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Events are special periods in Pikmin Bloom where in-game rewards are prominent and unique things can happen.

They are announced sometime before they happen, in the news section of the main menu, via emails to those who have signed up to receive them, on social media, and on the Pikmin Bloom website.

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The following is a list of events by year.

2021[edit]

November 2021 Community Day[edit]

Promotional image for the event.

Pikmin Bloom's first Community Day event occurred on November 13th, 2021. It was set to run from 9:00am to 6:00pm local time, however, due to network issues making players unable to access the game, it was extended to run to 8:00pm.[1] Bonuses of this event included:[2]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into pansies when regular flowers were planted around them.
    • This effect started the day before and continued throughout the weekend.
  • Users who walked 10,000 steps or more earned a special Community Day Participant badge.
  • Fruits gave twice the nectar.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the normal speed.
    • To have received this badge, players needed to log in to the game at least once in the 2 weeks after the event.

This event was announced on November 4th, 2021,[3] just 9 days after the game's global release.

December 2021 Community Day[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

Pikmin Bloom's second Community Day occurred on December 18th, 2021. It was themed around poinsettia flowers, and lasted for the whole day. Bonuses included:[4]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into poinsettias when regular flowers were planted around them.
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day were awarded a special poinsettia flower badge.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the usual speed. This effect was stackable with the flower planting multiplier.

This event was announced on December 2nd, 2021.[5][6] During this event, the step counter on the main menu was replaced with a special poinsettia-themed step counter graphic, which linked to the news menu when tapped before reaching the goal, and the badge's information page after reaching the goal. (This made the regular step counter inaccessible.) This step graphic returned in every subsequent Community Day event, with different theming to match each event's promoted flower. Following the event, challenges gave poinsettia nectar instead of pansy nectar.

Holiday Roadside Decor Pikmin[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event, featuring some Decor Pikmin with the special stickers.

For a limited time centered around Christmas, Roadside-type Decor Pikmin wore special holiday-themed stickers instead of the standard letter stickers. This applied to any Pikmin sprouted during this period, regardless of when it reached Decor status. It started on December 21st, 2021 after being announced the day before,[7] and finished on January 11th, 2022. This is the first event to introduce limited-time special Decor Pikmin. There was another effect of this event which was announced later, which was that coins will be earned 1 for every 250 flowers planted instead of 1 for every 500 flowers planted, capped at 60 coins per day, and lasting for the duration of the event.[8]

2022[edit]

January 2022 Community Day[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

Pikmin Bloom's third Community Day occurred on January 22nd, 2022. It was themed around camellias and lasted for the whole day. Bonuses included:[9]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into camellias when regular flowers were planted around them.
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day were rewarded with a special camellia flower badge.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the usual speed. This effect was stackable with the flower planting multiplier.
  • Coins could be obtained at twice the rate while flower planting.

This event was announced on January 13th, 2022. Following the event, mushroom challenges started giving camellia nectar instead of poinsettia nectar.

2022 Lunar New Year Decor Pikmin[edit]

Japanese social media promotional image featuring the new Decor Pikmin.

To celebrate the Lunar New Year in parts of Asia, a new type of special Decor Pikmin were made available from February 1st to February 10th, 2022. Features of this event include:[10]

  • Special Huge Seedlings can appear, marked with a modified Niantic logo appearing next to them in menu screens.
    • These seedlings are more likely to be discovered where seedlings haven't been found before.
    • They cannot be found using the detector.
    • Only one special seedling can be in the seedling storage or the Planter Pack at a time.
    • After walking 10,000 steps, it will grow into a Red, Blue, or Yellow Pikmin with the new decor.
  • Special Slots are available in the shop for 25% less coins.

This event was announced via the in-game news section on January 29th, 2022, but only in certain regions. The worldwide public announcement didn't occur until February 1st, the first day of the event.[11]

Valentine's Day[edit]

A special Valentine's Day event, similar in style to a Community Day, occurred on February 14th, 2022. It was themed around hearts and roses, common symbols of romance. Bonuses include:

  • Friendship gain from feeding Pikmin nectar was doubled (does not apply to special nectar).
  • Big Flowers bloomed into roses when regular flowers were planted around them.
  • Challenges gave rose nectar instead of camellia nectar, just for the day.
  • Packs of items in the shop included twice as much special nectar as usual.

