Can you say "Salandit and Salazzle" five times fast?
Team Go Rocket is taking over the world of Pokémon GO yet again, and this time their shenanigans coincide with the debut of two Pokémon brand new to the mobile game: Salandit and Salazzle. Niantic has released full details on this new event, which takes place Sunday, April 3, 2022, at 12:00 a.m. to Thursday, April 7, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. local time. Click here to read it all, or look below for a summary.
- Starting with this event, Salandit will be available to hatch from 12 km Eggs.
- You can use 50 Salandit Candy to evolve female Salandit into Salazzle.
- A new Special Research story involving Giovanni and a Shadow Latias will be available at the beginning of this event. Progress through it to receive a Super Rocket Radar.
- Team GO Rocket are using different Shadow Pokémon. If you’re lucky, you may encounter different Shiny Shadow Pokémon than normal!
- Team GO Rocket has also turned the following Pokémon into Shadow Pokémon: Alolan Rattata, Alolan Sandshrew, Alolan Exeggutor, Sudowoodo, Girafarig, Numel
- Team GO Rocket will be appearing more frequently at PokéStops and in balloons.
- You can use a Charged TM to help a Shadow Pokémon forget the Charged Attack Frustration.
- Sneasel will be available to encounter when completing research tasks (and Scraggy, if you’re lucky)
- There’ll be a special one-time-purchase event bundle available for 1275 PokéCoins, featuring 10 Max Potions, 10 Max Revives, and 5 Rocket Radars.