Pokémon GO: Christmas arrives with new events, gifts and ice Pokémon

Undoubtedly the Pokémon GO team has wanted us all to feel comfortable with the coming of Christmas. So they decided to fill us with gifts and events. The arrival of the sixth generation Pokémon has not been enough for them, they also brought us the Mr. Mime de Galar event. The most special thing comes with a new Christmas-themed event.

Here we tell you everything about the event that they have prepared for us for Christmas. We assure you that you will be dazzled by the Pokémon that will accompany us this month.

Pokémon GO: Christmas event features

Christmas brings us a new event in Pokémon GO, which will begin next Tuesday, February 22 December 2020 at 8:00 a.m. to Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 10:00 p.m. local time . In this period of days, the ice-type Pokémon will be the great novelty since we can capture them disguised with a curious Christmas costume.

  • Pokemon dressed up for Christmas : Pikachu, Delibird and Cubchoo will have Christmas costumes for the first time in game.
  • More wild Pokémon : Cute ice Pokémon like Spheal, Snover and many more will appear with greater frequency.
  • The Fresh Snow Pokémon, Vanillite , will debut in Pokémon GO.
  • Pokémon that you will get when hatching Eggs : Seel, Swinub, Smoochum, Snorunt, Snover and Vanillite you will get by hatching 5 km Eggs.
  • New Pokémon in raids : Alolan Sandshrew, Dewgong, Jynx, Sneasel, Swinub, Walrein , Cubchoo and Cryogonal will appear in raids. You can also get a Shiny Jynx.
  • Mega Raids: Mega-Abomasnow will appear more frequently in our Mega Raids during this event.
  • Exclusive field investigation of the event : Perform the tasks of the exclusive field investigation for Christmas and you will be rewarded with the opportunity to run into Pokémon like Vanillite and Cryogonal.
  • Christmas items for your avatar : We can be dressed for the occasion with garments such as the Greedent, Whimsicott earmuffs, winter boots, and winter coat.
  • Christmas stickers in Pokestops , in gifts and in the store: We can get Vulpix stickers from Alola, Croagunk, Whimsicott and more, only during this event.
  • Exclusive pack of the event available in the store
  • Exclusive awards of the event at the end of the RA mapping tasks: Remember that if you complete the Tasks from Augmented Reality mapping you will get Mega Energy from Abomasnow and a chance to catch Snorunt.

Pokemon Christmas event


  • More gifts can be opened per day (up to 45 gifts per day)
  • More gifts can be stored in the bag (up to 40 gifts)

Special bonuses for certain days

  • From Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 12 : 00 hours to Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 23:59 hours: Double XP per raid
  • From Thursday, December 24, 2020 at 12 noon : 00 hours to Friday, December 25, 2020 at 23:59 hours: Double of Candies per catch 
  • From Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 12 noon : 00 hours to Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 23:59 hours: Double the duration of the Star Chunks
  • From Monday, December 28, 2020 at 12 : 00 hours to Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 23:59 hours: Double the duration of the Lucky Eggs
  • From Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 12:00 noon to Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.: Double Stardust per capture 

Winter Special Event Features

It will last from Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. to Sunday, December 27 2020 at 10:00 PM your local time.

  • Regice will return to raids.
  • Exclusive awards for completing mapping tasks.
  • Pokemon like Delibird, Snorunt, Spheal, Snover, Cryogonal, and Cubchoo will be more attracted to incense.

This new Christmas event is packed with events, surprises, and lots of Ice Pokémon. There is no doubt that we will all be full of gifts! Are you ready for another adventure in Pokémon GO?

Pokémon GO: Mr. Mime of Galar surprises in new winter event


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