Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Pokémon GO’s 2024 Lunar New Year event!
Happy Lunar New Year! The Pokémon GO Lunar New Year event is happening once again!
Lunar New Year: Dragons Unleashed
Monday, February 5, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, February 11, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. local time
Drampa, the Placid Pokémon, will make its Pokémon GO debut!
The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.
The following Pokémon will appear in raids.
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!
Paid Timed Research
For US$2.00 (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 Lucky Eggs
- Encounters with event-themed Pokémon
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.
Global Challenge: Dragons Unleashed
A Global Challenge will take place throughout the event! Work with Trainers around the world to throw 1,000,000,000 Nice Throws to unlock the bonuses below for all Trainers to enjoy for the remainder of the event!
As part of the Global Challenge rewards, festive fireworks will also light up the skies!
Global Challenge rewards: featured attacks
Evolve certain Pokémon during the event to get a Pokémon that knows a featured attack!
Global Challenge rewards: wild encounters
Global Challenge rewards: raids
Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change. Be sure to follow us on social media, opt in to receiving push notifications, and subscribe to our emails to stay updated.
—The Pokémon GO team