Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 27th March we have the end of the Let’s GO Event and Team GO Rocket takeover, Lugia in raids, and Popplio Spotlight Hour! April information should be coming in the next few days.
Let’s GO Event
Date and Time 📅
- From Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 10:00am, to Wednesday March 29, 2023 at 8:00pm local time.
- Shiny Meltan is available from the Mystery Box during the event, with an increased chance of XXS and XXL Meltan. There will also be a reduced time for being able to open the Mystery Box
- Pansage, Panpour and Pansear will be spawning globally and available in field research
- Ditto will have new disguises in the wild, and there will be an increased chance of encountering Ditto
- 2x Candy for transferring Pokémon during the event
Team GO Rocket Takeover
Date and Time 📅
- From Saturday, March 25, 2023 at 10:00am, to Wednesday March 29, 2023 at 8:00pm local time.
- For the first time ever, you may encounter a shiny Shadow Pokémon from a Team GO Rocket Grunt
- Save Shadow Regice from Team GO Rocket
- Team GO Rocket will appear more frequently at Pokéstops and from balloons
- You can use a Charged TM to help a Shadow Pokémon forget the move Frustration
New Shadow Pokémon 🍃
- New Shadow Pokémon - Alolan Grimer, Phanpy, Treecko, Torchic and Drifloon
GO Battle League Season 14
GO Battle League: Rising Heroes will start on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. PT.
The following will occur at the beginning of the Season.
- End-of-Season rewards will be available on the battle screen.
- Your GO Battle League rank will be reset.
- Rank-up requirements will remain the same as the prior Season.
Mar 22-Mar 29
- 🟡 Ultra League
- 🔵 Mountain Cup: Great League Edition
Mar 29-Apr 5
- 🟣 Master League*
- 🔘 Little Cup*
*3x Stardust from win rewards (this does not include end of set rewards)
Tuesday March 28th 6pm till 7pm local time we have Popplio as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2× XP for catching Pokémon.
Wednesday March 29th 6pm till 7pm local time Lugia will be appearing in raids for raid hour.
Mega RaidsVenusaur (Mega)
From March 21 to March 28 Mega Venusaur will appear in Mega Raids.Alakazam (Mega)
From March 28 to April 10 Mega Alakazam will appear in Mega Raids.
Five Star RaidsThundurus (Incarnate)
From March 21 to March 28 Incarnate Forme Thundurus will appear in five-star raids.Lugia
From March 28 to April 10 Lugia will appear in five-star raids.
March 2023 Research Breakthrough
Completing Field Research tasks leads to Research Breakthroughs, which now reward Trainers with different items in addition to encounters with a variety of Pokémon. Check out the Research Breakthrough rewards you can look forward to this Season!
- From March 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7) to June 1, 2023, at 1:00 p.m.
PDT (GMT -7)
- Complete Field Research tasks during the whole season to earn an encounter from a pool of Pokémon, including Parasect, Pinsir, Snorlax, Furfrou, Gible and Goomy.
March 2023 Research Tasks
For a full list of March 2023 research tasks check out our article here.
Season of Rising Heroes
Seasonal bonuses: Rising Heroes
The following bonuses are specific to Season 10: Rising Heroes.
- Increased damage dealt by Pokémon participating in raids remotely
- Team GO Rocket will appear more frequently at PokéStops
- Extra Stardust earned from Team GO Rocket encounters
Season of Rising Heroes Wild Encounters
Different Pokémon will be appearing in the wild during the Season, including iconic Pokémon from all generations. As the Season changes, different Pokémon will be appearing in different areas across the world.
Beaches & Water
The following Pokémon hatch from Eggs this Season. These are just some highlighted Egg hatches, more Pokémon can hatch from each egg group!
2 km Eggs
5 km Eggs
7 km Eggs
10 km Eggs
Adventure Sync Rewards
The following Pokémon hatch from Adventure Sync Eggs this Season. These are just some highlighted Egg hatches, more Pokémon can hatch from each egg group.