This event was announced on February 13th, the day before the event, and a few days after the announcement of the community day that took place a few days after this event.

February 2022 Community Day[edit]

Promotional image for the event.

Pikmin Bloom's fourth Community Day occurred on February 19th, 2022. It was themed around plum blossoms and lasted for the whole day. Bonuses included:[12]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into plum blossoms when regular flowers were planted around them.
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day were rewarded with a special plum blossom flower badge.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the usual speed. This effect was stackable with the flower planting multiplier.
  • Coins could be obtained at twice the rate while flower planting.

This event was announced on February 10th, 2022. Following the event, mushroom challenges started giving plum blossom nectar instead of camellia nectar.

Additionally, players in the United States who reach 10,000 steps became eligible to receive a discount code for the flower subscription service BloomsyBox, and were automatically entered into a draw where 2,000 winners will receive a complementary bouquet, subject to certain conditions.[13]

Challenge Days[edit]

Promotional image for the event.

A new type of event, called Challenge Days, occurred between February 24th and February 28th, 2022. Bonuses included:[14]

  • The number of challenges that one could do in a day was increased from 3 to 6.
  • Friendship gain from challenges was doubled.

This event was announced on February 20th, and was the fourth event to take place in February 2022.

March 2022 Community Day[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

Pikmin Bloom's fifth Community Day occurred on March 13th, 2022, on a Sunday instead of the usual Saturday. It was themed around cherry blossoms and lasted for the whole day. Bonuses included:[15]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into cherry blossoms when regular flowers were planted around them.
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day were rewarded with a special cherry blossom flower badge.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the usual speed. This effect was stackable with the flower planting multiplier.
  • Coins could be obtained at twice the rate while flower planting.

This event was announced on March 4th, 2022.[16] Following the event, mushroom challenges started giving cherry blossom nectar instead of plum blossom nectar.

This event had real-world bonuses for players in specific regions:

United States
  • All players reaching 10,000 steps and redeeming their Community Day Badge were eligible for a 50% discount code redeemable on the Proof Eyewear website, subject to certain conditions.
  • In addition, eligible users were automatically entered into a draw where 2,000 winners were selected to receive an additional wooden wallet.
Taipei

Niantic held an in-person event in Daan Park, with local influencers participating. Players who walked around the entire park had a chance to win a Pikmin Bloom-themed T-shirt.[17][18]

St. Patrick's Day Decor Pikmin[edit]

Promotional image for the event.

A special St. Patrick's Day event occurred between March 17th and March 20th, 2022. It was themed around four-leaf clovers, traditional symbols of luck. It was announced on March 16th, 2022.[19]

During the event period, players could find specially-marked Huge Seedlings in previously-unvisited areas, similar to the Lunar New Year event. Only one specially-marked Huge Seedling could be held in seedling storage at a time. These special Pikmin had a much higher chance than normal of gaining the recently added Four-Leaf Clover decor instead of the regular Clover decor for Park-type Decor Pikmin, with about a 1 in 2 chance.[20]

Earth Day Decor Pikmin[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

A special Earth Day event occurred between April 21st and April 23rd, 2022. It was themed around the Forest Decor Pikmin icon in Pikmin Bloom. Forest type of Decor Pikmin, which wear stag beetle and acorn outfits. It was announced on April 16th, 2022.[21]

During the event period, players could find specially-marked Huge Seedlings in previously unvisited areas, similar to the St. Patrick's Day event. Only one specially-marked Huge Seedling could be held in seedling storage at a time. These special Pikmin grew into Forest-type Decor Pikmin, no matter the location type of where they were found. During the event, Special Slots were available for 25% fewer coins in the shop.

April 2022 Community Day[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

Pikmin Bloom's sixth Community Day occurred on Saturday, April 23rd, 2022, overlapping with the Earth Day event. It was themed around tulips and lasted for the whole day. Bonuses included:[22]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into tulips when regular flowers were planted around them.
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day were rewarded with a special tulip flower badge.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the usual speed. This effect was stackable with the flower planting multiplier.
  • Coins could be obtained at twice the rate while flower planting.

