To celebrate the arrival of spring in the northern hemisphere, Niantic announced a new event coming next week on Pokémon Go. Starting Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 8:00 am local time, spring-themed flowers, rabbits, eggs and Pokémon will take over from Pokémon Go. week and will end on Thursday April 16 at 10 p.m. local time. During this week, players will have the chance to catch new costumed Pokémon, including Bunneary, Pichu and Togepi wearing flower crowns and Pikachu wearing flower hats. There will be special Pokémon that hatch from 2 km eggs and, during the event, all eggs from friends’ gifts will be 2 km away. There will be exclusive field research, Togepi themed style items and more bonuses. All eggs will have half a hatch distance which will continue beyond the event until further notice.
Trainers will find the following Pokémon in the wild:
- Buneary wearing flower wreaths
- Pikachu wearing flower hats
In addition, Exeggcute, Bunneary and Pikachu will all have increased Shiny rates.
In a 2 km egg, players will have the chance to hatch:
Exclusive event field research tasks will reward players with Pokémon encounters, including:
- Alolan Exeggutor
A Togepi bag and a Togepi hoodie will be available in the styles shop, and players will also enjoy 2 × Hatch Candy and Lucky Eggs lasting one hour.
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