During this event Team GO Rocket Balloons could appear in a three-hour window instead of six-hour.
These Shadow Pokémon were released with the start of the event:
Tricky Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild and from Incense or Lure Modules:
There was also a chance of being photobombed by either of these Pokémon up to 5 times:
From the start of event to April 8th 11:59 p.m. local time, there was a Timed Research series that was titled Tricky Pokémon in game.
Shop special offer
The following offers were available from the shop from the start of the event.
- Unlike what happened in previous year's event, shiny Aipom and Croagunk generated from this event's Photobombs did not display their shiny colors in the Map View.
- BREAKING: Pokémon mischief is on the rise, and Team GO Rocket has an Aipom problem. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2021-03-31.
- 2021 April Fool's Day Event Megathread. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2021-04-01.
- TGR box available in the shop. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2021-04-01.
- Aipom not shiny on overworld map like it was last year. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2021-04-01.