Pokemon Go Festival of Colors Event: Oricorio, Therian Forme Tornadus, and More

Friday, March 11th, 2022 7:34 am

Everything you need to know!

The Festival of Colors event is coming soon to Pokemon Go! This event will run from March 15, 2022 at 10 a.m. local time until March 20, 2022 at 8 p.m. local time.

When this event begins, Oricorio will become available to collect in Pokemon Go. This pocket monster has four different forms, and each form will be available to capture in different areas around the world:

  • Baile Style Oricorio – Europe, the Middle East, and Africa
  • Pom-Pom Style Oricorio – Americas
  • Pa’u Style Oricorio – African, Asian, Pacific, and Caribbean Islands
  • Sensu Style Oricorio – Asia-Pacific

During the Festival of Colors event, Drowzee, Horsea, Gligar, Slugma, Taillow, Trapinch, Turtwig, Croagunk, Fletchling, and Oricorio will appear more frequently than normal in the wild. Beautifly, Dustox, and Alomomola will also have the chance to appear in the wild during this event, though the Pokemon Go website indicated they’ll be rarer than the other featured Pokemon.

Next, Lure Modules will remain active for three hours when activated during this event. Players will also be able to take Snapshots of Pokemon each day during this event to receive additional Pokemon encounters.

The Festival of Colors event will allow players to complete a Collection Challenge. If players complete the Collection Challenge before time runs out, they’ll receive 20,000 experience points, 3,000 Stardust, and an encounter with Oricorio.

A variety of Pokemon will appear in Raids during this event:

  • Tier-1 Raids – Jigglypuff, Torchic, Treecko, Mudkip, and Rockruff
  • Tier-3 Raids – Marowak, Alolan Marowak, Chansey, Umbreon, and Druddigon
  • Tier-5 Raids – Therian Forme Tornadus
  • Mega Raids – Mega Lopunny

Players will be able to earn encounters with Bulbasaur, Squirtle, Charmander, Alolan Grimer, Castform, Sunny Form Castform, Rainy Form Castform, Snowy Form Castform, Plant Cloak Burmy, Sand Cloak Burmy, and Trash Cloak Burmy by completing event-themed Field Research tasks during this event. Players may also earn encounters with Oricorio by completing event-themed Field Research tasks during this event, though the Pokemon Go website indicated they’ll be rarer than the other featured Pokemon.

Players will also be able to complete event-themed Field Research tasks to earn Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise Mega Energy.

Finally, once this event begins, free avatar items will be added to the shop that are inspired by the event.

Are you looking forward to the Festival of Colors event in Pokemon Go? Let us know on Twitter at @superparenthq.

Brandy Berthelson

Brandy Berthelson has been writing about video games and technology since 2006, with her work appearing on sites including AOL Games, Digital Spy, and Adweek. When she’s not gaming, Brandy enjoys crafting, baking, and traveling with her husband.

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