Pokemon Go April Community Day, raids, events, more announced

Players will be able to catch Stufful and Tapu Bulu for the first time in Pokemon Go.

Highlights
  • Niantic has revealed details about upcoming events, Community Day, raids, and more.
  • Players will be able to catch Stufful and Tapu Bulu for the first time in Pokemon Go.
  • Pokemon Go events will also offer in-game items as rewards.

Niantic has announced details about upcoming events, Community Day, raids, Spotlight hour, and more for Pokemon Go in April 2022. The developer has revealed the new Pokemon coming to the game next month, alongside the featured April Research Breakthrough encounter. Pokemon Go will be running multiple events in April and players will be able to catch the Legendary Pokemon Tapu Bulu for the first time. Along with these, Pokemon Go players will encounter various Legendary Pokemon in five-star raids.

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Pokemon Go April 2022 events

  • April Fools’ 2-Oh?-22: April 1st
  • All-Hands Rocket Retreat: April 3rd to April 7th (heightened Team GO Rocket activity)
  • Spring into Spring: April 12th to April 18th
  • Sustainability Week: April 20th to April 25th (Alola region Pokemon debut)

Pokemon Go featured raid Pokemon

Players will encounter several Legendary Pokemon in raids, including the debut of Tapu Bulu. These Pokemon will be available from 10am onwards on their specified dates. All featured raid Pokemon are listed below:

Five-star raids

  • Tapu Lele – April 1st to April 5th
  • Therian Forme Thundurus – April 5th to April 13th
  • Tapu Bulu – April 12th to April 26th
  • Therian Forme Landorus – April 16th to May 3rd

Mega raids

  • Mega Charizard Y – April 1st to April 5th
  • Mega Manectric – April 5th to April 12th
  • Mega Pidgeot – April 12th to April 29th
  • Mystery Pokemon – April 29th to May 3rd

Along with these, Pokemon Go will run a Raid Hour event every Wednesday from 6pm to 7pm in April, which will feature the following Pokemon encounters:

  • Therian Forme Thundurus – April 6th
  • Tapu Bulu – April 13th and April 20th
  • Therian Forme Landorus – April 27th

Pokemon Go April Research Breakthrough, Community Day

Pokemon Go’s April Research Breakthrough encounters will run from April 1st to May 1st, 2022. The featured Pokemon encounters for next month’s Research Breakthrough event will Alolan Marowak. Pokemon Go Community Day will take place on April 23rd, 2022, and it will debut Stufful.

Pokemon Go Spotlight Hours

Finally, Pokemon Go will run a Spotlight Hour every Tuesday from 6pm to 7pm in April 2022. Each Spotlight Hour will feature a different Pokemon and a special bonus, which are mentioned below:

  • Stunky and 2x Candy for transferring Pokemon – April 5th
  • Bunnelby and 2x XP for evolving Pokemon – April 12th
  • Oddish and 2x Catch Stardust – April 19th
  • Sunshine Form Cherrim and 2x Catch XP – April 26th