Start Time : Sunday, October 4, 2020, at 11am LocalTime
End Time : Sunday, October 4, 2020, at 5pm LocalTime

Happy birthday, Niantic Labs! In celebration of Niantic’s fifth birthday in just a few days, you’ll be able to enjoy limited-time bonuses and exclusive Timed Research.

To kick off the celebrations, a 1 PokéCoin Niantic birthday event box featuring 30 Ultra Balls will be available in the shop from Saturday, October 3, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, October 5, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. Additionally, be on the lookout for a surprise “party favor” giveaway happening on Niantic’s official channels during the week following Niantic’s birthday!


2x Lucky Egg Duration
2x Star Piece Duration
2x Catch XP
2x Hatch XP
1/2 Hatch Distance


  • Complete the Niantic Birthday Event Timed Research during the event period to receive an Incense, an Egg Incubator, a Lucky Egg, a Fast TM, a Charged TM, a Star Piece, and more!
  • Team GO Rocket Balloons will be appearing more often than usual!