Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto is an event in Pokémon GO to celebrate the Kanto Region.[1] Trainers can experience additional features-Red or Green version of the event after purchasing the US$ 11.99 ticket.

Since the event started, there are numerous reports of gaining full access of the event for free.[2] Niantic announced a bonus event will be available for all paid ticket holders.[3]

Ticketed-version Features

Early-purchase bonus

Featured Pokémon

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

Ditto
#132
Normal
Mew
#151
Psychic

Each version featured exclusive spawning on incenses. All the incense-exclusive Pokémon had increased shiny chance:

Kanto red medal.png Red Version:
Shiny Pokémon.png
Ekans
Ekans
#023
Shiny Pokémon.png
Oddish
Oddish
#043
Shiny Pokémon.png
Mankey
Mankey
#056
Kanto green medal.png Green Version:
Shiny Pokémon.png
Vulpix
Vulpix
#037
Shiny Pokémon.png
Meowth
Meowth
#052
Shiny Pokémon.png
Magmar
Magmar
#126
Shiny Pokémon.png
Pinsir
Pinsir
#127
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

The event was divided into five different location-themed hour blocks. Details are listed on the Nonticketed-version Features section below. Each paid version had a increased shiny chance for different species:

Kanto red medal.png Red Version:
Shiny Pokémon.png
Ponyta
Ponyta
#077
Shiny Pokémon.png
Krabby
Krabby
#098
Shiny Pokémon.png
Kabuto
Kabuto
#140
Kanto green medal.png Green Version:
Shiny Pokémon.png
Horsea
Horsea
#116
Both Versions:
Shiny Pokémon.png
Pidgey
Pidgey
#016
Shiny Pokémon.png
Eevee
Eevee
#133

There was also one chance to be photobombed by this Pokémon:

Special Research

Ticket holders who played the game during the event were granted the Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto Special Research. Completing these tasks awards an encounter with a Shiny Ditto and access to the All-in-One #151 Special Research. Completing All-in-One #151 awards an encounter with a Shiny Mew.

Collection Challenges

To complete the Collection Challenge, Trainer must obtain all of the following Pokémon before February 28th, 2021, at 7:59 p.m (local time).

GO Tour Kanto: Red Version

Red Version players could catch this on incense. Green Version players require trading to obtain the Pokémon

Ekans
Icon Friendship Trade.png
Oddish
Icon Friendship Trade.png
Mankey
Icon Friendship Trade.png
Growlithe
Icon Friendship Trade.png
Scyther
Icon Friendship Trade.png
Electabuzz
Icon Friendship Trade.png
GO Tour Kanto: Green Version

Green Version players could catch this on incense. Red Version players require trading to obtain the Pokémon

