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Pokémon GO: February 2022

Updated: Feb 15, 2022

As the end of January is near, it's time for the monthly overview for everything Pokémon GO in February:

Season of Heritage: Monthly Bonus

During the month of February, the Season of Heritage continues. As a part of the Season of Heritage, there will be the following bonuses this month:

  • Increased Candies XL from hatching Eggs

  • 2x XP when hatching Eggs

Read more about the Season of Heritage here.

Research Breakthrough

📅 February 1, 1:00 p.m. to → March 1, 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8)

Espurr will be available in your weekly Research Breakthrough and for the first time in Pokémon GO, Espurr can be shiny ✨.

Weekly 1 PokéCoin Bundle

Just like during the last months, every Monday a bundle will be available in the Shop for 1 PokéCoin, containing a Remote Raid Pass and some other items. This is a one-time-only purchase each week.


Five-Star Raids

In February you can expect the following Pokémon in Five-Star Raids:

Which Pokémon?

When? *

Shiny Possible?

Regirock - knows Earthquake ⛰️

February 1 → February 9

✨ Yes ✨

Registeel - knows Zap Cannon

February 9 → February 16

✨ Yes ✨

Normal Forme Deoxys

February 16 → February 19

✨ Yes ✨

Attack Forme Deoxys

February 19 → February 22

✨ Yes ✨

Defense Forme Deoxys

February 22 → February 25

✨ Yes ✨

Speed Forme Deoxys

February 25 → March 1

✨ Yes ✨

* = All start and end dates are at 10:00 a.m. (local time)

From February 16 → March 1, you'll receive up to two free Raid Passes per day by spinning the Photo Discs at Gyms!

Johto Tour

During the Johto Tour on February 26 from 9:00 a.m. → 9:30 p.m. (local time) the Johto Legendaries will be appearing in raids: Raikou ✨, Suicune ✨, Entei ✨, Lugia ✨, and Ho-Oh ✨. Speed Forme Deoxys ✨ will be appearing before and after that time window.

Mega Raids

  • Mega Houndoom

  • 📅 February 1, 10:00 a.m. (local time) → February 16, 10:00 a.m. (local time)

  • Shiny possible: yes ✨

  • Mega Ampharos

  • 📅 February 16, 10:00 a.m. (local time) → March 1, 10:00 a.m. (local time)

  • Shiny possible: yes ✨

Raid Hours

📅 Every Wednesday 6:00 7:00 p.m. (local time)


Featured Pokémon


February 2


✨ Yes ✨

February 9


✨ Yes ✨

February 16

Normal Forme Deoxys

✨ Yes ✨

February 23

Defense Forme Deoxys

✨ Yes ✨

Spotlight Hours

📅 Every Tuesday 6:00 7:00 p.m. (local time)




Shiny Possible

February 1


2x Evolve XP


February 8


2x Catch Stardust


February 15


2x Catch XP

✨ Yes ✨

February 22


2x Catch Candy

✨ Yes ✨

Community Day

📅 Saturday February 12, 11:00 a.m. → 5:00 p.m. (local time)

February's Community Day will feature the Cottonweed Pokémon, Hoppip. For more details about the February Community Day, visit our article here.

Johto Tour

📅February 26, 9:00 a.m. → 9:30 p.m. (local time)

Join Chikorita, Cyndaquil, and Totodile on their journeys through Johto during Pokémon GO Tour: Johto. Based on the original Johto games, Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver, Trainers with a ticket will have to pick between a Gold or Silver version for their ticket. Each version will have exclusive Pokémon and you can read more about the version-exclusive Pokémon here. With a ticket, you also get access to an event-exclusive Special Research and an ancounter with Celebi that knows a special attack. During this event, trading with a friend will be important, so make sure you both pick another version to compliment each other. If you purchase the ticket before February 10, you will also get access to a Timed Research in February when you log into the game between February 1 and February 10. Enjoy the Johto region!

Other Events

More in-game Events will be coming to Pokémon GO; further details will be available at a later time.

Lunar New Year

📅 February 1 February 7

Celebrate Lunar New Year with an event in GO.

Valentine's Day

📅 February 10 → February 14

Enjoy Valentine's in GO with this event. An evolutionairy line of Fairy-type Pokémon will make their debut - what could that debut be?

GO Tour Johto Leadup Event

📅 February 18 → February 25

Prepare in the best way possible for the Johto Tour with this Poké Ball-focused event.


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