An event in Pokemon GO – A Very Slow Discovery. Details of the collection challenge and field Research event list

Today, a new event has started in Pokemon GO. With it, several new creatures have entered the game.

With the start of the new event, the Galarian form of Slowpoke and its evolution – Galarian Slowbro debuted in Pokemon GO, and Mega Slowbro appeared in mega raids.

Of course, this is not the end of attractions. As it was announced in the previous days – the game has got a collector’s challenge, new themed quests, and interesting cosmetic items that are perfect for all fans of the slow Pokemon.

A Very Slow Discovery – what is worth knowing?

The event started today (Tuesday, June 8) and will last until Sunday, June 13, 2021, 2:00 PM EDT.


As announced, the following attractions have appeared in the game:

  • Galarian Slowpoke made his debut in Pokemon GO. Can be evolved into Galarian Slowbro by catching 30 poison-type creatures when set as a buddy.

  • Mega Slowbro made his Pokemon GO debut in Mega Raids.

  • Slowpoke, Slakoth, Gulpin, Spoink, Psyduck, Grimer will spawn more frequently in the wild. Anyone who is lucky will meet Slowbro or Vigoroth.
  • Galarian Slowpoke, Alolan Grimer, Shellder, Shinx, and Timburr will appear in 1-star raids. Snorlax, Slowking, Slaking, and Toxicroak will appear in 3-star raids.
  • Thematic Field Research has appeared in the game (description below)
  • A new collector’s challenge has been added. With it, you can get the exclusive Slowpoke Forever Shirt, 30 x Ultra Ball and 3000 XP.
  • Other cosmetic items referring to Slowpoke have appeared in the store,
  • For spinning PokeStops and opening gifts, you will receive themed stickers with the Slowpoke theme.
  • A free box will appear in the store, which will include:
    • 20 x PokeBall,
    • 10 x Great Ball,
    • 1 x King’s Rock.

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Field Research – tasks description

  • Catch 8 Water Pokemon – Slowpoke
  • Evolve a Pokemon – King’s Rock
  • Evolve Slowpoke – 20 x Slowbro Mega Energy
  • Win a raid in less than 60 seconds – Galarian Slowpoke
  • Give your buddy 3 fruits – Gulpin
  • Catch 8 Psychic Pokemon – Slowpoke
  • Evolve a Psychic Pokemon – Slowpoke or Shellder
  • Evolve 3 Slowpokes – Galarian Slowpoke
  • Win a raid in less than 10 minutes – Slakoth