Pokemon GO will host a special one-day event in honour of Niantic's five year anniversary. The event will feature special timed research and some nice event bonuses.
Niantic's fifth birthday is just a few days away. In celebration, you’ll be able to enjoy limited-time bonuses and exclusive Timed Research.
The special, one-day, event will feature special timed research and some neat event bonuses.
Date and Time
- Sunday, October 4, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time.
- Complete the Niantic Birthday Event Timed Research during the event period to receive an Incense, an Egg Incubator, a Lucky Egg, a Fast TM, a Charged TM, a Star Piece, and more.
- Team GO Rocket Balloons will be appearing more often than usual.
- 2× Lucky Egg duration
- 2× Star Piece duration
- 2× Catch XP
- 2× Hatch XP
- 1/2 Hatch Distance for Eggs placed into Incubators during the event
In honour of the festivities, the in-game shop will offer a 1 PokéCoin Niantic birthday event box featuring 30 Ultra Balls. The event box will be available from Saturday, October 3, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, October 5, 2020, at 1:00 p.m.
Be on the lookout for a surprise "party favour" giveaway happening on Niantic’s official channels during the week following Niantic’s birthday.