Pokemon GO Carnival of Love 2024: Event Date and Time, Furfrou Form, Wild Encounters, and More

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Pokemon GO Carnival of Love 2024
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It’s that time of year when people who celebrate Valentine’s Day show their loved ones just how much they are appreciated. But Niantic loves us too, and here is everything that you need to know to set the scene for the Pokemon GO Carnival of Love 2024 event.

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Pokemon GO Carnival of Love 2024 Event Details

If you’re anything like Ben Starr and ‘just love love,’ you’ll want to get involved in this two-day Pokemon GO event, which showcases the most romantic Pokemon – from heart trims to flowers and everything in between. You’ll feel the love during the Carnival of Love event.

Event Date and Time

The Pokemon GO Carnival of Love 2024 event will begin on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. and run to Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Wild Pokemon Encounters

The following Pokemon will appear in the wild during the event period.

PokemonShiny
Snubbull
Skitty
Luvdisc
Red Flower Flabébé
(Europe, the Middle East, and Africa)
Blue Flower Flabébé
(Asia-Pacific region)
Yellow Flower Flabébé
(Americas)
Furfrou
Baile Style Oricorio
(Europe, the Middle East, and Africa)
Pom-Pom Style Oricorio
(Americas)
Pa’u Style Oricorio
(African, Asian, Pacific, and Caribbean Islands)
Sensu Style Oricorio
(Asia-Pacific region)
Stufful
Quaxly
Roselia
White Flower Flabébé
Orange Flower Flabébé

During the Carnival of Love event, you will be able to encounter Shiny Oricorio for the first time! Try to find as many Oricorio possible for your best chance at obtaining its shiny form.

Field Research Task Encounters

The following Pokemon can be encountered by completing event-specific Field Research Tasks that can be obtained by spinning PokeStops during the event.

PokemonShiny
Snubbull
Roselia
Spinda (Heart Pattern)
Clamperl
Luvdisc
Furfrou
Stufful

Furfrou Trim Style

During the Carnival of Love 2024 event in Pokemon GO, if you own a Natural Form Furfrou, you can transform it into an adorable Heart Trim Furfrou. To do this, follow the below steps:

  • Go to Furfrou’s summary.
  • Click on Change Form.
  • Locate the Heart Trim style and select it.

Each style change will cost 25 Furfrou Candy and 10,000 Stardust.

Event Bonuses

The following Event Bonuses will be active during the Carnival of Love 2024 event in Pokemon GO.

  • Trainers will have a greater chance of obtaining XL Candy via walking with a Buddy Pokemon.
  • Trainers will receive two guaranteed XL Candy when evolving Pokemon.

The Carnival of Love 2024 Paid Time Research will cost $1 USD or the equivalent in local currency. For purchasing the ticket, you will receive the following:

  • Stardust.
  • XP.
  • Two Incense.
  • Five encounters with Spinda with a heart pattern.

Do note that you must complete the Paid Timed Research and have collected the rewards by Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Collection Challenge

Whilst the Pokemon to collect during the Carnival of Love 2024 Collection Challenge are yet to be announced, the rewards have been, and it’s worth participating.

  • Collection medal.
  • XP.
  • Stardust.
  • Roserade encounter.

Carnival of Love New Avatar Item

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There is a new pose that will be for purchase once the event begins and permanently after. This item, Luvdisc Tambourine Pose is absolutely adorable, and you bet that I will be purchasing it for myself.

PokeStop Showcases

As per, trainers will be able to enter their Pokemon into PokeStop Showcases will be held at various PokeStops during the event period. However, this showcase is a little different. Trainers will enter their biggest Buddy Pokemon, which is a Great Buddy or higher.

Bonus for Trainers in Brazil

As a nod to and a way to further celebrate the Brazilian Carnaval, Niantic has implemented a double XP bonus for all Pokemon caught in Brazil during the event period.

Valentine’s Day is a special time of year when people celebrate what means the most to them, whether it be a loved one, family, friends, or all of the above. What better time to catch a Pokemon you will undoubtedly be enamored by: Incarnate Forme Enamorus.

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