Pokémon GO: Here’s What's Happening this March

Check out what's happening this month.
Check out what's happening this month. Niantic

In Pokémon GO, a new month means a bunch of new events to enjoy. This time around, it’s the start of a new season. In Season of Alola, trainers can expect to see Pokémon originally found in the Alola region.

Here are some of the activities:

  • Five-Star Raids
    • March 1 to March 15
      • Tapu Koko
    • March 15 to March 22
      • Therian Forme Tornadus
    • March 22 to April 5
      • TBA
  • Mega Raids
    • March 1 to March 15
      • Mega Venusaur
    • March 15 to March 22
      • Mega Lopunny
    • March 22 to April 5
      • Mega Charizard Y
  • Raid Hours
    • Every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., local time.
    • Featured Pokémon are:
      • March 2: Tapu Koko
      • March 9: Tapu Koko
      • March 16: Therian Forme Tornadus
      • March 23: TBA
      • March 30: TBA

Read more about what's happening in March here.

Community Day

So when is Community Day this month? It's on March 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., local time. The event is set to feature Sandshrew and Alolan Sandshrew. Trainers can also look forward to exclusive attacks which include:

  • Sandslash
    • Evolve Sandshrew during the event or up to two hours afterward to get a Sandslash that knows the Charged Attack Night Slash.
    • Night Slash
      • Trainer Battles: 50 power
      • Gyms and raids: 50 power
  • Alolan Sandslash
    • Evolve Alolan Sandshrew during the event or up to two hours afterward to get an Alolan Sandslash that knows the Fast Attack Shadow Claw.
    • Shadow Claw
      • Trainer Battles: 6 power
      • Gyms and raids: 9 power

Here are other details of this upcoming event:

  • Event Bonuses
    • 1/4 Egg Hatch Distance when Eggs are placed in an Incubator during the event period.
    • Incense activated during the event lasts for three hours.
    • Lure Modules activated during the event last for three hours.
    • Take a few snapshots during Community Day for a surprise.
  • Event Bundles
    • A special one-time-purchase Community Day Box is available for 1,280 PokéCoins and features:
      • 30 Ultra Balls
      • Three Super Incubators
      • Five Lucky Eggs
      • 1 Elite Charged TM
    • A bundle containing 30 Ultra Balls is available in the shop at no cost.

Learn more about the Community Day here.

Upcoming Events

There are two events to look forward to and these are:

  • Festival of Colors
    • March 15 to March 20
  • Lush Jungle
    • March 22 to March 29

Pokémon GO is available on Android and iOS.

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