Pokémon GO Lush Jungle Event 


Date + Time

Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Lush Jungle weekend park spotlight

Saturday, March 26, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, March 27, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Join your fellow Trainers for a Lush Jungle park spotlight! On Saturday, March 26, 2022, and Sunday, March 27, 2022, Cottonee will be appearing more frequently in parks. And, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter a Shiny Cottonee—if you’re lucky!

Pokémon debuts

Fomantis, the Sickle Grass Pokémon and Lurantis, the Bloom Sickle Pokémon will make their debuts in Pokémon GO!

The guardian deity of Akala Island, Tapu Lele, will also make its debut!

Tapu Lele

Season of Alola Special Research: Akala Island

The Season of Alola’s second Special Research story will be available at the beginning of this event!

Timed Research

Timed Research focused on catching Grass-type Pokémon and exploring your area will be available throughout the event!

Complete the research to earn items and encounters with various event-themed Pokémon, like Fomantis!

Wild encounters

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

  • Metapod
  • Paras
  • Exeggcute
  • Hoothoot
  • Sudowoodo
  • Fomantis
  • Ferroseed
  • Pinsir
  • Cottonee


The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids.

One-Star Raids

  • Bellsprout
  • Tangela
  • Sewaddle
  • Cottonee

Three-Star Raids

  • Butterfree
  • Vileplume
  • Parasect
  • Exeggutor

Five-Star Raids

  • Tapu Lele

Mega Raids

  • Mega Charizard Y

Field Research task encounters

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

  • Caterpie
  • Exeggcute
  • Sunkern
  • Wurmple
  • Seedot
  • Cottonee
  • Ferroseed
  • Fomantis
  • Paras
  • Parasect
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