2019 Hatchathon Starts January 2nd; Boosted Hatch Stardust Until January 15th

First Event of 2019: Hatchathon

Starting at the very end of the Holiday 2018 Event begins a new Hatchathon!

This event lasts until January 15, 2019 and features:

  • More likely to receive 5km and 10km Eggs from PokeStops and Gyms
  • Double Stardust for Hatching Eggs

Check out our Adventure Sync Guide for more info on hatching Eggs while the game is closed!

Full Announcement Text


Welcome a brand-new year with the Adventure Sync Hatchathon! To celebrate new beginnings, Trainers will enjoy bonuses for hatching Eggs from January 2 at 1:00 p.m. PST to January 15 at 1:00 p.m. PST. Make sure your shoes are tightly laced for a long journey, as you’re more likely to receive 5 km and 10 km Eggs from PokéStops and Gyms.

Don’t forget to activate Adventure Sync to make your steps count toward hatching Eggs while you’re on the go! Enjoy more ways to stay on top of your well-being for the New Year while working toward rewards with a weekly fitness summary as you start your New Year’s resolutions off on the right foot. See details for the event below:

Date + Time

  • Jan. 2, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8) to Jan. 15, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8)


  • 2× Hatch Candy
  • 2× Hatch Stardust
  • Higher chance of receiving 5 km and 10 km Eggs from PokéStops and Gyms

It’s time to hatch a plan to make the most of your Pokémon Eggs, Trainers! Stay safe, and happy exploring!

—The Pokémon GO team