New one-time-purchase bundle containing a Remote Raid Pass and other items now available in the Pokémon GO shop for 1 PokéCoin as of today, April 4

Niantic has announced new events for Pokémon GO. Read on below to learn more:

April Content Update: April Community Day, Tapu Bulu in raids, Sustainability Week, and more!

April Content Update: April Community Day, Tapu Bulu in raids, Sustainability Week, and more!
 

April Community Day

 

Join us for Community Day on Saturday, April 23, 2022! Stufful, the Flailing Pokémon, will be making its Pokémon GO debut and will be appearing in the wild!

For more details, check out the April Community Day blog.

Upcoming events

Stay tuned for details about these upcoming events.

  • April Fools’ 2-Oh?-22: We’ve heard some odd whisperings that a mysterious event will be happening on Friday, April 1, 2022.
  • All-Hands Rocket Retreat: Additional sources report the potential for heightened Team GO Rocket activity from Sunday, April 3, 2022, to Thursday, April 7, 2022. Stay alert!
  • Spring into Spring: From Tuesday, April 12, 2022, to Monday, April 18, 2022, get ready to jump headfirst into spring with this themed event.
  • Sustainability Week: From Wednesday, April 20, 2022, to Monday, April 25, 2022, Trainers will be able to reflect on the importance of sustainability while another Pokémon originally discovered in the Alola region makes its Pokémon debut!

Image of a Raid Icon - TealFeatured Pokémon in raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids throughout April.

Image of a Five-Star EggFive-Star Raids

The guardian deity of Ula’ula Island, the Legendary Pokémon Tapu Bulu, will be making its Pokémon GO debut in five-star raids this April. Therian Forme Thundurus and Therian Forme Landorus will also be appearing in five-star raids.

Please note: Raid rotations all start and end at 10:00 a.m. local time on the dates listed unless otherwise noted.

Until Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Image of Tapu Lele - Shiny Off
Tapu Lele

Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Therian Forme Thundurus - Shiny On
Therian Forme Thundurus

Tuesday, April 12, 2022, to Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Tapu Bulu - Shiny Off
Tapu Bulu

Tuesday, April 26, 2022, to Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Therian Forme Landorus - Shiny Off
Therian Forme Landorus
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Image of a Mega Raid EggMega Raids

Mega Charizard Y, Mega Pidgeot, and Mega Manectric will be appearing in Mega Raids!

Please note: Raid rotations all start and end at 10:00 a.m. local time on the dates listed.

Until Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Mega Charizard Y - Shiny On
Mega Charizard Y

Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Image of Mega Manectric - Shiny Icon On
Mega Manectric

Tuesday, April 12, 2022, to Friday, April 29, 2022

Image of Mega Pidgeot - Shiny On
Mega Pidgeot

Friday, April 29, 2022, to Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Image of ???
???
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Raid Hours

Every Wednesday in April, a Raid Hour event will occur from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time. The following Pokémon will be featured.

Image of Therian Forme Thundurus - Shiny Icon On
April 6: Therian Forme Thundurus
Image of Tapu Bulu - Shiny Off
April 13: Tapu Bulu
Image of Tapu Bulu - Shiny Off
April 20: Tapu Bulu
Image of Therian Forme Landorus - Shiny Off
April 27: Therian Forme Landorus
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Weekly 1 PokéCoin bundles

Every Monday in April, a one-time-purchase bundle containing a Remote Raid Pass and other items will be available in the shop for 1 PokéCoin.

 

April Research Breakthrough encounters

Friday, April 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) to Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7).

Image of Alolan Marowak - Shiny On
Alolan Marowak
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Pokémon Spotlight Hours

In the month of April, Pokémon Spotlight Hour will take place every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. local time, and each will spotlight a different Pokémon and a special bonus!

Image of Stunky - Shiny
April 5: Stunky | 2× Candy for transferring Pokémon
April 12: Bunnelby | 2× XP for evolving Pokémon
April 19: Oddish | 2× Catch Stardust
April 26: Sunshine Form Cherrim | 2× Catch XP
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Other feature updates

A new adventure sync widget will be available for Android devices in early April!

When you enable Adventure Sync, you will now have the option to add a widget to your device’s home screen so you can track your progress when hatching Eggs.

This feature is already available on iOS devices.

Learn more about how to activate this feature on our help page

Please be aware of your surroundings and follow guidelines from local health authorities when playing Pokémon GO. Upcoming events are subject to change. Be sure to follow us on social media, opt in to receiving push notifications, and subscribe to our emails to stay updated.

—The Pokémon GO team

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