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Pokémon GO Fest in 2018 was the second GO Fest event in Pokémon GO.[1]

Features

The following goals were the second phase of Global Challenge. They were set to be done on July 14th and 15th, for players attending to GO Fest 2018 and these worldwide. The rewards for each goal lasted between July 16th and 23rd, 2018 and the bonus reward for completing all goals — the Zapdos Day, which happened on July 21st, 2018.

Region and goal Reward

Attendees exclusive features

Exclusive medal for 2018

Featured Pokémon

Question mark of Unown was released in this event. Attendants received an exclusive Special Research tasks series — GO Fest 2018 to obtain Mythical Pokémon Celebi.[2]

Unown
#201
Psychic
Celebi
#251
Psychic   Grass
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

There were B, C, E, I, L and ? forms of Unown spawning frequently at the event. These letters spell word "Celebi?" - Mythical Pokémon that debuted in the game on this event. The event featured the region-exclusive Pokémon Torkoal.

Unown
#201
Psychic
Unown
#201
Psychic
Unown
#201
Psychic
Unown
#201
Psychic
Unown
#201
Psychic
Unown
#201
Psychic
Torkoal
#324
Fire

Special Research

TodayView Icon Research.png GO Fest 2018
1st Part
Spin 15 PokéStops or Gyms
Earn a Candy walking with your buddy
Rewards for whole set


2nd Part
Catch 10 Fire-type Pokémon
Catch 10 Water-type Pokémon
Catch 10 Grass-type Pokémon
Catch 10 Steel-type Pokémon
Catch 10 Rock-type Pokémon
Catch 10 Ice-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


3rd Part

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

Catch 7 Unown
Catch 7 Psychic-type Pokémon
Spin 20 PokéStops or Gyms
Hatch 3 Eggs
Rewards for whole set


4th Part
Catch 5 Plusle
Catch 5 Minun
Rewards for whole set


5th Part
Claim Reward!
Claim Reward!
Claim Reward!
Rewards for whole set
1st Part

Trainer! Thank goodness you made it.

I was ready for a fun-filled day of playing with Pokémon, but as you may have seen, the park has all sorts of unusual geological phenomena occurring!

We need to figure out what’s happening and set it right, so I'm asking for your help.

Now that you’re here, I need you to be part of my Elite Research team.

First things first—could you help survey the park and get some supplies?

Please complete the following research tasks.

2nd Part

Yowzers! As you may have noticed, the park has all sorts of unusual geological phenomena going on today!

I’m not sure what could have caused it—they just appeared out of nowhere...and they seem to be getting bigger and bigger!

Whatever is causing it, the local park habitat here is quite disrupted by all the changes.

The local Pokémon have become confused… It looks like they’re acting more aggressive and territorial!

Let's see if we can help out by catching some Pokémon to make the situation a bit more stable.

Please catch 10 Fire-, Steel-, Water-, Grass-, Rock-, or Ice-type Pokémon!

3rd Part

Well, it looks like there were some pretty powerful Pokémon causing the ruckus. Thanks for taking care of them! I'm sure they'll make great friends.

However, I'm not sure that was sufficient—the strange habitats are just as active as before. The local park and all the Pokémon here seem worried. We need to get to the bottom of this!

I've been seeing some unusual Pokémon called Unown floating around the area...

This Pokémon is shaped like ancient writing…and I think they may be trying to tell us something! I think they want us to call on a powerful Pokémon—the Guardian of the Forest? I'll bet if we follow the Unown around the park, they'll lead us to this Pokémon!

Let's do the following research tasks.

4th Part

Amazing! Never thought I would see Celebi here.

I think Celebi's time travel abilities may be exactly what we need to fix the situation.

Celebi can go back in time and stop these distortions while they're still small!

It's a difficult task… We need to ensure Celebi has all the support it needs!

The Plusle and Minun in the park would be perfect to help us out.

These Pokémon are famous for loving teamwork and cheering on their partners with their pom-poms made of sparks!

If we collect a bunch, I think they'll be able to work together to get Celebi really pumped up!

Then Celebi can focus its power to return to the past and prevent this problem before it starts!

Quickly, TRAINER, let's complete these research tasks!

5th Part

That did it! It seems like the strange habitats are slowly returning to normal.

It appears that Celebi has safely returned from the past to stay with you. Looks like you two have formed a bond!

I'll bet by next weekend the park will have returned to its old self! Celebi is truly a wondrous Pokémon!

Thanks for all your help today! We couldn't have done it without you.

This weekend will be one to remember!

Trainers worldwide features

Featured Pokémon

The following Pokémon were released with the start of the event:

Diglett
#050
Alolan
Ground   Steel
Dugtrio
#051
Alolan
Ground   Steel
Geodude
#074
Alolan
Rock   Electric
Graveler
#075
Alolan
Rock   Electric
Golem
#076
Alolan
Rock   Electric
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

Selected Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild (and from Incense, Lure Module):[3]

Diglett
#050
Alolan
Ground   Steel
Geodude
#074
Alolan
Rock   Electric
Exeggutor
#103
Alolan
Grass   Dragon
Magmar
#126
Fire
Shiny Pokémon.png
Aerodactyl
Aerodactyl
#142
Rock   Flying
Slugma
#218
Fire
Swinub
#220
Ice   Ground
Treecko
#252
Grass
Torchic
#255
Fire
Mudkip
#258
Water
Lotad
#270
Water   Grass
Seedot
#273
Grass
Shiny Pokémon.png
Aron
Aron
#304
Steel   Rock
Shiny Pokémon.png
Plusle
Plusle
#311
Electric
Shiny Pokémon.png
Minun
Minun
#312
Electric
Shiny Pokémon.png
Wailmer
Wailmer
#320
Water
Cacnea
#331
Grass
Feebas
#349
Water
Shiny Pokémon.png
Snorunt
Snorunt
#361
Ice

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

Plusle
#311
Electric
Minun
#312
Electric

Avatar items

These avatar items were released with the beginning of the event:

GO Fest 2018 Tee
GO Fest 2018 Tee
GO Fest 2018 Tee
Free
(female)

Shop special offer

TodayView Icon Shop.png Special shop offers

The following offers were available from the shop from the start of the event.[4]

Special Box
Special Box
PokeCoin.png 480
Ultra Box
Ultra Box
PokeCoin.png 1,480

Gallery

References

  1. Get Pumped Up for Pokémon GO Summer Tour 2018!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2018-05-07.
  2. u/Chrales new gofest quests - Celebi as special research rewards r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-07-03.
  3. The following Pokemon have increased spawns this weekend. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-07-27.
  4. New Pokémon GO Fest 2018 boxes now available with Ultra Balls, Star Pieces, Incubators, Lucky Eggs and more Pokémon Blog. Retrieved on 2018-12-17.
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