Pokemon GO Winter Event 2019: Everything You Need to Know

Pokemon GO Winter Event 2019 has tons to offer including new shiny Pokemon
Pokemon GO Winter Event 2019 has tons to offer including new shiny Pokemon / Image Courtesy Niantic

Pokemon GO's Winter Events for 2019 are still going strong, with raids, xp bonuses, and shinies galore. Here's everything you need to know about before the year runs out.

Pokemon GO Winter Events 2019

While some of the best events this month have come and gone, like this past weekend's Lugia and Ho-Oh raids, there are still plenty of activities to keep people coming back to the game before 2019 ends.

The most important event left for December is probably the Holidays 2019 Event, which will begin Dec. 24th at 12:00 a.m. to New Years Day at 11:59 p.m, beginning and ending in your own local time.

Here is every aspect listed so far for the Holiday 2019 event:

  • Special holiday costumes for Pikachu, Raichu, Pichu, and Stantler.
  • Increased spawn rates for Ice-type Pokemon, including the introduction of Cubchoo
  • Alolan Sandshrew, Alolan Vulpix, Pichu wearing beanies, and Stantler wearing bells will all hatchable in 7 km eggs
  • Raichu wearing beanies and Stantler wearing bells will appear in two-star raids
  • Cryogonal will make its debut to the game, appearing when attracted by Glacial Lure Modules
  • Exclusive winter-themed field research
  • New savable shadow Pokemon, including Delibird
  • Winter themed avatar items are now available
  • Shiny Stantlers with bells will be added until the end of the event