Pokemon GO five year anniversary event starts tomorrow, new shiny

It has been five years since Niantic’s Pokemon GO mobile title launched and the company is going to celebrate the occasion. The upcoming Pokemon GO five year anniversary event features a slew of new additions for trainers. See what’s planned for the limited time event below.

News of the upcoming event came from a post on the official Pokemon GO website. The post lays out exactly what players can expect from the event. First, and most importantly, the event starts on July 6 at 10:00 a.m. and runs to July 15, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time. While the event is active players will be able to possibly encounter a Shiny Darumaka.

Alongside the new shiny encounter there are a ton of other additions in the event. Things like the return of the Flying Pikachu, encountering first-partner Pokemon in the wild, daily bonus Field Research tasks, and fireworks are just some of the additions.

Besides the above listed bonuses there are a variety of other additions. These additions will be available for players while the event is active for the next 10 days. If you are wanting to play the event be sure to login during the time listed above to get involved in the event.

If you wish to see the full details check out the blog post linked above. Niantic lays out exactly what’s to come in the anniversary event. Let me know if you will check out the event in the comments below.


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