paid Timed Research
For US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access event-exclusive Timed Research.
Timed Research rewards include the following.
- Stardust, XP, and two Incense
- Five encounters with Spinda with a heart pattern
Please note that Timed Research expires. The tasks associated with this Timed Research must be completed and their rewards must be claimed before Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. local time.
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.
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—The Pokémon GO team