Pokemon Go Buddy Event Now Live, And It Features Two Rare Region-Exclusive Pokemon


Pokemon Go‘s Buddy Up event is now underway. The occasion runs till 10 PM native time on April 27 and brings out a wide range of uncommon Pokemon, together with two area exclusives.

Throughout the Buddy Up occasion, you are extra more likely to discover Pokemon like Alolan Meowth, Chansey, Eevee, Feebas, Lillipup, and Joltik within the wild and in eggs. The Gen 5 Pokemon Woobat, which was beforehand out there as February’s Research Breakthrough reward, may also seem within the wild for the primary time, and you may obtain particular event-exclusive Field Research duties from PokeStops.

In addition to the aforementioned Pokemon, the Buddy Up occasion additionally brings out Volbeat and Illumise. This is notable as a result of every of those monsters is generally unique to sure areas; Volbeat can usually solely be present in Europe, Asia, and Oceania, whereas Illumise solely seems within the Americas and Africa. Throughout the Buddy Up occasion, nonetheless, each Pokemon will probably be out there all over the world, and for those who’re fortunate sufficient, you can encounter their Shiny types.

Rounding out the Buddy Up occasion are a wide range of in-game bonuses. Throughout the occasion, your buddy Pokemon will convey you items extra typically, and it will take half the traditional quantity of distance to earn buddy sweet and hearts. You’ll additionally earn twice the standard quantity of Stardust for evolving Pokemon, whether or not or not it is set as your buddy. You can learn extra particulars concerning the occasion on the official Pokemon Go website.

Just earlier than the Buddy Up occasion ends, Niantic may also host Pokemon Go’s Abra Community Day. That occasion was initially scheduled to happen again in March earlier than being postponed as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. It will now happen this Saturday, April 25, and run for six hours as an alternative of the standard three.

Pokemon Go’s newest Legendary, Landorus, may also be out there within the sport somewhat longer. The Legendary was initially scheduled to go away the sport on April 21, however it should now seem in Raids till April 28. If you need assistance catching one, make sure to take a look at our Landorus Raid guide.