A new event has started in the game, which focuses on taking photos of various creatures.
Some fans of the Pokemon series probably know that on April 30, 2021, the premiere of a new game on Nintendo Switch – Pokemon Snap will take place.
On this occasion, a themed event appeared in Pokemon GO, which – as you can guess – involves taking photos of encountered creatures. The game has got many interesting tasks with photos as the leitmotif. What rewards await players?
Snap Celebration in Pokemon GO
The event will run from April 29 to May 2, 2021. On this occasion, the following attractions are planned:
- Smeargle will be appearing in snapshots more often than usual! If you’re lucky, you might even encounter a Shiny Smeargle! Please note that Smeargle will only appear in snapshots a limited number of times, and while Shiny Smeargle will no longer appear after the event concludes, you may encounter one during future events.
- Smeargle will appear up to 15 times while taking photos.
- In the wild, you will encounter such Pokemon as Metapod, Geodude, Dodrio, Hoothoot, Sandshrew, Chinchou, Aipom, Mantine, Skarmory, Lotad, Trapinch, Cacnea, Finneon, Audino, or Ducklett.
- Exclusive Timed Research will be available (task description below).
Smeargle and its shiny version:
Snap Celebration – Timed Research
Stage 1 of 4
- Take a picture of a Metapod, Aimpon, or Lotad in the wild: 5 x PokeBall.
- Use 3 fruits when catching Pokemon: Bunnelby.
- Take 3 photos of wild Pokemon: Meowth.
Rewards: Dodrio, 5 x Nanab Berry, 750 XP
Stage 2 of 4
- Take a picture of a Sandshrew, Trapinch, or Cacnea in the wild: 10 x PokeBall.
- Use 5 fruits when catching Pokemon: Sandshrew.
- Take 3 photos of wild Pokemon: ground type: Onix.
Rewards: Skarmory, 5 x Razz Berry, 1250 XP
Stage 3 of 4
- Take a picture of Chinchou, Finneon, or Ducklett in the wild: 10 x Great Ball.
- Use 7 fruits when catching Pokemon: Wailmer.
- Take 3 photos of wild Pokemon: type water: Quilfish.
Rewards: Mantine, 5 x Pinap Berry, 2000 XP
Stage 4 of 4
- Take 15 photos of Pokemon: 10 x Ultra Ball.
- Take a picture of a Dodrio, Mantine, or Skarmory in the Wild: Skorupi
- Use 5 fruits when catching Pokemon: 1000 x Stardust.
Rewards: Clamperl, 8000 XP