list of events, investigations and legendary


Niantic has three great events in store for us this month: Lunar New Year, Team GO Rocket celebration and Valentine's Day celebration.

This February is marked in red on the Niantic calendar, as on the 27th of this month the 25th anniversary is celebrated of the Pokémon saga and to warm up our engines, the developer has prepared a good amount of events, research achievements with Snorlax as the protagonist and a large number of legendaries.

If you don't want to miss anything of this exciting month of February that awaits us in Pokémon GO, keep reading because We are going to tell you absolutely everything about the events that Niantic has prepared for us for its star game.

Are you going to miss all the events that Pokemon GO brings us this month?

Are you going to miss all the events that Pokemon GO brings us this month?

Research achievements in February in Pokémon GO

Every month if we complete the weekly research tasks we will have access to a new Pokémon character. This February if we collect 7 stamps when completing our tasks we will find one of the classic characters of the saga, Snorlax, which will be available from February 1 at 10:00 p.m. to March 1, local time.

Raid bosses for 5-star raids and mega raids in February

Pokémon GO: Mega-Ampharos, Mega-Houndoom and Mega-Pidgeot

Pokémon GO: Mega-Ampharos, Mega-Houndoom and Mega-Pidgeot

First of all, the Legendary Pokémon that will appear in 5-star raids are as follows:

  • Raikou: from Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
  • Suicune: from Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
  • Latias: from Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. local time.
  • Latios: from Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. local time.
  • Articuno: From Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. to Monday, March 1, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. local time.
  • Zapdos: From Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. to Monday, March 1, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. local time.
  • Moltres: From Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. to Monday, March 1, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. local time.
  • Mewtwo: From Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. to Monday, March 1, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. local time.

For their part, the mega-evolved Pokémon that will appear in mega raids are the following:

  • Mega-Venusaur: Until Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
  • Mega-Ampharos: Until Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
  • Mega-houndoom: Until Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
  • Mega-Pidgeot: from Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. local time.
  • Mega-Ampharos: from Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. local time.
  • Mega Evolved Surprise Pokémon: from Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. to Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. local time.
  • Mega-Venusaur: from Saturday, February 20, 2021 to Monday, March 1, 2021.
  • Mega-Charizard X: from Saturday, February 20, 2021 to Monday, March 1, 2021.
  • Mega-Charizard Y: from Saturday, February 20, 2021 to Monday, March 1, 2021.
  • Mega-Blastoise: from Saturday, February 20, 2021 to Monday, March 1, 2021.

In addition, every week of February there will be a raid time event, Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. (local time), with the currently active Pokémon in the five-star raids.

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February Featured Pokémon Hours

In this month the hour of the featured Pokémon will take place every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. local time, and every hour there will be a different featured Pokémon and a special bonus:

  • Tuesday February 2: Ekans with twice the experience for evolving Pokémon and can be Shiny.
  • Tuesday February 9: Militank with twice the stardust from catching Pokémon and can be Shiny.
  • Tuesday February 16: Luvdisc with double experience for each Pokémon caught and can be Shiny.
  • Tuesday, February 23: Pikachu with double the candy for each Pokémon caught and can be Shiny.

February Community Day in Pokémon GO

February Community Day in Pokémon GO will star Roselia

February Community Day in Pokémon GO will star Roselia

This February, the protagonist of Community Day will be Roselia and said event will take place on Sunday 7 of this month from 11:00 a.m. local time to 5:00 p.m. local time. If we evolve Roselia to Roserade during the event (or up to two hours later) she will learn two unique moves: Seedling, a fast attack, and Fire-type Meteorball, a charged attack.

New Team GO Rocket event

These are some of the dark Pokémon that you can get in the new Team GO Rocket event

These are some of the dark Pokémon that you can get in the new Team GO Rocket event

The evil team, Team GO Rocket, returns to action with an event that they will appear with Shadow Pokémon never seen before and with a bit of luck by defeating one of the Team GO Rocket leaders you can Capture a Shiny Dark Pokémon.

The full details of this event are as follows:

  • From Tuesday, February 2 at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, February 7 at 8:00 p.m., local time.
  • More Team GO Rocket recruits in PokéStops and Balloons.
  • The teams of the recruits will be different during and after this event.
  • Recruits will have, among others, these Dark Pokémon: Swinub, Nosepass, Aron, Spheal, Lileep, and Anorith.
  • If we defeat one of the three team leaders, we can receive one of their stickers.
  • They will appear in the wild: Golbat, Koffing, Ariados, Qwilfish, Sneasel, Houndour, Nuzleaf, Stunky, Skorupi, and Venipede.
  • They will be born from the Strange Eggs of 12 km (during and after the event): Qwilfish, Larvitar, Corphish, Absol, Skorupi, Sandile, Scraggy, Pawniard, Vullaby, and Deino.
  • They will be seen in 1-star raids: Alolan Meowth, Alolan Grimer, Gligar, Sneasel, Shinx, and Klink.
  • They will be seen in the 3-star raids: Nidoqueen, Ariados, Umbreon, Tyranitar and Absol.
  • The temporary investigation of Johto's Celebration will be extended during this event, allowing us to get a Ho-Oh with the exclusive movement Earthquake.
  • Bonus: The distance required to open Eggs is reduced by half.

New Lunar New Year event

This month a new Lunar New Year event is also coming to Pokémon GO in which we will celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Ox and these are all its details:

  • Since Tuesday, February 9, 2021 to Sunday, February 14, 2021.
  • We can find many red Pokémon.
  • A Mega Evolved Pokémon will debut in Mega Raids.

Valentine event

Pokémon GO will also have an event to celebrate Valentine's Day and these are all its details:

  • Since Sunday, February 14 at 1:00 p.m. until Thursday, February 18 at 8:00 p.m., local time.
  • Some Pokémon will appear for the first time in Pokémon GO.
  • We can find exclusive objects for our avatar.
  • Luvdisc will appear more frequently.
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GO Fighting League Love Cup

As part of the Valentine's event there will also be a themed competition in Pokémon GO and these are all its features:

  • Since Monday, February 8 to Monday, February 15, 2021.
  • Only red or pink Pokémon can be used.
  • Maximum of 1,500 pcs.
  • Legendary and Rare Pokémon are not allowed.