At the approach of the next solstice, Niantic developers announced on the official blog a series of dedicated Fire and Ice Pokémon events to be held on June 20, 2017.
During the event – the same developers explain – coaches around the world can find more Charmander, Cyndaquil, Growlithe, Houndour and other Pokemon than normal.
Finally, it will also be possible to improve Poké Ball’s ability to launch.
The more you succeed, the more you will receive PE with “Good Throws, Great Throws, Excellent Throws and Curly Balls”.
Below is the official statement:
Coaches, Summer is approaching rapidly in the northern hemisphere, while winter is coming to the south. There could be no better time to celebrate the next solstice by organizing a Pokémon GO with Pokémon of the Fire and Ice type. From 13:00 PDT on June 13, at 13:00 PDT on June 20, 2017, Worldwide Coaches will find more Charmander, Cyndaquil, Growlithe, Houndour, Ponyta, Swinub, Vulpix, and their Evolutions. Keep an eye on Sneasel, Magmar, Cloyster, and other Pokémon of Fire and Ice. Coaches, it’s time to improve your skills in launching the Poké Ball! During the event, you will receive lots of EPs to successfully capture the Pokémon with Beatles, Excellent Shoots and Shoots, as well as with Curly Balls and Shots in One Shot. Additionally, as you walk into your neighborhood or explore new ones, you will still be more PE by opening the Eggs. To help you take advantage of these fantastic PE bonuses, Fortunuova will be 50% discounted in the game store. Prepare yourself to explore the world around you; Soon, we will offer you even more interesting updates!
–The Pokémon GO Team