- Niantic Labs
Pokémon Go is throwing an in-game “Solstice” event for its 65 million players from June 13 to June 20.
As with past events, certain types of Pokémon will appear more often during the event. A handful of other special bonuses will also be available.
Here are the details:
- The Solstice event runs from 1:00 p.m. PDT on June 13 to 1:00 p.m. PDT on June 20.More fire and ice-type Pokémon will appear during that time, including Charmander, Cyndaquil, Growlithe, Houndour, Ponyta, Swinub, Vulpix, Sneasel, Magmar, Shellder, and their evolutions. You’ll also have a higher chance of seeing ultra-rare creatures, like Lapras, out in the wild.XP bonuses will be given for “Nice,” “Great,” “Excellent,” curveball and first Pokéball throws each day.More XP will also be given for hatching eggs than normal.Lucky Eggs will be 50% off in the game’s shop.
This Solstice event predates Pokémon Go’s first real-world event in Chicago next month, where it could finally unleash rare, “Legendary” creatures such as Mewtwo.