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Pokemon Go Lunar New Year event for Shiny Spoink live

The highly anticipated Lunar New Year event for Pokemon Go is live and just like last year, there are lots of activities and rare Pokemon for you to catch during the week long event.

This year, to celebrate the Year Of The Pig, Niantic are giving players the chance to encounter a Shiny version of Spoink.

Not only that, but encounter rates for the following Pokemon will be increased too during the event:

Rattata, Ekans, Mankey, Ponyta, Electabuzz, Dratini, Mareep, Miltank, Torchic, Poochyena, Spoink, and Buneary.

To top it off, you’ll also get double Catch XP, double XP when evolving Pokemon and increased chance to get a Lucky Pokemon when trading.

The event will run until February 13 at 1pm PST, so let us know if you manage to catch a Shiny Spoink!

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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