For a limited time, you can get several bonuses when you work together with your friends in Pokémon GO. From February 8 at 1:00 p.m. PST through February 11 at 1:00 p.m. PST, your Friendship level with another Trainer will increase twice as fast as normal. Plus, you’ll earn double the usual Candy when you make trades. And trades will require half as much Stardust as they normally would. More details from the development team at Niantic are as follows:
Date + Time
- Feb. 8, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST to Feb. 11, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT -8)
- Friendship increases twice as fast all weekend!
- Double Candy received for each trade!
- Trades need only half the regular amount of Stardust!
Niantic is also saying that today, February 11, is Make A Friend Day in Pokémon GO. The developer has shared a new special artwork for the Mythical Pokémon Celebi to commemorate this occasion: