Pokémon GO started a holiday event on December 25th! Catch the newest Pokémon at your nearest #SprintPokeStop to participate in this holiday fun. And don’t forget, you have just two more weeks to enter the #PokemonGO Sprint Sweepstakes!
As part of the Pokémon GO celebration, players will get a couple of bonuses that make it more likely to find certain kinds of creatures and eggs in the game. The event will run through January 3, and here are the highlights:
Starting December 25
Increased chance to hatch a Togepi and other Pokémon.
PokéStops will award one single-use egg incubator each day of the event.
PokéStops will award more eggs that hatch Togepi, Pichu, and the rest of the new creatures from the Johto region.
Holiday Pikachu with his festive hat will appear more frequently on the map.
Starting December 30
Kanto-region starters will appear more frequently.
Greater chance to catch Bulbasaur, Ivysaur, and Venusaur.
Greater chance to catch Charmander, Charmeleon, and Charizard.
Greater chance to catch Squirtle, Wartortle, and Blastoise.
Lure modules will last 60 minutes instead of 30.
According to the Pokémon GO blog, here’s information about the holiday item packs:
We will be adding a few limited-time holiday item packs to the Pokémon GO in-game shop at a discounted rate. The morning of December 25 through the afternoon of December 30 (PST), we’ll be releasing Special, Great, and Ultra Boxes. Items in these Boxes include Incubators, Incense, Great Balls, and Ultra Balls. From the afternoon of December 30 through the afternoon of January 3 (PST) we’ll release Bronze, Silver, and Gold Boxes. Items in these Boxes include Incense, Lure Modules, Lucky Eggs, Poké Balls, and Great Balls.
Go to http://sprint.co/pokestops to find the #SprintPokeStop nearest you
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