Week 3 is about to be upon us, and things are about to get spooky! If we complete the Timed Research, Mega Gengar will be unlocked in a special Timed Research during the Halloween Event!
Let’s talk about all the other large and in charge excitement you will be seeing during this week: Field Research featuring Mega Energy, a TON of spawns and shiny Doduo’s debut!
|Tue., Sep. 22, 2020, @ 8:00am|
Mon., Sep. 28, 2020, @ 10:00pm (local time)
FEATURES / BONUSES:
Unlock Timed Research for Mega Gengar for Halloween!
3x Longer Mega-Evolutions (12h)
2x Poffin Duration
|WILD: Arbok, Doduo, Onix, Alolan Exeggutor, Hitmonlee, Hitmonchan, Jynx, Pinsir, Lapras, Snorlax, Furret, Wobbuffet, Dunsparce, Mantine, Skarmory, Hariyama, and Wailmer|
|MEGA ENERGY: You can receive 5 Mega Energy for Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise by completing the limited event-exclusive Field Research Task: Battle another Trainer|
|RAIDS: Mega Starters, Larger Pokémon, Articuno (Sep. 18th – 25th), and Zapdos (Sep. 25th – Oct. 2)|
|NOTABLE SHINY: Doduo Debut, Pinsir, Lapras, Wobbuffet, Dunsparce, Skarmory, Onix, Alolan Exeggutor and Wailmer|
|FIELD RESEARCH: Increased Beedrill Mega Energy|
|TIMED RESEARCH: Complete to unlock Halloween Timed Research for Mega Gengar|
|GO SNAPSHOT: Take a #GOSnapshot of your Mega Evolved Buddy for a surprise encounter w/a Pokémon of the same species.|
|Note: This is the official artwork; we will update with game sprite as soon as they become available.|
MEGA WEEK 3 RESEARCH
We will be updating these drop downs as reports of the Field Research and Timed Research tasks and rewards come in.
|Catch 7 Different Species of Pokémon|
|Mega Evolve a Beedrill||x20 Beedrill Energy|
|Defeat a Team GO Rocket Grunt||x10 Beedrill Energy|
|Battle another trainer|
x5 Charizard Energy
x5 Venusaur Energy
x5 Blastoise Energy
|Catch 5 Pokémon||x3|
|Make 5 Great Throws||x3|
|Give your Buddy 3 Treats|
x35 • x500 • 1,000 XP
|Catch 10 Pokémon||x3|
|Use 5 Berries to help catch a Pokémon||x3|
|Earn a Candy walking with your Buddy|
x40 • x1,000 • 2,000 XP
|Catch 9 Different Species of Pokémon||x3|
|Mega Evolve a Pokémon||x3|
|Earn 7 Hearts with your Buddy|
x60 • x1,000 • 2,000 XP
• x2,000 • 5,000 XP
Just because this week is all about Timed Research, it doesn’t mean you still can’t get your raid on! All Mega Starters, Mega Pidgeot, Articuno, and Zapdos will be available for the pickin’ as well as Pokémon that are large in size!
INCREASED SPAWNS & Shiny Debut
Shiny Doduo Family
|SHINY DODUO FAMILY|
I lik'em Big...I lik'em Chunky
Week 3 will bring the chance to unlock, in our opinion, one of the coolest looking Mega Evolutions, Mega Gengar!! Don’t get us wrong; a new shiny is always a very good thing; we just hope you like two and three-headed birds. Stay up-to-date as we regularly update as reports come in! If you have new info to share, be sure to hit us up on Twitter or join our Discord!