Lunar New Year: Dragons Unleashed celebrates both the year of the dragon and Dragon types in Pokémon Go. (As well as being a bit complicated when it comes to event names.)
During this Pokémon Go event, you can complete event-exclusive field research tasks, battle Dragon-type Pokémon in raids, and capture them in the wild, as Dragon-types, or at least their pre-evolved forms, will appear more frequently in the world. wild.
Best of all, though, Lunar New Year: Dragons Unleashed marks the release of Drampa in Pokémon Go.
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Lunar New Year Dragons Unleash Field Research Tasks in Pokémon Go
Spinning PokéStops during Lunar New Year: Dragons Unleashed may result in you collecting an event-exclusive Field Research task in Pokémon Go. These tasks can be saved to your Field Research Collection and completed after the event is over, if you wish.
Here are the Lunar New Year: Dragons Unleashed field research tasks in Pokémon Go:
- Reward for capturing 10 Pokémon: encounter with Trapinch or Swablu
- Make 3 Big Drop Rewards: Darumaka Encounter
- Get a great launch reward: Gible encounter
- Reward for boosting 5 Dragon-type Pokémon: encounter with Skrelp or Tyrunt
- Spin 5 PokéStops or Gyms as a reward: 5 Poké Balls or 2 Great Balls
- Earn a raid reward: encounter with Dratini, Deino, or Goomy.
- Earn reward from 3 raids: encounter with Druddigon, Turtonator or Drampa
Thanks to redwineandbeer from reddit for the help with this information.
It’s the Season of Eternal Journeys in Pokémon Go, so be sure to complete the Eternal Journeys quest! The Lunar New Year: Dragons Unleased event is currently taking place and marks the debut of Drampa! During it, take the time to try out Routes, Gift Exchange, and Party Play while you hunt for rare Pokémon, battle in Go Battle League, or compete in PokéStop Showcases.
Everything you need to know about the Lunar New Year Dragons Unleashed event in Pokémon Go
Lunar New Year: Dragons Unleashed runs until Sunday, February 11 at 8pm local time, and while it’s live, there are four bonuses for you to enjoy. Two of these bonuses have to do with luck: seeing a higher chance of becoming Lucky Friends or earning Lucky Pokémon through trades.
The other two give everyone the chance to earn additional candy by making nice, cool, and excellent drops, while players level 31 or higher will also have a higher chance of earning XL candy with said drops.
The highlight of this event, however, is the release of Drampa! This Normal and Dragon-type Pokémon comes from Generation 7, and if you want to add it to your Pokédex, be sure to check out our guide on how to get Drampa, where we cover Drampa’s counters and weaknesses.
Image credit: Niantic
The following Pokémon will also appear more frequently in the wild during Lunar New Year: Dragons Unleashed:
You can also fight these Pokémon in raids:
A Global Challenge will also be held during Lunar New Year: Dragons Unleashed, in which the Pokémon Go community will be tasked with achieving a total of 1,000,000,000 Nice Throws worldwide before the event ends. While we don’t know what the exact rewards for this challenge are as of this writing, we do know that five Pokémon will gain a featured attack once evolved, seven Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild, and two Pokémon will be added to the challenge. above the raid table.
The Global Challenge will be fulfilled when the sky is filled with fireworks!
Image credit: Niantic
Finally, there is a paid timed research mission available during the Lunar New Year: Dragons Unleased event. It costs £1.99, $2 or the equivalent price level in your local currency. You cannot purchase it using PokéCoins and the quest is non-refundable, but you can gift it to another player if you are a Big Friend or higher. If you purchase the quest, please note that you must complete it and collect the rewards before 8 pm (local time) on Sunday, February 11.
I hope you enjoy the Lunar New Year: Dragons Unleased event!