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The Pokemon GO Sinnoh Celebration Event begins this week, leading up to the Pokemon GO Tour: Kanto. Sinnoh region’s event features the release of shiny Buizel and the Sinnoh Collection Challenge. In this guide, we’ll take a look at the Pokemon GO Sinnoh Celebration Event dates, field research and rewards, Eggs, boosted spawns, and raid bosses.

Trainers can complete event-exclusive Field Research for Stardust rewards and encounters with Sinnoh Pokemon like Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Cranidos, Sheldon, and Buizel. 

Complete the Sinnoh Collection Challenge by catching a Turtwig, Chimchar, Piplup, Cranidos, Shieldon, Combee, Buizel, Shadow Stunky, and Shadow Snover. The reward for doing so is Stardust, Magnetic lure, and 15 Ultra Balls.

Pokemon GO Sinnoh Celebration Event

Start Date and End Date

The Pokemon GO Sinnoh Celebration Event is active during the following timeframe:

  • Start: Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at 10:00 AM Local Time
  • End: Sunday, January 17, 2021, at 8:00 PM Local Time

Field Research and Rewards

The Pokemon GO Sinnoh Celebration Event Field Research and rewards are as follows:

  • Power up Pokemon 4 times: Turtwig (s), Chimchar, Piplup (s)
  • Win 2 raids: Shieldon, Cranidos
  • Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts: Buizel (s)


The following Pokemon hatch from 5km Eggs:

  • Kricketot (s)
  • Budew (s)
  • Cranidos
  • Shieldon
  • Bronzor (s)
  • Bonsly (s)
  • Hippopotas (s)
  • Croagunk (s)

Boosted Spawns

The following Pokemon will have increased spawn rates:

  • Turtwig (s)
  • Chimchar (s)
  • Piplup (s)
  • Bidoof
  • Cranidos
  • Shieldon
  • Combee
  • Buizel (s)
  • Drifloon (s)
  • Glameow (s), Purugly
  • Hippopotas (s)
  • Skorupi (s)
  • Snover (s)

Raid Bosses

  • One-star Raids: Turtwig (s), Chimchar (s), Piplup (s), Shinx (s), Buizel (s), Gible (s)
  • Three-star Raids: Lopunny, Hippowdon, Toxicroak, Lumineon
  • Five-star Raids: Heatran (s)
  • Mega: Abomasnow (s), Charizard Y (s), Blastoise (s)

Upcoming Event

Following this week’s Pokemon GO Sinnoh Celebration Event, the Hoenn region event will begin. The Hoenn Event takes place from January 19 through January 24.