Lunatone and Solrock switch hemispheres in Pokémon GO on March 19 at 1 p.m. PDT

An Equinox 2019 event has been announced for Pokémon GO players across the globe. This in-game event features increased spawns of various Grass-type Pokémon, such as Oddish. Read on below for more information from the development team at Niantic:

With spring days arriving in the northern hemisphere and autumn quickly approaching in the southern hemisphere, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the coming equinox with some Grass-type Pokémon.

Date + Time

  • Mar. 19, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PDT to Mar. 26, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)

Features

  • Grass-type Pokémon—like Oddish, Exeggcute, Sunkern, and Shroomish—will appear more frequently in the wild.
  • Lunatone and Solrock will switch hemispheres at the start of the event in celebration of the equinox!
    • These Pokémon will stay in their new hemispheres after the event.

Raids

  • Grass-type Pokémon will be available to challenge in raids.

Field Research

  • Limited-time Grass-type Pokémon Field Research will be available during this event.

Move
New moves will be permanently added to the game.

  • Acid Spray: Arbok, Victreebel, Tentacruel, Muk, Alolan Muk, Quagsire, Qwilfish, Octillery, and Swalot.
  • Leaf Tornado: Victreebel, Shiftry, and Tropius.

Source: Official Pokémon GO blog and @PokemonGoApp

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