Sandshrew
Icon Friendship Trade.png
Vulpix
Icon Friendship Trade.png
Meowth
Icon Friendship Trade.png
Bellsprout
Icon Friendship Trade.png
Magmar
Icon Friendship Trade.png
Pinsir
Icon Friendship Trade.png
GO Tour Kanto: Pallet Town
Bulbasaur
Charmander
Squirtle
Caterpie
Weedle
Pidgey
Rattata
Spearow
Pikachu
Zubat
GO Tour Kanto: Pewter City
Nidoran♀
Nidoran♂
Clefairy
Paras
Diglett
Geodude
Magnemite
Onix
Voltorb
Rhyhorn
GO Tour Kanto: Cerulean City
Jigglypuff
Psyduck
Poliwag
Tentacool
Shellder
Krabby
Horsea
Goldeen
Staryu
Magikarp
GO Tour Kanto: Fuchsia City
Venonat
Abra
Ponyta
Grimer
Gastly
Drowzee
Exeggcute
Koffing
Omanyte
Kabuto
GO Tour Kanto: Pokémon League
Machop
Slowpoke
Doduo
Seel
Hitmonlee
Hitmonchan
Jynx
Eevee
Porygon
Dratini
GO Tour Kanto: Research
Cubone
Lickitung
Chansey
Tangela
Lapras
Ditto
Aerodactyl
Snorlax
GO Tour Kanto: Raid
Farfetch'd
Kangaskhan
Mr. Mime
Tauros
Articuno
Zapdos
Moltres
Mewtwo
GO Tour Kanto: Evolve
Ivysaur
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Venusaur
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Charmeleon
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Charizard
Ic evolvable.png
Wartortle
Ic evolvable.png
Blastoise
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Metapod
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Butterfree
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Kakuna
Ic evolvable.png
Beedrill
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Pidgeotto
Ic evolvable.png
Pidgeot
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Raticate
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Fearow
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Arbok
Ic evolvable.png
Raichu
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Sandslash
Ic evolvable.png
Nidorina
Ic evolvable.png
Nidoqueen
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Nidorino
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Nidoking
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Clefable
Ic evolvable.png
Ninetales
Ic evolvable.png
Wigglytuff
Ic evolvable.png
Golbat
Ic evolvable.png
Gloom
Ic evolvable.png
Vileplume
Ic evolvable.png
Parasect
Ic evolvable.png
Venomoth
Ic evolvable.png
Dugtrio
Ic evolvable.png
Persian
Ic evolvable.png
Golduck
Ic evolvable.png
Primeape
Ic evolvable.png
Arcanine
Ic evolvable.png
Poliwhirl
Ic evolvable.png
Poliwrath
Ic evolvable.png
Kadabra
Ic evolvable.png
Alakazam
Ic evolvable.png
Machoke
Ic evolvable.png
Machamp
Ic evolvable.png
Weepinbell
Ic evolvable.png
Victreebel
Ic evolvable.png
Tentacruel
Ic evolvable.png
Graveler
Ic evolvable.png
Golem
Ic evolvable.png
Rapidash
Ic evolvable.png
Slowbro
Ic evolvable.png
Magneton
Ic evolvable.png
Dodrio
Ic evolvable.png
Dewgong
Ic evolvable.png
Muk
Ic evolvable.png
Cloyster
Ic evolvable.png
Haunter
Ic evolvable.png
Gengar
Ic evolvable.png
Hypno
Ic evolvable.png
Kingler
Ic evolvable.png
Electrode
Ic evolvable.png
Exeggutor
Ic evolvable.png
Marowak
Ic evolvable.png
Weezing
Ic evolvable.png
Rhydon
Ic evolvable.png
Seadra
Ic evolvable.png
Seaking
Ic evolvable.png
Starmie
Ic evolvable.png
Gyarados
Ic evolvable.png
Vaporeon
Ic evolvable.png
Jolteon
Ic evolvable.png
Flareon
Ic evolvable.png
Omastar
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Kabutops
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Dragonair
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Dragonite
Ic evolvable.png

Avatar items

These avatar items were released with the beginning of the event:

Green version Cap
Green version Cap
PokeCoin.png Ticketed
(male)
Green version Cap
Green version Cap
PokeCoin.png Ticketed
(female)
Red version Cap
Red version Cap
PokeCoin.png Ticketed
(male)
Red version Cap
Red version Cap
PokeCoin.png Ticketed
(female)
Mew Shirt
Mew Shirt
PokeCoin.png Ticketed
(male)
Mew Shirt
Mew Shirt
PokeCoin.png Ticketed
(female)

Stickers

These stickers were available during the event:

List of Stickers
Source: Pokéstops
List of Stickers
Source: Pokéstops
List of Stickers
Source: Pokéstops

Shop special offer

TodayView Icon Shop.png Special shop offers

There were two bundles available during the event from the in game shop for the ticket holders.

3 Remote Raid Passes
3 Remote Raid Passes
PokeCoin.png FREE
Poké Balls
Poké Balls
PokeCoin.png FREE

Nonticketed-version Features

The reduced cost of trading is listed below:[5]

Level Regular Pokémon Shiny or Legendary Pokémon
Registered New Registered New
Good Friend 100 20,000 20,000 1,000,000
Great Friend 100 8,000 8,000 400,000
Ultra Friend 100 800 800 40,000
Best Friend 100 400 400 20,000

Featured Pokémon

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

Spearow
#021
Normal   Flying
Fearow
#022
Normal   Flying
Paras
#046
Bug   Grass
Parasect
#047
Bug   Grass
Hitmonlee
Snorlax
#143
Normal

Themed-spawn

The event was divided into five different location-themed hour blocks, during which Pokémon from the corresponding Collection Challenge would appear in the wild. The last two hours of the event (7 p.m. to 9 p.m.) included all Pokémon from the prior hours.[6][7]

Theme Time Pokémon
Pallet Town 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Pewter City 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Cerulean City 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Fuchsia City 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Pokémon League 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The following Raid Bosses were available for a time of this event. All Raid Eggs only took 5 minutes to hatch, and the Raid time was 25 minutes.