This event was announced on April 5th, 2022.[23] Following the event, mushroom challenges started giving tulip nectar instead of cherry blossom nectar.

Mother's Day[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

A special Mother's Day event occurred on Sunday, May 8th, 2022. It was similar to a Community Day, as it was themed around carnation flowers. Bonuses included:

  • Postcards featured a limited-time Mother's Day design.
  • Big Flowers bloomed into carnations when regular flowers were planted around them.
  • Carnation petals were available for 100 coins in the shop instead of 300.
  • Coins could be obtained at twice the rate while flower planting.

This event was announced on May 2nd, 2022.[24]

May 2022 Community Day[edit]

Promotional image for the event.

Pikmin Bloom's seventh Community Day occurred on May 21st, 2022. It was themed around roses and lasted for the whole day. Bonuses included:[25]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into roses when regular flowers were planted around them.
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day were rewarded with a special rose flower badge.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the usual speed. This effect was stackable with the flower planting multiplier.
  • Coins could be obtained at twice the rate while flower planting.

This event was announced on May 5th, 2022.[26] Following the event, mushroom challenges started giving rose nectar instead of tulip nectar.

Father's Day[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

A special Father's Day event occurred on a weekend from June 18th to June 19th, 2022. It was similar to a Community Day, as it was themed around roses. Bonuses included:

  • Postcards featured a limited-time Father's Day design.
  • Big Flowers bloomed into roses when regular flowers are planted around them, and only for 3 hours instead of 12.
  • Rose petals were available from the shop in jars of 60 and 180, with different prices.

This event was announced on June 15th, 2022.[27]

June 2022 Community Day[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

Pikmin Bloom's eighth Community Day occurred on June 25th, 2022. It was themed around hydrangeas and lasted for the whole day. Bonuses included:[28]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into hydrangeas when regular flowers were planted around them, and only for 3 hours.
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day were rewarded with a special hydrangea flower badge.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the usual speed. This effect was stackable with the flower planting multiplier.

This event was announced on June 9th, 2022.[29]

July 2022 Community Day[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

Pikmin Bloom's ninth Community Day occurred on July 17th, 2022. It was themed around lilies and lasted for the whole day. Bonuses included:[30]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into lilies when regular flowers were planted around them, and only for 3 hours.
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day were rewarded with a special lily flower badge.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the usual speed. This effect was stackable with the flower planting multiplier.

This event was announced on July 6th, 2022.[31]

Chess Piece Decor Pikmin[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

To celebrate International Chess Day on July 20th, a special event was held from July 18th to July 31st, 2022. Features of this event included:

  • Special Huge Seedlings could appear, marked with a modified Niantic logo appearing next to them in menu screens. After walking 10,000 steps, it could be plucked to give a Pikmin with new chess piece Decor.
  • Completing a weekly challenge would give a new Golden Seedling. After walking 100 steps, it could be plucked to give a Pikmin with new chess piece Decor.
  • These new Decor Pikmin came in Yellow, Blue, White, and Purple varieties.
  • Both a Golden Seedling and a special Huge Seedling could be held in seedling storage or the Planter Pack at the same time, but only one special Huge Seedling could be in these places at a time.
  • These seedlings could grow into chess piece Decor Pikmin even after the event ends.

August 2022 Community Day[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

Pikmin Bloom's tenth Community Day occurred on August 13th, 2022. It was themed around sunflowers and lasted for the whole day. Bonuses included:[32]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into sunflowers when regular flowers were planted around them, and only for 3 hours.
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day were rewarded with a special sunflower flower badge.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the usual speed. This effect was stackable with the flower planting multiplier.

This event was announced on August 1st, 2022.[33]

Fingerboard Decor Pikmin[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

A special event with a new special type of Decor Pikmin was held from August 15th to August 28th, 2022. Features of this event included:

  • Special Huge Seedlings could appear, marked with a modified Niantic logo appearing next to them in menu screens. After walking 10,000 steps, it could be plucked to give a Pikmin with new fingerboard Decor.
  • Completing a weekly challenge would give a Golden Seedling. After walking 100 steps, it could be plucked to give a Pikmin with new fingerboard Decor.
  • These new Decor Pikmin came in Red, Yellow, Purple, and Winged varieties.
  • Both a Golden Seedling and a special Huge Seedling could be held in seedling storage or the Planter Pack at the same time, but only one special Huge Seedling could be in these places at a time.
  • These seedlings could grow into fingerboard Decor Pikmin even after the event ends.

