Pokémon Go Hoenn Throwback Challenge event guide


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Pokemon goThe Hoenn Throwback Challenge for the Hoenn region will be held May 15-22.

Pokémon in the Hoenn region will spawn more frequently, as will seven kilometer eggs that you will receive during this event period. Pikachu wearing Rayquaza hats will appear throughout the event period and will be adding more Miscellaneous Variant of the “Pikachu with hats” list. Skitty will also spawn Shiny for the first time during this event.


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As the week progresses, the distance to hatch eggs and earn sweets is halved.

There are also a number of field research tasks that players can complete to find specific Pokémon in the Hoenn region:

Pokémon Go Hoenn Retrospective Challenge Field Research and Rewards

spot Reward
spot Reward
Compete against another trainer Meeting with Combusken
Catch an Electric-type Pokémon pompous encounter
Catch 2 Normal-type Pokémon dating skitty
Win a heart with your friend swamp encounter
Evolve a Pokemon Encounter with Snorunt
Give your friend a gift corfian encounter
play with your friend many encounters
Send 2 gifts Meet Treecko
Trade a Pokemon Ralt encounter

The star of this event is the special Throwback Challenge. Completing these tasks will reward you with a Groudon with the Fire Blast attack. Along the way, you’ll also get rewards like Incense and rare Pokémon encounters like Shedinja.

There will be five weeks of challenges, with Hoenn being the third. Completing all five weeks (including previous weeks’ Kanto and Johto tasks) will reward you with a Genesect.

Hoenn Throwback Challenge tasks

Step 1 of 9

  • Catch 3 Grass, Water, or Fire-type Pokémon (10 Poké Balls)
  • 5 rare candies
  • Catch a Rock-type Pokemon (500 Stardust)

Reward: Nosepass encounter, 1 Pinap Berry, 2 Razz Berries

Step 2 of 9

  • Power up a Pokemon (5 Pineapple Berries)
  • Make 3 good throws (hit Lairon)
  • Catch a Fighting Pokémon (500 Stardust)

Reward: encounter with Hariyama, 1 Razz Berry, 2 Pinap Berry

Step 3 of 9

  • Send a friend a gift (1 incense stick)
  • Make 3 curve ball throws (meet with Wailmer)
  • Catch an Electric-type Pokémon (500 Stardust)

Rewards: Manectic Encounter, 1 Pinap Berry, 2 Razz Berries

Step 4 of 9

  • Earn a candy by walking your friend (Trapinch encounter)
  • Catch 3 Pokémon with Weather Boost (Bagon encounter)
  • Catch a Fire Pokémon (500 Stardust)

Reward: Meeting Camerupt, 1 Razz Berry, 2 Pinap Berries

Step 5 of 9

  • Make 3 big throws (encounter with Shedinja)
  • Power up a Pokemon 3 times (10 Big Balls)
  • Catch a Normal-type Pokemon (500 Stardust)

Reward: Slakoth encounter, 1 Pinap Berry, 2 Razz Berries

Step 6 of 9

  • Catch a Water, Electric, or Bug Pokémon (10 Ultra Balls)
  • Battle another trainer (meet Absol)
  • Catch a Flying Pokémon (500 Stardust)

Reward: Swallow Encounter, 1 Razz Berry, 2 Pinap Berries

Step 7 of 9

  • Catch a Ghost-type Pokemon (5 revives)
  • Give your friend 3 treats (1 charged TM)
  • Catch a Psychic-type Pokemon (500 Stardust)

Reward: Meet Claydol, 1 Pinap Berry, 2 Razz Berries

Step 8 of 9

  • Take a Snapshot of a Water-type Pokémon (Clamperl encounter)
  • Evolve a Pokemon (1 Star Coin)
  • Catch a Water-type Pokémon (500 Stardust)

Reward: Sealeo encounter, 1 Razz Berry, 2 Pinia Berries

Step 9 of 9

  • 3000 XP
  • 3000 XP
  • 3000 XP

Reward: Groudon encounter, 10 Rare Candies


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