Throwback Challenge: Hoenn

Event

Starts:
Friday, May 15, at 1:00 PM Local Time
Ends:
Friday, May 22, at 1:00 PM Local Time

From Friday, May 15, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Friday, May 22, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. local time, you’ll have access to the Throwback Challenge 2020: Hoenn Timed Research.

The events of Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire were epic! Catching a Fire-type Pokémon will be like taking a nice, warm soak in the hot springs of Lavaridge Town, while catching a Normal-type Pokémon might remind you of battling against your dad at the Petalburg Gym! Complete all eight sets of tasks in the Hoenn Timed Research to earn 10 Rare Candies and a reward encounter with a Groudon that knows the event-exclusive attack Fire Punch.




Bonuses

1/2 Egg Distance*
1/2 Buddy Candy Distance

* This will not stack with the ongoing 1/2 Hatch Distance.

Features

  • Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region will also be available to battle in raids.
  • In honor of Rayquaza being chosen in the Pokémon of the Year vote as the number-one Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region, Pikachu wearing Rayquaza hats will be appearing in the wild!
  • If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny Skitty!
  • Event-exclusive Field Research tasks will reward encounters with Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region.

Spawns

Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region—such as Skitty, Zangoose, and Seviper—will be appearing more frequently in the wild. Zangoose and Seviper will remain in their cooresponding regions during this event.

  • shiny
    Treecko
  • shiny
    Torchic
  • shiny
    Mudkip
  • shiny
    Poochyena
  • shiny
    Zigzagoon
  • shiny
    Wurmple
  • shiny
    Taillow
  • shiny
    Wingull
  • Surskit
  • Shroomish
  • Whismur
  • shiny
    Makuhita
  • shiny
    Skitty
  • shiny
    Aron
  • shiny
    Meditite
  • shiny
    Plusle
  • shiny
    Minun
  • shiny
    Roselia
  • Gulpin
  • Numel
  • shiny
    Spoink
  • shiny
    Trapinch
  • Cacnea
  • shiny
    Zangoose
  • shiny
    Seviper
  • shiny
    Barboach
  • shiny
    Lileep
  • shiny
    Anorith
  • shiny
    Shuppet
  • shiny
    Duskull
  • Spheal
  • shiny
    Bagon
  • shiny
    Beldum

In honor of Rayquaza being chosen in the Pokémon of the Year vote as the number-one Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region, Pikachu wearing Rayquaza hats will be appearing in the wild!

  • shiny
    Pikachu

Eggs

In 7 km Eggs

  • shiny
    Lotad
  • shiny
    Slakoth
  • shiny
    Nincada
  • shiny
    Skitty
  • shiny
    Sableye
  • shiny
    Mawile
  • shiny
    Trapinch
  • shiny
    Feebas
  • shiny
    Clamperl

Raids

Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region will also be available to battle in raids. Check out the full list here after the event starts.

Shiny

These Pokémon will be released in their shiny variant with the start of the event.

  • Skitty
  • Delcatty

Research

  • Catch an Electric-type Pokémon
    Swellow
    CP 776 - 823
  • Catch 3 Normal-type Pokémon
    Skitty
    CP 287 - 316
    shiny
  • Battle another Trainer
    Combusken
    CP 665 - 708
  • Evolve a Pokémon
    Snorunt
    CP 349 - 380
    shiny
  • Play with your buddy
    Lotad
    CP 230 - 256
    shiny
  • Give your buddy a treat
    Corphish
    CP 490 - 527
  • Earn a heart with your buddy
    Marshtomp
    CP 716 - 761
  • Trade a Pokémon
    Ralts
    CP 206 - 231
    shiny
  • Send 2 Gifts to friends
    Treecko
    CP 417 - 451
    shiny

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