Pokémon GO: Today the “April, April 2022” event with Ditto is running

Today, April 1, 2022, Pokémon GO is hosting an April Fools’ Day event with Ditto. At MeinMMO we have analyzed what kind of event this is and we show you all the content.

What is this event? Today is April 1st and of course Pokémon GO jokes about this day as well. For this reason, Niantic is sending you into April with a special event today. The first clues about the prank event were already revealed by a find from the PokeMiners.

Now, however, all the content is officially known. Dubbed April, April 2022: A Ditto Disaster, it will be about the purple Transform Pokémon. We’ve rounded up below (via pokemongolive.com) what spawns and glitters await you during the event, and what surprises you can expect.

When does the event take place? The event started today, April 01, 2022, at 00:00 local time. You have all day to take advantage of the special features of the event. It will end tonight at 23:59 local time.

All Ditto Disaster Event Surprises

Even if the Ditto event only runs until April 1, you can expect one special feature or another. “April, April 2022” has the following surprises in store for you:

  • The new special investigation “April, April 2022” where Professor Willow is not quite himself
  • New field research tasks where you should catch Ditto
  • Ditto will now hide behind new wild Pokémon
  • Mini-Event: “A Ditto-tastic Surprise”
  • New Ditto Stickers at PokéStops, Gifts, and the Shop
This is what the new stickers look like

Mini Event: A Ditto-tastic Surprise

Tonight you can look forward to a special mini-event in which, of course, Ditto will play a central role. Additionally, the following Pokémon will appear more frequently over a 3-hour period:

  • challenge *
  • nebula*
  • nature*
  • walking pond
  • finneon
  • lithomite*
  • spongy

We have one-star Pokémon that you can also find in their dazzling forms.

marked. When does a Ditto-tastic surprise start?

The mini-event will take place on April 1, 2022 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm local time. Then you have enough time to get a Ditto.

What Pokémon can you find Ditto behind?

Due to today’s Ditto disaster, the Transforming Pokemon can now be found behind other wild Pokemon. So, starting today, you can get a surprise after catching the following monsters:

Pokemon GO: Catching Ditto on April 1 – Where to find Transform Pokemon?

Knowing what monsters Ditto is hiding behind is important so that you can find him and solve special research and field research tasks. Does Ditto exist as Shiny?

Yes, Ditto can also be caught in his iridescent form.  You can recognize him by the blue body of him.  However, unlike other Pokémon, Shiny Ditto only reveals itself once it has been caught.
Pokémon GO Ditto Title

Ditto as shiny (left) and in normal form (right)

What do you think of today’s Ditto event? Will you be trying to get your hands on a shiny specimen of the Transforming Pokémon today? Or do you find such an event rather boring and would have preferred other Pokémon? Write us here at MeinMMO in the comments.

There is a lot to come in Pokémon GO in the next few days. We show you all the events of April and which of them are especially worthwhile.

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