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

Pokémon Spotlight Hour featuring Bronzor was available during this event.

Features

Featured Pokémon

TodayView Icon PokemonEncounter.png Pokémon in wild

Selected Sinnoh Pokémon had increased spawn rates in the wild and from Incense or Lure Modules. 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.

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

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

Pikachu
#025
Electric
Glameow
#431
Normal
Purugly
#432
Normal
Egg 7k.png 7-km Eggs

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

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

The following Raid Bosses were available for a time of this event:

Egg Raid Normal.png 1st Tier
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Turtwig
Turtwig
#387 Turtwig
Grass
Boss CP 3,669 CP
Max capture CP 678 CP 848 CP
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Chimchar
Chimchar
#390 Chimchar
Fire
Boss CP 3,150 CP
Max capture CP 547 CP 683 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Piplup
Piplup
#393 Piplup
Water
Boss CP 3,364 CP
Max capture CP 614 CP 767 CP
Shiny Pokémon.png
Drifloon
Drifloon
#425 Drifloon
Ghost Flying
Boss CP 5,458 CP
Max capture CP 684 CP 855 CP
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Timburr
Timburr
#532 Timburr
Fighting
Boss CP 3,686 CP
Max capture CP 751 CP 939 CP
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Klink
Klink
#599 Klink
Steel
Boss CP 3,227 CP
Max capture CP 546 CP 683 CP
Egg Raid Normal.png 2nd Tier
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Mawile
Mawile
#303 Mawile
Steel Fairy
Boss CP 12,739 CP
Max capture CP 934 CP 1,167 CP
Cranidos
#408 Cranidos
Rock
Boss CP 5,292 CP
Max capture CP 1,040 CP 1,300 CP
Combee
#415 Combee
Bug Flying
Boss CP 3,108 CP
Max capture CP 282 CP 353 CP
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Croagunk
Croagunk
#453 Croagunk
Poison Fighting
Boss CP 3,061 CP
Max capture CP 544 CP 680 CP
Lumineon
#457 Lumineon
Water
Boss CP 12,812 CP
Max capture CP 1,036 CP 1,295 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 3rd Tier
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Raichu
Raichu
Electric Psychic
Boss CP 16,848 CP
Max capture CP 1,306 CP 1,633 CP
Roserade
#407 Roserade
Grass Poison
Boss CP 21,892 CP
Max capture CP 1,697 CP 2,122 CP
Bastiodon
#411 Bastiodon
Rock Steel
Boss CP 11,346 CP
Max capture CP 879 CP 1,100 CP
Floatzel
#419 Floatzel
Water
Boss CP 16,082 CP
Max capture CP 1,396 CP 1,745 CP
Skuntank
#435 Skuntank
Poison Dark
Boss CP 14,476 CP
Max capture CP 1,347 CP 1,684 CP
Egg Raid Rare.png 4th Tier
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Absol
Absol
#359 Absol
Dark
Boss CP 18,195 CP
Max capture CP 1,443 CP 1,805 CP
Bronzong
#437 Bronzong
Steel Psychic
Boss CP 25,211 CP
Max capture CP 1,279 CP 1,599 CP
Hippowdon
#450 Hippowdon
Ground
Boss CP 18,601 CP
Max capture CP 1,763 CP 2,204 CP
Drapion
#452 Drapion
Poison Dark
Boss CP 27,251 CP
Max capture CP 1,401 CP 1,752 CP
Abomasnow
#460 Abomasnow
Grass Ice
Boss CP 24,082 CP
Max capture CP 1,349 CP 1,687 CP

Field Research event tasks

TodayView Icon Research.png Field Research tasks

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

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

Timed Research

TodayView Icon Research.png Throwback Challenge 2020: Sinnoh
1st Part
Catch 3 different species of Pokémon
Take a snapshot of a Rock-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set
2nd Part
Take a snapshot of a Grass-type Pokémon
Send a Gift to a friend
Catch a Grass-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set
3rd Part
Make 3 Nice Throws
Hatch an Egg
Catch a Fighting-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set
4th Part
Earn a Candy walking with your buddy
Catch a Ground-type Pokémon
Catch a Water-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set
5th Part
Battle another trainer
Use 3 Berries to help catch Pokémon
Catch a Ghost-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set
6th Part
Take a snapshot of a Steel-type Pokémon
Give your buddy 3 treats
Catch a Steel-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set
7th Part
Evolve a Pokémon
Earn a Candy walking with your buddy
Catch an Ice-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set
8th Part
Power up Pokémon 3 times
Make 3 Great Throws
Catch an Electric-type Pokémon
Rewards for whole set
9th Part
Claim Reward!
Claim Reward!
Claim Reward!
Rewards for whole set

Exclusive move

Exclusive move

In order to obtain Grass Knot, Trainers had to catch Cresselia from timed research during the event. Trainers cannot use TMs to obtain the attack.

Icon Grass.png
90 (35)

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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