Selected canine-like Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild (and from Incense, Lure Module):
These Shiny Pokémon were released with the start of the event:
Following promotional pictures were published by creators of the game across their social media channels.
- 2018, the Year of the Dog was celebrated by featuring Pokémon that resembled real-life canines.
- For some unknown reason Houndour wasn't featured in this event, despite its resemblance to a canine.
- ↑ PokémonGoApp Feeling lucky? Starting today until February 17, Trainers who catch a Poochyena, Growlithe, Snubbull, Eevee, or Electrike will receive bonus Stardust. Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-02-18.
- ↑ PokémonGoApp As our #LunarNewYear event starts to wind down, which Pokémon have you caught so far that resemble real-life canines, Trainers? Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-02-18.