Shiny Solrock and Shiny Lunatone can now be found and caught in Pokémon GO for the first time

The 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—appear more frequently in the wild.
  • Lunatone and Solrock have switched hemispheres at the start of the event in celebration of the equinox.
    • These Pokémon will stay in their new hemispheres after the event.
  • Shiny Solrock and Shiny Lunatone can now be found and caught in Pokémon GO for the first time.

Raids

  • Grass-type Pokémon are available to challenge in raids.

Field Research

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

Move
New moves have been 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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