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:
These Shiny Pokémon were released with the start of the event:
Field Research event tasks
There was a Field Research task exclusively for the duration of the event.
Shop special offer
The following offers were available from the shop from the start of the event.
- 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: