Lunar New Year in 2019 was the second Lunar New Year event in Pokémon GO.[1]

Features

Featured Pokémon

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

Spoink
#325
Psychic
Grumpig
#326
Psychic
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

To celebrate the new year, 12 Pokémon that symbolize a zodiac of the Chinese lunar calendar had increased spawn rates in the wild and from Incense or Lure Modules:

Rattata
#019
Normal
Miltank
#241
Normal
Buneary
#427
Normal
Shiny Pokémon.png
Dratini
Dratini
#147
Dragon
Ekans
#023
Poison
Shiny Pokémon.png
Ponyta
Ponyta
#077
Fire
Shiny Pokémon.png
Mareep
Mareep
#179
Electric
Mankey
#056
Fighting
Torchic
#255
Fire
Shiny Pokémon.png
Spoink
Spoink
#325
Psychic

Field Research event tasks

TodayView Icon Research.png Field Research tasks

There was a Field Research task exclusively for the duration of the event.

Shop special offer

TodayView Icon Shop.png Special shop offers

The following offers were available from the shop from the start of the event.[2]

Special Box
Special Box
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Great Box
Great Box
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Ultra Box
Ultra Box
PokeCoin.png 1,480

Trivia

  • 2019, the Year of the Pig was celebrated by featuring a shiny Spoink (Pokémon resembling real-life pig).
  • During this event, Pokémon were featured that resemble real-life animals which are portrayed in the Chinese zodiacs. The following Pokémon—and their corresponding zodiac—were featured:

References

  1. Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Pokémon GO!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-02-04.
  2. New special boxes in the shop!. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2019-02-19.
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