Flower Card Decor Pikmin[edit]

Promotional image for the event.

From September 5th to September 25th, 2022, a special event themed around hanafuda cards was held. Features included:

  • The event added the "Flower Card" type of Decor Pikmin, with 24 varieties, 6 each for Red, Yellow, Blue, and Purple Pikmin.
  • Pikmin with these costumes were grown from Golden Seedlings.
  • The weekly challenges during this 3-week period all gave a Golden Seedling when completed.
  • The other way to get Golden Seedlings was by completing missions. There were a total of 20 missions, each requiring some basic task to complete, and each one was unlocked after completing the previous one.[34]

This event was announced on September 4th, 2022.[35]

Flower Card Decor missions

  1. Plant 1,000 white flowers
  2. Pluck 2 seedlings
  3. Defeat 3 mushrooms
  4. Plant 5,000 white flowers
  5. Walk 15,000 steps
  6. Pluck 3 seedlings
  7. Defeat 1 red mushroom
  8. Plant 5,000 red flowers
  9. Walk 20,000 steps
  10. Pluck 4 seedlings
  11. Defeat 1 yellow mushroom
  12. Plant 5,000 yellow flowers
  13. Walk 25,000 steps
  14. Pluck 5 seedlings
  15. Defeat 1 blue mushroom
  16. Plant 5,000 blue flowers
  17. Walk 30,000 steps
  18. Pluck 6 seedlings
  19. Defeat 3 mushrooms
  20. Plant 10,000 flowers

There were some complications with the first mission. Initially it was to walk 10,000 steps, but no steps were counting towards it. After a few hours, it was changed to "Plant 1,000 white flowers" for people who hadn't opened the app yet, and a few hours later, people who had started the mission when it wasn't working had it automatically completed even if they hadn't walked 10,000 steps yet.[36][37][38]

To note is that missions referring to a specific color of flowers actually counted all flower types of that color, not just the basic type. For example, planting white spider lily flowers or white rose flowers would count towards missions requiring the planting of white flowers.

September 2022 Community Day[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

Pikmin Bloom's eleventh Community Day occurred on September 18th, 2022, on a Sunday instead of the usual Saturday. It was themed around spider lilies and lasted for the whole day. Bonuses included:[39]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into spider lilies when regular flowers were planted around them, and only for 3 hours.
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day were rewarded with a special spider lily flower badge.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the usual speed. This effect was stackable with the flower planting multiplier.

This event was announced on September 2nd, 2022.[40]

Halloween[edit]

Promotional image for the event.

A special event themed around Halloween was held from October 14th to October 31st, 2022. This event added the "Jack-o'-lantern" type of Decor Pikmin, which has 7 varieties, one for each type of Pikmin. Pikmin with these costumes were grown from Golden Seedlings.[41] This event was announced on October 13th, 2022.[42]

The event was divided into 2 parts. The first part started on October 14th, and the second part on October 24th. In the first part:

  • The main way to get Jack-o-lantern Decor Pikmin was by completing missions. There were a total of 20 missions, each requiring some task (usually flower planting) to complete, and each one could be unlocked by completing the previous one.
  • Golden Seedlings provided by these missions could grow into Purple, White, Rock, or Winged Pikmin wearing Jack-o'-lantern Decor.
  • The weekly challenge starting in this period also provided Golden Seedlings when completed, and these could grow into the same types of Pikmin.
  • Halloween-themed Mii costumes were added to the shop at the start of the event, and were removed at the end of the event.
  • All postcards obtained during the event featured one of 3 special background designs.

