Stardust-themed bonus week kicks off today, August 13, at 1 p.m. PDT in Pokémon GO

This year’s Pokémon GO Global Challenge recently wrapped up for Pokémon GO players around the world. Read on below for all the details:

Complete the Global Challenge research alongside the Trainers at every Pokémon GO Fest, and unlock special bonuses inspired by your own Pokémon GO team leaders the following week! If all three teams and the event attendees meet the research goals, a special bonus Raid Day will be unlocked during the bonus week. And if all goals are met by the end of summer, an even more exciting bonus will be unlocked.

Blanche’s Stardust Research Challenge

Challenge Date + Time
Monday, August 5, 2019, at 6 p.m. to Monday, August 12, 2019, at 1 a.m. PDT (GMT −7)

  • This challenge lasted from start to finish of Pokémon GO Fest Yokohama.

Challenge Research Tasks

  • Pokémon GO Fest Yokohama event attendees—Complete 2 million research tasks to unlock 3× Catch Stardust
  • Team Instinct—Complete 25 million research tasks globally to unlock guaranteed 3,000 Stardust per raid
  • Team Valor—Complete 25 million research tasks globally to unlock 3× Hatch Stardust
  • Team Mystic—Complete 25 million research tasks globally to unlock 1-hour Star Pieces

Reward Bonus Date + Time

  • All successfully unlocked bonuses will run from Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at 1 p.m. until Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT.
  • Because all the above bonuses were unlocked, Suicune will be available in raids on Saturday, August 17, at 4 p.m. local time. If you’re lucky, you might encounter Shiny Suicune!

Candela’s XP Research Challenge

Challenge Date + Time
Thursday, July 4, 2019, at 1 a.m. to Sunday, July 7, 2019, at 9 a.m. PDT (GMT −7)

Challenge Research Tasks

  • Pokémon GO Fest Dortmund event attendees—Complete 1 million research tasks to unlock 3× Catch XP
  • Team Instinct—Complete 15 million research tasks globally to unlock 1-hour Lucky Eggs
  • Team Valor—Complete 15 million research tasks globally to unlock 3× Hatch XP
  • Team Mystic—Complete 15 million research tasks globally to unlock 2× Raid XP

Reward Bonus Date + Time

Look forward to the following bonuses to be active from Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at 1 p.m. until Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT:

  • 3x Catch XP
  • 2x Raid XP
  • 3x Hatch XP
  • 1 Hour Lucky Eggs

In addition to those bonuses, Entei was available in raids on Sunday, July 14, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m local time. Players received up to five free Raid Passes during the event. Shiny Entei also made its Pokémon GO debut and you had a chance to encounter it. A new Event Box was also made available with six Premium Raid Passes, one Super Incubator, two Star Pieces and two Lucky Eggs for 480 PokéCoins.

Spark’s Candy Research Challenge

Challenge Date + Time
Thursday, June 13, 2019, at 9 a.m. to Sunday, June 16, 2019, at 5 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)

  • This challenge lasted from start to finish of Pokémon GO Fest Chicago.

Challenge Research Tasks

  • Pokémon GO Fest Chicago event attendees—Completed 1 million research tasks to unlock 2× Catch Candy
  • Team Instinct—Completed 15 million research tasks globally to unlock guaranteed 1 Rare Candy per raid
  • Team Valor—Completed 15 million research tasks globally to unlock 1/2 Hatch Distance
  • Team Mystic—Completed 15 million research tasks globally to unlock 2× Hatch Candy

Reward Bonus Date + Time

  • All successfully unlocked bonuses ran from Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 1 p.m. until Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT.
  • Raikou Raid Day: In addition to those bonuses, Raikou was made available in raids on Saturday, June 29, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m local time. Players were able to receive up to 5 free Raid Passes during the event. Shiny Raikou also made its Pokémon GO debut on this day.

Source: Official Pokémon GO blog

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