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Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto was the first part of Throwback Challenge 2020 event.[1] It featured a Timed Research that rewarded a Mewtwo with Psystrike, among other items.

A Pokémon Spotlight Hour featuring Shellder was available during the event.

Features

Featured Pokémon

TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

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

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Bulbasaur
Bulbasaur
#001Grass
Poison
Weedle
#013
Bug   Poison
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Pidgey
Pidgey
#016
Normal   Flying
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Pikachu
Pikachu
#025
Electric
Vulpix
#037
Fire
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Zubat
Zubat
#041
Poison   Flying
Paras
#046
Grass   Poison
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Venonat
Venonat
#048
Bug   Poison
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Meowth
Meowth
#052
Normal
Persian
#053
Normal
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Mankey
Mankey
#056
Fighting
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Poliwag
Poliwag
#060
Water
Abra
#063
Psychic
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Geodude
Geodude
#074
Rock   Ground
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Magnemite
Magnemite
#081
Electric   Steel
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Seel
Seel
#086
Water
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Dewgong
Dewgong
#087
Water   Ice
Cloyster
#091
Water   Ice
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Krabby
Krabby
#098
Water
Kingler
#099
Water
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Koffing
Koffing
#109
Poison
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Chansey
Chansey
#113
Normal
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Eevee
Eevee
#133
Normal

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

Pikachu
#025
Electric
Venonat
#048
Bug   Poison
Venomoth
#049
Bug   Poison
Egg 7k.png 7-km Eggs

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

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Venonat
Venonat
#048
573 / 528
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Machop
Machop
#066
730 / 678
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Onix
Onix
#095
629 / 580
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Lickitung
Lickitung
#108
806 / 752
Tangela
#114
1,278 / 1,212
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Scyther
Scyther
#123
1,546 / 1,472
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Pinsir
Pinsir
#127
1,690 / 1,613
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Lapras
Lapras
#131
1,509 / 1,435
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Eevee
Eevee
#133
612 / 565

The following Raid Bosses were available during this event:

Egg Raid Normal.png 1st Tier
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Bulbasaur
Bulbasaur
#001 Bulbasaur
Boss CP 3,656 CP
Max capture CP 637 CP 796 CP
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Charmander
Charmander
Boss CP 3,334 CP
Max capture CP 560 CP 700 CP
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Squirtle
Squirtle
#007 Squirtle
Boss CP 3,113 CP
Max capture CP 540 CP 675 CP
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Meowth
Meowth
#052 Meowth
Boss CP 2,527 CP
Max capture CP 427 CP 534 CP
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Koffing
Koffing
#109 Koffing
Boss CP 4,099 CP
Max capture CP 694 CP 867 CP
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Magikarp
Magikarp
#129 Magikarp
Boss CP 1,077 CP
Max capture CP 157 CP 196 CP
Egg Raid Normal.png 2nd Tier
Muk
#089 Muk
Boss CP 11,893 CP
Max capture CP 1,575 CP 1,969 CP
Cloyster
#091 Cloyster
Boss CP 14,038 CP
Max capture CP 1,455 CP 1,819 CP
Exeggutor
#103 Exeggutor
Boss CP 13,474 CP
Max capture CP 1,722 CP 2,153 CP
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Lickitung
Lickitung
#108 Lickitung
Boss CP 14,386 CP
Max capture CP 806 CP 1,008 CP
Electabuzz
Boss CP 11,886 CP
Max capture CP 1,333 CP 1,667 CP
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Magmar
Magmar
#126 Magmar
Boss CP 12,189 CP
Max capture CP 1,367 CP 1,710 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 3rd Tier
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Onix
Onix
#095 Onix
Boss CP 9,429 CP
Max capture CP 629 CP 787 CP
Tangela
#114 Tangela
Boss CP 6,578 CP
Max capture CP 1,278 CP 1,598 CP
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Scyther
Scyther
#123 Scyther
Boss CP 19,014 CP
Max capture CP 1,546 CP 1,933 CP
Jynx
#124 Jynx
Boss CP 18,398 CP
Max capture CP 1,460 CP 1,825 CP
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Pinsir
Pinsir
#127 Pinsir
Boss CP 21,306 CP
Max capture CP 1,690 CP 2,113 CP
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Aerodactyl
Aerodactyl
Boss CP 18,678 CP
Max capture CP 1,590 CP 1,988 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 4th Tier
Nidoqueen
#031 Nidoqueen
Boss CP 25,364 CP
Max capture CP 1,421 CP 1,777 CP
Nidoking
#034 Nidoking
Boss CP 17,182 CP
Max capture CP 1,466 CP 1,833 CP
Poliwrath
#062 Poliwrath
Boss CP 26,364 CP
Max capture CP 1,477 CP 1,847 CP
Golem
#076 Golem
Boss CP 19,790 CP
Max capture CP 1,685 CP 2,106 CP
Snorlax
#143 Snorlax
Boss CP 26,380 CP
Max capture CP 1,843 CP 2,304 CP
Dragonite
#149 Dragonite
Boss CP 24,343 CP
Max capture CP 2,167 CP 2,709 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 7 Pokémon
Catch 3 Poison-type Pokémon
Battle another Trainer
Power Up your Pokémon
Transfer 7 Pokémon
Take a snapshot of your buddy
Play with your buddy
Give your buddy 3 treats

Timed Research

TodayView Icon Research.png Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto
1st Part
Catch 3 Grass, Water or Fire-type Pokémon
Take a snapshot of a Bug-type Pokémon
Catch a Rock-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


2nd Part
Battle in a raid
Transfer 3 Pokémon
Catch a Water-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


3rd Part
Evolve 3 Pokémon
Hatch an Egg
Catch an Electric-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


4th Part
Give your buddy a treat
Send a gift to a friend
Catch a Grass-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


5th Part
Earn a Candy walking with your buddy
Make 3 Great throws
Catch a Poison-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


6th Part
Take a snapshot of a Ghost-type Pokémon
Catch a Fighting-type Pokémon
Catch a Psychic-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


7th Part
Take a snapshot of an Ice-type Pokémon
Evolve a Pokémon
Catch a Fire-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


8th Part
Power up Pokémon 6 times
Battle another Trainer
Catch a Ground-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set


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

References

  1. Throwback Challenge: Celebrate our Pokémon journeys together!. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-04-28.


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