Let's celebrate the launch of the first Pokemon video game in 1996 with the Pokemon Day 2019 event! Encounter more Kanto Pokemon, Shiny Pidgey or Rattata, flower crowned Pikachu & Eevee, & more!
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Pokemon Day 2019 Event - Overview
|Feb. 26, 2019||Feb. 28, 2019|
We're celebrating the launch of the first ever Pokemon video game with Pokemon Day 2019! Trainers will encounter more Kanto region Pokemon, fight them as raid bosses, spot a Shiny Pidgey or Rattata, and even a flower-crowned Pikachu or Eevee!
|Feb. 26, 2019, 1PM to Feb. 28, 2019, 1PM PST|
|Europe, Middle East|
|Feb. 26, 2019, 9PM to Feb. 28, 2019, 9PM UTC|
|Asia-Pacific||Feb. 27, 2019, 6AM to Mar. 1, 2019, 6AM JST|
New Shiny Pidgey & Rattata
During Pokemon Day 2019, Trainers may encounter a shiny Pidgey or Rattata in the wild. These are new Shiny Pokemon that are only being implemented during this event.Check Out Shiny Pokemon List!
Catch Flower Crown Pikachu & Eevee
In this special event, Pikachu and Eevee who are wearing flower crowns will make an appearance in the wild as well as encounters when completing Field Research tasks.Check Out What Is Field Research!
Encounter More Kanto Pokemon In The Wild
Now's the time to fill up your Pokedex with Kanto region Pokemon as they'll be popping up more in the wild than ever before! These include the famous starter Pokemon such as Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle.
Kanto Region Raid Bosses
Kanto region Pokemon will also show up more often as raid bosses for the Pokemon Day 2019 event. There is no news whether they'll be added to the current roster or will replace the current raid bosses in the field.Check Out Raid Battle Guide Here!
Pokemon Day 2019 Official Website Announcement
We love Pokémon and we know you do, too! We would never pass up a chance to celebrate Pokémon. Pokémon Day happens every year on February 27. Do you know why this day is so special? It commemorates the launch of the first Pokémon video games in 1996. In celebration of #PokemonDay, we invited some familiar Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region to join us!
Date + Time:
Feb. 26, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST to Feb. 28, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8)
- Pokémon that Trainers encounter early on in their adventures through the Kanto region will appear more frequently in the wild!
- Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region will be available to challenge in raids.
- Pikachu and Eevee wearing flower crowns will make a special appearance as Field Research encounters and in the wild.
In celebration of Pokémon Day, you may even encounter Shiny Pidgey and Shiny Rattata!
Thank you for being part of our journey. Let’s celebrate Pokémon Day together!
—The Pokémon GO team
Source: Official Pokemon GO website
In celebration of the upcoming #PokemonDay, we’re kicking off a new event, and we’ve invited some familiar Pokémon originally discovered in the Kanto region! Be on the lookout, as you might find Pikachu and Eevee wearing flower crowns on your travels! https://t.co/7k2m8fRGof pic.twitter.com/u72ASvdLA8— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) February 25, 2019