Taken Treasures

Event
Team GO Rocket

Starts:
Saturday, January 27, at 12:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Thursday, February 1, at 11:59 PM Local Time

Team GO Rocket is taking over again, and Giovanni is back with a vengeance—this time alongside Shadow Kyogre! Prepare yourselves for new Shadow Pokémon, as well as the return of Shadow Ho-Oh!

Assemble your team and prepare to conquer Team GO Rocket!




Bonuses

Team GO Rocket will be appearing more frequently at PokéStops and in balloons*
You can use a Charged TM to help a Shadow Pokémon forget the Charged Attack Frustration

* Team GO Rocket Balloons are appearing every 2 hours during this event.

Features

Pokémon Debuts

The Single-Cyl Pokémon Varoom and its Evolution, the Multi-Cyl Pokémon Revavroom, will make their Pokémon GO debuts!

You can use 50 Varoom Candy to evolve Varoom into Revavroom.

Starting with this event, Varoom will be available to hatch from 12 km Eggs.

  • Varoom
  • Revavroom

Save Shadow Kyogre!

Giovanni makes his nefarious return, plunging into battle with Shadow Kyogre!

The last part of the Seasonal Special Research story will be unlocked at the beginning of this event. Progress through it to receive a Super Rocket Radar and chase down Giovanni!

You can claim this Seasonal Special Research story up to the end of the Timeless Travels Season on March 1, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

  • Kyogre

Shadow Raid Debut

Shadow Ho-Oh will return to Pokémon GO by making its debut in Shadow Raids. Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to encounter Shiny Shadow Ho-Oh—if you’re lucky!

Shadow Ho-Oh will appear in five-star Shadow Raids from Saturday, January 27, 2024, at 6:00 a.m. to Sunday, January 28, 2024, at 10:00 p.m local time.

  • shiny
    Ho-Oh

PokéStop Showcases

Be on the lookout for Showcases at different PokéStops during the event where you can enter event-themed Pokémon!

  • Scraggy
  • Pancham
  • Varoom

Shadow

Shadow Pokémon

Team GO Rocket Grunts—as well as their leaders Sierra, Cliff, and Arlo—are using different Shadow Pokémon. Help Spark, Blanche, and Candela overcome their adversaries and rescue the Shadow Pokémon!

In addition, Team GO Rocket has also turned the following Pokémon into Shadow Pokémon. Defeat Team GO Rocket Grunts to save them!

Also, Pokémon rescued from Team GO Rocket Grunts may be Shiny Pokémon—if you’re lucky.

You can find updated Team GO Rocket lineups here on Leek Duck after the event starts.

Eggs

12 km Eggs

Varooom will be added to 12 km Eggs.

  • shiny
    Larvitar
  • Sandile
  • shiny
    Pawniard
  • shiny
    Vullaby
  • shiny
    Deino
  • shiny
    Pancham
  • Salandit
  • Varoom

Raids

Raid Battles

Appearing in 1-Star Raids

  • shiny
    Alolan Rattata
  • shiny
    Alolan Meowth
  • shiny
    Alolan Grimer
  • shiny
    Galarian Zigzagoon

Appearing in 3-Star Raids

  • Weezing
  • shiny
    Galarian Weezing
  • shiny
    Tyranitar
  • shiny
    Bombirdier

Appearing in 5-Star Raids

Therian Forme Landorus will be available in raids until Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at 10 am local time.

  • shiny
    Landorus (Therian)

Appearing in Mega Raids

Mega Steelix will be available in raids until Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at 10 am local time.

  • shiny
    Mega Steelix

Shadow Raids

Appearing in 1-Star Shadow Raids

  • Alolan Sandshrew
  • shiny
    Murkrow
  • shiny
    Pineco
  • Croagunk

Appearing in 3-Star Shadow Raids

  • shiny
    Scyther
  • Skarmory
  • Golett

Appearing in 5-Star Shadow Raids

Shadow Ho-Oh will appear in five-star Shadow Raids from Saturday, January 27, 2024, at 6:00 a.m. to Sunday, January 28, 2024, at 10:00 p.m local time.

