Pokemon Go 2024 Lunar New Year Event: All You Need to Know

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Pokemon Go 2024 Lunar New Year Event: All You Need to Know

Aditi Joshi
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Niantic has finally given the green light to the 2024 Lunar New Year event.
Here is everything you need to know about the Pokemon Go 2024 Lunar New Year Event.

While the anticipation surrounding Go Tour: Sinnoh riveted players of the Pokeverse, Niantic has made yet another announcement. It has finally given the green light to the 2024 Lunar New Year event.

This event not only brings exciting bonuses but also marks the highly awaited debut of a new Pokemon. So, get ready to jump right into action with Pokemon Go 2024 Lunar New Year Event.


Pokemon Go Lunar New Year 2024 Event Dates

This exciting event is titled "Dragons Unleashed," and is scheduled to run from Monday, 5th February 2024, at 10 AM (local time) to Sunday, 11th February 2024, at 8 PM (local time).


A New Pokemon Debut Called Drampa

In a break from the norm, the 2024 Lunar New Year event brings in the new Pokemon, Drampa and its shiny version. The special debut is set to ignite excitement in the event. It will take the spotlight in 3-Star Raids and can also be caught by completing particular event-related Field Research tasks.


Pokemon Go Lunar New Year 2024 Wild Encounters

The Lunar New Year event for 2024 is set to bring a wide range of exciting Pokemon in the wild this time. They are as follows:

  • Magikarp*

  • Dratini*

  • Shuckle*

  • Fennekin*

  • Skrelp*

  • Noibat*

  • Jangmo-o

Species marked with (*) might also appear in their shiny version during the event.


Pokemon Go Lunar New Year 2024 event Raids

The following Pokemon will headline the 3-star and 1-star raids in Pokemon Go Lunar New Year 2024 event:

3-Star Raids

  • Druddigon*

  • Turtonator*

  • Drampa*

1-Star Raids

  • Dratini*

  • Deino*

  • Goomy*

Species marked with (*) might also appear in their shiny version during the event.


Pokemon Go Lunar New Year 2024 Field & Timed Research

Trainers will get the opportunity to engage in exclusive timed and field research tasks during the Lunar New Year 2024 event. Completing these tasks will lead to encounters with a diverse set of Pokemon, as follows:

  • Dratini

  • Trapinch

  • Swablu

  • Gible

  • Darumaka

  • Druddigon

  • Deino

  • Skrelp

  • Tyrunt

  • Goomy

  • Turtonator

  • Drampa.

Some of these might also appear in their shiny versions.


Pokemon Go Lunar New Year 2024 Event Bonuses

The bonuses for the Pokemon Go Lunar New Year 2024 event include:

  1. Increased chance for Lucky Pokémon in trades.

  2. Increased chance to become Lucky Friends.

  3. Additional Candy for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice Throws, Great Throws, and Excellent Throws.

  4. Increased chance for Trainers level 31 and up to receive Candy XL for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice Throws, Great Throws, and Excellent Throws.


Global Challenge: Dragons Unleashed

Niantic has brought forth the Global Challenge titled "Dragons Unleashed" for this event. If players worldwide can collectively achieve 1,000,000,000 Nice Throws, special bonuses will be unlocked for the remainder of the Lunar New Year event.


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Aditi Joshi is an English Literature student who indulges in the world of gaming when she's not working. She finds enjoyment in the immersive world of gaming.

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