Pokémon Go is having an event to celebrate the Sinnoh region from Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. until Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. in your local time.
The event features the release of Shiny Buizel, as well as event-based Field Research, and a Sinnoh Collection Challenge. Pokémon from the Sinnoh region, like Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Drifloon, and others, will be spawning more frequently.
Heatran will also be returning to raids as the five-star raid boss, alongside some other Pokémon from the Sinnoh region.
If you having a hard time finding Buizel, you can get one from one of the event’s Field Research Tasks as well.
Pokémon Go Sinnoh Celebration event Field Research and rewards
|Defeat a Team Go Rocket Grunt||500 Stardust|
|Defeat 2 Team Go Rocket Grunts||Buizel encounter|
|Win 2 raids||Shieldon or Cranidos encounter|
|Power up Pokémon 4 times||Turtwig, Chimchar, or Piplup encounter|
Sinnoh Celebration Challenge
Players will be rewarded with in-game items and an addition to their Elite Collector medal if they catch all of the following during the event period:
- Shadow Skuntank
- Shadow Snover
Reward: 3,000 Stardust, 1 Magnetic Lure, 15 Ultra Balls