Pokémon Day in 2017 was the first Pokémon Day event in Pokémon GO.


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To celebrate Pokémon Day, any Pikachu that were encountered in the wild wore a festive party hat. Any Pikachu captured during the event keeps its hat forever and every Raichu evolved from Pikachu with such hat have the same hat as well.[1][2]


  1. Celebrate Pokémon Day with a festive Pikachu!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2017-02-25.
  2. Pikachu Parties in Pokémon GO!. Pokémon. Retrieved on 2017-02-21.

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