In the second part:

  • All mushrooms were turned into Halloween-themed mushrooms. These were orange with purple spots, came in large size only, and Jack-o'-lantern Decor Pikmin are especially strong against them.
  • A new set of missions was introduced, themed around destroying these mushrooms, and completing each mission gave a Golden Seedling that could grow into a Red, Yellow, or Blue Pikmin wearing Jack-o'-lantern Decor.
  • These missions could be attempted alongside the missions from the first part.
  • The two weekly challenges starting in this period also provided Golden Seedlings when completed, and these could grow any of the 7 types of Jack-o'-lantern Decor Pikmin.
Part 1 missions
  1. Plant 1,500 flowers
  2. Plant 1,500 white flowers
  3. Plant 1,500 yellow flowers
  4. Plant 1,500 red flowers
  5. Plant 1,500 blue flowers
  6. Collect 200 petals
  7. Plant 2,000 flowers
  8. Plant 2,000 white flowers
  9. Plant 2,000 yellow flowers
  10. Plant 2,000 red flowers
  11. Plant 2,000 blue flowers
  12. Collect 300 petals
  13. Plant 3,500 flowers
  14. Plant 3,500 white flowers
  15. Plant 3,500 yellow flowers
  16. Plant 3,500 red flowers
  17. Plant 3,500 blue flowers
  18. Collect 400 petals
  19. Plant 3,000 Cosmos flowers
  20. Plant 5,000 Cosmos flowers
Part 2 missions
  1. Defeat 1 Halloween Mushroom
  2. Defeat 2 Halloween Mushrooms
  3. Defeat 1 Halloween Mushroom
  4. Defeat 2 Halloween Mushrooms
  5. Defeat 3 Halloween Mushrooms
  6. Defeat 3 Halloween Mushrooms
  7. Defeat 3 Halloween Mushrooms
  8. Defeat 3 Halloween Mushrooms
  9. Defeat 3 Halloween Mushrooms
  10. Defeat 3 Halloween Mushrooms

October 2022 Community Day[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

Pikmin Bloom's twelfth Community Day occurred on October 15th, 2022. It was themed around cosmoses and lasted for the whole day. Bonuses included:[43]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into cosmoses when regular flowers were planted around them, and only for 3 hours.
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day were rewarded with a special cosmos flower badge.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the usual speed. This effect was stackable with the flower planting multiplier.

This event was announced on October 1st, 2022.[44]

1st Anniversary Snack Decor Pikmin[edit]

Promotional image for the event.

Throughout November 2022, a series of events were held to celebrate the 1-year anniversary of the worldwide release of Pikmin Bloom. [45] The first event was based around a new type of Decor Pikmin wearing a variant of the Snack decor costume with a special anniversary design. This event was initially supposed to go from November 1st to November 14th, but due to problems with mission progress saving on the first day, it was extended to end on November 15th.[46][47] Features include:

  • A special event Decor Pikmin wearing First Anniversary Snack decor was added to the game for all seven Pikmin types.
  • Pikmin with these costumes could be grown from Golden Seedlings earned in limited time missions. There were a total of 20 missions with each requiring a basic task to complete, and each mission is unlocked after completing the previous one.

This event was announced on October 31st, 2022.[48]

1st Anniversary Decor missions

  1. Plant 2,000 flowers
  2. Collect 200 petals
  3. Plant 2,000 white flowers
  4. Plant 2,000 yellow flowers
  5. Pluck 4 seedlings
  6. Plant 2,000 red flowers
  7. Plant 2,000 blue flowers
  8. Collect 300 petals
  9. Defeat 3 Mushrooms
  10. Plant 3,000 flowers
  11. Walk 10,000 steps
  12. Plant 3,000 white flowers
  13. Plant 3,000 yellow flowers
  14. Plant 3,000 red flowers
  15. Plant 3,000 blue flowers
  16. Pluck 6 seedlings
  17. Plant 4,000 white flowers
  18. Plant 4,000 yellow flowers
  19. Plant 4,000 red flowers
  20. Plant 4,000 blue flowers

2022 Community Week[edit]

Promotional image for the event.

A seven-day long Community Week was held between November 7th and November 13th, 2022, ending in a two-day Community Day event on November 12th and November 13th. Bonuses for the Community Week included:[49]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into special flowers from past Community Days between December 2021 and October 2022, and only for six hours. Other players who planted flowers in the Big Flower's radius during the 6-hour blooming period would also receive a fruit from the Big Flower. The flower types that could be bloomed changed in the middle of each day.
    • The available flowers alternated between cherry blossoms, tulips, roses, sunflowers, lilies, and hydrangeas for 24 hours, and then spider lilies, cosmoses, poinsettias, camellias, and plum blossoms for 24 hours.[50]
  • The previous flower types were also available in the Shop as 180-petal containers.
  • It was possible to obtain Community Day badges that the player did not previously obtain. To do this, 3000 flowers of the type featured in that community day had to be planted. These missions appeared in the activity list above the missions from the 1st Anniversary event.

