Summer Style Pikachu and increased spawn rates showcased
Niantic has announced an anniversary event that is to take place from July 6th PDT to July 31st. The event will make both Pichu and Pikachu appear more frequently as well as giving players a chance to find a special Summer Style Pikachu. The Summer Style Pikachu has a straw hat and black sunglasses. Players with the gold Pikachu Fan medal will also be able to purchase some new Pikachu related avatar items including a T-shirt and Pikachu ears. It has also been announced that the Mythical Pokémon Celebi, originally found in the Johto region, will have a global event in the near future.