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Lunar New Year in 2018 was the first Lunar New Year event in Pokémon GO.[1]

Features

Featured Pokémon

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Selected canine-like Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild (and from Incense, Lure Module):

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

Poochyena shiny
Mightyena shiny

Gallery

Promotional pictures

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

Trivia

  • 2018, the Year of the Dog was celebrated by featuring Pokémon that resembled real-life canines.[2]
    • For some unknown reason Houndour wasn't featured in this event, despite its resemblance to a canine.

References

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