Niantic announces details for Pokémon Go Valentines event 2021

Pokemon Go Valentines Day
Pokemon Go Valentines Day (Image credit: Niantic)

What you need to know

  • The Pokémon Go Valentine's 2021 will run from Sunday, February 14 through Thursday, February 18, 2021.
  • Munna and Musharna will make their Pokémon Go debut during this event.
  • The event will also feature a Collection Challenge, event exclusive Field Research, and more.

Naintic has just offered more details for the previously announced Pokémon Go Valentines 2021 event. Beginning on Valentine's day, this event will run through Thursday, February 18, 2021. Munna, the Dream Eater Pokémon, will be making its Pokémon Go debut, along with its evolution Musharna. Trainers will be able to evolve Munna into Musharna with the evolution item, Unova Stone. Additionally, Gardevoir and Gallade evolved suring the event will know the Psychic type charged attack, Synchronoise.

The following Pokémon will be appearing more often in the wild:

  • Nidoran♀*
  • Nidoran♂*
  • Plusle*
  • Minun*
  • Volbeat*
  • Illumise*
  • Luvdisc*
  • Munna
  • Feebas*

Pokémon with the potential to be Shiny are indicated with an asterisk. Feebas will have increased Shiny rates during this event.

The following Pokémon will be hatching from 5KM Eggs:

  • Eevee*
  • Cleffa*
  • Igglybuff*
  • Togepi*
  • Luvdisc*
  • Munna
  • Woobat*
  • Cottonee

The following Pokémon will be appearing in Raids:

Complete event exclusive Field Research for encounters with the following Pokémon:

  • Ralts
  • Volbeat
  • Illumise
  • Spinda with a heart pattern
  • Alomomola

A Valentine's Day themed Collection Challenge will include the following Pokémon:

  • Nidoran♀
  • Nidoran♂
  • Espeon
  • Umbreon
  • Plusle
  • Minun
  • Volbeat
  • Illumise
  • Luvdisc
  • Latias
  • Latios
  • Alomomola

The PokéShop will feature a free one time bundle of three Remote Raid Passes, as well as Munna inspired avatar items in the Avatar Style Shop. Event exclusive stickers will be available from Friend Gifts.

Other bonuses during the event will include:

  • Increased chance to become Lucky Friends with your friends
  • Increased chance that Pokémon you trade become Lucky Pokémon
  • Trade range increased to 40 km
  • Increased chance of receiving Berries from Gifts

There will be plenty for Pokémon Go Trainers to do this Valentine's day. Which part of the event are you most looking forward to? Let us know in the comments below, and be sure to check out our best Pokémon Go accessories, so you can be fully equipped on your Pokémon Journey!

Casian Holly

Casian Holly has been writing about gaming at iMore since 2019, but their real passion is Pokémon. From the games to the anime, cards and toys, they eat, sleep, and breathe all things Pokémon. You can check out their many Pokémon Go and Pokémon Sword and Shield guides and coverage here on iMore.