Spring into Spring event (2022)


Pokémon GO Spring into Spring event brings 2x Hatch Candy, 1/2 Hatch distance, double Lucky Egg duration, Tapu Bulu raids, a special research event featuring Exeggcute, alongside a variety of different costume Pokémon, a special research event, a new legendary raid boss and more.

The event starts on Tuesday, April 12 and runs through Monday, April 18, 2022.

Date & Time

  • Starts: Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.
  • Ends: Monday, April 18, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Event bonuses

  • Candy icon 2x Hatch Candy
  • Egg icon 1/2 Hatch Distance
  • Lucky Egg icon 2x Lucky Egg Duration
  • Team Rocket icon Team GO Rocket grunts will have more Shadow Whismur and Shadow Exeggcute in their parties
  • Candy icon Debut of Tapu Bulu
  • Candy icon Debut of Flower Crown Togetic (wild), Togekiss and Lopunny (through evolution)
  • Candy icon Limited Research Day featuring Exeggcute
  • Candy icon Release of Ula'ula Island Special Research
  • Candy icon Themed-Pokémon Collection Challenge

Tapu Bulu debuts in Pokémon GO

Tapu Bulu

The guardian deity of Ula’ula Island, the Legendary Pokémon Tapu Bulu, will make its debut! You can learn more about defeating Tapu Bulu in our Tapu Bulu Raid Guide.

Flower Crown Pokémon

New costumed Pokémon will appear also during this event!

*Obtained through evolution

Wild Encounters

You can encounter the following Pokémon in the wild during the Spring into Spring event:

If you’re lucky, you might encounter the following:

If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

2 km Eggs

The following Pokémon will be hatching from 2km Eggs during the Spring into Spring  2022 event:

If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!


The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids during the Spring into Spring 2022 event:

Tier 1

Tier 3

Tier 5

Tapu Bulu

Mega Raids

Pidgeot (Mega)

An Ula’ula Adventure Special Research

Available to collect from April 12, 2022, to June 1, 2022. Throughout the Season of Alola, you’ll be able to complete different Special Research lines to learn about each of the islands in Alola. These Special Research lines will be available to collect until the Season ends on June 1! (*)

Tasks and Rewards

Stage 1

  • Catch 10 Pokémon – 10x Poké Ball
  • Complete 3 Field Research – 5x Pinap Berry
  • Earn 5 Hearts with your Buddy – 8x Razz Berry
  • Stage rewards – Weepinbell encounter, 500 XP, 500 Stardust

Stage 2

  • Take 3 snapshots of wild Pokémon – Oddish (s) encounter
  • Use 7 Berries to help catch Pokémon – Seedot (s) encounter
  • Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost – Sunkern (s) encounter
  • Stage rewards – Charge TM, 500 XP, 500 Stardust

Stage 3

  • Walk 2 km – Alola Geodude encounter
  • Complete 5 Field Research – 15x Poké Ball
  • Catch 5 different species of Pokémon – Alola Sandshrew encounter
  • Stage reward – Premium Pass, 1000 XP, 1000 Stardust

Stage 4

  • Send 5 Gifts to friends – 10x Great Ball
  • Catch 15 Pokémon – 7x Pinap berries
  • Win a raid – Alola Vulpix encounter
  • Stage reward – 15x Ultra Ball, 8000 XP, 3000 Stardust

If you complete them by June 1, 2022, you’ll unlock a bonus Special Research line at the end of the Season.

* These Special Research lines will be available to collect beginning at 10:00 a.m. local time on specified dates and ending on June 1, 2022, at 9:59 a.m. You can finish a research line anytime after you receive it.

Field Research Task Encounters

You can encounter the following Pokémon when you complete Field Research tasks:

If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

A Flowery Collection Challenge

A Collection Challenge to collect themed Pokémon will be available! Complete the challenge to contribute to your Elite Collector medal and earn 2,000 XP, 2,000 Stardust, and an encounter with Togetic wearing a flower crown.

New Stickers

New stickers featuring event-themed Pokémon will be available. You’ll be able to get event-themed stickers by spinning PokéStops, opening Gifts, and purchasing them from the in-game shop. These stickers will be available for the remainder of the Season!

Limited Research day: An Egg-citing Spring Surprise

On Saturday, April 16, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. limited Research tasks will be available when you spin Photo Discs at PokéStops. Complete them to encounter Exeggcute!

Featured Pokémon

If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

In celebration of the Season of Alola, you’ll be able to evolve Exeggcute during the event to get an Alolan Exeggcutor that knows the Dragon type Charged Attack Draco Meteor!

Draco Meteor Trainer Battles: 150 Power Gyms and Raids: 150 Power


XP icon 2x Catch XP

Other bonuses from the event will continue.

Wild Encounters

During all three hours of the Limited Research day, you can encounter the following Pokémon in the wild:

If you’re lucky, you may encounter a Shiny one!

GO Battle Day: Beginner’s Paradise

On Sunday, April 17, 2022, from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time we have GO Battle Day: Beginner’s Paradise.

The beginner-friendly Great League and Little Cup active, XP from Timed Research available, and an avatar item up for grabs, there’s never been a better time to try out the GO Battle League! Learn more on the Interlude Season Guide.

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