Trainers, New Year 2021 event is now live in few countries bringing New Costume Pokemon, Egg Bonuses and much more…

Event Date: Thursday, December 31, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. to Monday, January 4, 2021, at 10:00 p.m. local time.

  • Bonuses
  • New Costume Pokemon
  • Boosted Spawns
  • Field Research Task
  • Eggs
  • Raids

We’ve also updated the Increased Spawns, Egg Hatch List, Raids list, Research Task in the GO Field Guide App – Support GO Field Guide on Patreon ❤️


A lots of Egg Hatch bonuses will start with this event, few other bonuses include new avatar items and New Boxes

  • 2x Hatch candy
  • 2x Hatch stardust
  • 1/2 Hatch distance
  • New boxes in the shop
  • New Avatar in the shop

New Costume Pokemon

A New year event without Costume Pokemon is not an event in Pokemon GO, 5 New Costume Pokemon have been released with the start of the event!

Some old costume form Pokemon like Eevee, Raticate, Wobbuffet and Wurmple will returning during the event.

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Slowpoke 2020 Sunglasses (s)pokemon_icon_pm0079_00_pgo_2020.png
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Slowpoke 2020 Sunglasses form will evolve into Slowbro 2021 Sunglasses form.

All the new costume Pokemon can be shiny too!

Boosted Spawns


Pikachu New Year Party Hat Form and Slowpoke 2020 Form are frequently appearing in the wild!

Event-exclusive Field Research Task

Here’s the list of new field research quests available with the start of the New Year 2021 event.

Catch 5 PokemonPikachu with a New Year’s hat (s)
Catch 10 PokemonEevee with a party hat (s)
Catch 20 PokemonSlowpoke wearing 2020 glasses (s)


The Following are frequently hatched from the 2KM Eggs which are collected after the event started:

  • Pichu with New Year’s Hat (s)
  • Slowpoke wearing 2020 glasses (s)
  • Wynaut (s)


Raticate, Wobbuffet, and Wurmple wearing party hats are appearing in one-star raids. Klink and Espurr have also joined them.

Do you know?

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