Pokémon GO Friendship Day Event Guide – Everything You Need To Know

It is Friendship day or soon will be in Pokémon GO, depending on where you are, and there’s a lot to do but not a lot of time to do it. Although the name suggests that you have 24 hours to enjoy all of the bonuses and activities scheduled for this newest event, it actually only lasts a few hours. So if you’re wasting so little time, you can dive right in. Here is our Pokémon GO Friendship Day event guide that has everything you need to know.

Friendship Day Event Guide for Pokémon GO

Friendship Day will appear to be an annual event that will be billed as the “first” but clearly not the last. The event celebrates the in-game Friend Mechanic, as well as grassy Pokémon like Tangela and Chikorita. There is a lot going on, especially with the active bonuses that will be available to some during and after the event. So check out all of the information below.

When is Friendship Day, how long does it last?

Friendship Day begins on Saturday, April 24th at 11 a.m. in your local time zone. The majority of the event then only lasts three hours and ends at 2 p.m. for your local time zone as well. However, some aspects of the event will continue for a few hours, e.g. B. the increased chance of becoming happy friends, as listed below.

What are the Friendship Day Bonuses?

Here are all the bonuses that are active for the Friendship Day event in Pokémon GO.

    • The trade distance limit has been increased to 40 km
    • 3x Catch XP
    • Incense and bait activated after 11am on Saturday will last 3 hours
    • Increased wild spawns for certain Grass-type Pokémon (see below)
    • A Collection Challenge will be live
      • Rewards 175,000 XP (can use a lucky egg for 2x)
    • Increased chance of getting a lucky Pokémon from a trade
      • Lasts until 5 p.m. on Saturday

Which Pokémon spawn for Friendship Day?

Here is a list of the Pokémon that will appear more frequently in the wild during the Friendship Day event. Use incense or bait to see more of them and try to get a shine or complete the collection challenge.

  • Tangela (can be shiny)
  • Chikorita (can be shiny)
  • Sinking (can be shiny)
  • Cottonee
  • Foongus

And that’s our Pokémon GO Friendship Day Event Guide. Hopefully we have answered all of your questions and given you all the information you need to get the most out of the event. We have updates and separate guides for different parts of the celebration. So check back when you are sure you have it all.

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