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The Season of Alola Is Underway In Pokemon GO

Celebrate all that Alola has to offer in the latest season of Pokemon GO

Another new season is upon us in Pokemon GO. This time we look back at the wonderful islands that make up the Alola Region. We already covered what new Pokémon can be found in this first part of the Season. You can find that here. This time I want to dive deeper into the various spawns that can be found in various biomes. Some timelines have also been outlined, so I will go over that as well.

Biome Spawns

Pokemon GO can be enjoyed no matter where you are in the world. From cities and beaches, to forests and mountains. Each special type of area, known as a biome will spawn different Pokémon. Here is what you can expect to find in a biome near you.


  • Alolan Rattata*
  • Alolan Meowth*
  • Magnemite*
  • Alolan Grimer*
  • Jolteon
  • Makuhita*
  • Minccino*
  • and more….


  • Paras*
  • Exeggcute*
  • Aipom*
  • Pineco*
  • Electrike*
  • Rufflet*
  • Yungoos*
  • and more…


  • Cubone*
  • Alolan Diglett*
  • Alolan Geodude*
  • Flareon
  • Baltoy*
  • Golett
  • Archen
  • and more…

Near Water

  • Alolan Exeggutor*
  • Staryu*
  • Dratini*
  • Vaporeon
  • Tirtouga
  • Frillish
  • Corphish
  • and more…

Northern Hemisphere

  • Load*
  • Bagon*
  • Snivy*
  • Tepig*
  • Oshawott*
  • Spring Darling
  • Foongus
  • and more…

Southern Hemisphere

  • Nincada*
  • Beldum*
  • Sewaddle
  • Autumn Deerling
  • Chespin
  • Fennekin
  • Froakie
  • and more…

Pokémon denoted with this symbol * has the potential to be shiny.

Seasonal Bonuses

You may have heard that Incense got nerfed and doesn’t work as well when stationary. While this isn’t ideal, it will benefit those who can get up and move around. Incense has an increased effectiveness while moving during this time. Incense will last for 90 minutes too, so you don’t need to use as many while hunting down the newest Pokémon.

As usual, you can get guaranteed Gifts from spinning PokéStops. Also battling remotely in Raids will yield increased damage. If you have the luxury to go to Raids in person, you will get up to two Raid Passes per day by spinning Gym Photo Discs.

Nothing says Alola, like a Hawaiian style shirt. Look forward to new Trainer avatar items in the Style-Shop. This shirt will feature a lei, inspired by Comfey, a Pokémon found in the Alola Region.

Coming Soon

Special Research

The Melemele Island Special Research in underway currently. Coming on March 22nd will be the Akala Island Special Research. Following that, on April 12th, Ula’ula Island Special Research will be made available. The fourth challenge, on May 10th, will be the Poni Island Special Research. This will all conclude on May 25th with the End-of-Season Special Research. Each quest line can be completed at your own pace once it has been received. So there is no rush to get through them.

Community Day

March 13th has already been announced to be Sandshrew. And not just one of them, both Kantonian and Alolan Sandshrew will be spawning. The next two Community Days have not been released yet, but we do know the dates. April will see it’s Community Day on the 22nd and the following one will be on May 21st.

See you around, Genesect!

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