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Full Details on Upcoming Solstice Event for Pokemon GO

Pokemon Go will be having a Solstice Event, which is also called as Fire and Ice Event. It will start on June 13 and it will increase all spawns of Fire and Ice type Pokemon in the game. For the full details (and some tips on how to take advantage of this event) on the timings, all increase spawns and other important info about the upcoming Solstice Event, then check it all out below.

Pokémon GO Fire and Ice Event
Name
Solstice Celebration
Description
Pokemon GO Fire and Ice Event
Start date
June 13 1:00 P.M. PDT
End date
June 20 1:00 P.M. PDT
Effects
Increased spawn rate of FIRE Pokémon
Increased spawn rate of ICE Pokémon
More XP for in-game actions
Discounted Lucky Egg

Pokémon GO Fire and Ice Event Guide

Ah the grand Solstice! With the influx of Fire & Ice spawns, it is possible to obtain several high tier Gym attackers and to invest in future Generations. In this guide, we’ll be focusing on collecting a large number of relevant Candy, not on farming EXP.

Pokémon that evolve in future Generations

Magmar
Magmar evolves into a Magmortar (FIRE, 2980 Max CP) in Generation IV, making it one of the best Fire Pokémon in game once Gen 4 lands.

Sneasel
Sneasel evolves into a Weavile (DARKICE, 2815 CP) in Generation IV, making it a very lucrative catch during this event. We expect Weavile to cost at least 50 Sneasel Candy to evolve.

Swinub and Piloswine
Piloswine evolves into a Mamoswine (GROUNDICE, 3289 CP), a defensive beast with great typing. Make sure to stock up on Swinub Candy, as it will be very useful in the future.
Other important catches

High Priority:

Growlithe, Charmander and Cyndaquil
Although there is not a lot of difference between these Pokémon in term of their role in the meta, we believe they will become relevant once the Gym rework lands, so keep an eye on them
Eevee
Flareon and Espeon are one of the highest rated glass cannons, so Eevee is the a very important catch this event. Do note that Eevee is not yet confirmed as an increased spawn, but Flareon is featured on the official event artwork.

Fire and Ice Event Increased Spawns

Increased FIRE spawns:

  • Charmander, Charmeleon, Charizard
  • Vulpix, Ninetales
  • Growlithe, Arcanine
  • Ponyta, Rapidash
  • Eevee, Flareon
  • Magmar
  • Cyndaquil, Quilava, Typhlosion
  • Houndour, Houndoom
  • Slugma, Magcargo

Increased ICE spawns:

  • Seel, Dewgong
  • Shellder, Cloyster
  • Jynx
  • Lapras
  • Sneasel
  • Swinub, Piloswine