While we already have a Lunar New Year event and the Shiny Meltan event,Niantic have decided to throw another event, to celebrate the friendships you have with your in-game friends.
Starting on 8th February 2019 at 1pm PST and lasting until 11th February 1pm PST, you’ll bonuses to Friendship progression and trading!
- Friendship level progression is doubled for the whole weekend.
- Candy received from trades is doubled.
- Trading only costs half the normal amount of Stardust.
This overlaps with the Lunar New Year bonus of increased chances of getting a Lucky Pokémon,so start hoarding and trading them if you haven’t!