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Pokémon GO announces more details on the Sustainability Week event

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Niantic has revealed more details on the Sustainability Week event in Pokémon GO. In partnership with the Niantic Sustainability Campaign, Trainers can earn in-game bonuses by achieving various sustainability-related goals in the real world.

Grimer, Drilbur, Trubbish (including rare Shiny Trubbish), and Ferroseed will be appearing more frequently in the wild, and Binacle and Barbaracle will make their Pokémon GO debut. There will also be event-exclusive Eggs, and a free Sustainability Week T-shirt avatar item will be available in the shop.

The Sustainability Week event will take place on April 20, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to April 25, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time. The tiered in-game rewards will be live on April 25, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. local time.

Pokémon GO Live said:
  • Binacle, the Two-Handed Pokémon, will be making its Pokémon GO debut!
  • Pokémon like Grimer, Drilbur, Trubbish, Ferroseed, and more will be appearing more often in the wild. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Trubbish!
  • The following Pokémon will be hatching from 5 km Eggs: Diglett, Tangela, Goldeen, Budew, Cherubi, Finneon, and Drilbur.
  • Vileplume, Alolan Exeggutor, Trubbish, Binacle, and more will be appearing in raids.
  • Complete event-exclusive Field Research to earn encounters with Cottonee, Chespin, Binacle, and more.
  • There will also be event-exclusive Timed Research for you to enjoy.
  • A free Sustainability Week T-shirt avatar item will be available in the shop!
Unlock Rewards
You can work alongside players of other Niantic games to unlock special tiered in-game rewards by participating in the Niantic Sustainability Campaign in the real world. The following rewards will be available on Sunday, April 25, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. local time.
  • Tier 1(2,500 activations): Five-star raids will appear more often.
  • Tier 2 (5,000 activations): A free bundle containing three Remote Raid Passes will be available in the shop. The rewards from Tier 1 will remain active.
  • Tier 3 (10,000 activations): A 2× Catch XP bonus will be live. The rewards from Tiers 1 and 2 will remain active.
Tiered rewards can be unlocked by completing the following real-world tasks:
  • Take Care of Your Community: pick up trash around your neighborhood
  • Adopt a New Sustainability Practice: plant a tree, shrub, or other native plant
  • Help Out a Local Cause: volunteer your time
Once completing the task, post your sustainability action (including a photo and description of what you did) on your Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram social media account. When posting, you must use the hashtag #SustainableWithNiantic and tag @NianticLabs. All posts must be made public, and be made between 18:00 UTC on April 20 and 23:59 UTC on April 23.

For examples of these activities, check out this link.
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