Selected Pokémon that represented the different colors of the Festival of Colors had increased spawn rates from Incense:
These avatar items were released on Friday, March 26, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
India Wayfarer Challenge
From March 16th, 2021, at 00:00 until March 26th, 2021, at 00:00 IST (GMT +5:30), eligible Trainers in India or those who review Indian Wayspots (via their home or bonus location) can participate in the Wayfarer Challenge by reviewing Wayspot nominations in the country. Trainers can unlock different tiers of rewards depending on the number of Wayspots approved during the challenge. These rewards will be active for all Trainers in India during the Festival of Colors event on Sunday, March 28th, 2021, from 10:00 to 20:00 IST (GMT +5:30).
Tier 1 Rewards: 3,000+ new Wayspots approved
- Smeargle appeared more often in snapshots.
- Participating Trainers also gained access to a free bundle in the shop with 20 Poké Balls.
Tier 2 Rewards: 5,000+ New Wayspots approved
- Rewards from Tier 1.
- Murkrow appeared more often in the wild.
- Double catch XP.
Tier 3 Rewards: 8,000+ New Wayspots approved
- Rewards from Tiers 1 and 2.
- Triple catch XP.
Shop special offer
The following offers were available from the shop from the start of the event.
- Celebrate the Festival of Colors in India with Pokémon GO! Plus, unlock more bonuses in the India Wayfarer Challenge!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2021-03-27.
- 3 new boxes live in India for Holi festival. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2021-03-29.