Pokémon GO Trainers have already toasted Sinnoh and Unova as
part of the ongoing celebration of the many beloved regions that make up the
Pokémon world, and next it’s time to show Hoenn some love! From Tuesday, January
19, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday,
January 24, 2021, at 8:00 p.m.
local time, the Hoenn Celebration event will see the diverse Hoenn region take center
Hoenn is home to some amazing Pokémon that you can catch as
part of the event’s Collection Challenge. If you catch Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip,
Nincada, Nosepass, Aron, Plusle, Minun, and Bagon during the event, you’ll
receive three Silver Pinap Berries, XP, Incense, and an Elite Collector medal
as a reward. Pokémon including Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Taillow, Nosepass, Aron,
Meditite, Roselia, Carvanha, Numel, and Baltoy will be appearing more
frequently in the wild, and lucky Trainers might even encounter a Shiny Aron.
The Hoenn Celebration event will also feature Skitty, Aron, Corphish,
Lileep, Anorith, Bagon, and Beldum hatching from 5 km Eggs. One-star raid
Pokémon will include Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Ralts, Aron, and Bagon.
Three-star raid Pokémon will include Breloom, Mawile, Grumpig, Spinda, and Absol.
And finally, the mighty Legendary Pokémon Kyogre and Groudon will be featured
in five-star raids. If you complete event-exclusive Field Research tasks, you
can also expect encounters with Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Aron, Plusle, Minun,
Last but not least, if you evolve a Metang before the event ends,
you can get a Metagross that knows Meteor Mash! This Steel-type attack was
originally featured in Pokémon GO’s Community Day in October 2018 and is
considered one of the Iron Leg Pokémon’s best moves for both the GO Battle
League and Gym battles.
Enjoy the Hoenn Celebration event through January 24 at 8:00
p.m. local time, and then get
ready for the next Pokémon GO regional celebration highlighting Johto. Stay
tuned for information about that event soon.