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Tricky Pokémon in 2020 was the third April Fools' Day Event about Pokémon pranksters and masters of disguise to celebrate real-world April Fools' Day.[1]

Features

Featured Pokémon

The following Pokémon were released with the start of the event:

Stunfisk
#618
Ground   Electric
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

Selected Pokémon known to be pranksters and masters of disguise had increased spawn rates in the wild and from Incense or Lure Modules. Ditto can appear as Voltorb and Foongus since this event. Shiny Sudowoodo can be encountered in wild.

Shiny Pokémon.png
Gastly
Gastly
#092
Ghost   Poison
Haunter
#093
Ghost   Poison
Voltorb
#100
Electric
Ditto
#132
Normal
Shiny Pokémon.png
Aipom
Aipom
#190
Normal
Shiny Pokémon.png
Croagunk
Croagunk
#453
Poison   Fighting
Foongus
#590
Grass   Poison
Stunfisk
#618
Ground   Electric

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

Croagunk
#453
Poison   Fighting
Toxicroak
#454
Poison   Fighting

There were also five chances per day to be photobombed by these Pokémon:

Egg 5k.png 5-km Eggs

5-km Eggs obtained during the event would hatch more of these Pokémon:

Shiny Pokémon.png
Aipom
Aipom
#190
770 / 718
Shiny Pokémon.png
Wynaut
Wynaut
#360
305 / 268
Shiny Pokémon.png
Bonsly
Bonsly
#438
744 / 693
Shiny Pokémon.png
Croagunk
Croagunk
#453
544 / 500
Stunfisk
#618
1,235 / 1,169

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

Egg Raid Normal.png 1st Tier
Wobbuffet
#202 Wobbuffet
Psychic
Boss CP 2,020 CP
Max capture CP 586 CP 733 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Croagunk
Croagunk
#453 Croagunk
Poison Fighting
Boss CP 3,061 CP
Max capture CP 544 CP 680 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Timburr
Timburr
#532 Timburr
Fighting
Boss CP 3,686 CP
Max capture CP 751 CP 939 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Klink
Klink
#599 Klink
Steel
Boss CP 3,227 CP
Max capture CP 546 CP 683 CP
Egg Raid Normal.png 2nd Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Sudowoodo
Sudowoodo
#185 Sudowoodo
Rock
Boss CP 6,161 CP
Max capture CP 1,227 CP 1,534 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Misdreavus
Misdreavus
Ghost
Boss CP 5,795 CP
Max capture CP 1,100 CP 1,376 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Sneasel
Sneasel
#215 Sneasel
Dark Ice
Boss CP 6,340 CP
Max capture CP 1,172 CP 1,465 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Sableye
Sableye
#302 Sableye
Dark Ghost
Boss CP 11,501 CP
Max capture CP 843 CP 1,054 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Mawile
Mawile
#303 Mawile
Steel Fairy
Boss CP 12,739 CP
Max capture CP 934 CP 1,167 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 3rd Tier
Shiny Pokémon.png
Raichu
Raichu
Electric Psychic
Boss CP 16,848 CP
Max capture CP 1,306 CP 1,633 CP
Muk
Poison Dark
Boss CP 16,819 CP
Max capture CP 1,575 CP 1,969 CP
Gengar
#094 Gengar
Ghost Poison
Boss CP 21,207 CP
Max capture CP 1,644 CP 2,055 CP
Banette
#354 Banette
Ghost
Boss CP 16,600 CP
Max capture CP 1,313 CP 1,642 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 4th Tier
Golem
#076 Golem
Rock Ground
Boss CP 19,790 CP
Max capture CP 1,685 CP 2,106 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
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 23,779 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
Drapion
#452 Drapion
Poison Dark
Boss CP 17,235 CP
Max capture CP 1,401 CP 1,752 CP

Field Research event tasks

TodayView Icon Research.png Field Research tasks

There were several Field Research tasks exclusively for the duration of the event. The Stunfisk task was also available for few months after the event.

Catch 3 Ditto
Earn 3 Candies walking with your buddy
Give your buddy a treat

Trivia

  • If the Photobomb Aipom and Croagunk were shiny, the shiny color would be shown in the Map View.[2][3]

References

  1. Tricky Pokémon event starts soon!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-04-01.
  2. Photobomb Croagunk can be shiny in the overworld. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2020-04-01.
  3. Shiny Aipom from Photobomb shows in overworld. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2020-04-01.

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