Festival of Colors

Event

Starts:
Wednesday, March 8, at 10:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Tuesday, March 14, at 8:00 PM Local Time

We’re excited to announce the return of Pokémon GO’s Festival of Colors! This year, two Pokémon will make their vibrant Pokémon GO debuts: Mega Medicham and Bruxish!




Bonuses

Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours*
Friendship levels will increase twice as fast

* This excludes Golden Lure Modules.

Features

Mega Medicham Debuts

Mega Medicham will make its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids!

  • shiny
    Mega Medicham

Bruxish Debuts

Bruxish, the Gnash Teeth Pokémon, will make its Pokémon GO debut!

  • Bruxish

Celebratory Colors

Keep an eye out! Trainers will find a colorful surprise around PokéStops as they walk close to them.


Photobombs

Take GO snapshot to get photobombed by Smeargle up to 5 times a day during the event. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Smeargle.

Please note that Smeargle will only appear in snapshots a limited number of times, and while Shiny Smeargle will no longer appear after the event concludes, you may encounter one during future events.
  • shiny
    Smeargle

Spawns

The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.

  • shiny
    Paras
  • shiny
    Krabby
  • shiny
    Koffing
  • shiny
    Natu
  • shiny
    Wobbuffet
  • shiny
    Shuckle
  • shiny
    Wingull
  • shiny
    Burmy (Plant)
  • shiny
    Burmy (Sandy)
  • shiny
    Burmy (Trash)
  • Stunky
  • Bruxish

Some Trainers might even encounter the following!

  • shiny
    Lickitung
  • shiny
    Galarian Zigzagoon

Raids

Appearing in 1- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Espurr
  • shiny
    Rockruff
  • Mareanie
  • Bruxish

Appearing in 3- Star Raids

  • Exeggutor
  • shiny
    Alolan Exeggutor
  • shiny
    Cryogonal
  • shiny
    Druddigon

Appearing in 5- Star Raids

  • shiny
    Ho-Oh

Appearing in Mega Raids

  • shiny
    Mega Medicham

Research

Field Research Tasks

Event-themed Field Research tasks will be available!

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks! A quick reminder, Trainers—the Oricorio you encounter will be of different Styles depending on where they were caught in the world.

As a reminder, here are the regions you can encounter each Oricorio Style.

  • Balle Style Oricorio - Europe, the Middle East, and Africa
  • Pom-Pom Style Oricorio - The Americas
  • Pa’u Style Oricorio - African, Asian, Pacific, and Caribbean Islands
  • Sensu Style Oricorio - The Asia-Pacific Region
  • Catch 15 Pokémon
    REWARD
    shiny Alolan Grimer
    Max CP
    589
    Min CP
    548
  • Catch 5 different species of Pokémon
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    shiny Castform
    Max CP
    699
    Min CP
    656
    shiny Castform (Sunny)
    Max CP
    699
    Min CP
    656
    +2
    shiny Castform (Rainy)
    Max CP
    699
    Min CP
    656
    shiny Castform (Snowy)
    Max CP
    699
    Min CP
    656
  • Catch 8 different species of Pokémon
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    shiny Burmy (Plant)
    Max CP
    209
    Min CP
    185
    shiny Burmy (Sandy)
    Max CP
    209
    Min CP
    185
    shiny Burmy (Trash)
    Max CP
    209
    Min CP
    185
  • Catch 10 different species of Pokémon
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    Oricorio (Baile Style)
    Max CP
    1000
    Min CP
    948
    Oricorio (Pom-Pom Style)
    Max CP
    1000
    Min CP
    948
    +2
    Oricorio (Pa’u Style)
    Max CP
    1000
    Min CP
    948
    Oricorio (Sensu Style)
    Max CP
    1000
    Min CP
    948

Collection Challenge

Complete the Festival of Colors Collection Challenge by the end of the event to earn 20,000 XP and a Lure Module!

Festival of Colors 2023 Collection Challenge
Koffing
Stunky
Wobbuffet
Natu
Shuckle
Paras
Krabby
Bruxish
Burmy (Plant)
Burmy (Sandy)
Burmy (Trash)
Mothim

REWARDS

20000 XP
×1

Sales

Avatar items

The following new avatar item will be available to purchase in the in-game shop during this event and will continue to be available after the event ends!

  • Color Throw Pose

Graphic

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