Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 11th April we have the Spring into Spring event, and GO Battle Day Beginner’s Paradise.

Spring into Spring

From Tuesday, April 12, 2022, to Monday, April 18, 2022, get ready to jump headfirst into spring with this themed event.

New costumed Pokémon will appear during this event!

  • 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

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!

XP icon 2x Catch XP

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!

GO Battle Day: Beginner’s Paradise

Sunday, April 17, 2022, from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. local time

With 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!

The maximum number of sets you can play per day will be increased from five to 20, for a total of 100 battles.


Timed Research will be available that rewards a large amount of XP!

End-of-Set Avatar Rewards

Trainers who complete a set at any rank during this GO Battle Day will receive the Gladion Hoodie avatar item! Trainers who have already received Gladion Hoodie from the rank 20 rewards will not receive another.


Active Cups

The following competitions will be active:

Ula’ula Island Special Research

Available to collect from April 12, 2022, to June 1, 2022

Throughout the Season, 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!*

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.

Interlude Season GO Battle League

The GO Battle League’s Interlude Season will start on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT –8) and end on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT –8).

Apr 5 – Apr 12

Apr 12 – Apr 19

Spotlight Hour

Tuesday 12th April 6pm till 7pm local time we have Bunnelby as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2x XP for evolving Pokémon.

Raid Hour

Wednesday 13th April 6pm till 7pm local time Tapu Bulu will be appearing in five-star raids.

April Research Breakthrough Encounters

From Friday, April 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) to Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) Alolan Marowak will feature in research breakthrough encounters.

Mega Raids

From Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Mega Manectric will be appearing in Mega Raids.

From Tuesday, April 12, 2022, to Friday, April 29, 2022 Mega Pidgeot will be appearing in Mega Raids.

Five Star Raids

From Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Therian Forme Thundurus will feature in 5-star raids.

April Weekly 1 PokéCoin bundles

Every Monday in April, a one-time-purchase bundle containing a Remote Raid Pass and other items will be available in the shop for 1 PokéCoin.

April Research Tasks

For a full list of April research tasks and rewards check out our guide here.

Shadow Latias Captured by Giovanni

Giovanni never rests on his laurels. The Boss is back—and he’s got Shadow Latias in tow! A new Special Research story will be available at the beginning of this event. Progress through it to receive a Super Rocket Radar, and chase down Giovanni!

Season of Alola

Seasonal Bonuses

During the Season of Alola, the following bonuses will be active:

  • Increased Incense effectiveness while moving
  • Increased damage for Pokémon participating in raids remotely
  • Guaranteed Gifts from PokéStop spins
  • Up to two free Raid Passes per day by spinning Gym Photo Discs
  • Incense will last for 90 minutes

Different Pokémon will be appearing in the wild! As the Season changes, different Pokémon will be appearing in different areas across the world!


The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs this Season!