'Pokemon GO' Easter Event: Lucky Egg Items Selling Half The Price; Game Makes People Happier

By Ben Lindon , Updated Apr 21, 2017 12:17 AM EDT

"Pokemon GO" developers have already rolled out the much-expected Easter event and called it "Eggstravaganza." The event commenced on Thursday, April 13 and is expected to last until April 20. The event rewards avid gamers with more candy and double the XP, among a throng of other rewards.

"Pokemon GO" 2km and 5km Eggs Special Event Rewards

Niantic increased the variety of 2km eggs during the "Pokemon GO" Easter event. Note that these type of eggs are usually the easiest to find. However, common Pokemon have been known to hatch from them. A Reddit user on The Silph road, DeViiShChild came up with a list noting the types of Pokemon that usually hatch from this type of eggs.

During the "Pokemon GO" event, a lot of 2km eggs will be prone to hatching Eevee, Elekid, Dunsparce, Aerodactyl, Girafarig, Growlithe, Grimer and Kofffing. Larvitar, Militank, Magby, Lapras and Onix will also be hatching from 2km eggs during the event. In addition, Shuckle, Scyther, Shellder, Phanphy, Rhyhorn, Skarmony, Sneasel, Smoochum, Stantler, Tangela, Sudowoodo, Tyrogue, Wooper and Wobbuffet will also come from these eggs, Bustle reported.

"Pokemon GO" gamers will also get more candy with each egg hatched as well as Double XP during the event. Lucky Egg items are also selling half the price in the "Pokemon GO" in-game shop. Moreover, 5km eggs are going to hatch second-gen starters like Chikorita, Totodile and Cyndaquil.

65 Million "Pokemon GO" Players May Be Happier

In other news, a new study has revealed that playing "Pokemon GO" can potentially make people happier, Fortune reported. The study is contrary to previous studies that video games keep kids inside the home and isolated. Take note that this monster-catching app actually pushes its gamers out into the real world to get some exercise and make friends in the process.

"Pokemon GO" has recently been linked to positive outcomes such as walking and friendship formation. The study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison teaching assistant James Bonus predicted that the app enhances wellbeing. The study aims to contribute to the awareness that technology may also have positive life outcomes.


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