Pokémon GO Sustainability Week (2022)

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Pokémon GO Sustainability Week 2022 is a special event that lasts from April 20 to April 25, and brings Oranguru, shiny Cherrubi, a new collection challenge, special 7 km eggs and more to Pokémon GO.

In addition to Oranguru and shiny Cherrubi, Trainers will be able to complete event-exclusive sustainable Timed Research and help plant trees across the globe: during the entire day of April 23, 2022, every Trainer who adventures 5 km during Stufful Community Day, Niantic will plant a tree (up to 100,000 trees). 

PvP players looking ahead to this event can read our Under The Lights: Oranguru (and Cherrim) in PvP guide for more information.

Date & Time

  • From Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time
  • To Monday, April 25, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Event bonuses

  • General icon Debut of Oranguru and shiny Cherubi
  • Research icon Timed Research and Collection Challenge
  • Lure icon Free Event Box Containing Mossy Lure
  • Lure icon Different Pokémon attracted to Mossy Lure Modules
  • XP icon 2x XP for spinning PokeStops for the first time

Oranguru debuts in Pokémon GO


Oranguru, the Sage Pokémon, makes its Pokémon GO debut! Oranguru is a Normal and Psychic type Pokémon that first appeared in the Alola region. It has a max CP of 2770, with the following stats in Pokémon GO: 168 ATK, 192 DEF and 207 STA.

Oranguru is vulnerable to Bug and Dark type moves. Oranguru is boosted by Partly Cloudy and Windy weather.

Shiny Cherubi debuts in Pokémon GO


For the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Cherubi—if you’re lucky!

Shiny Cherubi Shiny Sunshine Cherrim Shiny Overcast Cherrim

Stufful Community Day Timed Research

Complete Timed Research during April Community Day and we’ll plant trees! From Saturday, April 23, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. local time there will be Timed Research available.

  • Each phase will require you to adventure 1 km, and doing so will earn you an encounter with Cherubi.
  • During the entire day of April 23, 2022, every Trainer who adventures 5 km during Community Day, Niantic will plant a tree (up to 100,000 trees). So get exploring!

Collection Challenge

A nature-inspired Collection Challenge is coming! Complete it to contribute to your Elite Collector medal and earn you 10,000 XP, 15 Great Balls, and an encounter with a Meganium. Two of the Pokémon you’ll need to catch—Gloom and Weepinbell—will only appear when you use a Mossy Lure Module.

Pokémon How to get it
Cherubi Wild, Mossy Lure, Field Research
Grimer Wild
Gloom Mossy Lure
Weepinbell Mossy Lure
Trubbish Wild, Field Research
Grotle Wild, Mossy Lure


  • 10,000 XP, 15 Great Balls, and an encounter with a Meganium

Wild encounters

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild during the event:

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

Attracted to Mossy Lure Modules

Select Pokémon will be more attracted to Mossy Lure modules during the Sustainability Event. Be sure to pick up the free Mossy Lure from the Event box available in the in-game shop.

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

Field Research Task Encounters

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Sustainability Week Field Research tasks:

Task Text Reward
Catch 5 Grass Type Pokémon
Walk 1km
Catch 3 Grimer
Walk 3km
Power up Pokémon 5 times
  • 50 Mega Venusaur Energy,
  • 50 Mega Abomasnow Energy
Catch 3 Trubbish 1 Silver Pinnap


The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs:

Free Bundle

The following bundles will be available in the in-game shop at no cost throughout the event:

Lure icon Event Box Containing Mossy Lure

In-game screenshots

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