A new year brings new adventures—celebrate the arrival of 2023 with Pokémon GO!
As we come to the close of another eventful year of exploration, let’s start the next one off right—with a New Year’s celebration event in Pokémon GO!
This year, our New Year’s party features Pokémon decked in their sparkly best, a new avatar item and pose, and more! Let’s GO…right into 2023!
Pokémon GO New Year’s 2023 event
Saturday, December 31, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. to Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at 8:00 p.m. local time
New costumed Pokémon will appear during this event!
Explore with decor
During this event, festive fireworks will light up the skies. We hope you enjoy the colorful decor!
New avatar item, pose, and stickers
The following avatar item and pose will be available to purchase in the in-game shop during this event and will continue to be available after the event ends!
Pikachu Party Hat
Party Popper Pose
You’ll be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop.
The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.
The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs.
Field Research tasks
New Year’s–themed Field Research tasks will be available!
Complete the research tasks to earn Stardust!
The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.
Trainer Battles: 90 power
Gyms and raids: 140 power
A New Year’s–themed Collection Challenge is coming!
Complete the New Year’s–themed Collection Challenge to receive Stardust!
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