Start Time : Friday, January 24, 2020, at 1:00PM PST
End Time : Monday, February 3, 2020, at 1:00PM PST

Happy Lunar New Year! The Pokémon GO Lunar New Year event is happening once again, spotlighting various red Pokémon and, in celebration of the Year of the Rat, a Limited Research event featuring Minccino, the Chinchilla Pokémon. Take a look at the details below.


Gifts can contain Rare Candy
Increased Chance of becoming Lucky Friends
Increased Chance of Lucky Pokémon


Certain red Pokémon will be featured. Charmeleon, Vulpix, Parasect, Voltorb, Jynx, Magmar, Magikarp, Flareon, Slugma, Wurmple, Corphish, Kricketot, and Foongus will appear more frequently in the wild!

Gyashaa! If you’re lucky, you might spot a Gyarados in the wild. Will you be lucky enough to encounter the coveted red Shiny Gyarados?

Darumaka will hatch from 7 km Eggs. Some red Pokémon will be hatching from 7 km Eggs, such as Shuckle and Foongus. Making its Pokémon GO debut will be Darumaka, the Zen Charm Pokémon!


Certain red Pokémon will be featured and increased in the wild.

  • Charmeleon
  • Vulpix
  • Parasect
  • Voltorb
  • Jynx
  • Magmar
  • Magikarp
  • Flareon
  • Slugma
  • Wurmple
  • Corphish
  • Kricketot
  • Foongus


  • Shuckle
  • Darumaka
  • Foongus


If you’re lucky, you might spot a Gyarados in the wild. If you’re even luckier, you might encounter a shiny Red Gyarados.

Gyarados in the Wild

  • Gyarados