Bonuses for the Community Day include:

  • This community day took place over 2 days. Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on the two days combined (the counter does not reset between the days, so walking 5,000 steps on each day would still reach the goal) were awarded a special 1st Anniversary badge.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the usual speed. This effect was stackable with the flower planting multiplier.

This event was announced on October 31st, 2022, and detailed on November 3rd, 2022.[51]

First Anniversary Pikmin 3 Deluxe Event[edit]

Promotional image for the event.

From November 15th to December 9th, 2022, a crossover event themed around Pikmin 3 Deluxe will occur. Details include:[52]

  • From November 15th, three new special badges were available, each featuring one of the leaders in Pikmin 3. These were obtainable by completing special missions focused on the total number of steps taken, and were available until December 9th, 2022.
  • From November 28th, three types of special Decor Pikmin wearing the "Koppaite Space Suit" costume were added: a Blue Pikmin wearing Alph's costume, a Red Pikmin wearing Brittany's costume, and a Yellow Pikmin wearing Charlie's costume. These Pikmin were grown from Golden Seedlings obtained from special event missions regarding flower planting, which were available until December 9th, 2022.
Badge missions
  1. Walk 10,000 steps
  2. Walk 30,000 steps
  3. Walk 50,000 steps
Decor missions
  1. Plant 5,000 flowers
  2. Plant 10,000 flowers
  3. Plant 20,000 flowers
  • A new type of backpack wearable by Miis has been added, the Pikmin 3 Onion-Style Backpack, which has a design similar to the Onions in Pikmin 3. To obtain it, the Nintendo Account linked to Pikmin Bloom must have Pikmin 3 Deluxe save data. This backpack was actually added early, on November 10th.

This event was announced on October 31st, 2022, and detailed on November 13th, 2022.[53]

December 2022 Community Day[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

Pikmin Bloom's fourteenth Community Day occurred on December 10th, 2022. It was themed around cyclamens and lasted for the whole day. Bonuses included:[54]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into cyclamens when regular flowers were planted around them, and only for 3 hours.
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day were rewarded with a special cyclamen flower badge.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the usual speed. This effect was stackable with the flower planting multiplier.

This event was announced on December 2nd, 2022.[55]

Mitten Decor Pikmin[edit]

Promotional image for the event.

A special event themed around winter holidays was held from December 12th to December 31st, 2022. Features included:

  • The event added the "Mitten" type of Decor Pikmin with 3 varieties; Red, Yellow, and Blue Pikmin.
  • Pikmin with these costumes were grown from Golden Seedlings, and weekly challenges during this 2-week period give a Golden Seedling when completed.
  • The other way to get Golden Seedlings is by completing missions. There were a total of 10 missions, each requiring a basic task to complete, and each one unlocked after completing the previous one.[56]
  • Holiday-themed Mii costumes were added to the shop at the start of the event, and were removed at the end of the event.
  • All postcards obtained during the event feature a special winter background design.

This event was announced on December 10th, 2022.[57]

Holiday Event missions

  1. Plant 3,000 flowers
  2. ⁠Plant 5,000 white flowers
  3. ⁠Plant 5,000 yellow flowers
  4. Plant 5,000 red flowers
  5. Plant 5,000 blue flowers
  6. Defeat 5 mushrooms
  7. ⁠Plant 4,000 Cyclamen flowers
  8. Plant 5,000 white Cyclamen flowers
  9. Plant 5,000 red Cyclamen flowers
  10. Plant 5,000 blue Cyclamen flowers

2023 Glasses Decor Pikmin[edit]

Promotional image for the event.

