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Año Nuevo Lunar 2021: Pokémon GO

Año Nuevo Lunar 2021 for Pokémon GO has arrived and the new event is here to celebrate the Year of the Ox
Año Nuevo Lunar 2021 for Pokémon GO has arrived and the new event is here to celebrate the Year of the Ox / Courtesy of Niantic

Año Nuevo Lunar 2021 for Pokémon GO has arrived and the new event is here to celebrate the Year of the Ox. The event is due to end on Feb. 14, at 1 p.m. (local time), so you still have enough time to get out there and start walking.

For this event, Niantic has not spared any detail, with lots of Pokémon GO features being centered around celebrating the Lunar New Year.

Año Nuevo Lunar 2021: Pokémon GO Features

Niantic has always put a great deal of thought into each event, and this one is no different. Read below for some of what you can expect for Año Nuevo Lunar 2021:

  • To celebrate the Year of the Ox, Tauros, the Brave Bull Pokémon, will appear in the Temporary Research.
  • Event-exclusive field research tasks will include in encounters with Meowth, Alolan Meowth, Galar Meowth, Meditite, and Miltank.
  • Hatching 5km Eggs will give you Pokémon that represent animals associated with the Lunar New Year. Including: Rattata, Mankey, Buneary, Ekans, Mareep, Litleo, Houndour, Torchic, Miltank, Ponyta, Tepig, and Bagon.
  • Trading Pokémon is now more likely to fetch you a Lucky Pokémon, so don't be stingy!

Raids

These Pokémon will appear in raids:

  • One-star raids: Meditite, Skorupi, Duskull, Carvanha, and Darumaka.
  • Three-star raids: Miltank, Absol, Blaziken, Octillery, and Camerupt.
  • Five-star raids: Latios and Latias. These raids will end on Feb. 20, at 9am local time.

Mega Raids

Mega raids will also end on Feb. 20, 9 a.m. local time. In these raids, you can hope to find Mega-Gyarados, Mega-Pidgeot, and Mega-Ampharos. This will also be Mega-Gyarados's debut into the Pokémon GO world.

So while you are out there looking for these exclusive features and Pokémon encounters, don't forget that you only have until 9 a.m. (local time) on Feb. 14 to complete most of these events.