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A Colossal Discovery is an event featuring return of the Legendary Titans: Regirock, Regice, Registeel and the debut of Regigigas in Pokémon GO.[1] Regigigas Special Research and some parts of the event required purchasing a ticket to unlock.

Features

The Legendary Titans reappeared in tier 5 Raid Battles. Certain Ice-, Rock-, and Steel-type Pokémon were more frequently seen in wild and Eggs. The effectiveness of Egg Incubators was doubled.

Featured Pokémon

Following Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild:

Geodude
#074
Geodude
Icon Rock
Icon Ground
Magnemite
#081
Magnemite
Icon Electric
Icon Steel
Swinub
#220
Swinub
Icon Ice
Icon Ground
Aron
#304
Aron
Icon Steel
Icon Rock
Spheal
#363
Spheal
Icon Ice
Icon Water

Moreover, these Shiny Pokémon were released with the start of the event.

Skarmory shiny
#227
Skarmory
Icon Steel
Icon Flying
Regirock shiny
#377
Regirock
Icon Rock
Regice shiny
#378
Regice
Icon Ice
Registeel shiny
#379
Registeel
Icon Steel

The following Pokémon hatched more frequently from Eggs during this event. Some of them were not available in the normal egg pools.

Event 5-km Eggs hatchlings
Shuckle
#213
ShuckleShiny Pokémon
231 / 189
Sneasel
#215
SneaselShiny Pokémon
1,172 / 1,107
Skarmory
#227
SkarmoryShiny Pokémon
1,204 / 1,139
Snorunt
#361
SnoruntShiny Pokémon
507 / 465
Event 10-km Eggs hatchlings
Aerodactyl
#142
AerodactylShiny Pokémon
1,590 / 1,515
Beldum
#374
BeldumShiny Pokémon
558 / 513

The following Raid Bosses were available for a time of this event. On November 2nd, all Raid Eggs only took 15 minutes to hatch, and the Raid time was extended to 90 minutes. The frequency of Legendary Raid was also sharply increased.

Pokémon Raid Boss's CP Max. Capture CP
Egg Raid Normal 1st Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Normal
Geodude
#074
Geodude ( ? )
4,365 CP 739 CP
923 CP
Snorunt
#361
Snorunt ( ? )
2,825 CP 507 CP
634 CP
Beldum
#374
Beldum ( ? )
3,296 CP 558 CP
697 CP
Shinx
#403
Shinx ( ? )
2,873 CP 500 CP
625 CP
3,227 CP 546 CP
683 CP
Egg Raid Normal 2nd Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Normal
Exeggutor alolan
#103
Alolan Exeggutor ( ? )
13,472 CP 1,722 CP
2,153 CP
Sneasel
#215
Sneasel ( ? )
10,981 CP 1,172 CP
1,465 CP
Mawile
#303
Mawile ( ? )
9,008 CP 934 CP
1,167 CP
Lileep
#345
Lileep ( ? )
6,539 CP 738 CP
922 CP
Anorith
#347
Anorith ( ? )
8,689 CP 874 CP
1,092 CP
Egg Raid Rare 3rd Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Rare
Raichu alolan
#026
Alolan Raichu ( ? )
16,848 CP 1,306 CP
1,633 CP
Aerodactyl
#142
Aerodactyl ( ? )
18,678 CP 1,590 CP
1,988 CP
Shuckle
#213
Shuckle ( ? )
3,892 CP 231 CP
289 CP
Piloswine
#221
Piloswine
14,546 CP 1,340 CP
1,675 CP
Skarmory
#227
Skarmory ( ? )
15,182 CP 1,204 CP
1,506 CP
Egg Raid Rare 4th Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Rare
Marowak alolan
#105
Alolan Marowak ( ? )
21,385 CP 1,048 CP
1,311 CP
Lapras
#131
Lapras ( ? )
23,476 CP 1,509 CP
1,886 CP
Aggron
#306
Aggron
33,326 CP 1,714 CP
2,143 CP
Absol
#359
Absol ( ? )
28,769 CP 1,443 CP
1,805 CP
Walrein
#365
Walrein
25,828 CP 1,557 CP
1,947 CP
Egg Raid Legendary 5th Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Legendary
Regirock
#377
Regirock ( ? )
42,768 CP 1,784 CP
2,230 CP
Regice
#378
Regice ( ? )
42,768 CP 1,784 CP
2,230 CP
Registeel
#379
Registeel ( ? )
33,516 CP 1,398 CP
1,748 CP

