24 Feb 2021 2:35 PM +00:00

Pokemon GO Unova Event: Dates, Features, Bonuses, Pokemon, Rewards and More

Pokemon GO is no stranger to holding massive events for their players.

As of now, there is currently the holiday event taking place; with the special New Years' Eve one on the horizon. 

Now, a new event is coming within the New Year and it is going to take players on a brand new journey to the Unova region.

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Here's all we know! 

 

Dates

In a new blog posted by Pokemon GO, they have noted the event is going to take place at the following time: 

Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, January 10, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

So, you have lots of time to prepare for this event! 

 

Features

WIthin the blog post, they have noted an ample amount of features coming to the game including the following: 

  • Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, Lillipup, Herdier, Blitzle, Roggenrola, Drilbur, Scraggy, Tympole, Venipede, Trubbish, Gothita, Solosis, and Ferroseed will be appearing more frequently in the wild! If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Snivy!
  • The following Pokémon will be hatching from 5 km Eggs: Roggenrola, Sewaddle, Petilil, Emolga, Karrablast, Joltik, Elgyem, and Shelmet
  • Enjoy event-exclusive Field Research tasks that reward Stardust and lead to encounters with Pokémon such as Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, and Ferroseed.
  • The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, Timburr, Dwebble, and Klink will be appearing in one-star raids.
  • Herdier, Tranquill, Excadrill, and Amoonguss will be appearing in three-star raids.
  • Genesect holding a Burn Drive will be appearing in five-star raids. This will be the first time this form of Genesect will be appearing in Pokémon GO, so be sure to catch it while you have the chance! Note that the Shiny form of this Genesect will not be available during this event.
  • Mega Charizard Y, Mega Blastoise, and Mega Abomasnow will be appearing in Mega Raids, with Mega Charizard Y becoming even more powerful from Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. through Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
  • Stay tuned for Collection Challenges, a new feature in the Today View that’ll make Pokémon GO events all the more exciting to experience! More details to come in early January.
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What's Next? 

After the Unova Region is done and dusted with, they have noted that Sinnoh will be next!

Up next: Sinnoh! An event celebrating the Sinnoh region will be happening from Tuesday, January 12, 2021, to Sunday, January 17, 2021. Stay tuned for more details!