Niantic is continuing to push out new events and content for Pokémon GO. Read on below to learn more:
10/1/2020 Update: The Feeling of Victory has officially been renamed to Investigate a Mysterious Energy in Pokémon GO.
Complete Special Research Featuring Victini in Pokémon GO
On September 30, 2020, Pokémon GO Trainers can access a Special Research story that’ll let them encounter Victini or earn Victini Candy.
On September 30, 2020, Pokémon GO Trainers will have the opportunity to access a new Special Research assignment courtesy of Professor Willow called Investigate a Mysterious Energy. Completing this research will earn Trainers rewards based on whether they accessed certain research during GO Fest 2020.
Pokémon GO Trainers who have accessed July’s exclusive GO Fest 2020: Rocket Straight to Victory Special Research will earn Victini Candy for completing this new Special Research. For Trainers who didn’t access the GO Fest 2020: Rocket Straight to Victory Special Research, the reward for completing the new Victini Special Research will be an encounter with Victini!
Get ready to research Victini!
Catch 30 Pokémon to receive 3 Pinap Berries
Spin 30 PokéStops or Gyms to receive 1000 XP
Send 10 Gifts to friends to receive 1000 Stardust
Rewards for completing the above tasks include 30 Great Balls, a Ralts encounter and 1000 Stardust
Catch 30 Psychic-type Pokémon for an Elgyem encounter
Catch 30 Fire-type Pokémon for a Pokémon encounter
Hatch 3 Eggs to receive an Incubator
Rewards for completing the above tasks include 1000 XP, a Pokémon encounter and 30 Great Balls