Throwback Challenge 2020: Unova was a PokemonGO event which ran between June 3rd 2020 at 1:00pm and June 8th 2020 1:00pm local time.
In this article we will explore all bonuses available during the forementioned time peroid and list all the tasks you need to complete to earn a Genesect encounter!
- Galarian Stunfisk will be making its Pokémon GO debut! Find it in the wild, in raids, and as a Throwback Challenge Champion 2020 Special Research reward encounter.
- The following Pokémon will also be making their Pokémon GO debut and hatching from 7 km Eggs along with their usual forms: Galarian Meowth, Galarian Zigzagoon, Galarian Darumaka, and Galarian Stunfisk. You’ll also be able to evolve Galarian Meowth, Galarian Zigzagoon, and Galarian Darumaka into their Galarian evolved forms!
- