A Very Slow Discovery Introduces Galarian Slowpoke to Pokémon GO
The Dopey Pokémon brings a relaxed attitude to a slow-paced event.
Go on a relaxed adventure in Pokémon GO with the A Very Slow Discovery event, taking place ever so leisurely from Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. local time. Galarian Slowpoke will be making its Pokémon GO debut during this event, and you’ll also be able to evolve Galarian Slowpoke into Galarian Slowbro, allowing you to add both these Pokémon to your Pokédex. Galarian Slowking will be coming to Pokémon GO eventually, but befitting a Pokémon that likes to operate at its own tempo, its arrival will be delayed.
Mega Slowbro will also be making its Pokémon GO debut, appearing in Mega Raids during the event. You can also complete event-exclusive Field Research tasks to earn Slowbro Mega Energy. Complete the Slowpoke-themed Collection Challenge to earn an exclusive Slowpoke Forever Shirt avatar item, 30 Ultra Balls, and 3,000 XP.
Some other Pokémon known to appreciate a slower pace will also be featured during the event. Slakoth, Gulpin, and Spoink will be appearing more frequently in the wild, and if you’re lucky, you might even find a Slowbro or Vigoroth out there, too! Themed Pokémon will also be appearing in one- and three-star raids throughout the event.
You’ll be able to pick up an event-exclusive box containing 20 Poké Balls, 10 Great Balls, and 1 King’s Rock at no cost in the in-game shop. And if you just can’t get enough Slowpoke, the shop will also be carrying Slowpoke-inspired avatar items, and you’ll be able to spin PokéStops and open Gifts from friends during the event to collect Slowpoke-themed Gift stickers.
Take it easy, Trainers!
The Season of Discovery begins with a very slow event
Sometimes the best adventure is a slow one. In the upcoming A Very Slow Discovery event, you’ll be able to take inspiration from the very same Pokémon that inspired us: Slowpoke. A Very Slow Discovery will feature Slowpoke, Galarian Slowpoke, Mega Slowbro, and Galarian Slowbro! Some of the other Pokémon appearing during this event are quite slow and active as well.
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- Galarian Slowpoke will be making its Pokémon GO debut! You can evolve it into Galarian Slowbro by catching 30 Poison-type Pokémon when it’s your buddy. We’ve heard reports that Galarian Slowking is taking its time to make its Pokémon GO appearance. You could even say its arrival might be quite…slow.
- Mega Slowbro will make its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids! Keep an eye out for event-exclusive Field Research tasks that’ll reward Slowbro Mega Energy.
- Slowpoke, Slakoth, Gulpin, Spoink, and more will be appearing more often in the wild. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Slowbro or Vigoroth!
- Galarian Slowpoke, Alolan Grimer, Shellder, Shinx, and Timburr will be appearing in one-star raids. Snorlax, Slowking, Slaking, and Toxicroak will be appearing in three-star raids.
- Collect event-exclusive Field Research that’ll challenge you to complete difficult tasks for some very slow rewards.
- Complete a Slowpoke-themed Collection Challenge during the event to get the exclusive Slowpoke Forever Shirt avatar item, 30 Ultra Balls, and 3,000 XP.
- Pick up other Slowpoke-inspired avatar items in the shop!
- Spin PokéStops and open Gifts to collect new Slowpoke-themed Gift stickers to send to your friends.
- Be sure to pick up an event-exclusive free box in the shop that’ll contain 20 Poké Balls, 10 Great Balls, and a King’s Rock.
A nice, meandering walk where you really take in your surroundings can be a nice contrast to the hustle and bustle of daily life. Be sure to share your slow but active adventures with us with #PokemonGO. Let’s GO!
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Source: Official Pokémon GO blog