Festival of Colors event 2022

Festival of Color

The Festival of Colors event 2022 is the next event taking place in Pokemon GO.

The event starts on Tuesday 15th March 2022 at 10am local time and lasts until Sunday 20th March 2022 at 8pm local time.

In this event the following Global boosts will be active

  • Lure modules activated during the event will last for three hours
  • Take a few snapshots everyday during the event for a surprise (which if lucky might be a shiny Pokemon)
Pom-Pom style Oricorio
Pom-Pom Style Oricorio

Overview of everything in the event

A brand new Pokemon will be released for the first time in this event. Oricorio the dancing Pokemon makes its debut. Oricorio has four different styles depending on where you are in the world.

Baile style Oricorio will be appearing in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Pom-Pom style Oricorio will be appearing in the Americas

Pa’u style Oricorio will be appearing in Africa, Asian, Pacific and Caribbean islands

Sensu style Oricorio will be appearing in the Asia-Pacific region

Sensu style Oricorio
Sensu Style Oricorio

Collection Challenge

There will be a collection challenge which will contribute to your elite collector medal as well as rewarding 20,000 XP, 3000 Stardust and an encounter with Oricorio (type is dependent on which region your in)

Wild encounters

The following Pokemon will be appearing in the wild more frequently

  • Drowzee (Shiny available)
  • Horsea (Shiny available)
  • Gligar (Shiny available)
  • Slugma (Shiny available)
  • Tailow (Shiny available)
  • Trapinch (Shiny available)
  • Turtwig (Shiny available)
  • Croagunk (Shiny available)
  • Fletchling (Shiny available)
  • Baile style Oricorio
  • Pom-Pom style Oricorio
  • Pa’u style Oricorio
  • Sensu style Oricorio
  • Beautifly
  • Dustox
  • Alomomola (Shiny available)

*Oricorio that spawns in the wild depends on your region

Pa’u style Oricorio
Pa’u Style Oricorio


One star raids

  • Jigglypuff
  • Torchic
  • Treecko
  • Mudkip
  • Rockruff

*all will have the chance of a shiny

Three star raids

  • Marowak
  • Alolan Marowak
  • Chansey
  • Umbreon
  • Druddigon

*Alolan Marowak, Chansey and Druddigon can be shiny

Five star raids

  • Therian Forme Tornadus (Shiny Available)

Mega raids

  • Mega Lopunny (Shiny available)
Baile style Oricorio
Baile Style Oricorio

Field Research tasks

The following Pokemon will be available to encounter when you complete field research tasks

  • Bulbasaur
  • Squirtle
  • Charmander
  • Alolan Grimer
  • Castform
  • Sunny Form Castform
  • Rainy Form Castform
  • Snowy Form Castform
  • Plant Cloak Burmy
  • Sand Cloak Burmy
  • Trash Cloak Burmy
  • If lucky encounter Oricorio from your region

*only Oricorio, Snowy form Castform and Sunny form Castform CANT be shiny

Certain research tasks will give Mega Energy for Venasaur, Charizard and Blastoise

New avatar items will be available for free in the in-game store during the event and continue to be available after the event ends

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