With updates, activities, events, and more coming out every single week in Pokémon GO, we thought it was about time to take a look at this week, and how it stacks up with what we have seen in previous years. TWIPGH, or, is a series on GO Hub that takes a look at this calendar week from 2019, to 2016.
|This Week in Pokémon GO History Index|
|2019||Lunar New Year Event / Friendship Weekend Event / Shiny Meltan Event|
|2018||New Generation III Wave / Quest Missions|
|2017||Valentine’s Day Event / New Japanese Sponsors|
|Final Notes||My closing thoughts on this week of Pokémon GO|
In this edition of TWIPGH, we will be taking a look at Week 06 of this year, which takes into account February 4th to February 10th.. It was speculated since the new 2019 loading screen that this event would be coming and it would feature the Pig. Sorry, I mean . This event not only gave us that represented each of the Chinese Zodiac signs but a few extra as well in the form of and lucky !
Friendship Weekend Event
With Friendship taking a bigger role than ever before in Pokémon GO, we were greeted with anperfect for the occasion. This event provided Trainers with , , and for interacting with your friend throughout the event.
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Shiny Meltan Event
To inspire Trainers to refresh their relationship between Pokémon Go and Let’s Go usingand Mystery Boxes, Niantic released ! But this wasn’t all, in comparison to the usual cap of opening your Mysterious Box once a week, you would now be able to open it , with increased rates! of Generation III Pokémon, made its first appearance as a along a with a few . This new wave of Pokémon focused more on flying and dragon types, making sure to feature Pokémon such as , , and even the regional .
Game Data Changes – Quest Missions
The main topic to bring up is that this time we discovered the start of the! Besides this, we also found the for the dragon and flying Pokémon previously mentioned. Then Niantic while also having to . Finally, moves were added. . The even brought us an increased spawn of pink Pokémon including , , and more. Besides this, Lure Modules would last an extended period of time (6 hours) and Buddy Pokémon would gain candies twice as fast!
Mini-News Roundup – New Japanese Sponsors
With Pokémon gaining new sponsors all the time, it didn’t come as a surprise to see a fewappear. These new sponsors would be Iton En and Tully’s Coffee, giving Trainers in Japan around 2000 new Pokéstops and Gyms. appeared first on .