A special event themed around the 2023 New Year was held from December 26th, 2022 to January 15th, 2023. Features of this event included:[58]

  • Special Huge Seedlings will appear, marked with the Special Decor Pikmin icon in Pikmin Bloom. Special Decor icon. Walking 10,000 steps will grant a Pikmin wearing 2023 Glasses Decor.
  • Matching 2023 Glasses for Miis were added to the Shop at the start of the event, and were removed at the end of the event. Purchasing a set of eyewear also includes a bonus mission that is only available through this purchase.
  • Clearing the bonus mission awards the player with a Golden Seedling for 2023 Glasses Decor Pikmin, whose color corresponds to the Pikmin wearing the glasses that match.
  • If the bonus mission is not cleared by April 30th, 2023, it will automatically expire.
  • Players can also obtain a Golden Seedling by inviting a new player to start playing with a personal referral code during this three-week time span.
  • Both seedling types can grow into 2023 Glasses Decor Pikmin after the event ends, and both seedling types can be held in seedling storage or the Planter Pack at the same time, but only one Huge Seedling can be held at a time.
  • All postcards obtained during the event feature a special 2023 New Year background design.

This event was announced on December 24th, 2022.[59]

2023 New Year Event bonus missions

  • Red Pikmin (2023 Glasses) - Plant 2,023 red flowers
  • Yellow Pikmin (2023 Glasses) - Plant 2,023 yellow flowers
  • Blue Pikmin (2023 Glasses) - Plant 2,023 blue flowers
  • Purple Pikmin (2023 Glasses) - Plant 2,023 red flowers
  • White Pikmin (2023 Glasses) - Plant 2,023 white flowers
  • Rock Pikmin (2023 Glasses) - Plant 2,023 white flowers
  • Winged Pikmin (2023 Glasses) - Plant 2,023 yellow flowers

2023[edit]

January 2023 Community Day[edit]

Social media promotional image for the event.

Pikmin Bloom's fifteenth Community Day occurred on January 21st, 2023. It was themed around daffodils and lasted for the whole day. Bonuses included:[60]

  • Big Flowers bloomed into daffodils when regular flowers were planted around them, and only for 3 hours.
  • Players achieving the 10,000 step goal on this day were rewarded with a special daffodil flower badge.
  • Seedlings in the Planter Pack grew at 1.5 times the usual speed. This effect was stackable with the flower planting multiplier.

This event was announced on January 12th, 2023.[61]

2023 Lunar New Year Decor Pikmin[edit]

Promotional image for the event.

An event celebrating the Lunar New Year will be held from January 21st to February 5th, 2023. Features of this event include:[62]

  • The Lunar New Year Decor Pikmin from 2022 are available, and new Lunar New Year Decor Pikmin for 2023 are also available for Red, Yellow, and Blue Pikmin.
  • Pikmin with these costumes can be grown from Golden Seedlings earned in limited time missions from two different categories, which can be cleared at the same time.
  • Each mission requires a basic task to complete, and are unlocked in consecutive order after completing the previous one.
  • Missions under the Easy category reward 2022 Lunar New Year Decor, and missions under the Slightly Harder category reward 2023 Lunar New Year Decor.
  • Players can also obtain a Golden Seedling for 2023 Lunar New Year Decor by inviting a new player to start playing with a personal referral code during this two-week time span.
Easy missions
  1. Plant 1,000 flowers
  2. Plant 1,500 red flowers
  3. Collect 200 petals
  4. Plant 2,000 yellow flowers
  5. Plant 2,500 white flowers
  6. Defeat 3 mushrooms
  7. Plant 1,500 blue flowers
  8. Plant 3,000 flowers
  9. Pluck 6 Pikmin
  10. Collect 200 petals
  11. Pluck 6 Pikmin
  12. Defeat 3 mushrooms
Slightly Harder missions
  1. Plant 1,500 flowers
  2. Plant 2,000 red flowers
  3. Collect 400 petals
  4. Plant 3,000 yellow flowers
  5. Plant 4,000 white flowers
  6. Defeat 5 mushrooms
  7. Plant 2,000 blue flowers
  8. Plant 5,000 flowers
  9. Defeat 5 mushrooms
  10. Plant 2,000 red flowers
  11. Plant 2,000 yellow flowers
  12. Plant 2,000 white flowers

This event was announced on January 19th, 2023.[63]

February 2023 Community Day[edit]

Pikmin Bloom's sixteenth Community Day will occur on February 11th, 2023. The flower that will be featured is currently unknown.

This event was announced on January 27th, 2023.[64]

See also[edit]

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