The Pokémon Go seasons are quite massive, spread over three whole months. Keeping track of everything that will happen in a Pokémon Go season is a real challenge, but at iMore we have all the details available for what to expect each season. From new Pokémon Eggs to Raid Battles, Seasonal Events and more, you can find it all here, and be sure to check out our best Pokémon Go accessories, so you’re fully equipped for your Pokémon journey!
What are the Pokémon Go seasons?
Introduced with the Go Beyond update, Pokémon Go Seasons not only roughly coincides with the four real-world seasons, but each has a theme that encompasses events throughout the three-month period. Over the course of a season, you can expect to find more specific species of Pokémon in the wild and in eggs, as well as a new season of Pokémon Go Battle League.
What is the current season of Pokémon Go?
The second season of Pokémon Go, Season of Legends is about to begin. During this season, we’ll explore Legendary Pokémon, starting with the Forces of Nature trio, Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus. While these three were introduced in Pokémon Go from February 2020, their Therian forms will be introduced during Legends Season. They will be featured in Special Research, as well as in Legendary Raids.
This season also coincides with spring in the northern hemisphere and fall in the southern hemisphere. As well as Deerling and Sawsbuck changing their shapes to match real-world seasons, you can expect
The Season of Legends runs from March 1, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. local time to June 1, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
Exclusive special search of the season
The Season of Legends Special Research will feature the first three Legendary Pokémon featured in this season, Therian Forme Tornadus, Therian Forme Thundurus, and Therian Forme Landorus. Complete this special research to earn Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus candies as well as other rewards. Check back soon for every task and reward in this special research!
Hemisphere-specific wild Pokémon
As the seasons are reversed between the northern and southern hemispheres, the hemisphere you play in will have different Pokémon appearing in the wild.
The Northern Hemisphere will feature Pokémon like:
- Tangela *
- Croagunk *
- Turtwig *
- Chimchar *
- Piplup *
- Roe deer (spring form)
The southern hemisphere will feature Pokémon like:
Pokémon that may be Shiny are marked with an asterisk.
While Pokémon in Eggs will also change with Events, during Legends Season we will see the following Pokémon in Eggs:
- Treecko * (2KM)
- Torchic * (2KM)
- Mudkip * (2KM)
- Budew * (2KM)
- Drowzee * (5KM)
- Azurill * (5 KM)
- Munna (5 km away)
- Nincada * (10KM)
- Alomomola * (10KM)
While there are all the usual holiday-based events, we can also expect the following season-based events:
- GO Rocket Team: While Team GO Rocket has captured even more Shadow Pokémon, Trainers can earn a Super Rocket Radar at the start of each month to challenge Giovanni who will have Shadow Articuno in March, Shadow Zapdos in April, and Shadow Moltres in May.
- In search of legends: From Tuesday March 9 to Sunday March 14, trainers will search for Legendary Pokémon with the Compass Pokémon, Nosepass whose Shiny variant will make its Pokémon Go debut.
- Incense day: On Sunday March 14, Psychic and Steel-type Pokémon will be drawn to Incense, including Beldum.
- Load!: From Tuesday March 16 through Monday March 22, one or more undisclosed Electric-type Pokémon will make their Pokémon GO debut. Could it be Tynamo, Helioptile or maybe Dedenne? Or maybe we’ll see one or two other forms of Rotom. We’ll have to wait and see when we get closer to the event.
- Weather week: From Wednesday March 24 to Monday March 29, weather-themed Pokémon will appear more in the wild, and new avatar items will be available in the PokéShop to celebrate the arrival of the Therian Forms of Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus on Pokémon GO.
- Legendary Special Raid Weekend: On Saturday March 27 and Sunday March 28, legendary raids will be more common.
Other bonuses you can expect in Season of Legends include:
- Legendary Raid XP increase
- More Free Remote Raid Passes in the PokéShop
What were the last seasons of Pokémon Go?
Wondering what the last seasons of Pokémon Go looked like? Here are the highlights:
- From December 1, 2020 to March 1, 2021: Celebration Season: The first season of Pokémon Go celebrated each of the Pokémon world regions and introduced the Kalos region to Pokémon Go. The Go Beyond update was highlighted , as well as the expansion of the Pokémon Go Battle League. The Celebration Season ended with the Pokémon Go Tour: the Kanto Event, the Kanto Celebration, and Pokémon’s 25th Anniversary.
Questions about Pokémon Go Seasons?
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