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Shiny Celebi coming soon to Pokémon GO!

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Shiny Celebi coming soon to Pokémon GO!
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The Mythical Pokémon returns to the mobile app in mid-December - and will be available in its shiny form! Find out how to get Celebi in Pokémon GO.

Shiny Celebi coming soon to Pokémon GO!

To celebrate the release of Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, a special event will take place on Pokémon GO. This event will mark the return of Jessie and James in the game, but also the arrival of a Special Research allowing to capture Shiny Celebi!

Shiny Celebi in a Special Research

Starting Monday, December 14, 2020 at 8 a.m. local time, you will be able to complete a special research to unlock Celebi shiny and other rewards:

  • A special, limited-time Research, guided by Jessie and James and inspired by the movie will be available. Complete this Study to meet Shiny Celebi.
  • Jessie and James will be back aboard their Meowth hot air balloon for a limited time. They received Shadow Pokémon from Team GO Rocket that were different from what they had the last time they visited Pokémon GO.
  • New free cosmetic items in Style Shop inspired by Jessie and James outfits in Pokémon the movie: Secrets of the Jungle.
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Meet Explorer Pikachu

From Monday December 14, 2020 at 8 a.m. to Monday December 21, 2020 at 10 p.m., you will be able to capture a brand new costumed Pikachu:

  • Explorer Pikachu will appear in the wild and in Raids. You might even meet a shiny Explorer Pikachu...
  • Jessie and James may appear in your snapshot during the event.
  • During Featured Pokémon Hour on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Explorer Pikachu will appear in the wild more frequently, and you will receive double Candy for each Pokémon caught.
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Meet the Pokémon from the movie

From Monday, December 14, 2020 at 8 a.m. to Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 10 p.m., you will be able to find many more Pokémon present in the film, whether in the wild, in eggs or in Raids:

Hoothoot

In wild

Normal and Flying types.

Nuzleaf

In wild

Grass and Dark Types

Drilbur

In wild

Ground type

Cottonee

In wild

Grass and Fairy types

Dwebble

In wild

Bug and Rock types

Durant

In wild

Bug and Steel types

Lickitung

Raid Battles

Normal Type

Mawile

Raid Battles

Steel and Fairy types

Flygon

Raid Battles

Ground and Dragon types

Rufflet

Raid Battles

Normal and Flying types

Igglybuff

5 km eggs

Normal and Fairy types

Smoochum

5 km eggs

Ice and Psy Types

Elekid

5 km eggs

Electric type

Magby

5 km eggs

Fire type

Bonsly

5 km eggs

Rock type

Rufflet

5 km eggs

Normal and Flying types

You might even encounter a Shiny Rufflet!

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Jessie and James for Christmas!

On Friday, December 25, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Jessie and James' Meowth hot air balloon will appear more frequently. Take the opportunity to challenge them.

Pokémon the movie: Secrets of the Jungle

December Pokémon GO Community Day will last 2-days with all previous Pokémon

The Community Day in December comes to complete the long and winding road of the year with not a new Pokémon in the spotlight but the return of the Pokémon available in Community Days of 2019 and 2020 on Pokémon GO.

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