Pokemon GO Sinnoh Celebration Event: Date, Times, Raids, Spawns, Shiny Buizel, Challenges And Everything You Need To Know

Say it ain't Sinnoh!

The Sinnoh Celebration Event is on its way to Pokemon Go!

As Pokemon Go Tour: Kanto draws nearer, Niantic is ramping up the events, going backwards through the regions until we reach the original 151.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Sinnoh Celebration Event including Challenges, Release Date and new shiny pokemon!

Sinnoh Celebrations Event Date

The event will start on Tuesday, January 12, at 10 AM local time until Sunday, January 17, at 8 PM.

Sinnoh Celebration Details

Increased Spawn Rates

The following pokemon will appear more frequently in the wild during the event!

Pokemon's Best Starters?

  • Turtwig 
  • Chimchar
  • Piplup
  • Bidoof
  • Cranidos
  • Shieldon
  • Combee
  • Buizel
  • Drifloon
  • Glameow
  • Purugly 
  • Hippopotas
  • Skorupi
  • Snover

Shiny Buizel

Buizel, this writer’s favourite ‘mon, will be getting a shiny form in Pokemon Go!

If you evolve shiny  Buizel you will also get your hands on shiny Floatzel!

Raid Pokemon

One-Star Raids

Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Shinx, Buizel, and Gible

Three-Star Raids

Lopunny, Hippowdon, Toxicroak, and Lumineon

Five-Star Raids


Sinnoh-themed Collection Challenge

Once again there will be a Sinnoh-themed collection challenge.

Players will have to catch Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Cranidos, Shieldon, Combee, Buizel, Shadow Stunky, and Shadow Snover.

Check out our full guide here for more details on what Collection Challenges are!

Next Celebration Event

Following Sinnoh, players will be revisiting the Hoenn region.

Let’s hope there’s not too much water where you’re taking part!

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