Throwback Challenge: Johto

Event

Starts:
Friday, May 8, at 1:00 PM Local Time
Ends:
Friday, May 15, at 1:00 PM Local Time

From Friday, May 8, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Friday, May 15, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. local time, you’ll have access to the Throwback Challenge 2020: Johto Timed Research.

Remember the adventures in Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver with us! Make Curveball Throws as a subtle callback to visiting the Whirl Islands, and catch a Water-type Pokémon in memory of the fateful encounter with the Shiny Gyarados at the Lake of Rage! Complete all eight sets of tasks in the Johto Timed Research to earn 10 Rare Candies and a reward encounter with a Ho-Oh that knows the event-exclusive attack Earthquake.




Bonuses

2x Catch Stardust
2x Raid Stardust

Features

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

Spawns

Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region, such as Dunsparce and Skarmory, will be appearing more frequently in the wild.

  • shiny
    Machop
  • shiny
    Chikorita
  • shiny
    Cyndaquil
  • shiny
    Totodile
  • shiny
    Sentret
  • Hoothoot
  • Ledyba
  • Spinarak
  • shiny
    Natu
  • shiny
    Mareep
  • shiny
    Aipom
  • shiny
    Sunkern
  • shiny
    Yanma
  • shiny
    Murkrow
  • shiny
    Misdreavus
  • shiny
    Dunsparce
  • shiny
    Qwilfish
  • shiny
    Swinub
  • shiny
    Skarmory
  • Phanpy

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

  • shiny
    Pikachu

Eggs

In 7 km Eggs

  • shiny
    Chinchou
  • shiny
    Yanma
  • Girafarig
  • shiny
    Pineco
  • shiny
    Dunsparce
  • shiny
    Gligar
  • shiny
    Shuckle
  • shiny
    Skarmory
  • Phanpy

Raids

Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto 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.

  • Dunsparce

Research

  • Catch 3 Fire-type Pokémon
    Quilava
    CP 665 - 708
  • Catch 3 Normal-type Pokémon
    Dunsparce
    CP 679 - 724
    shiny
  • Make 3 Curveball Throws
    Noctowl
    CP 819 - 867
  • Use 5 Berries to help Catch Pokémon
    Pineco
    CP 440 - 475
    shiny
  • Hatch an Egg
    Phanpy
    CP 479 - 517
  • Earn a heart with your buddy
    Bayleef
    CP 583 - 623
  • Play with your buddy
    Totodile
    CP 449 - 485
    shiny
  • Take a snapshot of your buddy
    Shuckle
    CP 141 - 173
    shiny
  • Trade a Pokémon
    Aipom
    CP 539 - 578
    shiny

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