Pokemon GO: Niantic Labs Birthday Event Release Date, Rewards, Bonuses, Field Research And Everything You Need To Know

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Pokemon Go is still trending as one of the most popular mobile games out there right now!

Niantic Labs who are the primary developers behind the game have just celebrated another birthday. 


Now, The Pokemon Company has announced some limited-time rewards and exclusive Timed Research!


Date and Time

This event is going to kick off at the following times according to the official blog post:

Sunday, October 4, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time



Below are some of the keynotes from the blog post which highlights the notable features apart of this event: 

  • 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!

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Of course, this isn't a Pokemon Go event without some amazing bonuses.

The bonuses for this birthday event are as follows: 

  • 2× Lucky Egg duration
  • 2× Star Piece duration
  • 2× Catch XP
  • 2× Hatch XP
  • 1/2 Hatch Distance for Eggs placed into Incubators during the event

What do you think of these bonuses? 



Celebration Kick-Off

Before the event kicks off, they are giving you an opportunity to grab some Ultra Balls.

Head over to the shop beginning on Saturday, October 3, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, October 5, 2020 to grab yourself 1 PokeCoin Niantic birthday box which will contain 30 Ultra Balls!

As well, they have noted you should be on the lookout for a surprise “party favor” which will be obtainable via a giveaway on Niantic's social channels throughout the weekend!