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Festival of Colors event for Pokémon GO's Season of Alola to be held from March 15th-20th

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Niantic has announced the Festival of Colors, an in-game event for Pokémon GO's Season of Alola, which will be held from March 15th, at 10:00 a.m. local time to March 20th, at 8:00 p.m. local time. Trainers will be able to enjoy a diverse group of colorful Pokémon appearing during the event, with Oricorio, the Dancing Pokémon, making its Pokémon GO debut.

Event Bonuses
The following bonuses will be active during the event period:
  • Lure Modules activated during the event will last for three hours
  • Trainers can take a few snapshots every day during the event, which may trigger a surprise like an encounter with a shiny Pokémon.
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Collection Challenges
The Festival of Colors event will feature a colorful Collection Challenge. By completing the Collection Challenge, Trainers will contribute to their Elite Collector medal, as well as earn 20,000 XP, 3,000 Stardust, and an encounter with Oricorio.

New Avatar Items
Celebrate the Festival of Colors with a playful splash of color. These new avatar items will be available for free in the in-game shop during this event and will continue to be available after the event ends.

Oricorio makes it's Pokémon GO debut as part of this event. The Styles of Oricorio that Trainers will encounter will be different depending on the player's real world location.
  • Baile Style Oricorio: Appearing in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa
  • Pom-Pom Style Oricorio: Appearing in the Americas
  • Pa’u Style Oricorio: Appearing in African, Asian, Pacific and Caribbean islands
  • Sensu Style Oricorio: Appearing in the Asia-Pacific region
The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild during the Festival of Colors event:
  • Drowzee ⁂
  • Horsea ⁂
  • Gligar ⁂
  • Slugma ⁂
  • Taillow ⁂
  • Trapinch ⁂
  • Turtwig ⁂
  • Croagunk ⁂
  • Fletchling ⁂
  • Oricorio (Different styles in different regions)
  • Beautifly (rare)
  • Dustox (rare)
  • Alomomola (rare) ⁂
Meanwhile, the following Pokémon will be appearing in raids during the event:
  • One-Star Raids
    • Jigglypuff ⁂
    • Torchic ⁂
    • Treecko ⁂
    • Mudkip ⁂
    • Rockruff ⁂
  • Three-Star Raids
    • Marowak
    • Alolan Marowak ⁂
    • Chansey ⁂
    • Umbreon
    • Druddigon ⁂
  • Five-Star Raids
    • Therian Forme Tornadus ⁂
  • Mega Raids
    • Mega Lopunny ⁂
Additionally, the following Pokémon will be available for Trainers to encounter when Field Research tasks are completed:
  • Bulbasaur ⁂
  • Squirtle ⁂
  • Charmander ⁂
  • Alolan Grimer ⁂
  • Castform ⁂
  • Sunny Form Castform
  • Rainy Form Castform ⁂
  • Snowy Form Castform
  • Plant Cloak Burmy ⁂
  • Sand Cloak Burmy ⁂
  • Trash Cloak Burmy ⁂
  • Oricorio (Different styles in different regions)
Completing certain Field Research tasks will also allow Trainers to earn Mega Energy for the following Pokémon:
  • Venusaur
  • Charizard
  • Blastoise
Shiny variants can also be found for Pokémon marked with ⁂ in all of the above lists.


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