The upcoming event is the latest step before players can get to Pokemon GO Tour: Kanto. The vent kicks off January 12 at 10 AM local time and will run until January 17 at 8 PM.
According to Niantic, below are some of the features players can look forward to:
- Enjoy event-exclusive Field Research tasks that reward Stardust and lead to encounters with Pokémon such as Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Cranidos, Shieldon, and Buizel.
- Complete the Sinnoh-themed Collection Challenge during the event by catching Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Cranidos, Shieldon, Combee, Buizel, Shadow Stunky, and Shadow Snover to receive Stardust, a Magnetic Lure, and 15 Ultra Balls. Head on over to the Today View to track your progress!
- Up next: Hoenn! An event celebrating the Hoenn region will be happening from Tuesday, January 19, 2021, to Sunday, January 24, 2021. Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the date!
Some Pokemon that players can also hope to encounter in increased numbers include:
5K Egg Pokemon:
- Charizard Mega Y
- Blastoise Mega
- Abomasnow Mega
Shiny Buizel and Floatzel will also be available to find as a variant for those interested.