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Pokémon Go: Kalos Celebration event guide

Pokemon Go Kalos Celebration Event
Pokemon Go Kalos Celebration Event (Image credit: Niantic)

Pokémon Go has introduced another region: the Kalos region! The Kalos region of Gen VI brings plenty of new Pokémon to catch, hatch, and battle. To commemorate the debut of Gen VI, the Kalos Celebration event will run for the first week of December 2020 and we here at iMore have everything you need to know to get the most out of this event.

What is the Kalos Celebration event in Pokémon Go?

Pokemon 652 Chesnaught (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 655 Delphox (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 658 Greninja (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Source: The Pokémon Company

The Kalos Celebration event is a week long event during which Pokémon from the Kalos region of Gen VI will see increased spawns, hatches, and Raids. The first batch of new Pokémon will be making their Pokémon Go debut and, until December 8, 2020, they will be more prevalent. There will be event exclusive Field Research tasks, as well as an event exclusive Timed Research line.

Pokémon spawns

Pokemon 656 Froakie (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 653 Fennekin (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 650 Chespin (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Source: The Pokémon Company

The following Pokémon will be seeing increased spawns:

  • Chespin
  • Fennekin
  • Froakie
  • Bunnelby
  • Fletchling
  • Klefki*
  • Noibat

Klefiki is a regional exclusive available only in France.

Raids

Pokemon 677 Espurr (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

The following Pokémon will be featured in Raids during the event:

  • Fletchling
  • Litleo
  • Espurr

Field Research Tasks

Pokemon 659 Bunnelby (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 661 Fletchling (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 667 Litleo (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Source: The Pokémon Company

The following Event exclusive Field Research Tasks will be available and reward new Kalos Pokémon:

  • Catch three Normal type Pokémon for a Bunnelby encounter.
  • Catch five Flying type Pokémon for a Fletchling encounter.
  • Catch seven Fire type Pokémon for a Litleo encounter.

Timed Research

In addition to new Field Research Tasks, there is also a Timed Research line available only during the event. Completing this Timed Research will earn you lots of Rewards, including Mega Energy for the Kanto Starters.

Step One

  1. Transfer five Pokémon for ten PokéBalls.
  2. Catch a Fletchling for 600 XP.
  3. Give your Buddy Pokémon for 600 Stardust.

Completion Rewards: 15 Mega Charizard Energy, 500 Stardust, 800 XP

Step Two

  1. Power up Pokémon five times for ten PokéBalls.
  2. Catch a Litleo for five Hyper Potions.
  3. Use five Berries to help catch Pokémon for five Revives.

Completion Rewards: 15 Mega Charizard Energy, 500 Stardust, 800 XP

Step Three

  1. Catch ten Pokémon for ten PokéBalls.
  2. Catch a Chespin for 30 Mega Venusaur Energy.
  3. Make five Nice Throws for ten Nanab Berries.

Completion Rewards: 15 Mega Charizard Energy, 750 Stardust, 1,000 XP

Step Four

  1. Catch 15 Pokémon for ten PokéBalls.
  2. Catch a Fennekin for 30 Mega Charizard Energy.
  3. Make seven Nice Throws for ten Razz Berries.

Completion Rewards: 15 Mega Charizard Energy, 750 stardust, 1,000 XP

Step Five

  1. Catch 20 Pokémon for 15 PokéBalls.
  2. Catch a Froakie for 30 Mega Blastoise Energy.
  3. Make seven Great Throws for ten Pinap Berries.

Completion Rewards: 15 Mega Charizard Energy, 750 Stardust, 1,000 XP

Step Six

  1. Autocompleted for 1,000 XP.
  2. Autocompleted for 1,000 XP.
  3. Autocompleted for 1,000 XP.

Completion Rewards: Lucky Egg, 1,000 Stardust, 2,000 XP

Questions about the Kalos Celebration event in Pokémon Go?

Do you have any questions about the Kalos Celebration event in Pokémon Go? Which Kalos Pokémon have you caught so far? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to check out our Best Pokémon Go Accessories, so you can be fully equipped for your Pokémon Journey!

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.