Let’s GO Event: Professor Willow Needs Your Help!
Attention all Trainers! Get ready to embark on an exciting adventure in Pokemon GO, as Professor Willow is seeking your assistance in his latest research endeavor. Brace yourselves for the Let’s GO event, where Professor Willow’s research takes an unexpected twist. Wild Pokemon are appearing in unprecedented numbers across the globe, and there’s an extraordinary opportunity to encounter the elusive Shiny Meltan when using the Mystery Box. But that’s not allâ€”the enigmatic Ditto seems to be undergoing a transformation, assuming different Pokemon forms in the wild. Stay on high alert to uncover the mysteries that lie ahead!
The Let’s GO event will commence on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., and will continue until Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at 8:00 p.m., according to your local time zone.
Discover Shiny Meltan with the Mystery Box
If you’re yearning to catch the mythical Pokemon Meltan, the key lies in obtaining the enigmatic Mystery Box. To acquire this special item, you’ll need to send a Pokemon from Pokemon GO to Pokemon HOME or the Nintendo Switch titles Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! or Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Once you’ve obtained the Mystery Box, activate it during the Let’s GO event for a chance to encounter the coveted Shiny Meltan. This remarkable event also increases the likelihood of finding both XXS and XXL versions of Meltan when using the Mystery Box. Take advantage of this occasion to open the Mystery Box more frequently throughout the duration of the event.
Pansage, Pansear, and Panpour Aplenty
Prepare to encounter Pansage, Pansear, and Panpour as they emerge globally during the Let’s GO event. Keep a keen eye out for these special Pokemon as they sporadically appear in Field Research tasks and in the wild all around the world. Catching these unique Pokemon will add a delightful twist to your PokÃ©dex.
Ditto’s Shapeshifting Antics
Stay alert, Trainers! It appears that Ditto, the master of disguise, is up to even more mischief during the Let’s GO event. While exploring the wild, you may soon notice that Ditto is transforming into a variety of different Pokemon. Keep a lookout for Diglett, Grimer, Snubbull, Corphish, Starly, Roggenrola, Tympole, and Litleo, as these Pokemon are more likely to reveal themselves as Ditto in disguise. Embrace the challenge of identifying these elusive shapeshifters!
Event Bonuses and Exciting Wild Encounters
The Let’s GO event brings forth not only thrilling gameplay alterations but also a range of event bonuses and increased chances of encountering various Pokemon in the wild. Make the most of these enticing features:
- Enjoy reduced waiting time when opening the Mystery Box, allowing you to dive deeper into the excitement of the event.
- Receive double the amount of Candy for transferring Pokemon, enabling you to sweeten your collection and strengthen your team.
- Experience an increased likelihood of encountering XXS and XXL Meltan, granting Trainers the opportunity to add these unique forms to their lineup.
- Enhanced odds of spotting Ditto cunningly masquerading as other Pokemon, sparking a thrilling challenge for Trainers to unveil its true identity.
Aside from these bonuses, you’ll discover a range of Pokemon appearing more frequently than usual in the wild. Prepare to encounter Diglett, Grimer, Snubbull, Corphish, Starly, Pansage, Pansear, Panpour, Roggenrola, Tympole, Litleo, and even the mischievous Trubbish, the elusive Galarian Stunfisk, and the captivating Goomy.
Thrilling Raids and Field Research
Trainers seeking an additional challenge can participate in exciting raids and engage in Field Research tasks, thereby unlocking unique encounters with rare Pokemon. Here’s what you can expect:
- Lugia: Battle the majestic Lugia, a legendary Pokemon with extraordinary powers.
- Incarnate Forme Thundurus: Face the electrifying power of Incarnate Forme Thundurus, a formidable opponent in battle.
- Mega Venusaur: Team up with fellow Trainers to battle and potentially capture the immensely powerful Mega Venusaur.
- Mega Alakazam: Form a strategic alliance to take on the enigmatic Mega Alakazam, a potent force to be reckoned with.
Field Research Task Encounters
Completing various Field Research tasks during the Let’s GO event will present Trainers with the chance to encounter a wide range of Pokemon. Keep an eye out for these unique encounters as you complete your research tasks.
Participate in the Let’s GO-themed Collection Challenge to embark on a thrilling quest and receive enticing rewards. By completing this challenge, you’ll be rewarded with an encounter with Meltan, the enigmatic Pokemon, and receive an abundant 5,000 XP, further bolstering your journey as a Pokemon Trainer.
Seasonal Special Research: An Everyday Hero
For the duration of Season 10: Rising Heroes, Trainers will have the opportunity to embark on free Special Research quests. Take advantage of this chance to assist Professor Willow as he unravels the mysteries of the Pokemon world. Engage in these research tasks and let the surprises unfold before your eyes. Remember, the Special Research quests will only be available until June 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., so make sure to claim them before time runs out.
Season 10 Ticketed Timed Research: Willow’s Wardrobe
Trainers who crave more challenges can acquire the ticketed Timed Research available exclusively during Season 10. This unique research opportunity will grant Trainers access to unlock a special costume inspired by Professor Willow. By completing the Timed Research, Trainers will obtain a Melmetal that knows the powerful Charged Attack, Double Iron Bash! Evolve Meltan during this Timed Research to acquire a Melmetal with this awe-inspiring move. Don’t forget, Timed Research must be fully completed by June 1, 2023, to unlock the precious rewards that await.
Team GO Rocket Takeover: Save Shadow Regice!
A machination orchestrated by the nefarious Giovanni is set to unravel during the Let’s GO event. Prepare yourselves for an enthralling Special Research story that sets you on a collision course with the formidable Shadow Regice. Unveil the plans laid out by Giovanni and progress through this captivating narrative to receive a Super Rocket Radar, enabling you to track down Giovanni himself. Claim this Special Research before Season 10: Rising Heroes comes to a close on June 1, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., and join the battle against the forces of Team GO Rocket.
During the Team GO Rocket takeover, expect to encounter Team GO Rocket members more frequently at PokÃ©Stops and in the form of mysterious balloons floating in the sky. This takeover grants you a unique opportunity to use a Charged TM to help Shadow Pokemon forget their Charged Attack, Frustration. Exploit this chance to optimize your Pokemon’s movesets and gain the upper hand in your battles against Team GO Rocket.
Throughout the event, Team GO Rocket Grunts, as well as the leaders Sierra, Cliff, and Arlo, will employ a diverse range of Shadow Pokemon. Aid Spark, Blanche, and Candela in their mission to overcome these adversaries and rescue the Shadow Pokemon. Additionally, if luck is on your side, you may encounter Shiny Pokemon when liberating Pokemon from the clutches of Team GO Rocket.
Eggclusive 12 km Eggs and Mysterious Components
explore the excitement of Egg hatching as you strive to acquire rare Pokemon from 12 km Eggs. Only through defeating the formidable Team GO Rocket leaders will you earn the coveted 12 km Eggs containing Sandile, Pawniard, Vullaby, Pancham, Skorupi, and Salandit. Venture forth, overcome these challenging encounters, and add these unique Pokemon to your growing roster.
Furthermore, Field Research tasks will present you with an opportunity to obtain the Mysterious Component, a valuable item that unlocks new possibilities in your Pokemon GO journey.
Stay Adventurous, Stay Informed