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Throwback Challenge 2020: Sinnoh was the fourth part of Throwback Challenge 2020 event.[1] It featured a Special Research that rewards a Cresselia with Grass Knot, among other items.

Pokémon Spotlight Hour featuring Bronzor were available during this event.

Features

TodayView Icon StarPiece 2× Star Piece duration
TodayView Icon LuckyEgg 2× Lucky Egg duration
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter Sinnoh-region Pokémon spawn increased
TodayView Icon Egg Sinnoh-region Pokémon in 7-km Eggs
TodayView Icon Research Sinnoh-region Pokémon in Research tasks
TodayView Icon Raid Sinnoh-region Pokémon in Raid Battles
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter Pikachu wearing Lucario hat release
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter Shiny Pikachu wearing Lucario hat release
TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter Shiny Glameow release
TodayView Icon Research Timed Special Research set release

Featured Pokémon

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

Following Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild:

Pikachu lucario
#025
Icon Electric
Geodude
#074
Icon Rock   Icon Ground
Turtwig
#387
Icon Grass
Piplup
#393
Icon Water
Starly
#396
Icon Normal   Icon Flying
Bidoof
#399
Icon Normal
Shieldon
#410
Icon Rock   Icon Steel
Burmy
#412
Icon Bug
Burmy sandy
#412
Icon Bug
Burmy trash
#412
Icon Bug
Buizel
#418
Icon Water
Cherubi
#420
Icon Grass
Cherrim
#421
Icon Grass
Drifloon
#425
Icon Ghost   Icon Flying
Buneary
#427
Icon Normal
Lopunny
#428
Icon Normal
Glameow
#431
Icon Normal
Purugly
#432
Icon Normal
Stunky
#434
Icon Poison   Icon Dark
Skorupi
#451
Icon Poison   Icon Bug
Croagunk
#453
Icon Poison   Icon Fighting
Finneon
#456
Icon Water
Snover
#459
Icon Grass   Icon Ice


Moreover, these Shiny Pokémon were released with the start of the event.

Pikachu lucario shiny
#025
Icon Electric
Glameow shiny
#431
Icon Normal
Purugly shiny
#432
Icon Normal

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

7-km Eggs
Cranidos
#408
Cranidos
1,040 / 974
Shieldon
#410
Shieldon
509 / 465
Glameow
#431
GlameowShiny Pokémon
533 / 490
Chingling
#433
Chingling
574 / 530
Bonsly
#438
BonslyShiny Pokémon
744 / 693
Happiny
#440
HappinyShiny Pokémon
212 / 178
Gible
#443
GibleShiny Pokémon
635 / 588
Munchlax
#446
Munchlax
1,081 / 1,017
Riolu
#447
RioluShiny Pokémon
567 / 522
Mantyke
#458
Mantyke
713 / 662

The following Raid Bosses were available during this event.

Pokémon Raid Boss's CP Max. Capture CP
Egg Raid Normal 1st Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Normal
Turtwig
#387
Turtwig ( ? )
3,669 CP 678 CP
848 CP
Chimchar
#390
Chimchar ( ? )
3,150 CP 547 CP
683 CP
Piplup
#393
Piplup ( ? )
3,364 CP 614 CP
767 CP
Drifloon
#425
Drifloon ( ? )
5,458 CP 684 CP
855 CP
Timburr
#532
Timburr ( ? )
3,686 CP 751 CP
939 CP
3,227 CP 546 CP
683 CP
Egg Raid Normal 2nd Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Normal
Mawile
#303
Mawile ( ? )
9,008 CP 934 CP
1,167 CP
Cranidos
#408
Cranidos
9,167 CP 1,040 CP
1,300 CP
Combee
#415
Combee
3,108 CP 282 CP
353 CP
Croagunk
#453
Croagunk ( ? )
3,061 CP 544 CP
680 CP
Lumineon
#457
Lumineon
9,059 CP 1,036 CP
1,295 CP
Egg Raid Rare 3rd Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Rare
Raichu alolan
#026
Alolan Raichu ( ? )
16,848 CP 1,306 CP
1,633 CP
Roserade
#407
Roserade
21,892 CP 1,697 CP
2,122 CP
Bastiodon
#411
Bastiodon
11,346 CP 879 CP
1,100 CP
Floatzel
#419
Floatzel
16,082 CP 1,396 CP
1,745 CP
Skuntank
#435
Skuntank
14,476 CP 1,347 CP
1,684 CP
Egg Raid Rare 4th Tier Raid Bosses Egg Raid Rare
Absol
#359
Absol ( ? )
28,769 CP 1,443 CP
1,805 CP
Bronzong
#437
Bronzong
25,211 CP 1,279 CP
1,599 CP
Hippowdon
#450
Hippowdon
29,410 CP 1,763 CP
2,204 CP
Drapion
#452
Drapion
27,251 CP 1,401 CP
1,752 CP
Abomasnow
#460
Abomasnow
24,082 CP 1,349 CP
1,687 CP

Field Research event tasks

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

Task Possible Rewards
Catch 2 Pokémon
Catch 3 Normal-type Pokémon
Battle another trainer
Hatch an Egg
Transfer 3 Pokémon
Play with your buddy
Earn a heart with your buddy
Give your buddy a treat

Special Research

First part:

Task Reward
Catch 3 different species of Pokémon
Power up a Pokémon
Take a snapshot of a Rock-type Pokémon
Rewards for completing whole set


Second part:

Task Reward
Take a snapshot of a Grass-type Pokémon
Send a Gift to a friend
Catch a Grass-type Pokémon
Rewards for completing whole set


Third part:

Task Reward
Make 3 Nice Throws
Hatch an Egg
Catch an Fighting-type Pokémon
Rewards for completing whole set


Fourth part:

Task Reward
Earn a Candy walking with your buddy
Catch a Ground-type Pokémon
Catch a Water-type Pokémon
Rewards for completing whole set


Fifth part:

Task Reward
Battle another trainer
Use 3 Berries to help catch Pokémon
Catch a Ghost-type Pokémon
Rewards for completing whole set


Sixth part:

Task Reward
Take a snapshot of a Steel-type Pokémon
Give your buddy 3 treats
Catch a Steel-type Pokémon
Rewards for completing whole set


Seventh part:

Task Reward
Evolve a Pokémon
Earn a Candy walking with your buddy
Catch a Ice-type Pokémon
Rewards for completing whole set


Eighth part:

Task Reward
Power up Pokémon 3 times
Make 3 Great Throws
Catch a Electric-type Pokémon
Rewards for completing whole set


Ninth part:

Task Reward
Claim Reward 3000 XP
Claim Reward 3000 XP
Claim Reward 3000 XP
Rewards for completing whole set

Trivia

  • On the first day of event, the first task in part 1 was incorrectly stated as "Catch 3 Grass-, Water-, or Fire-type Pokémon".[2]

References


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