Pokemon Go to host in-game Holi event in India on March 28: all the details
Pokemon Go is having an in-game event in India to celebrate the religious holiday of Holi. The event to celebrate the Festival of Colors will start on March 28 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. IST for coaches in India. In addition to this in-game event, two new Holi-inspired T-shirt avatar items will be available to all players worldwide. These new avatar items will be available for free in the Pokemon Go in-game store starting March 26 at 1 p.m. PT (1:30 a.m. IST the next day).
Game maker Niantic has made official decision Blog to announce the new event for Holi in the popular mobile game Pokemon Go. This is likely the company’s first major India-centric in-game event. The company was recently spotted hiring in India, hinting at the possibility of expanding its presence in the country. During the event, Pokémon representing the different festival colors, such as Bulbasaur, Pikachu, Jigglypuff, Alolan Grimer, Seel, Marill, Sunkern, Murkrow, Slugma, Aron, Trapinch, and Drifloon, will be more frequently attracted to incense.
Additionally, completing the Pokemon Go Color Festival timed research tasks will allow players to earn rewards such as Poké Balls, Great Balls and Ultra Balls, Razz Berries, Pinap Berries, Nanab Berries, golden berries, silver berries, dragon scales, solar stone. , and the stone of Sinnoh. These tasks will also provide mega energy for Pokémon like Venusaur, Charizard, Blastoise, Beedrill, Pidgeot, Gengar, and Ampharos. Other rewards such as Hyper Potions, Super Incubator, and Premium Battle Pass are also included. During the event, players might also encounter the colorful Pokémon Alolan Muk Sludge.
Pokemon Go will also have two event boxes in the in-game store. The first will include a box of 100 PokeCoin containing 30 Poke Balls, a Lucky Egg, and 10 Pinap Berries, and the second is a free box containing three incense. The new Festival Colors event is an addition to the ongoing Wayfarer Challenge in India that allows Pokemon Go players to add a slot to the game and earn rewards. These rewards include up to three times the XP for catching Pokémon and the appearance of rare Pokémon like Smeargle and Murkrow.