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Countdown to Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto—celebrate the Hoenn region with us!

Countdown to Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto—celebrate the Hoenn region with us!

Trainers,

We’re excited to announce that Hoenn will be the next region featured in our countdown celebration leading up to Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto!

Date + Time

Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, January 24, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Features

  • Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Taillow, Loudred, Nosepass, Aron, Meditite, Roselia, Carvanha, Numel, Baltoy, and more will be appearing more frequently in the wild. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Aron!
  • The following Pokémon will be hatching from 5 km Eggs: Skitty, Aron, Corphish, Lileep, Anorith, Bagon, and Beldum.
  • Enjoy event-exclusive Field Research tasks that reward Stardust and lead to encounters with Pokémon such as Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Aron, Plusle, Minun, and Wailmer.
  • The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.
  • Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Ralts, Aron, and Bagon will be appearing in one-star raids.
  • Breloom, Mawile, Grumpig, Spinda, and Absol will be appearing in three-star raids.
  • Kyogre and Groudon will be appearing in five-star raids.
  • Complete the Hoenn-themed Collection Challenge during the event by collecting Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Nincada, Nosepass, Aron, Plusle, Minun, and Bagon to receive three Silver Pinap Berries, XP, and an Incense. Head on over to the Today View to track your progress!
  • Evolve Metang (the evolved form of Beldum) during the event to get a Metagross that knows the previously Community Day–exclusive attack Meteor Mash!
  • Event-exclusive Timed Research will be available! Complete the Hoenn-themed Timed Research tasks to earn the following rewards.
  • Catch two Kyogre to earn 10 Kyogre Candies.
  • Catch two Groudon to earn 10 Groudon Candies.
  • Catch 30 Pokémon to earn 30 Poké Balls.
  • Complete all the Timed Research tasks to encounter a Rayquaza that knows the exclusive Charged Attack Hurricane, as well as earn 3,000 XP and a Silver Pinap Berry. If you’re extremely lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Rayquaza!
  • A free bundle featuring three Remote Raid Passes to help you challenge Kyogre and Groudon will be available in the in-game shop from Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, January 25, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8).

Up next: Johto! An event celebrating the Johto region will be happening from Tuesday, January 26, 2021, to Sunday, January 31, 2021. Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the date!

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—The Pokémon GO team