As the Season of Alola continues in Pokémon Go, the April Fools' 2-Oh?-22 event has arrived. This exciting event will give players another chance at catching Shiny Ditto. We here at iMore have everything you need to know to make the most out of this new event. And be sure to check out our best Pokémon Go accessories so you can be fully equipped on your Pokémon Journey!
What is the April Fools' 2-Oh?-22 event in Pokémon Go?
The April Fools' 2-Oh?-22 event is the latest version of Pokémon Go's celebration of April Fools' Day. This year, the event will provide players with the opportunity to catch lots of Ditto. Ditto, the Transform Pokémon disguises itself as other Pokémon, never appearing on the map. What's more, the Pokémon Ditto can disguise itself as change periodically, keeping trainers on their toes.
Ditto's Shiny variant is only available during special events, including this one, so players won't want to miss out on this chance. In addition to unlocking Ditto's Shiny variant, Ditto can now disguise itself as new species of Pokémon. The event also features Special Research, Field Research, and event themed stickers.
When is the April Fools' 2-Oh?-22 event in Pokémon Go?
The April Fools' 2-Oh?-22 event begins on April 1, 2022.
Pokémon with the potential to be Shiny are indicated with an asterisk. However, if a Pokémon appears as Shiny, it will not be a Ditto in disguise.
During the April Fools' 2-Oh?-22 event, players will be able to catch Ditto hiding as the following Pokémon:
Players can spin PokéStops and Gyms during the April Fools' 2-Oh?-22 event to collect the following event exclusive Field Research task:
- Catch three Ditto* for a Ditto* encounter
Players can complete the following Special Research line during the April 2-Oh?-22 event:
- Catch ten Pokémon for 25 Poké Balls
- Catch five Normal type Pokémon for five Potions
- Make five Nice Throws for five Nanab Berries
Completion Rewards: 15 Ditto Candy, five Razz Berries, 1,000 Stardust
- Catch ten Pokémon for 15 Great Balls
- Catch three Ditto for five Super Potions
- Transfer ten Pokémon for five Pinap Berries
Completion Rewards: 15 Ditto Candy, Silver Pinap Berry, 1,500 XP
- Autocompleted for ten Ultra Balls
- Autocompleted for five Hyper Potions
- Autocompleted for 3,500 XP
Completion Rewards: Ditto encounter, 15 Ditto Candy, 3,000 Stardust
The April Fools' 2-Oh?-22 event also features the following bonuses:
- Players can spin PokéStops and open gifts to collect six different event exclusive Ditto stickers
Questions about the April Fools' 2-Oh?-22 event in Pokémon Go?
Do you have any questions about the April Fools' 2-Oh?-22 event in Pokémon Go? How many Shiny Ditto will you be trying to catch? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to check out the rest of our Pokémon Go guides so you can be the very best like noone ever was!
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Casian Holly has been writing about gaming at iMore since 2019, but their real passion is Pokémon. From the games to the anime, cards and toys, they eat, sleep, and breathe all things Pokémon. You can check out their many Pokémon Go and Pokémon Sword and Shield guides and coverage here on iMore.