This weekend Pokémon GO will be hosting a Special Weekend event in collaboration with its different partners around the world.
Niantic is partnering with Verizon in the US, Yoshinoya in Japan and 7-Eleven Mexico in you guessed it! Mexico.
Trainers will be able to join the event using a ticket that has been acquired from one of the partners, either physically or digitally.
The ticket has a code that can be redeemed using the Official Pokémon GO Redemption Website. Players will be able to enjoy a Timed Research event, featured Pokémon, and more!
This event will be taking place from Saturday, May 29th, 2021 to Sunday, May 30th, 2021, all night and day.
Here is a full list of the event features:
- Clefairy, Jigglypuff, Eevee, Marill, Sableye, Stunky, Spritzee, and Swirlix will be attracted to Incense. If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny Eevee!
- Different Unown will be attracted to Incense depending on the participating partner in your region. (Shiny Unown will not be appearing during the event.)
- Verizon: Unown V
- 7-Eleven Mexico: Unown S
- Yoshinoya: Unown Y
- Event-exclusive Timed Research will reward encounters with Eevee, Spritzee, Swirlix, and Deino!
- Event-exclusive Timed Research will be available and reward XP, Stardust, an Incense, a Star Piece, a Lucky Egg, Spritzee Candy, and Swirlix Candy.
- You’ll have an increased chance of receiving Lucky Pokémon when you trade with a friend.
- You’ll also have an increased chance of becoming Lucky Friends when interacting with a friend during the weekend.
- You’ll earn double the XP for catching Pokémon.
- You’ll receive an exclusive medal when you redeem a ticket code on the Offer Redemption website.
For other players around the world not in the participating regions, the following event features are for all trainers:
- The number of Gifts you can open daily will double.
- Trade range will be increased to 40 km!
We hope everyone has a great time with the event! Just make sure to stay hydrated and healthy when catching Pokémon. Don’t forget we also cover all things Pokémon GO.
If you want to stay up to date with all the Pokémon GO Special Weekend news, you should check out the official blog post.