This Week in Pokémon GO: 14-20 March 2022

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Coming this week in Pokémon GO, commencing 14th March we have the Festival of Colors event, bringing with it a brand new regional exclusive Pokémon.

Festival of Colors

Festival of Colors is a brand-new worldwide Pokémon GO event  that takes place from March 15, 2022 to March 20, 2022.

Oricorio, the Dancing Pokémon, is making its Pokémon GO debut during the Festival of Colors. Oricorio is a new region exclusive Pokémon, with each of the four Oricorio styles spawning in a different part of the world.

  • Pokemon Encounter icon Oricorio, the Dancing Pokémon, makes its Pokémon GO debut!
  • Lure icon Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours.
  • Photobomb icon Take a few snapshots every day during the event for a surprise!

Oricorio you encounter will be of different Styles depending on where they were caught in the world:

Oricorio (Baile) Appearing in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa
Oricorio (Pom-Pom) Appearing in the Americas
Oricorio (Pa'u) Appearing in African, Asian, Pacific and Caribbean islands
Oricorio (Sensu) Appearing in the Asia-Pacific region

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 8 – Mar 15 the following leagues will feature:

Mar 15 – Mar 22

3× Stardust from win rewards (this does not include end of set rewards)

Spotlight Hour

Growlithe

Tuesday 15th March 6pm till 7pm local time we have Growlithe as the featured Pokémon for spotlight hour, along with a 2x stardust for catching Pokémon.

Raid Hour

Tornadus (Therian)

Wednesday 16th March 6pm till 7pm local time Therian Forme Tornadus 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.

Lopunny (Mega)

From Tuesday, March 15, 2022, to Tuesday, March 22, 2022 Mega Lopunny 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.

Tornadus (Therian)

From Tuesday, March 15, 2022, to Tuesday, March 22, 2022 Therian Forme Tornadus 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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