Pokémon GO Events January 2021 Detailed

What events can you do in Pokémon GO During January 2021?
What events can you do in Pokémon GO During January 2021? | Photo by Niantic Labs

Pokémon GO Events January 2021 is chock full of activities to keep your busy the entire month. Here's all of the events you can do in Pokémon GO during January 2021.

Pokémon GO Tour Kanto Countdown

Each week leading up to the Pokémon GO Tour Kanto in February will feature a different region, counting down to Kanto. A different Shiny will be available each week.

  • Jan. 5-10: Unova
  • Jan. 12-17: Sinnoh
  • Jan. 19-24: Hoenn
  • Jan. 26: Johto (expected)

Pokémon GO Events January 2021 Detailed

Community Day Machop

  • Jan. 16
  • Event move: Payback
  • Triple Catch Stardust
  • Triple Incense Duration

Pre-purchasing Pokémon GO Tour Kanto tickets by Jan. 13 gets you a free ticket for Community Day Machop. Pre-purchasing by Feb. 3 gets you a free ticket for February's Community Day Roselia.

Collection Challenges

Collection Challenges can be started in the Today View tab. Challenges are timed and change periodically.

GO Battle League Season 6

  • Great League: Jan. 11-25
  • Ultra League: Jan. 25 - Feb. 8

Frillish makes its Pokémon GO debut as the rank 20 reward.

Raids

  • Ho-Oh: Jan. 1-5
  • Burn Drive Genesect: Jan. 5-12
  • Heatran: Jan. 12-19
  • Kyogre and Groudon: Jan. 19-26
  • Mystery Pokémon: Jan. 26-TBA

Mega Raids

  • Mega Charizard Y
  • Mega Blastoise
  • Mega Abomasnow

Spotlight Hours

  • Jan. 5: Lillipup
  • Jan. 12: Drifloon
  • Jan. 19: Shroomish
  • Jan. 26: Phanpy

Research Breakthrough Encounter

  • Chansey
  • Jan. 1 - Feb. 2