Welcome to the Season of Alola
March 1 at 10 a.m. - June 1 at 10 a.m.
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What to look forward to this season
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Seasonal Highlights
Conduct Research on the Islands of Alola!

Throughout the Season, you’ll be able to complete different Special Research lines to learn about each of the islands in Alola. These Special Research lines will be available to collect until the Season ends on June 1!*

If you complete them by June 1, 2022, you’ll unlock a bonus Special Research line at the end of the Season!

Melemele Island Special Research
Available to collect from March 1, 2022 to June 1, 2022
Akala Island Special Research
Available to collect from March 22, 2022 to June 1, 2022
Ula'ula Island Special Research
Available to collect from April 12, 2022 to June 1, 2022
Poni Island Special Research
Available to collect from May 10, 2022 to June 1, 2022
End-of-Season Special Research
Available to collect from May 25, 2022 until June 1, 2022
Community Day
Mark your calendar! The Season of Alola will have Community Day events on the following dates.
Mar 13
Apr 23
May 21
Upcoming Events
3/1: Welcome to Alola!

Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. to Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time

To commemorate the beginning of the new Season, the following Pokémon will be appearing more frequently in the wild!

Featured Pokémon
Rowlet
Litten
Popplio
Pikipek
Yungoos
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
3/15: Festival of Colors 2022 Global Event

Trainers,

We’re excited to announce a brand-new worldwide event celebrating the Festival of Colors! We hope Trainers all over the world will enjoy the diverse group of colorful Pokémon appearing during the event.

Featured Pokémon
Baile Style Oricorio*
Pom-Pom Style Oricorio*
Pa’u Style Oricorio*
Sensu Style Oricorio*
*Oricorio’s Style will be based on your location.
3/22: Lush Jungle event

Fomantis, the Sickle Grass Pokémon and Lurantis, the Bloom Sickle Pokémon will make their debuts in Pokémon GO!

Featured Pokémon
Shiny Cottonee
Fomantis
Lurantis
Tapu Lele
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
4/1: April Fools’ 2-Oh?-22

Trainers,

... ... ...

Ditto. Ditto everywhere.

Featured Pokémon
Ditto
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
4/3: All-Hands Rocket Retreat

Sunday, April 3, 2022, at 12:00 a.m. to Thursday, April 7, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. local time

Another Team GO Rocket takeover is happening! Spurred by the recent influx of Pokémon first found in the Alola region, Team GO Rocket is feeling bolder than ever. This time, the villains are trying to prepare for their upcoming company-wide Team GO Rocket Retreat!

Featured Pokémon
Salandit
Salazzle
4/12: Spring into Spring

Trainers, springtime is here, and that means it’s the perfect season to hatch Eggs and celebrate with Pokémon wearing flower crowns! Themed Pokémon will also appear in the wild.

Featured Pokémon
Togetic wearing a flower crown
Togekiss wearing a flower crown
Lopunny wearing a flower crown
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
4/20: Sustainability Week 2022

Oranguru, the Sage Pokémon, makes its Pokémon GO debut!

Featured Pokémon
Cherubi
Oranguru
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
4/29: A Mega Moment event

Mega Kangaskhan enters the fray!

Featured Pokémon
Mega Kangaskhan
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
5/3: Pokémon Air Adventures

Mega Latias and Mega Latios make their Pokémon GO debuts in Mega Raids!

Featured Pokémon
Mega Latias
Mega Latios
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
GO Battle League
This GO Battle League Season will be calm and relaxing! Whether it’s your first time trying out battling or you’re already a seasoned veteran, this Season will have no ratings but will instead feature a unique suite of opportunities for Trainers new and experienced to compete.
Seasonal Rotations
Different Pokémon will be appearing in the wild!
As the Season changes, different Pokémon will be appearing in different areas across the world!
Alolan Rattata
Alolan Meowth
Magnemite
Alolan Grimer
Jolteon
Makuhita
Minccino
and more!
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
Paras
Exeggcute
Aipom
Pineco
Electrike
Rufflet
Yungoos
and more!
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
Cubone
Alolan Diglett
Alolan Geodude
Flareon
Baltoy
Golett
Archen
and more!
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
Alolan Exeggutor
Staryu
Dratini
Vaporeon
Tirtouga
Frillish
Corphish
and more!
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
Lotad
Bagon
Snivy
Tepig
Oshawott
Spring Deerling
Foongus
and more!
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
Nincada
Beldum
Sewaddle
Autumn Deerling
Chespin
Fennekin
Froakie
and more!
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
The following Pokémon will be hatching from Eggs this Season!
Adventure Sync Rewards
Yungoos
Pikipek
Chespin
Fennekin
Froakie
Cubone
Exeggcute
and more!
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
Rowlet
Litten
Popplio
Tyrogue
Skarmory
Bonsly
Mantyke
and more!
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
Rockruff
Jangmo-o
Alomomola
Mienfoo
Axew
Noibat
Espurr
and more!
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
Phantump
Munchlax
Happiny
Shieldon
Dedenne
Cranidos
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
Dratini
Riolu
Bagon
Beldum
Deino
Goomy
If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!
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
Alola-themed avatar item
The styles of Alola will also be coming to Pokémon GO this season. Trainers can look forward to an avatar item inspired by Comfey coming to the in-game shop soon.