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Pokémon GO’s Lunar New Year Event Field Research Task Encounters Explained

We've put together a guide on the Lunar New Year Field Research Tasks
We've put together a guide on the Lunar New Year Field Research Tasks / Niantic Labs

The Lunar New Year has begun, and Pokémon Go has an in-game event that will be taking place for the next week as the celebration goes on.

The Pokémon Go event begins Feb. 2 and runs until Feb. 7 and features a lot of event bonuses and new spawns, including the debut of Shiny Litleo.

Here's everything we know about Pokemon Go's Lunar New Year Event Field Research Task Encounters.

Pokémon GO’s Lunar New Year Event Field Research Task Encounters Explained

According to the blog post written by the Pokemon Company, they said, "The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks! Complete certain Field Research tasks to earn Mega Energy for the following Pokémon."

The Pokemon that can be encountered during Field Research Tasks are listed below:

1. Alolan Meowth

Meowth is a Normal-type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1.

2. Galarian Meowth

Meowth is a Normal-type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1.

3. Magikarp

Magikarp is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1.

4. Darumaka

Darumaka is a Fire-type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5.

5. Litleo

Litleo is a dual-type Fire/Normal Pokémon introduced in Generation 6.

6. Espurr

Espurr is a Psychic-type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6.

Not only that, but players who complete Field Research Tasks will also earn them Mega Gyarados Energy.

Niantic wrote, "If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny [Pokemon]!"