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Pokemon Go Green During Equinox Event

Grass-type Pokémon are starting to sprout as the northern hemisphere head into spring during the Equinox Event

Pokémon Go Ex Raid event begins next week with Defense Forme Deoxys along with Ex Raids Passes, but right before, Pokémon Go is going green with the Equinox Event. Grass-type Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild with the likes of Oddish, Exeggcute, Sunkern and Shroomish. In addition, new moves have been added to Pokémon Go permanently.

Equinox Event

The event starts on 19th March 2019 at 1:00 p.m. (PDT) until 26th March 2019 at 1:00 p.m. (PDT) which crosses over into the Ex Raid event that begins on 26th March. Giving players plenty to do as the weather starts to get warmer.

If you are in need of Grass-type Pokemon, then this will be the perfect opportunity for you. Not only will Grass-type will appear frequently in the wild, but they will also appear often during Raid Battles and be part of the Field Research tasks.

Some Pokémon has acquired new skills, as two more moves have been added into Pokémon Go, Acid Spray and Leaf Tornado. Acid Spray is a poison-type skill whereas Leaf Tornado is a Grass-type move.

Only a handful of Pokemon is able to learn the new moves. Arbok, Victreebel, Tentacruel, Muk, Alolan Muk, Quagsire, Qwilfish, Octillery, and Swalot are able to learn Acid Spray. Only Victreebel and Shifty can learn Leaf Tornado. You will notice, Victreebel can learn both Acid Spray and Leaf Tornado.

To get Victreebel, you must first capture Bellsprout and collect enough Pokemon Candy (25 Candy) and evolve Bellsprout into Weepingbell. Then repeat the steps to evolve Weepingbell into Victreebel (100 Candy).

The Sun Pokemon Solrock and the Moon Pokémon Lunatone will be switching hemispheres during the Equinox event and will stay put after the event is over. As one side of the world prepares for the long and cold nights, the other side welcomes the warmth of the sun, new life and the sprouting of plants.

New seasons mean new adventures, Trainers! Let’s get out and GO!


The Pokémon GO team

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