All-Hands Rocket Retreat event

Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 4th April we have the All-Hands Rocket Retreat and the Mudkip Community Day Classic!

All-Hands Rocket Retreat

Additional sources report the potential for heightened Team GO Rocket activity from Sunday, April 3, 2022, to Thursday, April 7, 2022. Stay alert!

  • Salandit and Salazzle make their debuts in Pokémon GO!
  • Starting with this event, Salandit will be available to hatch from 12 km Eggs.
  • You can use 50 Salandit Candy to evolve female Salandit into Salazzle.
  • Team Rocket icon Team GO Rocket will be appearing more frequently at PokéStops and in balloons.
  • Attack icon You can use a Charged TM to help a Shadow Pokémon forget the Charged Attack Frustration.
  • Shop icon There’ll be a special one-time-purchase event bundle available for 1275 PokéCoins, featuring 10 Max Potions, 10 Max Revives, and 5 Rocket Radars.

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!


Mudkip Community Day Classic

Community Day Classic: Memories of Mudkip takes place on Sunday, April 10, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time. Mudkip will appear more frequently in the wild and if you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one.

Evolve Marshtomp (Mudkip’s Evolution) during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Swampert that knows the Charged Attack Hydro Cannon.

  • XP icon 3× Catch XP
  • Incense icon Incense activated during the event will last for three hours.
  • Lure icon Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours.
  • Photobomb icon Take a few snapshots during Community Day Classic for a surprise!

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).

Mar 29 – Apr 5

Apr 5 – Apr 12

Spotlight Hour

Tuesday 5th April 6pm till 7pm local time we have Stunky as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2x candy for transferring Pokémon.

Raid Hour

Wednesday 6th April 6pm till 7pm local time Therian Forme Thundurus 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, March 22, 2022, to Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Mega Charizard Y will be appearing in Mega Raids.

From Tuesday, April 5, 2022, to Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Mega Manectric 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.

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!