Trainers, Lunar New Year event is now live in few countries bringing the Region exclusive Pokemon Tauros for everyone, Increased Red and Water Pokemon spawns, New Mega Pokemon and Much more…

Event Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, February 14, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. local time

  • Event Bonus
  • Increased Spawns
  • New Mega Release
  • Timed Research
  • Eggs
  • Raids
  • Field Research Tasks

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 ❤️

Event Bonus

  • Gifts will contain more Poké Balls during the complete event, be sure to send gifts to your friends.
  • Trade distance has been temporarily increased to 40KM
  • You’re more likely to become Lucky Friends with your friends, so be sure to swap Gifts, battle in raids, and trade with them!
  • Trading will be more rewarding, When you trade a Pokémon, it’ll be more likely to become a Lucky Pokémon.
  • New boxes in the shop

Increased Spawns

Pokemon Red in Color and few Water-type announced Pokemon are now appearing more frequently in the wild.

If you’re lucky you might even encounter Gyarados in the wild!

  • Krabby (s)
  • Goldeen (s)
  • Magmar (s)
  • Magikarp (s)
  • Miltank (s)
  • Meditite (s)
  • Tepig
  • Gyarados (s)
  • Darumaka
  • Charmeleon
  • Kricketot (s)
  • Fennekin
  • Seaking

New Mega Release

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Mega Gyarados

Mega Gyarados has made it’s debut in Pokemon GO and will start appearing in Mega Raid when the event starts in your region.

Timed Research

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This one is most exciting for those who are looking for the Region Exclusive Pokemon Tauros and some Mega Gyarados Energy!

Step 1

  • Transfer 12 Pokemon: 10 PokeBalls
  • Catch 7 Fire-type Pokemon: Charmander (s)
  • Send 1 Gifts to friends: Goldeen (s)
  • Stage Reward: Miltank (s), 1000 XP, 20 Mega Gyarados Energy

Step 2

  • Power up Pokemon 12 Times: 5 Razz Berries
  • Evolve 3 Fire-type Pokemon: Torchic (s)
  • Send 3 Gifts to friends: Magikarp (s)

Stage Reward: Tauros (s), 1000 XP, 30 Mega Gyarados Energy

Step 3

  • Use 12 berries to help catch Pokemon: 10 PokeBalls
  • Catch 15 Fire-type Pokemon: Tepig
  • Send 5 Gifts to friends: Seaking

Stage Reward: Miltank (s), 1000 EXP, 50 Mega Gyarados Energy

Step 4

  • Make 12 Great Curveball Throws: 3 Pinap Berries
  • Catch 20 Fire-type Pokemon: Darumaka
  • Send 7 Gifts to friends: Meditite (s)

Stage Reward: Tauros (s), 1500 XP, 100 Mega Gyarados Energy


5KM Eggs have got some Pokémon representing animals which are associated with Lunar New Year 

  • Rattata (s)
  • Ekans (s)
  • Mankey (s)
  • Ponyta (s)
  • Mareep (s)
  • Houndour (s)
  • Miltank (s)
  • Torchic (s)
  • Bagon (s)
  • Buneary (s)
  • Tepig
  • Litleo


You’ll start seeing event bosses hatch at 11:00 am local time.

1Meditite (s), Carvanha (s), Duskull (s), Skorupi (s), Darumaka
3Miltank (s), Octillery, Blaziken, Camerupt, Absol (s)
5Latios (s), Latias (s)
MegaPidgeot (s), Gyarados (s), Ampharos (s)

Field Research Tasks

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

Send 3 Gifts to friendsMeowth (s)
Send 10 Gifts to friendsA-Meowth (s)G-Meowth
Catch 6 Water-type PokemonMiltank (s)
Catch 12 PokemonMeditite (s)

Credits to TheSilphRoad for different reports and verifications.

Do you know?

You can check out the Countdown Timer of all Events at our All-New Mobile App GO Field Guide for all Countdown Timers, Raid Boss Guides, Egg Hatch List, Shiny Checklist and much more…

Available for both Android and iOS

iOS – App Store

Android – Google Play Store


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