Festival of Colors
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!
* This excludes Golden Lure Modules.
Mega Medicham Debuts
Mega Medicham will make its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids!
- Mega Medicham
Bruxish, the Gnash Teeth Pokémon, will make its Pokémon GO debut!
Keep an eye out! Trainers will find a colorful surprise around PokéStops as they walk close to them.
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.
The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild.
- Burmy (Plant)
- Burmy (Sandy)
- Burmy (Trash)
Some Trainers might even encounter the following!
- Galarian Zigzagoon
Appearing in 1- Star Raids
Appearing in 3- Star Raids
- Alolan Exeggutor
Appearing in 5- Star Raids
Appearing in Mega Raids
- Mega Medicham
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
REWARDAlolan GrimerMax CP589Min CP548
Catch 5 different species of Pokémon
POSSIBLE REWARDSCastformMax CP699Min CP656Castform (Sunny)Max CP699Min CP656+2Castform (Rainy)Max CP699Min CP656Castform (Snowy)Max CP699Min CP656
Catch 8 different species of Pokémon
POSSIBLE REWARDSBurmy (Plant)Max CP209Min CP185Burmy (Sandy)Max CP209Min CP185Burmy (Trash)Max CP209Min CP185
Catch 10 different species of Pokémon
POSSIBLE REWARDSOricorio (Baile Style)Max CP1000Min CP948Oricorio (Pom-Pom Style)Max CP1000Min CP948+2Oricorio (Pa’u Style)Max CP1000Min CP948Oricorio (Sensu Style)Max CP1000Min CP948
Complete the Festival of Colors Collection Challenge by the end of the event to earn 20,000 XP and a Lure Module!
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