Water Type Pokemon Event Announced

There was a leak earlier this week about this event, bit everyone thogiht it was just lies. Turns out it was 100% true because Niantic just officially announced an Water Pokemon Event starting later today.

The Announcement:


Get ready to make some waves in Pokémon GO! There’s a global Water Festival in progress, and Magikarp, Squirtle, Totodile, and friends are looking forward to celebrating with you! Starting today at 1 P.M. PDT, you’ll be more likely to encounter Magikarp, Squirtle, Totodile, and their evolutions all around the world. Additionally, when you’re out exploring areas where Water-type Pokémon more commonly appear, you’ll have a greater chance to encounter several of the Water-type Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region, and maybe… you might even encounter Lapras.

Also, starting later today, you’ll notice a new avatar wardrobe item—the Magikarp Hat!

The Pokémon GO Water Festival is a limited-time celebration and will come to an end on March 29, 2017, at 1 P.M. PDT, so get outside and GO catch some Water-type Pokémon!
—The Pokémon GO team”


After the latest update with shinies being closer than ever…could this event be the Opening Scene? Remember, Red Gyarados is the most famous shiny Pokemon…i guess we’ll soon find out.


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