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Pokémon GO Event: Lush Jungle

📅 Tuesday, March 22, 10:00 a.m. → Tuesday, March 29, 08:00 p.m. (local time)

  • Lush Jungle Weekend Park Spotlight

  • Pokémon Debuts

  • Special Research

  • Timed Research

  • Wild Encounters

  • Raids

  • Field Research

The Lush Jungle Weekend Park Spotlight will only be available during the weekend of March 26 and 27, the rest of the information mentioned will be about the full event from March 22 to 29.

Lush Jungle Weekend Park Spotlight

📅 Saturday, March 26, 10:00 a.m. → Sunday, March 27, 08:00 p.m. (local time)

During this special weekend event, Cottonee will spawn more often in parks, so make sure to head to a park to benefit optimally. Starting with this event, Cottonee will be able to appear as a Shiny for the first time ever in Pokémon GO✨.

Pokémon Debuts

During the Lush Jungle event, several new Pokémon will appear for the first time in Pokémon GO:

  • Fomantis

  • Lurantis (Fomantis' evolution)

  • Tapu Lele

Special Research: Akala Island

The second Special Research for the Season of Alola will commence at the beginning of the Lush Jungle event. Log into the game before June 1, 2022 to be able to collect this Special Research.

Timed Research

For the duration of the Lush Jungle event, a limited Timed Research will be available. This research will be focused on catching Grass-type Pokémon and exploring your area. When you complete the research, you can earn items and encountered with event-themed Pokémon.

Wild Encounters

The following Pokémon can be expected to spawn more often in the wild:

  • Metapod

  • Paras

  • Exeggcute

  • Hoothoot

  • Sudowoodo

  • Fomantis

  • Ferroseed

Less common will be:

  • Pinsir

  • Cottonee

(✨ = Shiny available)


One-Star Raids

  • Bellsprout ✨

  • Tangela ✨

  • Sewaddle

  • Cottonee ✨

Three-Star Raids

  • Butterfree

  • Vileplume

  • Parasect

  • Exeggutor

Five-Star Raids

  • Tapu Lele

Mega Raids

  • Mega Charizard Y ✨

(✨ = Shiny available)

Field Research

After completing Field Research tasks, you can encounter the following Pokémon during the Lush Jungle event:

  • Caterpie ✨

  • Exeggcute ✨

  • Sunkern ✨

  • Seedot ✨

  • Cottonee ✨

  • Ferroseed ✨

  • Fomantis

Less common will be:

  • Paras ✨

  • Parasect

(✨ = Shiny available)


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