Pokémon Go will celebrate Valentine’s Day in style in 2022 with their Valentine’s Day Event. The event will run from ThursdayFebruary 102022, to MondayFebruary 142022.

Note: Pokémon with a * have the chance to be shiny when encountered.

Valentine’s Event Features

Wild Encounters

The 2022 Valentine’s Day Event will feature many wild encounters, with most of them having the chance to be shiny.

  • Flabébé (Red)
  • Flabébé (Blue)
  • Flabébé (Yellow)
  • Flabébé (Orange)
  • Flabébé (White)
  • Chansey*
  • Volbeat*
  • Illumise*
  • Alomomola*
  • Miltank*
  • Woobat*
  • Plusle*
  • Minun*
  • Audino*
  • Luvdisc*
  • Furfrou

Certain Flabébé will be exclusive to specific parts of the world during the Valentine’s Day Event.

  • Red Flower Flabébé will be found in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
  • Blue Flower Flabébé will be found the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Yellow Flower Flabébé will be found in the Americas.

Raids

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One-Star Raids

  • Miltank*
  • Roselia*
  • Audino*
  • Furfrou

Three-Star Raids

  • Nidoqueen
  • Nidoking
  • Lickitung*
  • Gardevoir
  • Gallade

Five-Star Raids

  • Registeel*

Mega Raids

  • Mega Houndoom*

*Pokémon with a “*” have the chance to be shiny when encountered.

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Field Research

Field Research progress in Pokemon Go.
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The event will feature many new Field Research tasks that players can get by spinning PokéStops and gyms. The Field Research tasks will include:

  • Catch five Pokémon – Luvdisc* encounter
  • Catch 20 Luvdisc – Alomomola* encounter
  • Gain three hearts with a buddy Pokémon – Pikachu* encounter
  • Gain three hearts with a buddy Pokémon – Eevee* encounter
  • Throw five great curveball throws in a row – Spinda* encounter
  • Use berries to help catch a Pokémon five times – Ralts* encounter
  • Win a raid – Frillish (male or female) encounter

*Pokémon with a “*” have the chance to be shiny when encountered.

Collection Challenges

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The Valentine’s Day Event will feature two Collection Challenges:

Collection Challenge number one –

  • Luvdisc*
  • Plusle*
  • Volbeat*
  • Woobat*

Completing these will reward players with a Frillish (male) encounter, 2,000 XP, and 2,000 Stardust.

Collection Challenge number two –

  • Luvdisc*
  • Minun*
  • Illumise*
  • Furfrou

Completing these will reward players with a Frillish (female) encounter), 2,000 XP, and 2,000 Stardust.

*Pokémon with a “*” have the chance to be shiny when encountered.

New Avatar Items

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The in-game store will also feature new customization items for players’ avatars. A flabébé hairpin, flabébé shirt, and flabébé shorts will be among the new options.

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