April showers bring Raid hours
Earlier this week, Niantic announced that Stufful will make their debut for the April Pokemon GO Community Day. If you thought Community Day was the only thing to look forward to in April, you’re sorely mistaken!
Niantic has outlined all the events trainers can enjoy in April 2022, and we’ve got the complete rundown below.
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!
Featured Pokémon in 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.
Until Tuesday, April 5, 2022: Tapu Lele
Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to Tuesday, April 12, 2022: Therian Forme Thundurus
Tuesday, April 12, 2022, to Tuesday, April 26, 2022: Tapu Bulu
Tuesday, April 26, 2022, to Tuesday, May 3, 2022: Therian Forme Landorus
Mega Charizard Y, Mega Pidgeot, and Mega Manectric will be appearing in Mega Raids!
Until Tuesday, April 5, 2022: Mega Charizard Y
Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to Tuesday, April 12, 2022: Mega Manectric
Tuesday, April 12, 2022, to Friday, April 29, 2022: Mega Pidgeot
Friday, April 29, 2022, to Tuesday, May 3, 2022: ???
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.
- April 6: Therian Forme Thundurus
- April 13: Tapu Bulu
- April 20: Tapu Bulu
- April 27: Therian Forme Landorus
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).
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!
- 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
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.