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Throwback Challenge 2020: Hoenn was the third part of Throwback Challenge 2020 event.[1] It featured a Timed Research that rewarded a Groudon with Fire Punch, among other items.

Incense Day: Water and Dark Type featuring Carvanha and Pokémon Spotlight Hour featuring Poochyena were available during this event.

Features

Featured Pokémon

TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

Following Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild. Pikachu wearing Rayquaza hat is in honor of Rayquaza being chosen in the Pokémon of the Year vote as the number-one Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region.

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Pikachu
Pikachu
#025
Electric
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Treecko
Treecko
#252
Grass
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Torchic
Torchic
#255
Fire
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Mudkip
Mudkip
#258
Water
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Wurmple
Wurmple
#265
Bug
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Taillow
Taillow
#276
Normal   Flying
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Wingull
Wingull
#278
Water   Flying
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Ralts
Ralts
#280
Psychic   Fairy
Surskit
#283
Bug   Water
Whismur
#293
Normal
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Skitty
Skitty
#300
Normal
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Aron
Aron
#304
Steel   Rock
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Meditite
Meditite
#307
Fighting   Psychic
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Plusle
Plusle
#311
Electric
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Minun
Minun
#312
Electric
Gulpin
#316
Poison
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Wailmer
Wailmer
#320
Water
Numel
#322
Fire   Ground
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Spoink
Spoink
#325
Psychic
Cacnea
#331
Grass
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Swablu
Swablu
#333
Normal   Flying
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Seviper
Seviper
#336
Poison
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Barboach
Barboach
#339
Water   Ground
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Baltoy
Baltoy
#343
Ground   Psychic
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Shuppet
Shuppet
#353
Ghost
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Duskull
Duskull
#355
Ghost

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

Pikachu
#025
Electric
Skitty
#300
Normal
Egg 7k.png 7-km Eggs

7-km Eggs obtained during the event would hatch more of these Pokémon.

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Lotad
Lotad
#270
342 / 307
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Slakoth
Slakoth
#287
572 / 527
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Nincada
Nincada
#290
439 / 399
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Skitty
Skitty
#300
422 / 383
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Sableye
Sableye
#302
843 / 789
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Mawile
Mawile
#303
934 / 877
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Trapinch
Trapinch
#328
728 / 676
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Feebas
Feebas
#349
157 / 132
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Clamperl
Clamperl
#366
726 / 675

The following Raid Bosses were available during this event.

Egg Raid Normal.png 1st Tier
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Treecko
Treecko
#252 Treecko
Boss CP 3,554 CP
Max capture CP 601 CP 752 CP
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Torchic
Torchic
#255 Torchic
Boss CP 3,587 CP
Max capture CP 624 CP 781 CP
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Mudkip
Mudkip
#258 Mudkip
Boss CP 3,589 CP
Max capture CP 644 CP 805 CP
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Swablu
Swablu
#333 Swablu
Boss CP 2,702 CP
Max capture CP 470 CP 588 CP
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Duskull
Duskull
#355 Duskull
Boss CP 2,770 CP
Max capture CP 403 CP 504 CP
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Timburr
Timburr
#532 Timburr
Boss CP 3,686 CP
Max capture CP 751 CP 939 CP
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Klink
Klink
#599 Klink
Boss CP 3,227 CP
Max capture CP 546 CP 683 CP
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Kirlia
#281 Kirlia
Boss CP 8,115 CP
Max capture CP 552 CP 690 CP
Nosepass
#299 Nosepass
Boss CP 3,603 CP
Max capture CP 567 CP 709 CP
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Sableye
Sableye
#302 Sableye
Boss CP 4,695 CP
Max capture CP 843 CP 1,054 CP
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Mawile
Mawile
#303 Mawile
Boss CP 12,739 CP
Max capture CP 934 CP 1,167 CP
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Roselia
Roselia
#315 Roselia
Boss CP 10,304 CP
Max capture CP 1,068 CP 1,335 CP
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Feebas
Feebas
#349 Feebas
Boss CP 1,077 CP
Max capture CP 157 CP 196 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 3rd Tier
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Raichu
Raichu
Boss CP 16,848 CP
Max capture CP 1,306 CP 1,633 CP
Hariyama
#297 Hariyama
Boss CP 15,264 CP
Max capture CP 1,616 CP 2,020 CP
Cacturne
#332 Cacturne
Boss CP 16,144 CP
Max capture CP 1,313 CP 1,641 CP
Claydol
#344 Claydol
Boss CP 14,527 CP
Max capture CP 1,126 CP 1,408 CP
Banette
#354 Banette
Boss CP 16,600 CP
Max capture CP 1,313 CP 1,642 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 4th Tier
Medicham
#308 Medicham
Boss CP 16,673 CP
Max capture CP 817 CP 1,022 CP
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Absol
Absol
#359 Absol
Boss CP 18,195 CP
Max capture CP 1,443 CP 1,805 CP
Walrein
#365 Walrein
Boss CP 16,335 CP
Max capture CP 1,557 CP 1,947 CP
Metagross
#376 Metagross
Boss CP 40,224 CP
Max capture CP 2,166 CP 2,708 CP

Field Research event tasks

TodayView Icon Research.png Field Research tasks

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

Catch an Electric-type Pokémon
Catch 3 Normal-type Pokémon
Battle another trainer
Evolve a Pokémon
Send 2 Gifts to friends
Trade a Pokémon
Play with your buddy
Earn a heart with your buddy
Give your buddy a treat

Timed Research

TodayView Icon Research.png Throwback Challenge 2020: Hoenn
1st Part
Catch 3 Grass-, Water-, or Fire-type Pokémon
Claim Reward
Catch a Rock-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


2nd Part
Power up a Pokémon
Make 3 Nice Throws
Catch a Fighting-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


3rd Part
Send a Gift to a friend
Make 3 Curveball Throws
Catch an Electric-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


4th Part
Earn a Candy walking with your buddy
Catch 3 Pokémon with Weather Boost
Catch a Fire-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


5th Part
Make 3 Great Throws
Power up Pokémon 3 times
Catch a Normal-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


6th Part
Catch a Water, Electric or Bug-type Pokémon
Catch a Flying-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


7th Part
Catch a Ghost-type Pokémon
Give your buddy 3 treats
Catch a Psychic-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


8th Part
Take a snapshot of a Water-type Pokémon
Evolve a Pokémon
Catch a Water-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


9th Part
Claim Reward
Claim Reward
Claim Reward
Rewards for whole set

Trivia

  • Although the event stated to include half Egg hatching distance, it does not stack with the the same bonus from COVID-19 pandemic, making this event bonus non-existent.[2]

References


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