Pokemon GO continues to see a lot of active users and is still making big money for The Pokemon Company so it is interesting to see what the company has planned for early 2022. The first event of the New Year will kick off on December 31st and end on 4th January during which time you will see various Pokemon in new costumes and new avatar items to collect. Niantic and The Pokemon Company have also revealed the next Research break through encounter and the various Pokemon who will be obtainable in the forthcoming Pokemon GO raids. Check out what they have planned for early next year.
New Year’s Event 2022
- Starting on December 31st, 2021, at 10:00 PM to January 4th, 2022, at 8:00 PM, ring in the New Year with Pokemon in new costumes and snazzy new avatar items.
Mountains of Power
- Starting on January 7th, 2022, at 10:00 AM to January 13th, 2022, at 8:00 PM, work with Spark to activate the second part of the mysterious door by journeying through terrain reminiscent of the mountains found in regions like Johto and Sinnoh.
Electric and Steel- Themed event inspired by the Kanto Power Plant
- Starting on January 19th, 2022, at 10:00 AM to February 1st, 2022, at 10:00 AM, continue working with Spark to gather up some electrifying Pokemon to activate the final part of the mysterious door. It seems that some nefarious forces have also caught wind of the door and the power it may contain.
The Kyurem raid will run until Friday, January 7th, 2022. The Kyurem Raid Day will take place on January 5th.
Heatran raids will run from Friday, January 7th to Saturday, January 15th, 2022. The Heatran Raid Day will take place on January 12th.
Genesect raids will start on Saturday, January 15th to Monday, January 24th, 2022. The Genesect Raid day will be on January 19th.
Finally, the Regice raids will start Monday, January 24th to Tuesday, February 1st, 2022. The Regice Raid day will take place on January 26th.
Until January 7th, 2022, Mega Abomasnow will appear in Mega Raids.
Then from Friday, January 7th to Tuesday, February 1st, 2022, Mega Aerodactyl will appear in Mega Raids.
The Pokemon Go January 2022 Roadmap Spotlight hour Pokemon are nothing impressive. Spotlight hours take place every Tuesday from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM local time:
- January 4th: Solosis and grants 2x Transfer Candies. Mega Evolving Slowbro during the spotlight hour will grant additional candies.
- January 11th: Diglet and grants 2X Stardust for catching it. Shiny Diglet will be available to encounter. Evolving Mega Steelix during the spotlight hour will grant additional candy
- January 18th: Plusle and grants 2x candies for catching Pokemon. Shiny Plusle will be available to encounter. Evolving Mega Ampharos and Manectric during the spotlight hour will grant additional candy.
- January 25th: Minun and grants 2x Transfer Candies. Shiny Minum will be available to encounter. Evolving Mega Ampharos and Manectric during the spotlight hour will grant additional candy.