Spring kicks off tomorrow and Niantic is celebrating with a special event in Pokemon Go. Starting March 19, the equinox event will feature more Grass-type Pokemon spawns, new Field Research tasks and more.

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Grass Pokemon including Oddish, Exeggcute, Shroomish and Sunkern will appear more frequently during the equinox event. Rare Rock/Psychic-types Lunatone and Solrock will swap regions for the duration of the event.

In addition to the increased spawns, Niantic is releasing limited-time Field Research tasks centered around Grass Pokemon. Grass-types will also appear as Raid Bosses. Two moves, Acid Spray and Leaf Tornado are being added to the game permanently.

The Pokemon Go event kicks off at 1 pm PT / 4 pm ET and runs until March 26. You can read more details on the official Pokemon Go website.

In addition to the equinox event, the Pokemon Go Community Day is March 23. That event will also feature a Grass-type Pokemon, Treecko.

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