Pokemon GO New Year’s 2024 Event Guide

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Ring in 2024 with a Pokemon twist! The Pokemon GO New Year’s 2024 Event brings exciting bonuses, costumed Pokemon debuts, and more. Let’s dive into the details to make sure you’re fully prepared to kick off the New Year Pokemon style.

Pokemon GO New Year’s 2024 Event Guide

Event Dates

  • Start: January 1, 2024, at 10 AM local time
  • End: January 3, 2024, at 8 PM local time

That’s three days of Pokemon festivities – make the most of it!

Costumed Pokemon Debuts

This year’s stars are Jigglypuff and Wigglytuff, donning adorable ribbons. Collect these costumed Pokemon during the event, and yes, they can be shiny!

Event Bonuses

  • Enjoy a festive game makeover with fireworks and decorations.
  • Egg Hatching:
    • Hatching distance cut in half throughout the event.
    • First three eggs require only 1/4 the usual distance.

Note: The two egg-related bonuses do not stack.

Featured Wild Encounter Pokemon

Catch these Pokemon more frequently in the wild, all potentially shiny:

  • Jigglypuff in a ribbon
  • Hoothoot in a New Year’s outfit
  • Darumaka
  • Bronzor (less frequent)

Featured Raid Pokemon

Get ready for party-themed raids! Shiny possibilities in all raids except Five-Star:

  • One-Star Raids:
    • Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle in party hats
    • Hoothoot in a New Year’s outfit
    • Wurmple in a Party Hat
  • Three-Star Raids:
    • Raticate, Nidorino, Gengar, Wobbuffet in party hats
  • Five-Star Raids (specific regions):
    • Buzzwole (Americas)
    • Xurkitree (Asia-Pacific)
    • Pheromosa (Europe)

Pokemon Hatching from Eggs

With the bonus, hatch these cute Pokemon from 7KM eggs:

  • Pichu in a party hat
  • Cleffa
  • Igglybuff
  • Togepi
  • Tyrogue
  • Smoochum
  • Elekid
  • Magby
  • Azurill
  • Wynaut

All potentially shiny!

Field Research & Paid Research

Themed tasks with festive Stardust rewards and encounters with event Pokemon Darumaka and Bronzor. Paid Timed Research available for $1 USD, offering Stardust, XP, and PokeCoins, with encounters featuring Jigglypuff, Hoothoot, and Wurmple in event costumes.

Event Bundles and Avatar Items

Check out the in-game shop for a new Darumaka hat available even after the celebration. Don’t miss the event bundle featuring an Incubator and Premium Battle pass for 99 PokeCoins.