- Niantic has announced a new Pokemon Go Holi event to celebrate the ‘Festival of Colours’.
- The Pokemon Go Festival of Colours will take place on March 28, from 10 AM to 8 PM IST.
- An exclusive Festival of Colours timed research will be unlocked, to earn rewards such as Poke Balls, berries, evolution items, Mega Energy for Pokemon like Venusaur
Niantic has announced the upcoming Pokemon Go Festival of Colours for India, the company’s new move that will increase the popularity of Pokemon Go in India.
The special Pokemon Go ‘Festival of Colours’ event will start on March 28 at 10 am and go on till 8 pm (Indian local time). Along with the in-game event, all players worldwide will get two new Holi-inspired T-shirt avatar items for free from the in-game shop, starting March 26.
During the duration of the event, Pokemon will be representing the different colors such as Bulbasaur, Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Alolan Grimer, Seel, Marill, Sunkern, Murkrow, Slugma, Aron, Trapinch, and Drifloon.
Two special event-specific boxes will also be available in the in-game shop: a free box containing three Incense, and a 100 PokéCoin box containing 30 Poke Balls, a Lucky Egg, and 10 Pinap Berries. These will be available only for a limited time.
Pokemon Go Festival of Colours rewards
- Rare items-DragonScale, SunStone, and Sinnoh Stone
- Mega energy for seven different Mega Pokemon- Venusaur, Charizard, Blastoise, Beedrill, Pidgeot, Gengar, and Ampharos.
- Hyper Potions, Super Incubator, Premium Battle Pass
- Poke Balls, Great Balls, and Ultra Balls Razz Berries, Pinap Berries, Nanab Berries, Golden Razz Berry, and Silver Pinap Berry
- On completing the task players will encounter the colorful Sludge Pokemon– Alolan Muk.
There is a bonus challenge as well called India Wayfarer Challenge that will continue till March 26. The challenge requires players to review Indian Wayspot nominations within the country.
India Wayfarer Challenge
Trainers can unlock different tiers of rewards depending on the number of Wayspots approved during the challenge. These rewards will be active for all Trainers in India during the Festival of Colors event on Sunday, March 28, 2021, from 10:00 to 20:00 IST (GMT +5:30).
Tier 1 Rewards: 3,000+ new Wayspots approved
- Smeargle will appear more often in snapshots!
- Participating Trainers will also gain access to a free bundle in the shop with 20 Poké Balls.
Tier 2 Rewards: 5,000+ New Wayspots approved
- Rewards from Tier 1.
- Murkrow will be appearing more often in the wild, and if you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny one!
- You’ll earn twice the XP for catching Pokémon.
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