Pokémon Go is inviting everyone to join them in the celebration of #PokemonDay on 27 February 2017! #PokemonDay commemorates the launch of the very first Pokémon games in Japan since 1996. To celebrate this special day, Niantic has planned several events and promotions including a special Party Hat Pikachu which is only available during the period of celebration. You are also encouraged to use the hashtag #PokemonDay to share your best Pokémon moments. Read to find out when it’s happening! You may also like to check out our post on New Eevee Revolutions, Special Items & New Gen 2 Pokémon In Pokémon Go
Limited Edition Party Hat Pikachu
Pikachu is ready to lead the Pokémon Day celebration in Pokémon GO. From 5am, 27 February to 5am, 7 March 2017 (Singapore Time), any Pikachu you encounter in the wild will be wearing a festive party hat!
Just like the previous Christmas Hat Pikachu, the Pikachu you catch during this celebration period will keep its party hat forever, so be sure to look for this special Pikachu during its short time in the wild.
It’s Not Just About Pikachu
While you hunt for the special Pikachu with Party Hat, you should also be on the lookout for Gen 1 Pokemon and stock up for their special Gen 2 evolution! Check out our post on Gen 1 Pokémon With New Gen 2 Evolution too!
The folks at Niantic has specially set up the #PokemonDay social hub to capture all social posts with the hashtag #PokemonDay! So go trigger happy and you may get to see your post appear on the #PokemonDay Social Hub
Enough said, let the celebration begin! You may also like to check out our post on New Eevee Revolutions, Special Items & New Gen 2 Pokémon In Pokémon Go