Pokemon GO Rolls out Lunar New Year Event and Shiny Spoink


Niantic has been introducing new content with every new challenge events and raid battles for trainers and this time Pokémon GO is celebrating the Lunar New Year Event.

With the latest update, Pokémon GO players can experience an entirely new theme to the game with celebratory artifacts all around the map which surely provides players with a complete new in-game experience.

As developers at Niantic have recently introduced much-awaited generation 4 Pokémon and evolution to the game, they have continued this trail of new gen 4 Pokémon by adding a new Shiny Spoink with this Lunar New Year Event.

This Lunar New Year Event will be accessible for trainers from February 4th and will last until the February 13th and during this period players will experiences an increase in the spawn rate of Pokémon.

Trainers have a very high probability of spotting a number of Chinese zodiacs related Pokémon like the Spoink, Poochyena, Torchic, Mareep, Dratini, Mankey, Rattata, Ekans, Mareep,  Electabuzz, Buneary, and Ponyta.

Lunar New Year event would not only increase the spawn rate of the Pokémon in-game, but it would also provide trainers with double catch XP and massive boost in XP gain by evolving a Pokémon.

Also, Niantic has recently introduced new Luck Pokémon feature for players who trade their Pokémon. As with the Lunar New Year celebration on the go, players will also receive increased chances of attaining a lucky Pokémon by trading.

In this new update, trainers have an opportunity to catch a shiny Spoink for themselves which is a Psychic-type Pokémon.

 As many trainers have already spotted this upcoming Pokémon to the title, fans have got some hints of the appetence of this shiny skin.

Although Spoink has a grayish skin color with a pink ball balanced at the top of his head, still instead it is believed to have pink hue skin and a gray ball over its head for the shiny variant of this Pokemon.

Spoink is a pig style Psychic-type Pokémon and can prove to be a great addition to the game, providing trainers with new gen 4 Pokémon for their team.

With fans eagerly waiting to catch new and exclusive Pokémon with attractive new skins have an optimal opportunity to catch Spoink in the Lunar New Year Event celebrations as it is not very challenging to catch this cute little pocket monster.

Trainers have ample time to grab onto this Pokémon until 13th February as a new valentine’s day event is scheduled for the 14th February, so trainers out there should catch as many Spoink as possible and enjoy the celebratory experience in Pokémon GO.

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