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Sinnoh Tour coming to Pokémon GO in February

The Tour heads to Sinnoh.

February will see the return of the Pokémon GO tour, with the Sinnoh region the recipient of the event. There will be both an in person event, and an online event as is customary.

Trainers who wish to attend the in person Sinnoh Tour will have to head to Los Angeles, California. The event is being hosted at the Rose Bowl Stadium and tickets are available now.

Players will be able to pick between a Diamond or Pearl badge. The badge that each trainer pick will determine certain bonuses and rewards. The badge you pick at the in person event will carry over to the global event.

When is the Sinnoh Tour in Pokémon GO?

There are two parts to the tour, and the in person and online events take place at different times.

  • In person Sinnoh Tour: February 17-18 2024 (9am-5pm local time on each day).
  • Online Sinnoh Tour: February 24-25 2024 (10am-6pm local time on each day).

How to get Sinnoh Tour tickets:

The in person part of the Sinnoh Tour is a ticketed event. Tickets cost $30, but are reduced to $25 if purchased before December 31st.

Tickets will include one day of event gameplay, but you may purchase addons that allow you to play a second day of city wide gameplay.

Event bonuses include boosted shiny odds, 9 free raid passes and half egg hatch distance.

Is there a ticket for the Global Tour?

Currently, the Global Tour will be totally free to play and will not have a purchasable event ticket. In the past, there has been a ticket that gives holders additional bonuses during the event. This has often included boosted shiny odds.

It seems that there will not be any boost to shiny odds for the Global Tour. Those wishing to hunt Shiny Pokémon will have to head to Los Angeles if they want improved odds.

The Global event will feature three bonuses:

  • Half hatch distance for eggs placed in incubators during the event.
  • Make up to 6 special trades each day.
  • Half Stardust cost for trades.

Sinnoh Tour will bring several Pokémon GO shiny debuts

Traditionally, a Pokémon GO Tour will release all the remaining shiny Pokémon that have not yet entered the game. For the Sinnoh Tour, that means we are getting shiny debuts for:

  • Stunky
  • Chingling
  • Chatot
  • Carnivine
  • Pachirisu

As part of the spacial anomalies, we are also getting some Hisuian shiny debuts for:

  • Hisuian Voltorb and Electrode
  • Hisuian Qwilfish and Overqwil

Other Spawns

Of course, all other Pokémon spawning will also be able to be shiny! Wild spawns will work in Habitats, with the online Global event seeing habitats rotate every hour like we saw at GO Fest.

The four habitats will be:

  • Bustling Boardwalk Habitat
  • Ancient Grove Habitat
  • Toxic Digs Habitat
  • Geothermal Lagoon Habitat

The Boardwalk and Toxic Digs habitat will feature Pikachu wearing Lucas's or Dawn's Hat.

Sinnoh Tour Pokémon GO Raid Bosses

There will be raid bosses at both the in person and global portions of the Tour.

Five Star Raids:

  • Dialga
  • Palkia

Some trainers spotted an image that showed Dialga and Palkia in their Origin Formes. It was swifty deleted and replaced. It has now been confirmed that these will be in the game.

One Star Raids:

  • Turtwig
  • Chimchar
  • Piplup

The Global event will also have three star raids:

Three Star Raids:

  • Torterra
  • Infernape
  • Empoleon

Spacial Anomalies

The last thirty minutes of the in person GO Tour, and the Ancient Grove and Geothermal Lagoon habitat hours during the online GO Tour will feature Spacial Anomaly raids.

Five Star Raids:

  • Origin Forme Dialga
  • Origin Forme Palkia

Three Star Raids:

  • Hisuian Typhlosion
  • Hisuian Decidueye
  • Hisuian Samurott

One Star Raids:

  • Rowlet
  • Cyndaquil
  • Oshawott

Incense and Eggs:

There will be a range of Sinnoh Pokémon hatching in Eggs, and Incense will attract several letters of Unown to spell Sinnoh.

Incense Unowns:

  • S
  • I
  • N
  • O
  • H

2km Eggs:

  • Budew
  • Chingling
  • Bonsly
  • Mime Jr.
  • Happiny
  • Munchlax
  • Riolu
  • Mantyke

5km Eggs:

  • Stunky
  • Gible

10km Eggs:

  • Pachirisu
  • Chatot
  • Carnivine

Masterwork Research

There will also be a new Masterwork Research coming with the Sinnoh Tour in Pokémon GO. This is an optional paid ticket that leads to an encounter with Shiny Shaymin. Masterwork Research is long and arduous to complete.

Those who attend the in person Sinnoh Tour will get an easier Masterwork Research.