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February Content Update: Pokémon GO Tour: Johto, a Hop-ful Community Day, the Valentine’s Day 2022 event, Extra Raid Passes, and more!

February Content Update: Pokémon GO Tour: Johto, a Hop-ful Community Day, the Valentine’s Day 2022 event, Extra Raid Passes, and more!

Pokémon GO Tour: Johto

On Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. local time, Pokémon GO Tour: Johto will be live! In addition to the free experience, Trainers can purchase a ticket for the exclusive ticketed experience.

Celebrate Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver in a whole new way! In the ticketed version of Pokémon GO Tour: Johto, Trainers will choose between the Gold Version and Silver Version event experiences, each with version-exclusive Pokémon! Complete event-exclusive Special Research, and test your Pokémon-collection skills to receive an encounter with Celebi that knows a special attack. Trading with a friend who chose the other version will be important, just like it was in Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver!

Trainers who purchase a ticket prior to February 10, 2022, will also receive access to the Season of Heritage’s Timed Research for February! *

Click here for more details about Pokémon GO Tour: Johto.

*Trainers who have purchased a GO Tour Ticket prior to February 10 must log in to Pokémon GO between February 1, 2022, and February 10, 2022, to receive the Timed Research.

February Community Day


February Community Day

Join us for Community Day on Saturday, February 12, 2022! During the event, Hoppip, the Cottonweed Pokémon, will be appearing more frequently in the wild.

For more details, check out the February Community Day blog.

Season of Heritage Monthly Bonus

Season of Heritage Monthly Bonus

As part of the Season of Heritage the following bonuses will be active.

Increased Candy XL from hatching Eggs
2× XP from hatching Eggs

February Research Breakthrough encounters

February Research Breakthrough encounters

Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST to Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8).

For the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter a Shiny Espurr, if you’re lucky.

Espurr
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Image of a Raid Icon - Teal Featured Pokémon in raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids throughout February.

Image of a Five-Star Egg Five-Star Raids

Regirock and Registeel will be returning to five-star raids this February!

We’re also excited to announce that Deoxys will be returning to raids in February! And that’s not all: for the first time ever, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Attack Forme Deoxys, Shiny Defense Forme Deoxys, and Shiny Speed Forme Deoxys! In celebration, from Wednesday, February 16, 2022, to March 1, 2022, you’ll be able to receive up to two free Raid Passes per day from spinning Gym Photo Discs!

Raikou, Entei, Suicune, Lugia, and Ho-Oh will also be returning to five-star raids for Pokémon GO Tour: Johto on February 26.

Please note: Raid rotations all start and end at 10:00 a.m. local time on the dates listed unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, February 1, 2022, to Wednesday, February 9, 2022*

Regirock*

Wednesday, February 9, 2022, to Wednesday, February 16, 2022 **

Registeel**

Wednesday, February 16, 2022, to Saturday, February 19, 2022

Normal Forme Deoxys

Saturday, February 19, 2022, to Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Attack Forme Deoxys

Tuesday, February 22, 2022, to Friday, February 25, 2022

Defense Forme Deoxys

Friday, February 25, 2022, to March 1, 2022

Speed Forme Deoxys

Pokémon GO Tour: Johto—Saturday, February 26 2022***

Raikou***
Entei***
Suicune***
Lugia***
Ho-Oh***
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
*Regirock caught during this time will know the attack Earthquake
**Registeel caught during this time will know the attack Zap Cannon
***Raids for Pokémon GO Tour: Johto will run on Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time. Speed Forme Deoxys raids will run before and after that time frame that day.

Image of a Mega Raid Egg Mega Raids

Mega Ampharos and Mega Houndoom will be appearing in Mega Raids!

Please note: Raid rotations all start and end at 10:00 a.m. local time on the dates listed.

Tuesday, February 1, 2022, to Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Image of Mega Houndoom - Shiny Icon On
Mega Houndoom

Tuesday, February 15, 2022, to Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Image of Mega Ampharos - Shiny Icon On
Mega Ampharos
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Raid Hours

Every Wednesday in February, a Raid Hour event will occur from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. The following Pokémon will be featured.

February 2: Regirock
February 9: Registeel
February 16: Normal Forme Deoxys
February 23: Defense Forme Deoxys
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Weekly 1 PokéCoin bundles

Every Monday in February, a one-time-purchase bundle containing a Remote Raid Pass and other items will be available in the shop for 1 PokéCoin.

Pokémon Spotlight Hours

In the month of February, Pokémon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, and each will spotlight a different Pokémon and a special bonus!

February 1: Litleo | 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
Image of Spritzee - Shiny Icon Off
February 8: Spritzee | 2× Catch Stardust
Image of Koffing - Shiny Icon On
February 15: Koffing | 2× Catch XP
February 22: Voltorb | 2× Catch Candy
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Upcoming events

Stay tuned for details about these upcoming events.

  • Lunar New Year: Ring in the Lunar New Year from Tuesday, February 1, 2022, to Monday, February 7, 2022!
  • Valentine’s Day: On Thursday, February 10, 2022, to Monday, February 14, 2022, Trainers can celebrate Valentine’s Day with in-game events and activities. An Evolutionary line of Fairy-type Pokémon will even make its Pokémon GO debut!
  • GO Tour Johto Leadup Event: From Friday, February 18, 2022, to Friday, February 25, 2022, get ready for Pokémon GO Tour: Johto with a Poké Ball–focused event!

Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change. Be sure to follow us on social media, opt in to receiving push notifications, and subscribe to our emails to stay updated. For the latest on in-game events and feature updates, be sure to check this help center article.

—The Pokémon GO team