  • shiny
    Ho-Oh

Research

Field Research Tasks

Event-themed Field Research tasks will be available! Field Research rewards include the following.

  • Mysterious Components, Charged TMs, and Fast TMs.
  • Encounters with event-themed Pokémon

The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks! Pokémon encountered through Field Research tasks will have a greater chance of being a Shiny Pokémon than when found in the wild!

  • Defeat a Team GO Rocket Grunt
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    shiny Ekans
    Max CP
    397
    Min CP
    365
    shiny Zubat
    Max CP
    285
    Min CP
    258
    shiny Koffing
    Max CP
    520
    Min CP
    483
    +2
    shiny Poochyena
    Max CP
    290
    Min CP
    263
    shiny Croagunk
    Max CP
    408
    Min CP
    375
  • Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    shiny Paldean Wooper
    Max CP
    275
    Min CP
    247
    shiny Scraggy
    Max CP
    588
    Min CP
    549
    Bruxish
    Max CP
    1024
    Min CP
    972
    +2
    Mareanie
    Max CP
    416
    Min CP
    383
    Nymble
    Max CP
    253
    Min CP
    228
  • Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket Grunts
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    Hisuian Qwilfish
    Max CP
    915
    Min CP
    866
    shiny Sableye
    Max CP
    632
    Min CP
    592
  • Catch a Shadow Pokémon
    REWARD
    ×1
    Mysterious Component ×1
  • Purify 3 Shadow Pokémon
    POSSIBLE REWARDS
    ×1
    Fast TM ×1
    ×1
    Charged TM ×1

Timeless Travels

Season-exclusive Special Research

Giovanni makes his nefarious return, plunging into battle with Shadow Kyogre! The last part of the Seasonal Special Research story will be unlocked at the beginning of this event. Progress through it to receive a Super Rocket Radar and chase down Giovanni!

You can claim this Seasonal Special Research story up to the end of the Timeless Travels Season on March 1, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

STEP
1
Timeless Travels (1/14)
Catch 25 Pokémon
×3
Charged TM ×3
Make 15 Curveball Throws
×15
Poké Ball ×15
Catch 15 different species of Pokémon
×3
Fast TM ×3

REWARDS

1000 XP
×500
Pikachu
STEP
2
Timeless Travels (2/14)
Catch a Pokémon on 7 different days
×2500
2500 XP
Earn a heart with your buddy on 7 different days
×2500
Stardust ×2500
Visit PokéStops on 7 different days
×2500
2500 XP

REWARDS

2000 XP
×500
×1
STEP
3
Timeless Travels (3/14)
Open 10 Gifts
×5
Razz Berry ×5
Send 10 Gifts to friends
×5
Pinap Berry ×5
Catch 20 different species of Pokémon
×25
Great Ball ×25

REWARDS

3000 XP
×1000
Eevee
STEP
4
Timeless Travels (4/14)
Catch 3 Pokémon
×1000
1000 XP

REWARDS

1000 XP
STEP
5
Timeless Travels (5/14)
Hatch 3 Eggs
×5
Razz Berry ×5
Power up Pokémon 10 times
×15
Poké Ball ×15
Explore 10 km
×5
Pinap Berry ×5

REWARDS

1000 XP
×750
×1
STEP
6
Timeless Travels (6/14)
Complete 10 Field Research tasks
×2500
2500 XP
Power up Pokémon 10 times
×10
Revive ×10
Earn 15 hearts with your buddy
×2500
Stardust ×2500

REWARDS

2000 XP
×750
Rockruff
STEP
7
Timeless Travels (7/14)
Catch 25 Pokémon
×15
Ultra Ball ×15
Use 25 Berries to help catch Pokémon
×3
Fast TM ×3
Catch 20 different species of Pokémon
×3
Silver Pinap Berry ×3

REWARDS

3000 XP
×1000
×1
STEP
8
Timeless Travels (8/14)
Catch 3 Pokémon
×1000
1000 XP

REWARDS

1000 XP
STEP
9
Timeless Travels (9/14)
Catch 15 Pokémon
×5
Pinap Berry ×5
Spin 5 PokéStops or Gyms
×10
Poké Ball ×10
Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket Grunts
×2
Charged TM ×2

