The end of the month is quickly approaching, which means Pokemon Go players only have a few more days to catch its current Legendary. The Pokemon Silver mascot Lugia is scheduled to leave the game on April 2, making this your last opportunity to add one to your collection for the foreseeable future.
Lugia was one of the first Legendaries introduced in Pokemon Go, originally appearing as a Raid Battle boss last summer alongside another Legendary bird, Articuno. Niantic reintroduced Lugia to the game earlier this month, although players will find it is slightly different from its initial run.
As before, players will encounter Lugia as a Raid Battle at Gyms. This time around, however, it knows the “newly improved” Flying-type move Sky Attack. Lugia should also prove to be easier to capture than it originally was, although you will still need to defeat it first in order to get that opportunity. You can find tips on how to catch Lugia in our guide.
Niantic hasn’t announced if Lugia will return to the game again in the future, but it certainly wouldn’t be a surprise. Several Legendaries have reappeared in Pokemon Go following their initial run, most recently Groudon and Kyogre, both of which returned as Raid bosses during last month’s Legendary Week event.
April 2 also marks the day Pokemon Go’s Easter Eggstravaganza event ends. Until then, Pokemon that normally hatch from 5 km or 10 km Eggs, such as Wynaut or Ralts, can be hatched from 2 km Eggs. Players will also earn extra Candy for every Egg they hatch during the event.