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Holiday Hat Eevee and Evolutions Make Their Debut in Pokemon GO

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Key art of Eevee and its evolutions wearing holiday hats in the snow, with a Beartic in the background

Pokemon GO players can end the year with some of the most popular monsters donning holidays hats for the very first time. Niantic noted between December 23-31, 2022, players will be able to obtain Eevees and each of its evolutions wearing red and green holiday hats in Part 2 of the Pokemon GO Winter Holiday event.

This is the first appearance of Eevee and its evolutions – Vaporeon, Jolteon, Flareon, Espeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Glaceon, and Sylveon – wearing holiday hats in Pokemon GO. Players will also experience greater odds of catching shiny Eevees in the wild. However, players players will not encounter “Eeveelutions” wearing holiday hats in the wild.

You can check out the holiday-themed Eevee and its evolutions below:

Pokemon GO Winter Holiday Part 2 allows players to evolve their holiday-ribbon Cubchoos into Beartic for the first time too. There will also be new event bonuses and Timed Research, encountering winter-themed Pokémon including Galarian Mr. Mime, as well as a Hisuian Avalugg Raid Day on December 24, 2022 with an increased chance of shiny versions appearing.

The Winter Holiday event resulted in a plethora of new Pokemon joining the mobile title. However, some like Scatterbug and its evolution Vivillon, can’t be found simply by walking around. Rather, you encounter it by sharing and saving postcards. The 18 available patterns in Vivillon reflect the source location of these postcards.

Pokemon GO is available on Android and iOS devices. Part 2 of the Winter Holiday event, with Eevee and its hatted evolutions, will be live between December 23-31, 2022.

Khai Trung Le
Khai is a contributing editor at Siliconera. Traditionally a physical sciences journalist, his games and culture writing can be found at Vice, Star Trek, and PocketGamer.biz among others.