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Pokémon GO Lunar New Year Quests: How to Complete

What you can earn in the Pokémon GO Lunar New Year quests.
What you can earn in the Pokémon GO Lunar New Year quests. | Photo by Niantic Labs

Pokémon GO Lunar New Year Quests celebrates the Year of the Ox with Tauros themed research. Here's everything you need to know to complete the Lunar New Year timed research and what rewards you can get.

Pokémon GO Lunar New Year Quests: How to Complete

The Lunar New Year event will run until Feb. 14. You'll have until then to complete the Timed Research. Throughout the research, you'll earn reward encounters with Tauros and Miltank, while getting a few sweet Fire starter Pokémon like Tepig and Torchic along the way. You'll also acquire some Mega Gyarados Energy to mark its Pokémon GO debut.

Stage 1/4

  • Transfer 12 Pokémon- 10 PokéBall
  • Catch 7 Fire Type Pokémon- Charmander encounter
  • Send a gift to a Friend- Goldeen encounter
  • Completion Rewards- Miltank encounter; 20 Mega Gyarados Energy; 1,000 XP

Stage 2/4

  • Power up a Pokémon 12 times- 5 Razz Berry
  • Evolve 3 Fire type Pokémon- Torchic encounter
  • Send three gifts to Friends- Magikarp encounter
  • Completion Rewards- Tauros encounter; 30 Mega Gyarados Energy; 1,000 XP

Stage 3/4

  • Use 12 Berries to catch Pokémon- 10 PokéBall
  • Catch 15 Fire type Pokémon- Tepig encounter
  • Send 5 gifts to Friends- Seaking encounter
  • Completion Rewards- Miltank encounter; 50 Mega Gyarados Energy; 1,000 XP

Stage 4/4

  • Make 12 Great Curveball throws- 3 Pinap Berry
  • Catch 20 Fire type Pokémon- Darumaka encounter
  • Send 7 gifts to Friends- Meditite encounter
  • Completion Rewards- Tauros encounter; 100 Mega Gyarados Energy; 1,500 XP