Chill Tunes event brings Mr. Rime and Galarian Mr. Mime to the world of Pokémon GO, starting December 18, 2020. Both will soon be coming to Pokémon GO in a ticketed Special Research story event.
Don’t worry though, whether or not you have a ticket, you’ll be able to enjoy encountering featured Pokémon via Incense, shiny Cubchoo and more during a weekend of cold and sound!
Date and Time
Friday, December 18, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to Monday, December 21, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. local time.
Enjoy a weekend with Pokémon related to cold and to sound! Bundle up and get ready for some chill tunes! It seems Galarian Mr. Mime’s arrival will inspire some cool and melodious Pokémon to be attracted to Incense.
From Friday, December 18, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, December 21, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. local time, you can enjoy the following features, whether or not you have a ticket for the Galarian Mr. Mime Special Research story event.
Event Incense Spawns
- Pokémon such as Jynx, Swinub, Spoink, Woobat, Cubchoo, and more will be attracted to Incense more frequently!
- Incense will be more effective at attracting Pokémon
- Incense activated during the event will last for three hours
If you’re lucky you’ll find yourself a shiny Cubchoo
Mr. Rime and Galarian Mr. Mime Special Research Story Event
Some strange things have been happening to our dear friend Professor Willow lately. From slipping on ice outside his mobile lab to being kept up late by a mysterious tapping noise outside. The Professor needs your help to get to the bottom of what could be causing this trouble!
You can purchase a ticket to gain access to the limited-time experience and complete Special Research to earn an encounter with Galarian Mr. Mime! You’ll also earn enough candy from the Research to evolve your Galarian Mr. Mime into Mr. Rime!
Special Research Date and Time
Saturday, December 19, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, December 20, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. local time
Special Research Features
- You’ll earn a special event medal.
- You’ll earn a brand-new avatar pose inspired by Mr. Mime.
- Completing Special Research will earn you three Incense, three Rare Candies, 30 Ultra Balls, three Premium Battle Passes, one Poffin, two Glacial Lure Modules, three Super Incubators, and three Star Pieces.
Special Research Tasks
- Complete Special Research tasks that lead to encounters with Pokémon such as Alolan Vulpix, Jigglypuff, Jynx, Whismur, Chimecho, and Snorunt.
Special Field Research Tasks
- Exclusive Field Research tasks will lead to encounters with Jynx, Lapras, Woobat, and Cubchoo.
Special Research Ticket
The ticket will cost US$7.99 (or the equivalent in your local currency), not including any taxes or fees, and can be purchased from the in-game shop. The ticket cannot be purchased with PokéCoins.
The ticket will be available a few days before the event, and once available the ticket will be available until Sunday, December 20, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. local time