Team GO Rocket Takeover

Team GO Rocket

Starts:
Monday, November 14, at 12:00 AM Local Time
Ends:
Thursday, November 17, at 8:00 PM Local Time

We have intel indicating a Team GO Rocket Takeover is set from November 14, at 12 am local time to November 17, at 8 pm local time.




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 3 hours during this event.

Features

Save Shadow Mewtwo!

Giovanni’s greed and ambition knows no limits, and this time his machinations include using Shadow Mewtwo! A new Special Research story will be available at the beginning of this event. Progress through it to receive a Super Rocket Radar, and chase down Giovanni!

The Special Research will be available to claim until the end of the Season of Light on December 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

  • Mewtwo

Shadow

Team GO Rocket Grunts—as well as their leaders Sierra, Cliff, and Arlo—are also 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

  • Alolan Diglett
  • Onix
  • Natu
  • Wailmer
  • Golett

Arlo’s Team

Arlo’s Team will consist of these Shadow Pokémon. The row corresponds to the slot on their team.

  • shiny
    Mawile
  • Charizard
  • Salamence
  • Staraptor
  • Dragonite
  • Granbull
  • Scizor

Cliff’s Team

Cliff’s Team will consist of these Shadow Pokémon. The row corresponds to the slot on their team.

  • shiny
    Machop
  • Pinsir
  • Crobat
  • Amoonguss
  • Aerodactyl
  • Tyranitar
  • Camerupt

Sierra’s Team

Sierra’s Team will consist of these Shadow Pokémon. The row corresponds to the slot on their team.

  • shiny
    Sableye
  • Flygon
  • Cacturne
  • Honchkrow
  • Snorlax
  • Houndoom
  • Cradily

Giovanni’s Team

Giovanni’s Team will consist of these Shadow Pokémon. The row corresponds to the slot on their team.

  • Persian
  • Nidoqueen
  • Steelix
  • Rhyperior
  • Mewtwo

Eggs

In 12 km Eggs

The following Pokémon will hatch from 12 km Eggs.

The following Pokémon can currently only be hatched from 12 km Eggs: Sandile, Pawniard, Vullaby, Pancham, and Salandit. Trainers can earn 12 km Eggs by defeating Team GO Rocket leaders.

Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to hatch Shiny Pawniard–if you’re lucky!

  • shiny
    Larvitar
  • shiny
    Absol
  • shiny
    Skorupi
  • Sandile
  • Scraggy
  • shiny
    Pawniard
  • shiny
    Vullaby
  • shiny
    Deino
  • Pancham
  • Skrelp
  • Salandit

Research

Field Research Tasks

A Field Research task awarding a Mysterious Component will be available.

  • Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts
    REWARD
    ×1
    Mysterious Component ×1

The event-exclusive Field Research for the Greedy Gluttons event will also be still available.


Ultra Beast Protection Efforts

Season-exclusive Special Research

Special Research centered on Giovanni will be available. Complete it to earn Super Rocket Radar!

The Special Research will be available to claim until the end of the Season of Light on December 1, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

  • STEP
    1
    Ultra Beast Protection Efforts (1/4)
    Defeat 6 Team GO Rocket Grunts
    ×10
    Hyper Potion ×10
    Catch 4 Shadow Pokémon
    ×10
    Poké Ball ×10
    Purify 2 Shadow Pokémon
    ×10
    Pinap Berry ×10

    REWARDS

    2000 XP
    ×15
    ×1
  • STEP
    2
    Ultra Beast Protection Efforts (2/4)
    Defeat the Team GO Rocket Leader Arlo
    ×1500
    1500 XP
    Defeat the Team GO Rocket Leader Cliff
    ×1500
    1500 XP
    Defeat the Team GO Rocket Leader Sierra
    ×1500
    1500 XP

    REWARDS

    2500 XP
    ×1000
    ×1
  • STEP
    3
    Ultra Beast Protection Efforts (3/4)
    Find the Team GO Rocket Boss
    ×5
    Max Potion ×5
    Battle the Team GO Rocket Boss
    ×20
    Ultra Ball ×20
    Defeat the Team GO Rocket Boss
    ×5
    Max Revive ×5

    REWARDS

    3000 XP
    ×1
    ×2
  • STEP
    4
    Ultra Beast Protection Efforts (4/4)
    Claim Reward!
    ×2500
    2500 XP
    Claim Reward!
    ×2500
    2500 XP
    Claim Reward!
    ×2500
    2500 XP

    REWARDS

    5000 XP
    ×2500
    ×2

Shiny

Shiny Pawniard Family

For the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to hatch Shiny Pawniard–if you’re lucky!

  • Pawniard
  • Bisharp

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