March 15, 2019
Celebrate the equinox with Pokémon GO!
With spring days arriving in the northern hemisphere and autumn quickly approaching in the southern hemisphere, it’s the perfect time to celebrate the coming equinox with some Grass-type Pokémon.
Date + Time
- Mar. 19, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PDT to Mar. 26, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)
- Grass-type Pokémon—like Oddish, Exeggcute, Sunkern, and Shroomish—will appear more frequently in the wild. Lunatone and Solrock will switch hemispheres at the start of the event in celebration of the equinox! These Pokémon will stay in their new hemispheres after the event.
- Grass-type Pokémon will be available to challenge in raids.
- Limited-time Grass-type Pokémon Field Research will be available during this event.
New moves will be permanently added to the game.
- Acid Spray: Arbok, Victreebel, Tentacruel, Muk, Alolan Muk, Quagsire, Qwilfish, Octillery, and Swalot.
- Leaf Tornado: Victreebel and Shiftry.
New seasons mean new adventures, Trainers! Let’s get out and GO!
—The Pokémon GO team