Let's Go Celebration was an event in Pokémon GO that promoted the release of Nintendo Switch games Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!. It featured spawns and field research centered around Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region, including the new Mythical Pokémon Meltan.[1]


TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter Kanto-region Pokémon spawn increased
TodayView Icon Raid Themed Raid Boss
TodayView Icon Research Special Research featuring Meltan
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter Meltan release
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter Shiny Magnemite and Alolan Raichu release

Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto-region were seen more frequently. Field Research tasks highlighting Kanto Pokémon and Special Research featuring Meltan were made available. Slugma, Gulpin and Anorith also appeared more to help Trainers complete research.

Moreover, these Shiny Pokémon were released during the event.

Raichu alolan shiny
Icon Electric   Icon Psychic
Magnemite shiny
Icon Electric   Icon Steel
Magneton shiny
Icon Electric   Icon Steel

Raid Bosses

The following tier three Raid Bosses were featured from November 23rd to November 26th, starting the possibility of acquiring a shiny Alolan Raichu.[2]

Pokémon Raid Boss's CP Max. Capture CP
Egg Raid Rare 3rd Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Rare
11,369 CP 1,247 CP
1,558 CP
Raichu alolan
Alolan Raichu
16,848 CP 1,306 CP
1,633 CP
17,511 CP 1,779 CP
2,225 CP
20,800 CP 1,650 CP
2,063 CP
21,811 CP 1,730 CP
2,163 CP
22,826 CP 1,811 CP
2,264 CP
13,509 CP 1,221 CP
1,526 CP

Field Research event tasks

There were several Field Research tasks available exclusively during the Let's Go Celebration. These tasks served as a help towards completing some Special Research tasks of Let's GO, Meltan tasks series.

Task Possible Rewards
Make an Excellent Throw. Ditto Ditto
Hatch 2 Eggs. Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Shiny Pokémon
Evolve 2 Anorith. Scyther Scyther

Special research tasks

Main article: Let's GO, Meltan

There is a nine-part Special Research tasks series — Let's GO, Meltan.



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