Holiday in 2018 was the third Holiday event in Pokémon GO. Moreover, this event coincided with the release of a new group of Sinnoh-region Pokémon.[1]

Features

Featured Pokémon

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

Bronzor
#436
Steel   Psychic
Bronzong
#437
Steel   Psychic
Skorupi
#451
Poison   Bug
Drapion
#452
Poison   Dark
Croagunk
#453
Poison   Fighting
Toxicroak
#454
Poison   Fighting
Finneon
#456
Water
Mantyke
#458
Water   Flying
Snover
#459
Grass   Ice
Abomasnow
#460
Grass   Ice
Heatran
#485
Fire   Steel
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

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

Shiny Pokémon.png
Pikachu
Pikachu
#025
Electric
Jynx
#124
Ice   Psychic
Sneasel
#215
Dark   Ice
Swinub
#220
Ice   Ground
Shiny Pokémon.png
Delibird
Delibird
#225
Ice   Flying
Shiny Pokémon.png
Snorunt
Snorunt
#361
Ice
Spheal
#363
Ice   Water
Snover
#459
Grass   Ice

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

Pikachu
#025
Electric
Raichu
#026
Electric
Pichu
#172
Electric
Marill
#183
Water   Fairy
Azumarill
#184
Water   Fairy
Delibird
#225
Ice   Flying
Azurill
#298
Normal   Fairy
Egg 7k.png 7-km Eggs

7-km Pokémon Eggs obtained during the event would hatch more of these Baby Pokémon:

Smoochum
#238
738 / 686
Shiny Pokémon.png
Azurill
Azurill
#298
208 / 179
Chingling
#433
574 / 530
Munchlax
#446
1,081 / 1,017
Riolu
#447
567 / 522
Mantyke
#458
713 / 662

The following Raid Bosses were available for a time of this event:

Egg Raid Normal.png 1st Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Shellder
Shellder
#090 Shellder
Water
Boss CP 3,916 CP
Max capture CP 617 CP 771 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Magikarp
Magikarp
#129 Magikarp
Water
Boss CP 1,077 CP
Max capture CP 157 CP 196 CP
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Snorunt
Snorunt
#361 Snorunt
Ice
Boss CP 2,825 CP
Max capture CP 507 CP 634 CP
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Shinx
Shinx
#403 Shinx
Electric
Boss CP 2,873 CP
Max capture CP 500 CP 625 CP
Buizel
#418 Buizel
Water
Boss CP 3,260 CP
Max capture CP 602 CP 753 CP
Egg Raid Normal.png 2nd Tier
Dewgong
#087 Dewgong
Water Ice
Boss CP 9,053 CP
Max capture CP 1,134 CP 1,418 CP
Exeggutor
Grass Dragon
Boss CP 19,053 CP
Max capture CP 1,722 CP 2,153 CP
Sneasel
#215 Sneasel
Dark Ice
Boss CP 6,340 CP
Max capture CP 1,172 CP 1,465 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Mawile
Mawile
#303 Mawile
Steel Fairy
Boss CP 12,739 CP
Max capture CP 934 CP 1,167 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 3rd Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Raichu
Raichu
Electric Psychic
Boss CP 16,848 CP
Max capture CP 1,306 CP 1,633 CP
Machamp
#068 Machamp
Fighting
Boss CP 19,707 CP
Max capture CP 1,746 CP 2,183 CP
Jynx
#124 Jynx
Ice Psychic
Boss CP 18,398 CP
Max capture CP 1,460 CP 1,825 CP
Piloswine
#221 Piloswine
Ice Ground
Boss CP 14,546 CP
Max capture CP 1,340 CP 1,675 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 4th Tier
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Marowak
Marowak
Fire Ghost
Boss CP 13,525 CP
Max capture CP 1,048 CP 1,311 CP
Lapras
#131 Lapras
Water Ice
Boss CP 14,847 CP
Max capture CP 1,509 CP 1,886 CP
Tyranitar
#248 Tyranitar
Rock Dark
Boss CP 37,599 CP
Max capture CP 2,191 CP 2,739 CP
Walrein
#365 Walrein
Ice Water
Boss CP 16,335 CP
Max capture CP 1,557 CP 1,947 CP
Egg Raid Legendary.png 5th Tier
Heatran
#485 Heatran
Fire Steel
Boss CP 49,192 CP
Max capture CP 2,145 CP 2,681 CP

Avatar items

These avatar items were released with the beginning of the event:

Delibird Earmuffs
Delibird Earmuffs
(male and female)
Delibird Gloves
Delibird Gloves
(male and female)
Delibird Shoes
Delibird Shoes
(male and female)

Shop special offer

TodayView Icon Shop.png Special shop offers

Similar to previous years, there were special offer boxes for this event available from the shop for a limited time from December 11th.[2]

Winter Box
Winter Box
PokeCoin.png 480
Great Box
Great Box
PokeCoin.png 780
Ultra Box
Ultra Box
PokeCoin.png 1,480

Trivia

  • The Lake Guardians are seen in the promotional picture, but none of them was released in this event.

References

  1. Delibird and friends return for Pokémon GO Holidays 2018!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-12-15.
  2. Special winter box on sale. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-12-18.


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