Celebrate the Festival of Colors in India with Pokémon GO!


Date, Time, and Region

  • Sunday, March 28, 2021, from 10:00 to 20:00 IST (GMT +5:30) for Trainers in India


  • Pokémon representing the different colors of the Festival of Colors will be attracted more frequently to Incense, such as Bulbasaur, Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Alolan Grimer, Seel, Marill, Sunkern, Murkrow, Slugma, Aron, Trapinch, and Drifloon.
  • Complete the exclusive Festival of Colors Timed Research tasks to earn the following rewards.
    • Poké Balls, Great Balls, and Ultra Balls
    • Razz Berries, Pinap Berries, Nanab Berries, Golden Razz Berry, and Silver Pinap Berry
    • Dragon Scale, Sun Stone, and Sinnoh Stone
    • Mega Energy for the following Pokémon: Venusaur, Charizard, Blastoise, Beedrill, Pidgeot, Gengar, and Ampharos.
    • Other items like Hyper Potions, Super Incubator, and Premium Battle Pass
    • An encounter with Alolan Muk, the colorful Sludge Pokémon!
  • Check the in-game shop for two event boxes.
    • A 100 PokéCoin box containing 30 Poké Balls, a Lucky Egg, and 10 Pinap Berries
    • A free box containing three Incense!

Two all-new T-shirt avatar items inspired by the Festival of Colors will be available to all Trainers worldwide! These avatar items will be available for free in the in-game shop starting on Friday, March 26, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

India Wayfarer Challenge

From March 16, 2021, at 00:00 until March 26, 2021, at 00:00 IST (GMT +5:30), eligible Trainers in India or those who review Indian Wayspots (via their home or bonus location) can participate in the Wayfarer Challenge by reviewing Wayspot nominations in the country. Trainers can unlock different tiers of rewards depending on the number of Wayspots approved during the challenge. These rewards will be active for all Trainers in India during the Festival of Colors event on Sunday, March 28, 2021, from 10:00 to 20:00 IST (GMT +5:30).

Tier 1 Rewards: 3,000+ new Wayspots approved

  • Smeargle will appear more often in snapshots!
  • Participating Trainers will also gain access to a free bundle in the shop with 20 Poké Balls.

Tier 2 Rewards: 5,000+ New Wayspots approved

  • Rewards from Tier 1.
  • Murkrow will be appearing more often in the wild, and if you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny one!
  • You’ll earn twice the XP for catching Pokémon.

Tier 3 Rewards: 8,000+ New Wayspots approved

  • Rewards from Tiers 1 and 2.
  • You’ll earn three times the XP for catching Pokémon.
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