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Sustainability Is Key In Pokémon GO

Binacle in Pokémon GO
Sustainability Week is coming!

With spring in full swing, It’s time to get out there and clean up all the mess that was buried under the snow. Sign up for Niantic’s Sustainability Campaign and work together with others to unlock great rewards in Pokémon GO. A new Pokémon is being added with this event and a new Shiny Pokémon will be available.

Event Details

Date + Time

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, April 25, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time


  • Binacle, the Two-Handed Pokémon, will be making its Pokémon GO debut!
  • Appearing in the wild: Grimer, Drilbur, Trubbish, Ferroseed, and more. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Trubbish!
  • Hatching from 5 km Eggs: Diglett, Tangela, Goldeen, Budew, Cherubi, Finneon, and Drilbur.
  • Appearing in Raids: Vileplume, Alolan Exeggutor, Trubbish, Binacle, and more.
  • Complete event-exclusive Field Research to earn encounters with Cottonee, Chespin, Binacle, and more.
  • There will also be event-exclusive Timed Research for you to enjoy.
  • A free Sustainability Week T-shirt avatar item will be available in the shop!

Unlock Rewards

Work alongside players of other Niantic games to unlock special tiered in-game rewards by participating in the Niantic Sustainability Campaign in the real world. The following rewards will be available on Sunday, April 25, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. local time.

  • Tier 1(2,500 activations): Five-star raids will appear more often.
  • Tier 2 (5,000 activations): A free bundle containing three Remote Raid Passes will be available in the shop. The rewards from Tier 1 will remain active.
  • Tier 3 (10,000 activations): A 2× Catch XP bonus will be live. The rewards from Tiers 1 and 2 will remain active.

Source: Pokémon GO Blog

I for one, am excited to have a reason to tap on Trubbish again, and having a new Pokémon to hunt for is always fun. For more info on how to sign up for the Niantic Sustainability Campaign check out The Pokémon GO Blog linked above. Happy cleaning and happy hunting Trainers!

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