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Celebrate New Year 2021 with a new event in Pokémon GO!

Celebrate New Year 2021 with a new event in Pokémon GO!

A brand new event has just been announced for the Pokémon GO. Here's what you need to know.

Celebrate New Year 2021 with a new event in Pokémon GO!

Just a week lies between now and New Year 2021, so why not celebrate with a new Pokemon GO event? 

New Year 2021 event dates on Pokémon GO

The New Year 2021 event takes place between Thursday, December 31, 2020, and Monday, January 4, 2021.

The event starts and ends at 10pm local time on those dates..

Pokémon in attendance for the New Year 2021 event

Throughout the event, it will be possible to capture both costumed Pokémon and shinies!

New Year's Hat Pichu

Hatch from 2km eggs

New Year's Hat Pikachu

By completing Field Research

By evolving a New Year's hat Pichu

In the wild.

New Year's Hat Raichu

By evolving Pikachu with the New Year's hat.

2020 Glasses Slowpoke

In the wild

Hatch from 2km eggs

One-star Raids

By completing Field Research,

2021 Glasses Slowbro

Evolve 2020 Glasses Slowpoke


Hatch from 2km eggs.

Party Hat Eevee

Complete Field Research

Party Hat Wyrmple

From one-star Raids

Party Hat Raticate

From one-star Raids

Party Hat Wobbuffet

From one-star Raids


From one-star Raids


From one-star Raids

Other Bonuses

  • Starting Wednesday, December 30, 2020, the 2021 Glasses and New Year's Eve avatar items will be available in the store.
  • Hatch Candy x2
  • Hatch Stardust x2
  • Hatch Distance halved when Eggs are placed in an Incubator during this period
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