Pokemon Go‘s most recent Valentine’s day event, which was supposed to end on Feb 15th was extended giving 24 more hours to trainers to catch increased Luvdisc and Chansey spawns, and earn extra Stardust. But as this event is ending, Pokemon Go Announced A New Exclusive Event it goes by name of “Lunar New Year Event”. Pokemon Go kicked off a Lunar New Year event in Pokemon Go, which will reward players with bonuses when they catch certain dog-like Pokemon.
To celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year, Pokemon Go trainers will earn triple the normal amount of Stardust, when they capture Poochyena, Growlithe, Snubble, Eevee, and Electrike. All of the precedent Pokemon will spawn more frequently during the event. However, like the Valentine’s Day celebration, the Lunar New Year event will only be around for a very short period of time, running from February 15-17.
Pokemon Go players in Taiwan can participate in a separate Lunar New Year event, which is a new regional exclusive event. From February 26 to March 3, Niantic is hosting a Safari Zone event at the Chiayi Lantern Festival. Players will have a chance to encounter Dratini, Mr. Mime, Growlithe, and other Pokemon during the day, while Chinchou and Lanturn will spawn at night. when the lanterns begin to glow. You can read more about the Safari Zone event in the post below.
Honoring Lunar New Year: Chiayi Lantern Festival with Pokémon GO
For thousands of years, the Lantern Festival has symbolized good luck and fortune. See beautiful lights and honor the New Year with Pokémon GO during a special Safari Zone event at the Chiayi Lantern Festival in Taiwan, hosted by the Chiayi County government from February 26 to March 3.
Dratini, Mr. Mime, Growlithe and many other Pokémon will be appearing at the Pokémon GO Safari Zone event among the lanterns during the daytime, starting at 7:00 AM. At 5:00 PM, as the lanterns begin to glow, Trainers will see Chinchou and Lanturn in the wild! There will also be Pokémon to discover around Puzi City and the rest of Chiayi County, so make sure you walk around and enjoy all that Chiayi has to offer. And of course, don’t miss the beauty of the lanterns, which will bring good health, wealth and love in the New Year.
We also want to extend our thoughts and condolences to those affected by the nearby earthquake. We hope those lanterns will bring the people of Taiwan comfort, and we sincerely wish you healing and a strong recovery.
—The Pokémon GO team
Niantic is doing everything possible to keep Pokemon Go Players engaged in the game. Pokemon Go’s recent addition of the last wave of generation 3 pokemon brought Rayquaza as Raid boss and will allow the trainers to complete their collection of all 3 Honee Region Legendary trio. What are your thoughts on the new development by Niantic? Let me hear all your thoughts in comments or you can get connected with me on Snapchat-Vibsz16 and Instagram. Stay tuned.