Winter Holiday Part 2: More Festive Surprises in Pokemon GO
Trainers, we hope you’ve been enjoying Winter Holiday Part 1 in Pokemon GO, but the festivities are far from over! Get ready for Winter Holiday Part 2, where the fun continues with exciting events, new Pokemon appearances, and thrilling bonuses. Let’s dive into the details!
Decked Out Pokemon and Festive Attire
From December 23, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to December 31, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time, prepare to encounter some delightful holiday-themed Pokemon. During this event, Eevee and all of its Evolutions will be spreading cheer while wearing adorable holiday hats. It’s the perfect time to catch these limited-time festive Pokemon and add them to your collection. Additionally, Delibird, Cubchoo, and Beartic will be dressed up with holiday ribbons, adding a touch of holiday spirit to your encounters. Keep an eye out for Pikachu, too, as it flaunts a charming Winter Carnival outfit!
Hisuian Avalugg Raid Day and Timed Research
On December 24, 2022, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. local time, Hisuian Avalugg, a magnificent Ice-Steel type Pokemon, will make its debut in Pokemon GO with a special Raid Day. Gather your friends, form Raid parties, and take on this formidable Pokemon in three-star raids. Don’t miss the chance to encounter a Shiny Hisuian Avalugg if luck is on your side!
Embark on the “Winter Wishes” Timed Research during Part 2 of the winter holiday extravaganza. Choose the path that suits your aspirations in Pokemon GO â€“ catching Pokemon, hatching Eggs, or collecting Stardust. Each path offers unique tasks and bonuses tailored to your preference. Completing the Timed Research will reward you with a thrilling encounter with Galarian Mr. Mime. For those seeking even more adventure, you can unlock additional event-exclusive Timed Research for US$5.00. This exclusive research will grant you an event-themed avatar pose, two Incubators, one Incense, Abomasnow Mega Energy, and various encounters with Pokemon donning festive attire.
Winter Wonderland Event and Bonuses
During the Winter Wonderland event, taking place from December 24, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to December 25, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time, trainers can revel in a winter wonderland filled with special bonuses. Enjoy an extra Special Trade every day and extend the duration of Daily Adventure Incense by an additional 15 minutes. Collectively, these bonuses will enhance your gameplay experience and make your holiday celebrations in Pokemon GO even more delightful.
Boosted Lucky Trades and Collection Challenge
Trainers, we have fantastic news for you! The number of guaranteed Lucky Trades you can make has been increased from 10 to 15. This means that when you trade a Pokemon stored since 2017, you are guaranteed to obtain a Lucky Pokemon until you reach the new limit. Strengthen your Pokemon lineup and deepen your bond with fellow trainers through these auspicious trades.
Complete the Winter Wonderland Collection Challenge before December 25, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time to earn rewards such as an encounter with Galarian Mr. Mime, XP, and an Incense. Participate in this challenge and add these exclusive rewards to your Pokemon GO achievements.
New Pokemon Appearances
Get ready to encounter some exciting Pokemon during the winter holiday extravaganza! Scatterbug, Spewpa, and Vivillon, all known for their beautiful wing patterns, are now appearing globally in Pokemon GO. Collect and pin Postcards received from different regions to increase your chances of encountering Scatterbug and unlock the Vivillon Collector medal. It’s a great opportunity to expand your Pokemon collection with these unique and stunning Bug types.
Wild Pokemon Encounters, Eggs, and Raids
During the Winter Holiday Part 2 event, you can expect increased sightings of various winter-themed Pokemon in the wild. Look out for Pikachu wearing a winter carnival outfit, Eevee wearing a holiday hat, Swinub, Delibird wearing a holiday-themed ribbon, Snorunt, Spheal, Snover, Vanillite, Cubchoo wearing a holiday-themed ribbon, Bergmite, and more. Keep your eyes peeled, as you may even encounter rare Pokemon such as Alolan Sandshrew, Stantler, and Cryogonal in the wild.
Take a crack at hatching Eggs from 7 km during this event and be pleasantly surprised by Pokemon like Sneasel, Smoochum, Amaura, Bergmite, and Crabrawler. Keep exploring and hatching, and you might add these fantastic Pokemon to your team.
Raids will also feature an exciting lineup of Pokemon. In one-star raids, you can challenge Pikachu wearing a Winter Carnival outfit, Alolan Sandshrew, Eevee wearing a holiday hat, Galarian Darumaka, and