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With just a little over a week remaining in December (and 2020), Niantic is starting to look ahead to next month for Pokemon GO. A blog post has outlined the many different events planned for January 2021 involving the Research Breakthrough encounter, five-star raids and Mega Raids, and more.

Here’s the full rundown:

Pokemon GO is ending 2020 – and starting 2021 – with a New Year’s event. There’ll be Pokemon wearing festive costumes, Slowpoke wearing 2020 glasses in the wild, and more.

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Niantic today announced that Machop will be featured as the next Pokemon for Pokemon GO Community Day. The event will be held on January 16, 2021.

Here’s some additional information:

Pokemon GO Holiday 2020

Pokemon GO is celebrating the holidays with a new event for 2020. Players can expect costumed Pokemon, an Ice-type Pokemon, event-exclusive Field Research, winter-themed avatar items, and plenty of bonuses.

Below are the full event details:

Galarian Mr. Mime and Mr. Rime

Niantic has announced that Pokemon GO is getting a new event with Galarian Mr. Mime and Mr. Rime. It’ll also feature a few Pokemon that will be attracted to Incense more frequently, Shiny Cubchoo, a special ticket to purchase, and more.

Below are the full event details:

The Game Awards 2020

Pokemon GO is celebrating The Game Awards 2020 with a new event. Players can expect incense to be more effective at attracting Pokemon, more Stardust from catching Pokemon, and more.

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Pokemon GO Tour: Kanto

2021 is a big year for Pokemon. Not only is the franchise itself turning five years old, but Pokemon GO is celebrating its fifth anniversary. A new event is on the way to celebrate, which will take place on February 20, 2021.

Pokemon GO: Kanto will have paid and non-paid versions to choose from. If you pay for the event, you’ll be able to choose between Red and Green versions with exclusive Pokemon, encounter all Pokemon originally discovered in Kanto, access a Special Research story, and more. Even if you don’t pay, all players can access some Pokemon originally discovered in Kanto in the wild and Raids, a few Legendary Pokemon will be returning to Legendary raids, event-exclusive Timed Research will be available, and trade range will be increased to 40 km.

Below are the full event details:

Pokemon GO - Pokemon the Movie

In celebration of Pokemon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, Pokemon GO has a few things in store. Jessie and James will be returning to the game, and players can encounter Shiny Celebi by completing limited-time research. Explorer Pikachu will show up in the wild and in raids while Pokemon connected to the movie will appear more frequently.

Here’s the full rundown of activities: 

Pokemon GO is officially introducing Pokemon originally found in Kalos today. The event, which starts today, features a number of Pokemon that will be appearing more frequently in the wild, including Chespin, Fennekin, Froakie, Bunnelby, Fletchling, Litleo, and Noibat (and Klefki if you’re in France). You can also hatch several creatures from Eggs, including Bunnelby, Fletchling, Litleo, Chespin, Fennekin, Froakie, Espurr, and Noibat.

In one-star raids, you can encounter Litleo and Espurr. And there’s also event-exclusive Field Research and Timed Research tasks that lead to encounters with Pokemon such as Bunnelby and Fletchling as well as reward Venusaur Mega Energy, Charizard Mega Energy, and Blastoise Mega Energy.

Below are the full event details:

Niantic has shared the latest information about Pokemon GO. The game’s new Season of Celebration has been detailed, and as part of that, we get to learn about what’s planned for the December Community Day, GO Battle League Season 6, and more.

Here’s the full rundown:

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