Join the Party and Celebrate Seven Years of Pokémon GO

Get ready for a big celebration. Niantic

It's the seventh anniversary of Pokémon GO in a few days and that means it's time to have fun. Everyone is invited to the Seventh Anniversary Party from July 6 to July 12. During this event, new costumed Pokémon are going to appear, with a Wartortle wearing a party hat and a Blastoise wearing a party hat.

Event Bonuses

This special event has a lot of bonuses and the starters are:

  • Increased chance of becoming Lucky Friends.
  • Increased chance of Pokémon becoming Lucky through trades.
  • Chance of finding 7, 77, or even more Gimmighoul Coins when spinning a PokéStop with a Golden Lure Module.

That's not all! Additional bonuses are scheduled for specific dates lasting from 12:00 until 11:59 p.m., local time. These are:

  • July 6: 2× XP for catching Pokémon.
  • July 7: 2× Stardust for catching Pokémon.
  • July 8: 2× Candy for catching Pokémon.
  • July 9: 1/2 Egg Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed in an Incubator on this day.
  • July 10: Friendship levels increase twice as fast.
  • July 11: 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon.
  • July 12: 2× XP for evolving Pokémon.

Shiny Mew

A Masterwork Research story is going to be available during the Seventh Anniversary Party event. To access it, trainers need to buy a ticket that costs $5. Trainers who buy a ticket will obtain the Masterwork Research by opening the game between July 6 and July 12, but they can finish the story at any time. Once completed, trainers can get an encounter with the elusive Shiny Mew.

Trainers who access this story can enjoy these bonuses as well:

  • 2× Incense duration
  • 2× Daily Adventure Incense duration
  • 2× Lure Duration

Tickets are available until July 12.

More Event Activities

  • These Pokémon appear more frequently in the wild:
    • Squirtle wearing a party hat
    • Pikachu wearing a cake hat
    • Meowth
    • Ponyta
    • Togedemaru
  • Some Trainers may encounter these Pokémon:
    • Galarian Ponyta
    • Absol
  • These Pokémon appear more frequently on certain days:
    • July 6
      • Bulbasaur wearing a party hat
      • Charmander wearing a party hat
      • Squirtle wearing a party hat
    • July 7
      • Chikorita
      • Cyndaquil
      • Totodile
    • July 8
      • Treecko
      • Torchic
      • Mudkip
    • July 9
      • Turtwig
      • Chimchar
      • Piplup
    • July 10
      • Snivy
      • Tepig
      • Oshawott
    • July 11
      • Chespin
      • Fennekin
      • Froakie
    • July 12
      • Rowlet
      • Litten
      • Popplio
  • These Pokémon appear in raids:
    • One-Star Raids
      • Bulbasaur wearing a party hat
      • Charmander wearing a party hat
      • Squirtle wearing a party hat
      • Pikachu wearing a cake hat
    • Three-Star Raids
      • Magneton
      • Lapras
      • Flareon
      • Snorlax
      • Sealeo
    • Five-Star Raids
      • Articuno
      • Zapdos
      • Moltres
    • Mega Raids
      • Mega Blastoise

Check out everything scheduled for the Seventh Anniversary Party event here. Pokémon GO is available on Android and iOS.

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