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Pokémon GO: Valentine's Day 2022 event guide

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

As the Season of Heritage presses on in Pokémon Go, the Valentine's Day2022 event is here! Flabébé, the Single Bloom Pokémon has made its debut along with a new Furfrou trim. We here at iMore have all the details for this exciting new event, and be sure to check out our best Pokémon Go accessories so you can be fully equipped on your Pokémon Journey!

What is the Valentine's Day 2022 event in Pokémon Go?

Pokemon 670 Floette (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 669 Flabébé (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 671 Florges (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Source: The Pokémon Company

A recurring annual event, Valentine's Day is celebrated in Pokémon Go with pink Pokémon, as well as Pokémon related to love and friendship. This year, Valentine's Day 2022 will introduce Flabébé, the Single Bloom Pokémon, along with its evolutions, Floette and Florges. The Flabébé line will be available in all five original colors. Additionally, players will be able to change Furfrou to the Heart Trim for the duration of the event.

When is the Valentine's Day 2022 event in Pokémon Go?

The Valentine's Day 2022 event runs from Thursday, February 10 through Monday, February 14, 2022.

Pokémon with the potential to be Shiny are indicated with an asterisk.

Wild Pokémon

Pokemon 370 Luvdisc (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 594 Alomomola (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 676 Furfrou Heart Trim (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Source: The Pokémon Company

During the Valentine's Day 2022 event, the following Pokémon have increased spawns:

  • Chansey*
  • Miltank*
  • Plusle*
  • Minun*
  • Volbeat*
  • Illumise*
  • Luvdisc*
  • Woobat*
  • Audino*
  • Alomomola*
  • Flabébé (Red)
  • Flabébé (Orange)
  • Flabébé (Yellow)
  • Flabébé (Blue)
  • Flabébé (White)
  • Furfrou

Raids

Pokemon Go Gyms Raids (Image credit: Niantic)

Players can challenge the following Pokémon in raids during the Valentine's Day 2022 event:

  • Miltank* (one star)
  • Roselia* (one star)
  • Audino* (one star)
  • Furfrou (one star)
  • Nidoqueen (three star)
  • Nidoking (three star)
  • Lickitung* (three star)
  • Gardevoir (three star)
  • Gallade (three star)
  • Registeel* (five star)
  • Mega Houndoom* (Mega)

Field Research

Pokemon Go Wayfarer (Image credit: Niantic)

During the Valentine's Day 2022 event, players can spin PokéStops and Gyms for the following event exclusive Field Research tasks:

  • Catch five Pokémon for a Luvdisc* encounter
  • Catch 20 Luvdisc for an Alomomola* encounter
  • Earn three hearts with your Buddy Pokémon for an Eevee* encounter
  • Earn three hearts with your Buddy Pokémon for a Pikachu* encounter
  • Make five Great Curveball Throws in a row for a Spinda* (pattern 9) encounter
  • Use five Berries to help catch Pokémon for a Ralts* encounter
  • Win a raid for a Frillish (male) encounter
  • Win a raid for a Frillish (female) encounter

Collection Challenge

Pokemon Go Collection Challenges (Image credit: Niantic)

There are two Collection Challenges during the Valentine's Day 2022 event:

Valentine's Day Challenge One

  • Luvdisc*
  • Woobat*
  • Plusle*
  • Volbeat*

Completion Rewards: Frillish (male), 2,000 Stardust, 2,000 XP

Valentine's Day Collection Challenge Two

  • Luvdisc*
  • Furfrou
  • Minun*
  • Illumise*

Completion Rewards: Frillish (female), 2,000 Stardust, 2,000 XP

Additional bonuses

Pokemon Go Pokecoin Update (Image credit: Niantic)

The Valentine's Day 2022 event features the following additional bonuses:

  • Global Challenge: Triple Transfer Candy if players are collectively able to send 70,000,000 Gifts
  • Gardevoir and Gallade with Synchronoise
  • Flabébé Avatar Style items in the PokéShop
  • Valentine's Stickers in Gifts and PokéStops

Questions about the Valentine's Day 2022 event in Pokémon Go?

Do you have any questions about the Pokémon Go Valentine's Day 2022 event? Will you be trying to catch every color of Flabébé? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to check out the rest of our Pokémon Go guides so you too can become a Pokémon Master!

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.