Niantic has announced a week long Pokémon GO event to celebrate the Spring season & the Easter holiday, filled with flower crowned monsters, exclusive Field Research tasks, cool avatar clothing, and several in-game bonuses.
For those who choose to participate, here’s a quick look at what you’ll be able to do, see, catch, hatch, and enjoy.
Appearing More Often:
New Shiny: Exeggcute
Flower Crowned Pokémon:
– Buneary (in wild)
– Eevee (in wild)
– Pichu (2km hatch)
– Togepi (2km hatch)
Pikachu will also appear in the wild, this time wearing a flowered hat (not crown). Pikachu, as well as the other 4 monsters listed above, do have the possibility of being shiny.
2km Egg Hatches:
All eggs received from gifts during this event will be 2km in size.
New Avatar Items:
– Togepi themed bag
– Togepi themed hoodie
– 2x Hatch Candy
– 1 Hour Lucky Eggs
– 1/2 Hatch Distance
NOTE: The 1/2 Hatch Distance will continue after the event (due to current circumstances).
Event Field Research Encounters:
– Alolan Exeggutor
– Audino (rare encounter)
The “Spring into Spring” Event will start at 8am on Thursday, April 9th and end at 10pm on Thursday, April 16th.
Also, if you’re a fan of the spotlight/mystery hour events, be sure to participate in the ones still to come this month. (Both have been combined into one event happening every Tuesday in April).
April 7th: Purrloin/2x Catch XP
April 14th: Magnemite/2x Catch Candy
April 21st: Wobbuffet/2x Transfer Candy
April 28th: Pidgey/2x Evolve XP
Have fun! Be safe!
Sources: Niantic, Future Game Releases (Exeggcute pic)