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Valentine's Day is a seasonal event in Pokémon GO that takes place in February to celebrate real-world Valentine's Day.

2017 EventEdit

2017 Valentine's Day event took place from February 8th through February 15th, 2017.

FeaturesEdit

Trainers received double candy for catching, hatching and transfer of Pokémon. The required Buddy distance was a half of its regular amount, which means that Pokémon received candy twice as fast.

Additionally, Lure Modules lasted up to six hours, rather than their normal 30 minutes. [1] After the event concluded, lures continued to last 6 hours until Saturday, February 18th, 4 p.m. (PST). [2]

Featured PokémonEdit

The following Pokémon had been confirmed to have increased spawn rates, according a various players around the world. [3][4]

Clefairy
#035
Clefairy
Icon Fairy
Clefable
#036
Clefable
Icon Fairy
Jigglypuff
#039
Jigglypuff
Icon Normal
Icon Fairy
Wigglytuff
#040
Wigglytuff
Icon Normal
Icon Fairy
Slowpoke
#079
Slowpoke
Icon Water
Icon Psychic
Slowbro
#080
Slowbro
Icon Water
Icon Psychic
Exeggcute
#102
Exeggcute
Icon Grass
Icon Psychic
Lickitung
#108
Lickitung
Icon Normal
Chansey
#113
Chansey
Icon Normal
Porygon
#137
Porygon
Icon Normal

Pokémon Eggs hatchlingsEdit

During 2017 Valentine's Day event there was higher chance to hatch following Pokémon:

2-km Eggs
Cleffa
#173
Cleffa
Icon Fairy
Igglybuff
#174
Igglybuff
Icon Normal
Icon Fairy
10-km Eggs
Smoochum
#238
Smoochum
Icon Ice
Icon Psychic

2018 EventEdit

2018 Valentine's Day event lasted only for three days as it took place between February 13th and February 15th, 2017.

FeaturesEdit

Luvdisc and Chansey had increased chance of spawn in the wild for the time of this event and there was also Shiny Luvdisc released with the start of the event. [5] Additionally, Trainers were awarded with 3 times more Stardust for each capture of Luvdisc and Chansey. [6]

Chansey
#113
Chansey
Icon Normal
Luvdisc
#370
Luvdisc
Icon Water

GalleryEdit

Promotional picturesEdit

Following promotional pictures were published by creators of the game across their social media channels.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Us!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2017-02-08.
  2. Thanks for spreading the love this #ValentinesDay. Twitter. Retrieved on 2017-02-15.
  3. Biomes for Pink Pokémon. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2017-02-09.
  4. List of Pink Pokémon. Bulbapedia. Retrieved on 2017-02-09.
  5. Just caught a shiny Luvdisc!. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-02-14.
  6. PokemonGoApp. (2018, February 13). Happy Valentines, Trainers! Until February 15, schools of Luvdisc will be out swimming and awarding 3x Stardust for each one caught. Twitter. Retrieved on 2018-02-14.