Pokémon GO Solstice Event (Fire & Ice)!
Earlier in the week, details of a Fire & Ice event were discovered by Team Eevolution. Today, Niantic announced the Pokémon GO Solstice Event! Lets dive into the details.
When does the Pokémon GO Solstice Event Start?
1:00 P.M. PDT on June 13, 2017
When does the Pokémon GO Solstice Event End?
1:00 P.M. PDT on June 20, 2017
Increased Fire-type and Ice-type Spawns
This will be a perfect opportunity to work on your Kindler and Skier medals while also gathering much needed candy for Fire-type and Ice-type Pokémon.
Discounted Lucky Eggs
According to the leak, Lucky Eggs will be 50% off in the in-game shop.
Huge XP Bonuses
You will recieve extra XP for throwing actions, such as “Excellent” throws and curve balls. The leak also mentions bonus XP for hatching eggs.
Gyms Disabled Post Solstice Event?
Soon after the event, Niantic plans to disable Gyms in preparation for a new update that focuses more on collaborative group gameplay. We’re excited to see what the new Gym rework looks like and hope to see more in-person interaction in year 2 of Pokémon GO! We’ll post more details on this as they are release.