Holiday in 2017 was the second Holiday event in Pokémon GO. Moreover, this event coincided with the release of twenty aquatic-themed, Hoenn-region Pokémon.[1]

Features

Featured Pokémon

The following Pokémon were released with the start of the event:

Pichu
#172
Electric
Delibird
#225
Ice   Flying
Lotad
#270
Water   Grass
Lombre
#271
Water   Grass
Ludicolo
#272
Water   Grass
Carvanha
#318
Water   Dark
Sharpedo
#319
Water   Dark
Wailmer
#320
Water
Wailord
#321
Water
Barboach
#339
Water   Ground
Whiscash
#340
Water   Ground
Crawdaunt
#342
Water   Dark
Feebas
#349
Water
Milotic
#350
Water
Snorunt
#361
Ice
Glalie
#362
Ice
Spheal
#363
Ice   Water
Sealeo
#364
Ice   Water
Walrein
#365
Ice   Water
Relicanth
#369
Water   Rock
Luvdisc
#370
Water
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

Selected Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild and from Incense or Lure Modules:

Pikachu
#025
Electric
Seel
#086
Water
Lapras
#131
Water   Ice
Sneasel
#215
Dark   Ice
Swinub
#220
Ice   Ground
Delibird
#225
Ice   Flying
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Snorunt
Snorunt
#361
Ice
Spheal
#363
Ice   Water

These Shiny Pokémon were released with the start of the event:

Snorunt
#361
Ice
Glalie
#362
Ice
Egg 2k.png 2-km Eggs

2-km Pokémon Eggs obtained during the event would hatch more of Pichu wearing festive hat:

Pichu
#172
215 / 187

Shop special offer

TodayView Icon Shop.png Special shop offers

New Star Piece item available in the Shop

Year after the very-first special offer boxes, there were new ones for this event, available from the shop for a limited time.

From December 21st through December 25th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. PST, special boxes featured items such as Super Incubators, Lure Modules and newly introduced Star Pieces.[3]

From December 25th, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. PST through January 4th, 2018, special boxes featured items such as Premium Raid Passes, Super Incubators, and Star Pieces.[4]

This offer introduced new graphic design for such boxes and it differs from previous special offer boxes by having futuristic style with more winter, holiday theme.

Winter Box
Winter Box
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Great Box
Great Box
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Ultra Box
Ultra Box
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Winter Box
Winter Box
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Ultra Box
Ultra Box
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Gallery

Promotional pictures

Following promotional pictures were published by creators of the game across their social media channels.

References

  1. Celebrate the holiday season with Pikachu and friends!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2017-12-21.
  2. PokemonGoApp. (2017, December 21). Surprise, Trainers! In celebration of the holidays, from now till January 4, Lure Modules will last 6 hours when activated!. Twitter. Retrieved on 2017-12-22.
  3. Event Boxes. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-12-17.
  4. New boxes are live!. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-12-17.
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