Equinox in 2019 was the second Equinox event in Pokémon GO. Unlike the last event, it mainly revolved Grass-type Pokémon.[1]

Features

Two new moves had been permanently added to the game.

Featured Pokémon

TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

Selected Grass-type Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild and from Incense or Lure Modules. Lunatone and Solrock switched hemispheres at the start of the event in celebration of the equinox. They stayed in their new hemispheres after the event.

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Bulbasaur
Bulbasaur
#001
Grass   Poison
Ivysaur
#002
Grass   Poison
Oddish
#043
Grass   Poison
Gloom
#044
Grass   Poison
Paras
#046
Bug   Grass
Bellsprout
#069
Grass   Poison
Weepinbell
#070
Grass   Poison
Exeggcute
#102
Grass   Psychic
Exeggutor
#103
Grass   Psychic
Exeggutor
#103
Grass   Dragon
Tangela
#114
Grass
Bayleef
#153
Grass
Hoppip
#187
Grass   Flying
Skiploom
#188
Grass   Flying
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Sunkern
Sunkern
#191
Grass
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Treecko
Treecko
#252
Grass
Grovyle
#253
Grass
Lotad
#270
Water   Grass
Seedot
#273
Grass
Breloom
#286
Grass   Fighting
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Roselia
Roselia
#315
Grass   Poison
Cacnea
#331
Grass
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Lunatone
Lunatone
#337
Rock   Psychic
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Solrock
Solrock
#338
Rock   Psychic
Turtwig
#387
Grass
Grotle
#388
Grass
Snover
#459
Grass   Ice

These Shiny Pokémon were released with the start of the event:

Lunatone
#337
Rock   Psychic
Solrock
#338
Rock   Psychic

The following Raid Bosses were available for a time of this event:

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Chikorita
Chikorita
#152 Chikorita
Grass
Boss CP 3,067 CP
Max capture CP 534 CP 668 CP
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Sunkern
Sunkern
#191 Sunkern
Grass
Boss CP 1,434 CP
Max capture CP 226 CP 282 CP
Lotad
#270 Lotad
Water Grass
Boss CP 2,020 CP
Max capture CP 342 CP 427 CP
Cacnea
#331 Cacnea
Grass
Boss CP 3,951 CP
Max capture CP 709 CP 887 CP
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Shinx
Shinx
#403 Shinx
Electric
Boss CP 2,873 CP
Max capture CP 500 CP 625 CP
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Exeggutor
#103 Exeggutor
Grass Psychic
Boss CP 13,474 CP
Max capture CP 1,722 CP 2,153 CP
Exeggutor
Grass Dragon
Boss CP 19,053 CP
Max capture CP 1,722 CP 2,153 CP
Grovyle
#253 Grovyle
Grass
Boss CP 9,218 CP
Max capture CP 956 CP 1,195 CP
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Mawile
Mawile
#303 Mawile
Steel Fairy
Boss CP 12,739 CP
Max capture CP 934 CP 1,167 CP
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Roselia
Roselia
#315 Roselia
Grass Poison
Boss CP 10,304 CP
Max capture CP 1,068 CP 1,335 CP
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Raichu
Raichu
Electric Psychic
Boss CP 16,848 CP
Max capture CP 1,306 CP 1,633 CP
Machamp
#068 Machamp
Fighting
Boss CP 19,707 CP
Max capture CP 1,746 CP 2,183 CP
Tangela
#114 Tangela
Grass
Boss CP 6,578 CP
Max capture CP 1,278 CP 1,598 CP
Breloom
#286 Breloom
Grass Fighting
Boss CP 19,368 CP
Max capture CP 1,502 CP 1,877 CP
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Victreebel
Grass Poison
Boss CP 25,794 CP
Max capture CP 1,389 CP 1,736 CP
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Marowak
Marowak
Fire Ghost
Boss CP 13,525 CP
Max capture CP 1,048 CP 1,311 CP
Tyranitar
#248 Tyranitar
Rock Dark
Boss CP 37,599 CP
Max capture CP 2,191 CP 2,739 CP
Shiftry
#275 Shiftry
Grass Dark
Boss CP 23,786 CP
Max capture CP 1,333 CP 1,666 CP
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Absol
Absol
#359 Absol
Dark
Boss CP 18,195 CP
Max capture CP 1,443 CP 1,805 CP

Field Research event tasks

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There were several Field Research tasks exclusively for the duration of the event.

Catch 10 Grass-type Pokémon
Evolve 2 Grass-type Pokémon
Evolve 5 Grass-type Pokémon

Shop special offer

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The following offers were available from the shop from the start of the event.[2]

Special Box
Special Box
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Ultra Box
Ultra Box
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Adventure Box
Adventure Box
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Trivia

  • This event was confirmed by dataminers monitoring network traffic almost two weeks prior to the announcement.[3]

References

  1. Celebrate the equinox with Pokémon GO!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-03-18.
  2. New boxes available - Equinox Event. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2019-03-21.
  3. Chrales. (2019, March 2). new "Equinox 2019" quests. Twitter. Retrieved on 2019-03-04.


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