Pokémon GO Festival of Colours event!


Date + Time

Tuesday, March 15, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time to Sunday, March 20, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Global Event Bonuses

  • Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours.
  • Take a few snapshots every day during the event for a surprise!

Pokémon Debuts

Oricorio, the Dancing Pokémon, makes its Pokémon GO debut! Keep an eye out, Trainers—the Oricorio you encounter will be of different Styles depending on where they were caught in the world.

Baile Style Oricorio: Appearing in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Pom-Pom Style Oricorio: Appearing in the Americas

Pa’u Style Oricorio: Appearing in African, Asian, Pacific and Caribbean islands

Sensu Style Oricorio: Appearing in the Asia-Pacific region

Collection Challenges

The event will feature a colorful Collection Challenge!

Complete the Collection Challenge to contribute to your Elite Collector medal, as well as earn 20,000 XP, 3,000 Stardust, and an encounter with Oricorio! (Oricorio’s Style will be based on your location at the time you complete the challenge).

Wild Encounters

The following Pokémon will be appearing more frequently in the wild.

  • Drowzee
  • Horsea
  • Gligar
  • Slugma
  • Taillow
  • Trapinch
  • Turtwig
  • Croagunk
  • Fletchling
  • Oricorio (Oricorio’s Style will be based on your location)
  • Beautifly
  • Dustox
  • Alomomola


The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.

One-Star Raids

  • Jigglypuff
  • Torchic
  • Treecko
  • Mudkip
  • Rockruff

Three-Star Raids

  • Marowak
  • Alolan Marowak
  • Chansey
  • Umbreon
  • Druddigon

Five-Star Raids

  • Therian Forme Tornadus

Mega Raids

  • Mega Lopunny

Field Research Task Encounters

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks!

  • Bulbasaur
  • Squirtle
  • Charmander
  • Alolan Grimer
  • Castform
  • Sunny Form Castform
  • Rainy Form Castform
  • Snowy Form Castform
  • Plant Cloak Burmy
  • Sand Cloak Burmy
  • Trash Cloak Burmy
  • Oricorio (Oricorio Style’s will be based on your location)

Complete certain Field Research tasks to earn Mega Energy for the following Pokémon:

  • Venusaur
  • Charizard
  • Blastoise

New Avatar Items

Celebrate the Festival of Colors with a playful splash of color. The following new avatar items will be available for free in the in-game shop during this event and will continue to be available after the event ends!

Author: VintagePokeCollector

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