Selected Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild and from Incense or Lure Modules:
5-km Pokémon Eggs obtained during the event would hatch more of these Pokémon:
The following Raid Bosses were available for a time of this event.
Max capture CP 534 CP 668 CP
Max capture CP 560 CP 700 CP
Max capture CP 646 CP 808 CP
Max capture CP 566 CP 708 CP
Max capture CP 263 CP 329 CP
Max capture CP 594 CP 743 CP
Max capture CP 976 CP 1,220 CP
Max capture CP 1,811 CP 2,264 CP
Max capture CP 1,221 CP 1,526 CP
Max capture CP 1,204 CP 1,506 CP
Max capture CP 1,345 CP 1,682 CP
From the start of event to January 31st, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time:
Max capture CP 1,984 CP 2,480 CP
From January 31st, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time onward:
Max capture CP 1,972 CP 2,466 CP
In order to obtain Frenzy Plant, Blast Burn, Dragon Pulse, or Smack Down, Trainers had to evolve Bayleef, Quilava, Flaaffy, or Pupitar into Meganium, Typhlosion, Ampharos, or Tyranitar respectively during the event. In order to obtain Earthquake, Trainers had to catch Ho-Oh from timed research or raid during the event. Trainers cannot use TMs to obtain the attacks.
Field Research event tasks
There were several Field Research tasks exclusively for the duration of the event.
To complete the Collection Challenge, Trainer must catch all of the following Pokémon during the event.
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