Niantic wants to see your best photo of a Grass-type Pokémon in Pokémon GO

The Equinox 2019 event is now underway for Pokémon GO players across the globe. This in-game event features increased spawns of various Grass-type Pokémon, such as Oddish, Chikorita, Oddish, Exeggcute and Sunkern. Read on below for more information:

Date + Time

  • Mar. 19, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PDT to Mar. 26, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)


  • Grass-type Pokémon—like Oddish, Exeggcute, Sunkern, and Shroomish—appear more frequently in the wild.
  • Lunatone and Solrock have switched hemispheres at the start of the event in celebration of the equinox.
    • These Pokémon will stay in their new hemispheres after the event.
  • Shiny Solrock and Shiny Lunatone can now be found and caught in Pokémon GO for the first time.


  • Grass-type Pokémon are available to challenge in raids.

Field Research

  • Limited-time Grass-type Pokémon Field Research is available during this event.

New moves have been permanently added to the game.

  • Acid Spray: Arbok, Victreebel, Tentacruel, Muk, Alolan Muk, Quagsire, Qwilfish, Octillery, and Swalot.
  • Leaf Tornado: Victreebel, Shiftry, and Tropius.

Four new boxes are now available for purchase via the in-game store:

  • Special Box – 20 Ultra Balls, two Premium Raid Passes, two Egg Incubators and one Lucky Egg for 480 PokéCoins
  • Great Box – three Premium Raid Passes, four Super Incubators, six Star Pieces and 10 Pinap Berries for 780 PokéCoins
  • Ultra Box – 16 Premium Raid Passes, three Super Incubators, three Lure Modules and four Lucky Eggs for 1480 PokéCoins
  • Adventure Box – 12 Super Incubators, two Egg Incubators, three Lure Modules and four Lucky Eggs for 1480 PokéCoins


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