Pokémon GO Spring Event 2020

Special spring themed event brings shiny Exeggcute, double hatch Candy and special 2 km eggs

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Pokémon GO Spring 2020 event has arrived, bringing shiny Exeggcute, double Hatch Candy and special 2 km event eggs. Reminder: the 1/2 Hatch Distance bonus is ongoing until further notice—which means it will be applied during this event

Date and time: From Thursday, April 9, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. to Thursday, April 16, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. local time


  • 2× Hatch Candy
  • Lucky Eggs will last for one hour

Confirmed shiny spawns and hatches

  • Shiny Buneary (with flower crown)
  • Shiny Exeggcute and Exeggutor
  • Shiny Togepi from eggs
  • Shiny Marill in the wild
  • Shiny Pichu (with flower crown)


Pokémon GO Spring Event 2020 info graphic


The following Pokémon will be appearing more often in the wild: Exeggcute, Chansey, Mareep, Marill, and Torchic. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Exeggcute! 

Naturally, this means that shiny Exeggutor will also become available:

Shiny Exeggcute and Exeggutor

Quick overview of increased event spawns:

Increased wild spawns
Exeggcute Mareep Marill
Torchic Chansey

Buneary wearing flower crowns and Pikachu wearing flower hats will also be appearing in the wild! If you’re lucky, you might encounter Shiny ones, too!

Shiny Pikachu and Buneary wearing flower hats


All Eggs received from Gifts during the event will be 2 km Eggs. The following Pokémon will be hatching more often from 2 km Eggs:

  • Pichu wearing a flower crown,
  • Togepi wearing a flower crown,
  • Happiny,
  • Munchlax,
  • Tyrogue,
  • Chingling,
  • and Riolu.
Frequent 2km egg hatches during the event
Pichu Togepi Happiny
Munchlax Tyrogue Chingling

Keep in mind that these Eggs will need only 1 KM to hatch, as Egg hatch distance has been reduced by half until the COVID-19 health situation improves. You will also receive double Candy for hatches.

Field Research

There will be event-exclusive Field Research tasks that reward encounters with:

    • Alolan Exeggutor,
    • Azumarill,
    • and—if you’re extremely lucky—Audino!
Field research rewards
Exeggutor (Alola) Azumarill Audino

Here are the event specific Field Research tasks:

Task Text Reward
Hatch an Egg Eevee with flower crown (s)
Hatch 2 Eggs Azumarill
Hatch 3 Eggs Alolan Exeggutor (s)
Hatch 4 Eggs Chansey (s)
Hatch 5 Eggs Audino

Spring Event 2020 field researchClothing updates

A Togepi-themed bag and hoodie will be available in the in-game shop.

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