We’re excited to introduce Friendship Day, a new event that’s all about having fun with your friends and enjoying various bonuses while playing Pokémon GO. For this first Friendship Day, Grass-type Pokémon will be appearing more often in the wild. Plus, you’ll be able to complete a Collection Challenge to receive a ton of XP, and you’ll have an increased chance of receiving Lucky Pokémon when you trade with a friend!
* Please note that increased Lucky Chance will be active until 5:00 p.m. local time on the day of the event.
** The increased trade distance was live on April 23, 2021, at 12:00 pm PT. It might last past the schedule event time (2 pm local time).
- Various Grass-type Pokémon will be appearing more often in the wild.
- Complete the Friendship Day Collection Challenge before the event concludes to earn 175,000 XP!
- Green confetti will be appearing on the map in celebration of Grass-type Pokémon!
Various Grass-type Pokémon will be appearing more often in the wild.
- Alolan Exeggutor