Pokemon Go Sustainability Week: Oranguru, Shiny Cherubi, Bonuses and More

Pokemon Go’s Sustainability Week event is now underway. The five-day event runs until Apr. 25, and it gives players their first chance to catch the Alola Pokemon Oranguru, as well as shiny Cherubi. Here’s everything you need to know about the event.

Event schedule

Sustainability Week begins at 10 a.m. local time on Apr. 20 and runs until 8 p.m. local time on Apr. 25.

Featured Pokemon

Two Pokemon are making their first appearance in Pokemon Go during Sustainability Week. Oranguru, a psychic/normal Pokemon originally from the Alola region, will appear in the wild for the first time once the event is underway. Additionally, you’ll have your first chance to encounter a shiny Cherubi in the game. 

On top of the aforementioned monsters, various grass- and poison-type Pokemon will appear in the wild and when you use Mossy Lures more frequently throughout Sustainability Week. You can see the full list of featured event Pokemon below:

Wild spawns

  • Venusaur
  • Oddish
  • Grimer
  • Turtwig
  • Grotle
  • Cherubi
  • Trubbish
  • Ferroseed
  • Phantump
  • Oranguru

Attracted to Mossy Lures

  • Gloom
  • Weepinbell
  • Alolan Diglett
  • Chikorita
  • Bellossom
  • Nincada
  • Grotle
  • Cherubi
  • Sewaddle

7 km eggs

  • Alolan Diglett
  • Larvitar
  • Cherubi
  • Oranguru

Five-star raids

Event bonuses

In addition to the featured Pokemon spawns, a few in-game bonuses will be available during Sustainability Week. First, you’ll earn twice the usual amount of XP the first time you spin the Photo Disc at a PokeStop. Additionally, you’ll be able to claim a free Mossy Lure Module from Pokemon Go’s item shop.

Field Research

Themed Field Research tasks will also be available during Sustainability Week. Completing these will net you various rewards, including encounters with the following Pokemon:

  • Turtwig
  • Cherubi
  • Snivy
  • Trubbish
  • Chespin
  • Phantump

Additionally, certain Field Research tasks will reward you with Venusaur and Abomasnow Mega Energy. This energy is required to Mega Evolve these Pokemon, making this a good opportunity to stock up.

Collection Challenge

In addition to the themed Research tasks, Pokemon Go is offering a new Collection Challenge during Sustainability Week. You’ll need to capture the following Pokemon during the event to complete the challenge:

  • Cherubi
  • Grimer
  • Weepinbell
  • Gloom
  • Trubbish
  • Grotle

If you manage to catch all of the above monsters before Sustainability Week ends, you’ll receive 10,000 XP, 15 Great Balls and a chance to capture Meganium.

Pokemon Go still has a few other events lined up for this month, including a Stufful Community Day, which is set for Apr. 23. You can catch up on everything else going on in the game in our Pokemon Go April events roundup.

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