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Pokémon Go: Sustainability Week 2022 event guide

Pokemon Go Sustainability Week 2022 Oranguru
Pokemon Go Sustainability Week 2022 Oranguru (Image credit: Niantic)

As the Season of Alola continues in Pokémon Go, Sustainability Week 2022 has arrived. This event will see the Pokémon Go debut of Oranguru and Shiny Cherubi, as well as the chance to earn valuable Mega Energy. Fortunately, we here at iMore have everything you need to know in order to make the most of this exciting 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 Sustainability Week 2022 event in Pokémon Go?

A celebration of nature and all things green, Sustainability Week is a recurring event in Pokémon Go. This year, Sustainability Week will introduce the Alolan native, Oranguru, as well as the Shiny variant of Cherubi. The event features lots of nature related Pokémon, as well as a focus on Mossy Lure Modules, which will draw in special Pokémon during the event. Players will also have the chance to contribute to planting trees by walking during Community Day.

When is the Sustainability Week 2022 event in Pokémon Go?

The Sustainability Week 2022 event runs from Wednesday, April 20 through Monday, April 25, 2022.

Pokémon with the potential to be Shiny are indicated with an asterisk.

Wild Pokémon

Pokemon 708 Phantump (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 765 Oranguru (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 420 Cherubi (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Source: The Pokémon Company

During the event, players may encounter the following Pokémon in the wild:

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

Boosted Lure Module Pokémon

Pokemon 152 Chikorita (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon182 Bellossom (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 290 Nincada (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Source: The Pokémon Company

When equipped with a Mossy Lure Module, PokéStops can draw in the following Pokémon during the event:

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

Eggs

Pokemon Go 7km Eggs Alolan Galarian Forms (Image credit: Niantic)

The following Pokémon can hatch from 7KM eggs picked up during the event:

  • Alolan Diglett*
  • Larvitar*
  • Cherubi*
  • Oranguru

Field Research

Pokemon Go Wayfarer (Image credit: Niantic)

During the event, players can spin PokéStops and Gyms to collect the following event exclusive Field Research tasks:

  • Catch five Grass type Pokémon for a Turtwig* encounter
  • Catch five Grass type Pokémon for a Snivy* encounter
  • Catch five Grass type for a Chespin encounter
  • Catch three Grimer for a Trubbish* encounter
  • Catch three Trubbish* for a Silver Pinap Berry
  • Walk 1KM for a Cherubi* encounter
  • Walk 3KM for a Phantump encounter
  • Power up a Pokémon five times for 50 Mega Venusaur Mega Energy
  • Power up a Pokémon five times for 50 Mega Abomasnow Mega Energy

Timed Research challenge during Community Day

Pokemon Go Professor Willow (Image credit: Niantic)

The Sustainability Week 2022 event also features Timed Research which will be available on Saturday, April 23, overlapping with Community Day. In addition to the in game rewards for completing this Timed Research, Niantic will be planting a tree (up to 100,000 trees) for every player who walks 5KM during Community Day.

Collection Challenge

Pokemon Go Collection Challenges (Image credit: Niantic)

The Sustainability Week 2022 event features the following nature themed Collection Challenge:

  • Catch a Cherubi
  • Catch a Grimer
  • Catch a Weepinbell (Mossy Lure Module only)
  • Catch a Gloom (Mossy Lure Module only)
  • Catch a Trubbish
  • Catch a Grotle

Completion Rewards: Meganium encounter, 15 Great Balls, 10,000 XP

Bonuses

Pokemon Go Pokecoin Update (Image credit: Niantic)

The following additional bonuses are available during the event:

  • Event box in the PokéShop containing one Mossy Lure Module for free
  • Double XP from the first PokéStop spin of the day

Questions about the Sustainability Week 2022 event in Pokémon Go?

Do you have any questions about the Sustainability Week 2022 event in Pokémon Go? Which featured Pokémon are you most excited to catch? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to check out the rest of our Pokémon Go guides so you too can be a Pokémon Master!

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.