Pikmin Bloom celebrates 1.5 years with a special event
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Thanks to your continued support, Pikmin Bloom is now celebrating its 1.5 year release anniversary! Niantic is celebrating with a special event to add some color to the world by planting beautiful flowers all over. The event runs from April 29th through May 7th, 2023, and you can get the full details below.
Part 1 - 1.5 Anniversary Community Week: Starts on 4/29 at Midnight
We’re bringing back the highly popular Community Week event, which was originally held during our first anniversary celebration! Now you’ll have a chance to earn any Community Day badges from December 2022 to April 2023 that are missing from your collection, so don’t let this opportunity pass by! Additionally, for those of you who missed out on the chance to get the first Community Day badge, we will have a special opportunity for you to get it again!
But that’s not all! We’ve also prepared some very difficult challenges that even those who have already earned all the Community Day badges can enjoy. So join the event and earn the highly coveted, golden item that will show the world you are a Pikmin Bloom master.
During the event, up to 5 flower planting missions will be displayed. Clear them to earn a Community Day badge from December 2022 to April 2023. Please note that you will only get missions for badges that are missing from your collection.
If you’ve collected all the Community Day badges from December 2022 to April 2023, you will get an extremely challenging set of 5 special missions. Complete all of them to earn an incredibly rare golden T-shirt for your Mii! Don’t worry if you haven’t collected all the badges yet, you can still try your hand at the challenges if you collect all the Community Day badges during the event. Give it a shot!
You’ll also be able to purchase a special mission ticket in the shop that allows you to obtain the first Community Day badge, which was only available during the November 2021 Community Day. Please note that this ticket can only be purchased in the shop until May 7th. However, you’ll have until June 30th, 2023, at 23:59 to complete the special mission and obtain the badge.
During the event, big flowers will bloom into seasonal flowers when you plant regular flowers around them. Big flowers will bloom into either winter flowers or spring flowers according to the schedule below. Additionally, the time it takes for big flowers in full bloom to go back to leaves will be shortened to 6 hours for the duration of the event.
Big Flower Schedule
Winter flowers include poinsettias, cyclamens, camellias, daffodils, and plum blossoms. These flowers will bloom from 12:00 am to 11:59 pm on April 30th, May 2nd, 4th, and 6th. On April 29th, May 1st, 3rd, 5th, and 7th, they will bloom from 12:00 pm to 11:59 pm.
Spring flowers include cherry blossoms, windflowers, tulips, baby blue eyes, roses, and carnations. These flowers will bloom from 12:00 am to 11:59 pm on April 29th, May 1st, 3rd, 5th, and 7th. On April 30th, May 2nd, 4th, and 6th, they will bloom from 12:00 pm to 11:59 pm.
Part 2 - 1.5 Anniversary Throwback Decor Pikmin Challenge: Starts on 5/1 at Midnight
For the 1.5 Anniversary Event, we’re bringing back two highly requested types of Decor Pikmin. Both of them will be very difficult to come across in the future, so don’t miss out on this chance to add them to your squad!
Participate in the weekly challenges from May 1 to May 7 to receive gold seedlings that will grow into the following types of decor Pikmin:
Gold seedlings from the steps challenge will grow into a red, yellow, blue, purple, white, winged, or rock 2023 Glasses Decor Pikmin
Gold seedlings from the flower planting challenge will grow into a red, yellow, blue, purple, white, winged, or rock First Anniversary Snack Decor Pikmin. (Please note that you will not get a gold seedling if you quit a challenge before it’s complete.)
If you want to be sure to get all 7 types of Decor Pikmin to complete your collection, make sure to check out the shop for the following items, available on May 1:
2023 Glasses Mii Costumes with special missions that will allow you to get the red, yellow, blue, purple, white, winged, and rock Decor Pikmin
First Anniversary Snack Mission Tickets that will allow you to get the red, yellow, blue, purple, white, winged, and rock First Anniversary Snack Decor Pikmin Please note that these items can be purchased in the shop until May 9, but the deadline to complete the included special missions is June 30, 2023 at 11:59 pm.
New Expedition Drone, available in the 1.5 Anniversary Special Pack!
Between April 29th and May 7th, we’ll have a special pack in the shop filled with useful items for the event, including a brand new item: the Expedition Drone. With this drone, you can instantly complete any ongoing expeditions! The Expedition Drone will be available only in this pack, so make sure to check it out if you don’t want to miss out.