Pokémon GO Event Adds Shiny Miltank, Makes Gen 2 Pokémon More C

  • In an ongoing series of region-specific events, Johto could be the next region featured inside Pokémon GO Countdown Celebration; adding Shiny Miltank into the mix and making Gen 2 Pokémon more prevalent. Fans of Pokémon: Gold & Silver will encounter a selection of their favorite Pokémon with greater frequency, the other of the most iconic Gen 2 Pokémon can have the possibility to appear Shiny in Pokémon GO for the 1st time ever.

    The Pokémon GO Countdown Celebration is before the start of the Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto that is a massive in-game event that can feature all 150 original Pokémon from Red & Blue. During the presentation all 150 Kanto Pokémon are able to appear Shiny, several of which haven't had their Shiny forms included with the game yet. Players can get involved in this event free of charge, but Pokémon GO is additionally offering a ticketed experience. Players who buy a ticket should be able to encounter every Kanto Pokémon inside the wild, and also will have access to special research that can reward players who have a Shiny Mew.

    While it's unknown when or if Pokémon GO intends to hold these Tour events for any region, they both have been highlighted prior to the event. Currently, Gen 3 Pokémon is now being featured until January 26th when Johto is going to take the spotlight. During the Pokémon GO Johto event, recently announced on Twitter, Miltank's Shiny form will be included in the game and definitely will remain even after the wedding has ended. Additionally, a few of the 100 Johto Pokémon will appear within the wild including the three starters, Miltank, Aipom, plus much more.

    Pokémon encountered within the wild aren't the sole ones affected by the wedding. Gen 2 Pokémon will show up in raids, from hatched eggs, so when rewards for special field research tasks. The Johto event will commence at 10 a.m. on January 26th and end at 8 p.m. on January 31st. During this time, the Legendary dogs Entei, Raikou, and Suicune look in five-star raids and find the possibility to appear Shiny.