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For other editions of Equinox, see Equinox 2017.

Equinox in 2019 is the second Equinox event in Pokémon GO. Unlike the last event, it mainly revolved Grass-type Pokémon.

Features

Lunatone and Solrock switched hemispheres at the start of the event in celebration of the equinox. These Pokémon stayed in their new hemispheres after the event.[1]

Two new moves had been permanently added to the game.

Featured Pokémon

The following Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild:

Bulbasaur
#001
Bulbasaur
Icon Grass
Icon Poison
Ivysaur
#002
Ivysaur
Icon Grass
Icon Poison
Oddish
#043
Oddish
Icon Grass
Icon Poison
Gloom
#044
Gloom
Icon Grass
Icon Poison
Paras
#046
Paras
Icon Bug
Icon Grass
Bellsprout
#069
Bellsprout
Icon Grass
Icon Poison
Weepinbell
#070
Weepinbell
Icon Grass
Icon Poison
Exeggcute
#102
Exeggcute
Icon Grass
Icon Psychic
Exeggutor
#103
Exeggutor
Icon Grass
Icon Psychic
Exeggutor alolan
#103
Alolan Exeggutor
Icon Grass
Icon Dragon
Tangela
#114
Tangela
Icon Grass
Chikorita
#152
Chikorita
Icon Grass
Bayleef
#153
Bayleef
Icon Grass
Hoppip
#187
Hoppip
Icon Grass
Icon Flying
Skiploom
#188
Skiploom
Icon Grass
Icon Flying
Sunkern
#191
Sunkern
Icon Grass
Treecko
#252
Treecko
Icon Grass
Grovyle
#253
Grovyle
Icon Grass
Lotad
#270
Lotad
Icon Water
Icon Grass
Seedot
#273
Seedot
Icon Grass
Shroomish
#285
Shroomish
Icon Grass
Breloom
#286
Breloom
Icon Grass
Icon Fighting
Roselia
#315
Roselia
Icon Grass
Icon Poison
Cacnea
#331
Cacnea
Icon Grass
Lunatone
#337
Lunatone
Icon Rock
Icon Psychic
Solrock
#338
Solrock
Icon Rock
Icon Psychic
Turtwig
#387
Turtwig
Icon Grass
Grotle
#388
Grotle
Icon Grass
Snover
#459
Snover
Icon Ice
Icon Grass

Moreover, these Shiny Pokémon were released with the start of the event.

Lunatone shiny
#337
Lunatone
Icon Rock
Icon Psychic
Solrock shiny
#338
Solrock
Icon Rock
Icon Psychic

The following Raid Bosses were available during this event.

Pokémon Raid Boss's CP Max. Capture CP
Egg Raid Normal 1st Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Normal
Chikorita
#152
Chikorita ( ? )
3,067 CP 534 CP
668 CP
Sunkern
#191
Sunkern ( ? )
1,434 CP 226 CP
282 CP
Lotad
#270
Lotad
2,020 CP 342 CP
427 CP
Cacnea
#331
Cacnea
3,951 CP 709 CP
887 CP
Shinx
#403
Shinx ( ? )
2,873 CP 500 CP
625 CP
Egg Raid Normal 2nd Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Normal
Exeggutor
#103
Exeggutor
13,474 CP 1,722 CP
2,153 CP
Exeggutor alolan
#103
Alolan Exeggutor
13,472 CP 1,722 CP
2,153 CP
Grovyle
#253
Grovyle
9,218 CP 956 CP
1,195 CP
Mawile
#303
Mawile ( ? )
9,008 CP 934 CP
1,167 CP
Roselia
#315
Roselia ( ? )
10,304 CP 1,068 CP
1,335 CP
Egg Raid Rare 3rd Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Rare
Raichu alolan
#026
Alolan Raichu ( ? )
16,848 CP 1,306 CP
1,633 CP
Machamp
#068
Machamp
19,707 CP 1,746 CP
2,183 CP
Tangela
#114
Tangela
16,114 CP 1,278 CP
1,598 CP
Breloom
#286
Breloom
13,695 CP 1,502 CP
1,877 CP
Egg Raid Rare 4th Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Rare
Victreebel
#071
Victreebel
25,794 CP 1,389 CP
1,736 CP
Marowak alolan
#105
Alolan Marowak ( ? )
21,385 CP 1,048 CP
1,311 CP
Tyranitar
#248
Tyranitar
37,599 CP 2,191 CP
2,739 CP
Shiftry
#275
Shiftry
23,786 CP 1,333 CP
1,666 CP
Absol
#359
Absol ( ? )
28,769 CP 1,443 CP
1,805 CP

Field Research event tasks

There were several Field Research tasks available exclusively during the event.

Task Possible Rewards
Evolve 2 Grass-type Pokémon Tangela Tangela
Evolve 5 Grass-type Pokémon Venusaur Venusaur
Catch 10 Grass-type Pokémon 1000× Stardust Stardust
Catch 3 Bulbasaur or Chikorita Turtwig Turtwig

Shop special offer

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

Box Cost Items
Bronze Box
Special Box
PokeCoin 480
Silver Box
Great Box
PokeCoin 780
Gold Box
Ultra Box
PokeCoin 1,480
Ultra Box
Adventure Box
PokeCoin 1,480

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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