The Pokemon Company and the Pokemon GO team have announced on the official Pokemon GO website that they will be holding a special event to celebrate the equinox with some Grass-type Pokemon. The team has outlined the details, so if you are a Pokemon GO player, you’ll want to check those out!
Date + Time
- Mar. 19, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PDT to Mar. 26, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)
- Grass-type Pokémon—like Oddish, Exeggcute, Sunkern, and Shroomish—will appear more frequently in the wild. Lunatone and Solrock will switch hemispheres at the start of the event in celebration of the equinox! These Pokémon will stay in their new hemispheres after the event.
- Grass-type Pokémon will be available to challenge in raids.
- Limited-time Grass-type Pokémon Field Research will be available during this event.
New moves will be permanently added to the game.
- Acid Spray: Arbok, Victreebel, Tentacruel, Muk, Alolan Muk, Quagsire, Qwilfish, Octillery, and Swalot.
- Leaf Tornado: Victreebel and Shiftry.