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Genesect

Genesect is a Bug, Steel-type Mythical Pokémon from the Unova region. It does not evolve into or from any other Pokémon. It has five forms depending on the drive it is using.

Pokédex description

Paleozoic Pokémon
This Pokémon existed 300 million years ago. Team Plasma altered it and attached a cannon to its back.
- Genesect's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Steel.png
8 (11)

Charged attacks

Icon Steel.png
70 (25)
Icon Bug.png
45 (28)
Icon Normal.png
150 (39)
(Normal only)
Icon Electric.png
140 (38)
(Shock only)
Icon Fire.png
70 (32)
(Burn only)
Icon Ice.png
90 (27)
(Chill only)
Icon Poison.png
130 (42)
(Douse only)
Icon Fire.png
120 (60)
(Burn only)
Icon Water.png
120 (60)
(Douse only)

Evolution family

Genesect is part of a one-member family.

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Forms

Genesect has five different forms depending on the drive it is using. Genesect Pokédex entry has custom form switches.

Genesect
Genesect
Regular
Genesect
Genesect
Shock Drive
Genesect
Genesect
Burn Drive
Genesect
Genesect
Chill Drive
Genesect
Genesect
Douse Drive

Genesect
Genesect
Regular
Genesect
Genesect
Shock Drive
Genesect
Genesect
Burn Drive
Genesect
Genesect
Chill Drive
Genesect
Genesect
Douse Drive

Genesect
Genesect
Regular
Genesect
Genesect
Shock Drive
Genesect
Genesect
Burn Drive
Genesect
Genesect
Chill Drive
Genesect
Genesect
Douse Drive

Availability

Genesect

Method Maximum CP Details
Emblem Raid.png
Raid Battles
1,916
2,395

(weather boosted)
Tier 5 CP 47,836

Unova Week: 2020 Aug 14 - 21[1]

RT-Icon Special-Stamp-1.png
Research tasks
1,437 Special Research/Timed Research:
Throwback Challenge Champion 2020 - Completing 5th part
A Drive to Investigate - Completing 4th part

Shock Drive Genesect

  • Shock Drive Genesect has not been released yet.

Burn Drive Genesect

Method Maximum CP Details
Emblem Raid.png
Raid Battles
1,916
2,395

(weather boosted)
Tier 5 CP 47,836

2021 Jan 5 - 12[2]

GO Battle League.png
GO Battle League
1,916 Obtainable starting from rank:
20 (2021 Jan 5 - 11)

Chill Drive Genesect

  • Chill Drive Genesect has not been released yet.

Douse Drive Genesect

Method Maximum CP Details
Emblem Raid.png
Raid Battles
1,916
2,395

(weather boosted)
Tier 5 CP 47,836

2021 Oct 1 - 12[3]

GO Battle League.png
GO Battle League
1,916 Obtainable starting from rank:
20 (2021 Oct 1 - 12)


Gallery

Form switches sprites

Sprites for form switches in the Pokédex.

Avatar Items

Trivia

  • According to the datamine, Genesect debut event was planned only during local time 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on March 22nd, 2020.[4] In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Niantic decided to extend the event from March 20th, 2020, 8 a.m. to March 26th, 2020, 10 p.m. in attempt to make this event available and playable for as many Trainers globally as possible.[5]

References

  1. Tips for the best Pokémon GO Fest experience—plus, Ultra Unlock details!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-07-23.
  2. Ring in 2021 with Pokémon GO’s January events. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2021-01-01.
  3. Coming in October: Pokémon GO Halloween 2021 and more!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2021-10-01.
  4. Text Assets Pushed - New Ticketed Events, Community Day and Safari Zones. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2020-02-28.
  5. A new Special Research story event is coming: A Drive to Investigate!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-03-13.

External links

  • Genesect page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Genesect article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Genesect article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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