Pokemon GO Tour: Kanto festivities to continue with celebration event

Published: 08:06, 12 February 2021
Pokemon GO - Kanto-themed celebration event key art with logo
Pokemon GO - Kanto-themed celebration event

Pokemon GO Tour: Kanto is coming up and Trainer across the world will be able to enjoy even more Kanto-inspired content with a Kanto-themed celebration.

Pokemon GO Tour: Kanto is rounding the corner and will be here on February 20, 2021. We now know that the long-awaited event will go on for longer than previously anticipated. The Kanto-themed celebration will continue until Pokemon Day 2021.

Date and Time

Sunday, February 21, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Saturday, February 27, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time


  • Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Weedle, Pikachu, Geodude, Clefairy, Psyduck, Slowpoke, Gastly, Voltorb, Magikarp, and more will be appearing more frequently in the wild.
  • The following Pokemon will be attracted to Incense​: Caterpie, Pidgey, Spearow, Poliwag, Abra, Seel, Machop, Krabby, Exeggcute, Horsea, Goldeen, and more.
  • The following Pokemon will be hatching from 5 km Eggs: Oddish, Bellsprout, Tangela, Dratini, Pichu, Elekid, Magby, and more.
  • There will be event-exclusive Field Research tasks that reward Stardust and lead to encounters with Pokemon such as Doduo, Magnemite, Diglett, Omanyte, Kabuto, Snorlax, Jigglypuff, Clefairy, and more.

Pokemon appearing in raids

One-star raids:

Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle, Pikachu, Magikarp, and Dratini.

Three-star raids:

Scyther, Pinsir, Machoke, Kadabra, Haunter, Graveler, and Lapras.

Five-star raids:

Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, and Mewtwo.

Niantic Mewtwo posing under a Pokemon GO logo Pokemon GO - Mewtwo

If you evolve the following Pokemon during the event, their Evolution will know an exclusive attack.

  • Evolve Ivysaur (the evolved form of Bulbasaur) to get a Venusaur that knows Frenzy Plant.
  • Evolve Charmeleon (the evolved form of Charmander) to get a Charizard that knows Blast Burn.
  • Evolve Wartortle (the evolved form of Squirtle) to get a Blastoise that knows Hydro Cannon.
  • Evolve Pichu to get a Pikachu that knows Surf.
  • Evolve Eevee into any of its Evolutions to get an evolved form that knows Last Resort.
  • Evolve Dragonair (the evolved form of Dratini) to get a Dragonite that knows Draco Meteor.
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