Pokemon Go‘s new Friendship Day event is set for Saturday, April 24, developer Niantic has announced. The event runs from 11 AM to 2 PM local time and features increased spawns of Grass-type Pokemon, as well as a new Collection Challenge and various in-game bonuses.
Throughout Friendship Day, Grass Pokemon such as Chikorita, Tangela, Cottonee, Foongus, and others will appear in the wild much more frequently than normal. As previously mentioned, there will be a new Collection Challenge during the event as well. If you can complete the challenge before Friendship Day ends, you’ll earn 100,000 XP.
Soon, Grass-type Pokémon will be appearing more often in the wild, a triple Catch XP bonus will be active, and you’ll have an increased chance of receiving Lucky Pokémon when you trade with a friend during the first-ever Friendship Day event! 🍃 https://t.co/7MDOlKndUh pic.twitter.com/uHojPldjRe
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