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How to catch holiday (Santa) Pikachu and Raichu in Pokémon Go!

How do you catch the restricted time solely holiday — Santa-hat! — Pikachu and Raichu in Pokémon Pass? Like this!

Pokémon Go has a unique, restricted version deal with for gamers around the globe — a holiday Pikachu you'll be able to solely catch between December 12 and December 29, 2016. In nations the place Christmas is widespread, that holiday Pikachu is dressed in a Santa hat. Cooler nonetheless, you'll be able to evolve him into Raichu. And. Stay. The. Hat! This is how!

Will the holiday Pikachu spawn?

Yup! I have had a couple of spawn already on side road corners. They did not display up on Sightings however as I walked through, the leaves rustled, my phone vibrated, and Santa Pikachu burst onto the scene. A long way as I may just inform, it used to be a not unusual, on a regular basis spawn, simply with Pikachu incorporated.

Are you able to monitor holiday Pikachu?

Positive can! I have stuck one this manner already. If holiday Pikachu is putting out at a PokéStop, you'll be able to see him display up on Close by.

  1. Faucet the Close by Tab on the backside proper of the display.
  2. Faucet the holiday Pokémon you wish to have to monitor.
  3. Faucet the Footprints button to get started monitoring.

When you get to the PokéStop, the holiday Pikachu will spawn and you'll be able to catch away!

Are you able to get holiday Pikachu from incense or lures?

Additionally sure! I have had a holiday Pikachu get drawn out via incense and that are meant to imply lures paintings as smartly. Simply get started your incense as you stroll, or drop your Trap on a PokéStop, and pass your palms for a holiday Pikachu.

Are you able to get holiday Pikachu from an egg?

I have never heard about someone hatching a holiday Pikachu from an egg but, however since Pichu — the child model of Pikachu — has simply now been launched, and is hatching from eggs, it can be an extended shot or a non-starter.

How do I building up my odds of catching holiday Pikachu once I in finding him?

Pikachu may also be notoriously onerous to catch. Now not Abra arduous, however under no circumstances simple. He steadily has a pink goal circle, teasing his break out prowess. Nonetheless, there are issues you'll be able to do!

  1. Use a Razz Berry. In contrast to different bonuses, it is not depending on you hitting the objective. It is going to paintings while you do.
  2. Throw a Curve Ball. A effectively thrown Curve Ball has a better catch fee than a Nice Ball and virtually as just right as an Extremely Ball.
  3. If you are going on your first holiday Pikachu, throw Curve Ball with a Nice Ball and even Extremely Ball if in case you have them to spare. The bonuses compound.
  4. Opt for a Great, Nice, or Very good throw via nailing the middle of the objective circle. Once more, the bonuses compound.

How to get a holiday (Santa) Raichu

You'll be able to catch holiday Raichu the similar method you catch holiday Pikachu, however he is uncommon and so so much much less most probably to spawn. In fact, while you get 50 Pikachu sweet, you'll be able to additionally evolve from Pikachu to Raichu. So, when you've got 50 Pikachu sweet to spare, once you catch a holiday Pikachu, you'll be able to evolve it to holiday Raichu. That is proper, the Santa hat remains!

  1. Faucet at the Pokémon ball icon.
  2. Faucet at the Holiday Pikachu you wish to have to evolve.
  3. Faucet on Evolve.

Growth! Holiday Raichu!

Any holiday Pikachu and Raichu questions?

If there is anything you want to find out about catching a holiday Pikachu or evolving a holiday Raichu, ask away in the feedback!


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