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Pokemon Go Lunar New Year event kicks off, new shiny Poochyena appears

Although the Pokemon Go Valentine’s Day event has been extended, there is not that much time left.

But that's fine, because another Pokemon Go event has already kicked off, this time celebrating the Lunar New Year. The event is live now through February 17.

During the Lunar New Year event, you'll receive increased Stardust for catching Poochyena, Growlithe, Snubbull, Eevee, or Electrike. This being the Year of the Dog and all, but I am sure you've already figured that out.

The Pokemon noted above will also show up more frequently during the event, so you'll have an easier time raking in that Stardust.

Poochyena is also the latest Pokemon to get a shiny variant, along with Mightyena, which evolves from a Poochyena.

If you missed it, Pokemon Go developer Niantic recently unlocked a few Gen 3 Pokemon. You'll also be seeing a lot of Legendary Pokemon Rayquaza in Raid Battles until March 16.

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