Egg Raid Rare.png 3rd Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Farfetch'd
Farfetch'd
Normal Flying
Boss CP 9,509 CP
Max capture CP 706 CP 883 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Kangaskhan
Kangaskhan
Normal
Boss CP 15,777 CP
Max capture CP 1,477 CP 1,847 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Mr. Mime
Mr. Mime
#122 Mr. Mime
Psychic Fairy
Boss CP 18,421 CP
Max capture CP 1,273 CP 1,591 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Tauros
Tauros
#128 Tauros
Normal
Boss CP 17,983 CP
Max capture CP 1,497 CP 1,872 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 4th Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Snorlax
Snorlax
#143 Snorlax
Normal
Boss CP 16,684 CP
Max capture CP 1,843 CP 2,304 CP
Egg Raid Legendary.png 5th Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Articuno
Articuno
#144 Articuno
Ice Flying
Boss CP 40,165 CP
Max capture CP 1,743 CP 2,179 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Zapdos
Zapdos
#145 Zapdos
Electric Flying
Boss CP 46,418 CP
Max capture CP 2,015 CP 2,519 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Moltres
Moltres
#146 Moltres
Fire Flying
Boss CP 45,609 CP
Max capture CP 1,980 CP 2,475 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Mewtwo
Mewtwo
#150 Mewtwo
Psychic
Boss CP 54,148 CP
Max capture CP 2,387 CP 2,984 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.

GO Tour: Catch Ekans
GO Tour: Catch Sandshrew
GO Tour: Catch Vulpix
GO Tour: Catch Growlithe
GO Tour: Catch Oddish
GO Tour: Catch Bellsprout
GO Tour: Catch Meowth
GO Tour: Catch Mankey
GO Tour: Catch 10 Pokémon
GO Tour: Hatch an Egg
GO Tour: Hatch 3 Eggs
GO Tour: Defeat a GO Tour Challenger
GO Tour: Defeat 3 GO Tour Challengers

Timed Research

TodayView Icon Research.png GO Tour Kanto: Defeat All Challengers

During this event there was a Timed Research series that was titled GO Tour Kanto: Defeat All Challengers in game.

1st Part
Power up Pokémon 3 times
Battle 2 GO Tour Challengers
Rewards for whole set


2nd Part
Evolve 3 Pokémon
Power up Pokémon 3 times
Battle 3 GO Tour Challengers
Rewards for whole set


3rd Part
Battle in a raid
Win a raid
Defeat 3 GO Tour Challengers
Rewards for whole set


4th Part
Power up Pokémon 5 times
Defeat 3 GO Tour Challengers with your buddy
Defeat 5 GO Tour Challengers
Rewards for whole set

Avatar items

These avatar items were released with the beginning of the event:

Venusaur Jacket
Venusaur Jacket
PokeCoin.png 400
(male)
Venusaur Jacket
Venusaur Jacket
PokeCoin.png 400
(female)
Charizard Jacket
Charizard Jacket
Charizard Jacket
PokeCoin.png 400
(female)
Blastoise Jacket
Blastoise Jacket
Blastoise Jacket
PokeCoin.png 400
(female)
Grass-type Mask
Grass-type Mask
PokeCoin.png 100
(male)
Grass-type Mask
Grass-type Mask
PokeCoin.png 100
(female)
Fire-type Mask
Fire-type Mask
PokeCoin.png 100
(male)
Fire-type Mask
Fire-type Mask
PokeCoin.png 100
(female)
Water-type Mask
Water-type Mask
PokeCoin.png 100
(male)
Water-type Mask
Water-type Mask
PokeCoin.png 100
(female)

GO Tour Challengers

During the event, eight Trainer characters were available in-game map to battle. They had a theme for their teams and were chosen by a contest held by Niantic in January.[8][9] Several Poké Balls and Berries would be rewarded if the player defeated them.

Trainer Pokémon Lineup
CashmereFeline
DieCurryWurst
enjoyryde
Juanevoli
LenTao9
MalibuLeo
oneslapguy
Telli9

Gallery

References

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