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Lunar New Year in 2021 was the fourth Lunar New Year event in Pokémon GO.[1]

Pokémon Spotlight Hour featuring Miltank was available during this event.

Features

Featured Pokémon

The following Pokémon were released with the start of the event:

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

Gyarados
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

Selected red Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild and from Incense or Lure Modules:

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Krabby
Krabby
#098
Water
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Goldeen
Goldeen
#118
Water
Seaking
#119
Water
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Magmar
Magmar
#126
Fire
Shiny Pokémon.png
Gyarados
Gyarados
#130
Water   Flying
Shiny Pokémon.png
Miltank
Miltank
#241
Normal
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Meditite
Meditite
#307
Fighting   Psychic
Tepig
#498
Fire
Egg 5k.png 5-km Eggs

5-km Pokémon Eggs obtained during the event would hatch more of these Pokémon:

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Rattata
Rattata
#019
419 / 381
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Ekans
Ekans
#023
529 / 487
Shiny Pokémon.png
Mankey
Mankey
#056
665 / 616
Shiny Pokémon.png
Ponyta
Ponyta
#077
969 / 911
Shiny Pokémon.png
Mareep
Mareep
#179
566 / 521
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Houndour
Houndour
#228
705 / 654
Shiny Pokémon.png
Miltank
Miltank
#241
1,345 / 1,276
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Torchic
Torchic
#255
624 / 578
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Bagon
Bagon
#371
660 / 612
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Buneary
Buneary
#427
719 / 669
Tepig
#498
618 / 571
Litleo
#667
814 / 761

The following Raid Bosses were available for a time of this event:

Egg Raid Normal.png 1st Tier
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Meditite
Meditite
#307 Meditite
Fighting Psychic
Boss CP 2,516 CP
Max capture CP 396 CP 495 CP
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Carvanha
Carvanha
#318 Carvanha
Water Dark
Boss CP 3,348 CP
Max capture CP 583 CP 729 CP
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Duskull
Duskull
#355 Duskull
Ghost
Boss CP 2,770 CP
Max capture CP 403 CP 504 CP
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Skorupi
Skorupi
#451 Skorupi
Poison Bug
Boss CP 3,408 CP
Max capture CP 576 CP 721 CP
Darumaka
#554 Darumaka
Fire
Boss CP 4,135 CP
Max capture CP 823 CP 1,030 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 3rd Tier
Octillery
#224 Octillery
Water
Boss CP 15,887 CP
Max capture CP 1,322 CP 1,653 CP
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Miltank
Miltank
#241 Miltank
Normal
Boss CP 14,883 CP
Max capture CP 1,345 CP 1,682 CP
Blaziken
#257 Blaziken
Fire Fighting
Boss CP 19,109 CP
Max capture CP 1,627 CP 2,034 CP
Camerupt
#323 Camerupt
Fire Ground
Boss CP 15,409 CP
Max capture CP 1,253 CP 1,566 CP
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Absol
Absol
#359 Absol
Dark
Boss CP 18,195 CP
Max capture CP 1,443 CP 1,805 CP

Field Research event tasks

TodayView Icon Research.png Field Research tasks

There were several Field Research tasks exclusively for the duration of the event.

Catch 6 Water-type Pokémon
Send 3 Gifts to friends
Send 10 Gifts to friends

Timed Research

TodayView Icon Research.png Lunar New Year

During this event there was a Timed Research campaign that was titled Lunar New Year in game.

1st Part
Transfer 12 Pokémon
Catch 7 Fire-type Pokémon
Send 1 Gifts to friends
Rewards for whole set
2nd Part
Power up Pokémon 12 times
Evolve 3 Fire-type Pokémon
Send 3 Gifts to friends
Rewards for whole set
3rd Part
Use 12 Berries to help catch Pokémon
Catch 15 Fire-type Pokémon
Send 5 Gifts to friends
Rewards for whole set
4th Part
Make 12 Great Curveball Throws
Catch 20 Fire-type Pokémon
Send 7 Gifts to friends
Rewards for whole set

Trivia

  • 2021, the Year of the Ox was celebrated by featuring Miltank and Tauros (Pokémon resembling real-life oxen).
  • During this event, Pokémon on 5-km eggs 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 Lunar New Year with Pokémon GO!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2021-02-02.