Battle Showdown in 2019 was the second Battle Showdown event in Pokémon GO.[1]

A new move, Power-Up Punch, has been added for Poliwrath, Hitmonchan, Kangaskhan, Medicham and Lucario since this event.

Features

Featured Pokémon

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Selected Fighting-type Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild and from Incense or Lure Modules:. Medicham was in the wild exclusively during this event.

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Mankey
Mankey
#056
Fighting
Shiny Pokémon.png
Machop
Machop
#066
Fighting
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Meditite
Meditite
#307
Fighting   Psychic
Medicham
#308
Fighting   Psychic

These Shiny Pokémon were released with the start of the event:

Mankey
#056
Fighting
Primeape
Machop
#066
Fighting
Machoke
#067
Fighting
Machamp
#068
Fighting

Field Research event tasks

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There were several Field Research tasks exclusively for the duration of the event.

Catch 5 Fighting-type Pokémon
Make 2 Excellent throws in a row
Use a Super Effective charged attack in 7 raids or Gym Battles
Win 3 raids

References

  1. Challenge fellow Trainers in our Battle Showdown event!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2019-03-05.
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