Pidgey Pandemonium: April Fools Day 2023

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This years Pokémon GO April Fools Day event features Pidgey, the Tiny Bird Pokémon. 

Over the years, Trainers have transferred Pokémon to Professor Willow’s lab- perhaps too many, as it seems the integrity of the Pidgey pen has been compromised! And now all those transferred Pidgey have flown the coop! There are Pidgey everywhere. EVERYWHERE!

Here’s what to expect of this troublesome bird during the event:

Date, Time & Bonuses

  • Event icon Saturday, April 1, 2023, from 1:00pm to 7:00pm local time
  • Pokemon Encounter icon Increased chance of finding XXS and XXL Pidgey.


Wild Spawns

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

Weird Pidgey Behaviour

It seems that Pidgey is exhibiting some strange behavioral patterns during the Pidgey Pandemonium event:

  • 1pm local – 3pm local: Low amount of Pidgey spawning
  • 3pm local – 4pm local: Medium amount of Pidgey, Special Research to help Professor Willow becomes available
  • 4pm local – 5pm local: High amount of Pidgey
  • 5pm local – 7pm local: Low amount of Pidgey

Special Research

Available to claim from Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 3:00pm to Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 11:59pm local time, Professor Willow has some urgent Special Research and needs some help!

Pidgey Pandemonium (1/2)


Task Rewards
Catch 10 Pokemon Poke Ball icon 25× Poke Ball
Transfer 10 Pokemon Super Potion icon 5× Super Potion
Make 5 Nice Throws Nanab Berry icon 5× Nanab Berry

Completion rewards:

Pidgey Pandemonium (2/2)


Task Rewards
Claim Reward! Ultra Ball icon 10× Ultra Ball
Claim Reward! Hyper Potion icon 5× Hyper Potion
Claim Reward! XP icon 3500× XP

Completion rewards:

  • Stardust icon 3000× Stardust
  • Pidgey
  • Candy icon 15× Pidgey Candy

Field Research

Event-themed Field Research tasks will be available!

The following Pokémon will be available from Field Research tasks during the event:

Field Research Tasks

Task Rewards
Transfer 3 Pokemon Poke Ball icon 3× Poke Ball



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