Shop special offer

The following offers were available from the shop from the start of the event.[2]

Box Cost Items
Bronze Box
Special Box
PokeCoin 480
Gold Box
Ultra Box
PokeCoin 1,480
Ultra Box
Adventure Box
PokeCoin 1,480

Ticket-exclusive features

Trainers could purchase the ticket which enabled them to receive the Special Research tasks series – A Colossal Discovery if they turned on the game during local time 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on November 2nd, 2019.

The rewards included:

  • Exclusive Field Research
  • Special Research – A Colossal Discovery: gain access to Regigigas, Sinnoh Stone, Unova Stone and more.
  • A Colossal Discovery medal
  • 10 additional Raid Passes at no cost during the Special Research time period when Trainers spun a Photo Disc at a Gym. These Raid Passes would not be available after the event period was over. Trainers could not hold more than one Raid Pass at once.
  • An exclusive avatar pose

Ticket details:

  • Sold US$7.99 (or the equivalent in your local currency) and could be purchased directly from the shop. The ticket could not be purchased with PokéCoins.
  • Tickets could be purchased until Saturday, November 2nd, 2019, at 5 p.m. in your local time zone.

Field Research event tasks

There were several Field Research tasks available exclusively to the ticket holders for the duration of the event.

Task Possible Rewards
Win a Raid.
Win a Trainer Battle against another Trainer.
Make a new friend.
Trade a Pokémon with a friend.
Aerodactyl Aerodactyl Shiny Pokémon
Shuckle Shuckle Shiny Pokémon
Sneasel Sneasel Shiny Pokémon
Skarmory Skarmory Shiny Pokémon

Special Research – A Colossal Discovery

Text in italics indicates changes of task after the event ended.

First part:

Task Reward
Catch a Regirock, Regice, Registeel from a raid.
Win 3 raids.
3000 XP
Catch 7 Rock-type Pokémon.
Catch 49 Pokémon.
Cranidos Cranidos
Evolve 7 Rock-type Pokémon. Tyranitar Tyranitar
Rewards for completing whole set
Golden Razz Berry Golden Razz Berry
3000× Stardust Stardust
10× Great Ball Great Ball

Second part:

Task Reward
Catch a Regirock, Regice, Registeel from a raid.
Win 3 raids
3000 XP
Catch 7 Ice-type Pokémon.
Catch 49 Pokémon.
Lapras Lapras
Evolve 7 Ice-type Pokémon. Abomasnow Abomasnow
Rewards for completing whole set
Sinnoh Stone Sinnoh Stone
3000× Stardust Stardust
10× Great Ball Great Ball

Third part:

Task Reward
Catch a Regirock, Regice, Registeel from a raid.
Win 3 raids
3000 XP
Catch 7 Steel-type Pokémon.
Catch 49 Pokémon.
Shieldon Shieldon
Evolve 7 Steel-type Pokémon. Steelix Steelix
Rewards for completing whole set
Unova Stone Unova Stone
3000× Stardust Stardust
10× Great Ball Great Ball

Fourth part:

Task Reward
Take a snapshot of a Regirock.
Take 7 snapshots of Rock-type Pokémon.
3000 XP
Take a snapshot of a Regice.
Take 7 snapshots of Ice-type Pokémon.
3000 XP
Take a snapshot of a Registeel.
Take 7 snapshots of Steel-type Pokémon.
3000 XP
Rewards for completing whole set
RT-Icon Encounter Regigigas Encounter
10× Regigigas candy Regigigas Candy
Avatar Pose

References

  1. Regirock, Regice, and Registeel reunite in raids! Prepare for a colossal discovery!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-11-02.
  2. New boxes available. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2019-11-03.
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