Niantic has revealed all of the events happening in Pokemon Go this April. Here’s everything you need to know about them.

Everything You Need to Know About The April 2021 Pokemon Go Events & Spotlight Hours 

First off, this month players who fight Giovanni will have to deal with a Shadow Zapdos. Defeating Giovanni will give you the chance to catch this powerful Pokemon for yourself.

Starting on April 11you’ll encounter Frillish in Research breakthrough encounters. 

The following Legendary Pokémon will be appearing in five-star raids throughout April.

  • Therian Forme Tornadus will make its Pokémon GO debut in five-star raids on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time and will depart on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
  • Therian Forme Landorus will make its Pokémon GO debut in five-star raids on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time and will depart on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.
  • Incarnate Forme Tornadus, Incarnate Forme Thundurus, and Incarnate Forme Landorus will be appearing in five-star raids starting on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time. If you’re lucky, you might even encounter a Shiny Tornadus, Thundurus, or Landorus!

Mega Raids will include the following Mega Pokemon, Houndoom, Manectric, and Abomasnow until Sunday, April 4.

Mega Gengar and Mega Maectric will appear from April 5 to April 20.

Mega Venosaur and Mega Abomasnow will appear on April 20. 

Here are the Pokemon Spotlight Hours for April

  • Tuesday, April 6, 2021: Buneary will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the Candy for transferring Pokémon.
  • Tuesday, April 13, 2021: Mankey will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the XP for evolving Pokémon.
  • Tuesday, April 20, 2021: Grimer will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the Stardust for catching Pokémon.
  • Tuesday, April 27, 2021: Finneon will be in the spotlight, and you’ll earn twice the XP for catching Pokémon.

As well as the upcoming new events for Pokemon Go this month.

  • Team GO Rocket Timed Research: From Thursday, April 1, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. to Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. local time, be sure to complete Timed Research to get a Super Rocket Radar, which you can use to battle Giovanni!
  • Spring into Spring: From Sunday, April 4, 2021, to Thursday, April 8, 2021, you can look forward to a spring-themed event! Look out for Chansey, Blissey, and Happiny wearing flower crowns, as well as other spring- and Egg-themed surprises!
  • Rivals’ Week: From Tuesday, April 13, 2021, to Sunday, April 18, 2021, Pokémon that are rivals will be featured, including some Pokémon making their Pokémon GO debut!
  • Sustainability Week : From Tuesday, April 20, 2021 to Sunday, April 25, 2021, you can look forward to a sustainability-themed event! Pokémon like Grimer, Trubbish, and more will be appearing more often in the wild, and it’s up to all of us to catch them!
  • Friendship Day: On Saturday, April 24, 2021, celebrate friendship with a brand-new event!
  • April will end with a snappy event that will continue into May, so keep a lookout for more details later in April!

<pWell, that’s everything you need to know about the Pokemon Go events happening in April. As always for more Pokemon go information and news be sure to check out Prima Games and the Facebook and Twitter pages.