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Countdown to Pokemon GO Tour: Kanto - Celebrating the Hoenn region

Published: 07:59, 14 January 2021
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Countdown to Pokemon GO Tour: Kanto - the Hoenn region
Countdown to Pokemon GO Tour: Kanto - the Hoenn region

Pokemon GO's countdown celebration leading up to Pokemon GO Tour: Kanto will feature the Hoenn region soon. The Hoenn region celebration will kick off on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. local time.

Date and Time

The upcoming event will go on from Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, January 24, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Features

The following Pokemon are sure to appear more frequently in the wild and a Shiny Aron might be among them.

  • Treecko
  • Torchic
  • Mudkip
  • Taillow
  • Loudred
  • Nosepass
  • Aron
  • Meditite
  • Roselia
  • Carvanha
  • Numel
  • Baltoy

The following Pokemon will be hatching from 5 km Eggs: 

  • Skitty
  • Aron
  • Corphish
  • Lileep
  • Anorith
  • Bagon
  • Beldum

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The event-exclusive Field Research tasks will reward Stardust and lead to encounters with:

  • Treecko
  • Torchic
  • Mudkip
  • Aron
  • Plusle
  • Minun
  • Wailmer

These Pokemon will be appearing in one-star raids:

  • Treecko
  • Torchic
  • Mudkip
  • Ralts
  • Aron
  • Bagon will be appearing in one-star raids.

Watch out for these pokemon in three-star raids:

  • Breloom
  • Mawile
  • Grumpig
  • Spinda
  • Absol

Five-star raids will play host to:

  • Kyogre 
  • Groudon

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Completing the Hoenn-themed Collection Challenge during the event will net the Trainers three Silver Pinap Berries, XP, and an Incense. You can complete the challenge by collecting:

  • Treecko
  • Torchic
  • Mudkip
  • Nincada
  • Nosepass
  • Aron
  • Plusle
  • Minun
  • Bagon

Evolve Metang during the event to get a Metagross that knows the previously Community Day–exclusive attack Meteor Mash.

Event-exclusive Timed Research will be available: Complete the Hoenn-themed Timed Research tasks to earn the following rewards.

  • Catch two Kyogre to earn 10 Kyogre Candies.
  • Catch two Groudon to earn 10 Groudon Candies.
  • Catch 30 Pokemon to earn 30 Poke Balls.

Complete all the Timed Research tasks to encounter a Rayquaza that knows the exclusive Charged Attack Hurricane, as well as earn 3,000 XP and a Silver Pinap Berry. A Shiny Rayquaza might also be hiding out there somewhere.

A free bundle featuring three Remote Raid Passes to help you challenge Kyogre and Groudon will be available in the in-game shop from Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, January 25, 2021, at 9:00 p.m. GMT.

Prepare for Johto: An event celebrating the Johto region will be happening from Tuesday, January 26, 2021, to Sunday, January 31, 2021. Stay tuned for more details.

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