Pokémon GO announces Pokémon Day event

Pokémon GO celebrates Pokémon Day with a trip back to Kanto!

With Pokémon Day just around the corner (February 27th), the Pokémon GO team have put together a small event to celebrate it. Take a journey back to Kanto and expect to see the following between 1:00 p.m. February 26th PST and 1:00 p.m. February 28th PST (GMT -8):

Pokémon that Trainers encounter early on in their adventures through the Kanto region will appear more frequently in the wild!

Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region will be available to challenge in raids.

Pikachu and Eevee wearing flower crowns will make a special appearance as Field Research encounters and in the wild.

In celebration of Pokémon Day, you may even encounter Shiny Pidgey and Shiny Rattata!

Will you be joining in with the Pokémon GO team and celebrating Pokémon Day?

Edited by bobandbill and Janna.