Start Time : Sunday, February 2, 2020, at 2:00PM LocalTime
End Time : Sunday, February 2, 2020, at 5:00PM LocalTime

In celebration of the Year of the Rat, Minccino, the Chinchilla Pokémon, will be appearing in Pokémon GO for a special Limited Research event. Professor Willow has also uncovered that Minccino can evolve into Cinccino through use of a Unova Stone!

Features

  • Field Research: Minccino Limited Research tasks will allow you to encounter Minccino.
  • Pokémon that fit the theme of the Year of the Rat will be appearing more frequently in the wild. Look out for Rattata, Raticate, Pikachu, Sandshrew, Nidoran♀, Nidoran♂, Sentret, Marill, Zigzagoon, Plusle, Minun, Bidoof, and Patrat.
  • Minccino in 5 km Eggs: Minccino will be hatching more frequently from 5 km Eggs. After the event ends, Minccino will continue to be available in 5 km Eggs.
  • Shiny Minccino will be available! If you’re lucky, you might encounter one!

Spawns

Pokémon that fit the theme of the Year of the Rat will be appearing more frequently in the wild

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    Rattata
  • Raticate
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    Pikachu
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    Sandshrew
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    Nidoran♀
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    Nidoran♂
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    Sentret♂
  • Marill♂
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    Zigzagoon♂
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    Plusle♂
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    Minun♂
  • Bidoof♂
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    Patrat♂

Eggs

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In 5 km Eggs

  • Minccino

Shiny

These Pokémon will be released in their shiny variant with the start of the event.

  • Minccino