Pokemon Go December 2021 Events


December Research Breakthrough encounters

From Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8) until Saturday, January 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8) you will encounter Deino!

Weekly 1 PokéCoin bundles

Every Monday in December, a one-time-purchase bundle containing a Remote Raid Pass and other items will be available in the shop for 1 PokéCoin.

Featured Pokémon in raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids throughout December.

Five-Star Raids

Wednesday, December 1, 2021, to Thursday, December 16, 2021

Thursday, December 16, 2021, to Friday, December 31, 2021

Mega Raids

Wednesday, December 1, 2021, to Thursday, December 23, 2021

Mega Steelix

Thursday, December 23, 2021, to Friday, January 7, 2022

Mega Abomasnow

Raid Hours

Every Wednesday in December, a Raid Hour event will occur from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. The following Pokémon will be featured:

  • December 1, December 8, and December 15: Reshiram and Zekrom
  • December 22 and December 29: Kyurem

Pokémon Spotlight Hours

In the month of December, Pokémon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, and each will spotlight a different Pokémon and a special bonus!

  • December 7: Electabuzz & 2× Transfer Candy
  • December 14: Magmar & 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
  • December 21: Snover & 2× Catch XP
  • December 28: Cubchoo & 2× Catch Candy

Upcoming events

  • Season of Heritage: A new Season begins on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time! Embark on a journey inspired by the past as we run-up to Pokémon GO Tour: Johto. The Season of Heritage ends on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
  • Swinub Incense Day: On Sunday, December 5, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Swinub will be attracted more frequently to Incense. Additionally, both Ice-type and Ground-type Pokémon will be attracted to Incense throughout the day.
  • Dragonspiral Descent: An event inspired by the Unova region’s Dragonspiral Tower will take place from Tuesday, December 7, 2021, to Sunday, December 12, 2021. More details to come!
  • Pokémon GO Holidays Part 1 and Part 2: The Pokémon GO Holidays event returns on Thursday, December 16, 2021, and runs until Friday, December 31, 2021! Look forward to costumed Pokémon, Ice-type Pokémon appearing more frequently in the wild, event-exclusive Field Research, winter-themed avatar items, and a bonanza of bonuses!
  • December Community Day: Our final Community Day event will be held on both Saturday, December 18, 2021, and Sunday, December 19, 2021. During the event, Pokémon featured throughout 2021’s Community Day events will be appearing more frequently in the wild. Additionally, Pokémon featured in 2020’s Community Day events will be hatching from Eggs and appearing in raids. December Community Day will be an awesome opportunity to catch any featured Pokémon you may have missed!
Author: VintagePokeCollector

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