What’s on This Week: 7-13 March 2022

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Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 7th March we have the Welcome to Alola event, and Sandshrew Community Day!

Welcome to Alola Event

The Welcome to Alola Event will start on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time till Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time.

To commemorate the arrival of new Pokémon originally discovered in Alola, the following Pokémon will be appearing more frequently in the wild:

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

Sandrew Community Day

Event icon Sunday, March 13, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. local time
  • Egg icon 1/4 Egg Distance
  • 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 for a surprise!

Evolve Kantoian Sandshrew during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Kantoian Sandslash that knows the Charged Attack Night Slash. Night Slash is a Dark type move. Evolve Alolan Sandshrew during the event or up to two hours afterward to get an Alolan Sandslash that knows the Fast Attack Shadow Claw.

For full information check out our guide.

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).

From Mar 1 – Mar 8 the following leagues will feature:

From Mar 8 – Mar 15 the following leagues will feature:

Spotlight Hour

Exeggcute

Tuesday 8th March 6pm till 7pm local time we have Exeggcute as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2x XP for evolving Pokémon.

Raid Hour

Tapu Koko

Wednesday 9th March 6pm till 7pm local time Tapu Koko will be appearing in five-star raids.

March Research Breakthrough Encounters

Vulpix (Alola)

From Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST to Friday, April 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) Alolan Vulpix will be featured in your weekly Research Breakthrough box.

Mega Raids

Venusaur (Mega)

From Tuesday, March 1, 2022, to Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Mega Venusaur will be appearing in Mega raids.

Five Star Raids

Tapu Koko

From Tuesday, March 1, 2022, to Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Tapu Koko will be in 5-star raids.

March Research Tasks

For a full list of the March Research tasks, including both the season, and permanent tasks, check out our full 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!

Eggs

The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs this Season!

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