REWARDS

1000 XP
×1000
Scraggy
STEP
10
Timeless Travels (10/14)
Catch 15 Pokémon
×5
Pinap Berry ×5
Transfer 10 Pokémon
×10
Great Ball ×10
Defeat 6 Team GO Rocket Grunts
×3
Mysterious Component ×3

REWARDS

1500 XP
×1500
×1
STEP
11
Timeless Travels (11/14)
Defeat Team GO Rocket Leader Arlo
×2500
2500 XP
Defeat Team GO Rocket Leader Cliff
×2500
2500 XP
Defeat Team GO Rocket Leader Sierra
×2500
2500 XP

REWARDS

2500 XP
×2500
×1
STEP
12
Timeless Travels (12/14)
Find the Team GO Rocket Boss
×10
Hyper Potion ×10
Battle the Team GO Rocket Boss
×10
Ultra Ball ×10
Defeat the Team GO Rocket Boss
×6
Max Revive ×6

REWARDS

3000 XP
×3000
STEP
13
Timeless Travels (13/14)
Catch 10 Pokémon
×10
Max Potion ×10
Spin 10 PokéStops or Gym
×1
Sinnoh Stone ×1
Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket Grunts
×3
Charged TM ×3

REWARDS

4000 XP
×4000
STEP
14
Timeless Travels (14/14)
Claim Reward! ???
Claim Reward!
×5000
5000 XP
Claim Reward!
×1
Lucky Egg ×1

REWARDS

5000 XP
×5000
Gible

Taken Treasures

Event-exclusive Timed Research

For US$5.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency), you’ll be able to access event-exclusive Timed Research.

Timed Research rewards include the following.

  • Stardust, XP, one Incense, one Incubator, three Silver Pinap Berries, and more!
  • Encounters with event-themed Pokémon
  • An event-themed avatar pose!
Please note that Timed Research expires. The tasks associated with this Timed Research must be completed and their rewards must be claimed before Thursday, February 01, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. local time.
Trainers will be able to purchase and gift tickets to any of their Pokémon GO friends that they have achieved a Friendship level of Great Friends or higher with. Please note that purchases—including those made for other Trainers—are non-refundable (subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service). Tickets cannot be purchased with PokéCoins.
Please note that the Timed Research ticket will only be available in the in-game shop until January 31, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.
STEP
1
Taken Treasures (1/4)
Spin 10 PokéStops
×25
Poké Ball ×25
Defeat 5 Team GO Rocket Grunts Bruxish
Make 20 Curveball Throws
×15
Great Ball ×15

REWARDS

×1000
×1
1000 XP
STEP
2
Taken Treasures (2/4)
Catch 20 Pokémon
×5
Hyper Potion ×5
Transfer 25 Pokémon Scraggy
Defeat 5 Team GO Rocket Grunts
×5
Revive ×5

REWARDS

×2000
×3
2000 XP
STEP
3
Taken Treasures (3/4)
Make 30 Curveball Throws
×5
Max Revive ×5
Defeat 10 Team GO Rocket Grunts Weezing
Catch 5 Shadow Pokémon
×5
Max Potion ×5

REWARDS

×3000
×1
3000 XP
STEP
4
Taken Treasures (4/4)
Transfer 30 Pokémon
×3
Fast TM ×3
Defeat 10 Team GO Rocket Grunts Vullaby
Purify 10 Shadow Pokémon
×3
Charged TM ×3

REWARDS

×4000
Poké Ball Throw Pose
4000 XP

Poké Ball Throw Pose

Sales

Pokémon GO Web Store Team GO Rocket Bundle

There’ll be an Team GO Rocket Box available during the event for $9.99, featuring seven Rocket Radars, seven Premium Battle Passes, seven Ultra Balls, and seven Silver Pinap Berries. Check it out in the Pokémon GO Web Store.


Event Bundle

There’ll be a Team GO Rocket Box available during this event.

For 300 Pokécoins, you will get one Incubator, one Rocket Radar, and one Premium Battle Pass.

Check it out in the in-game shop!

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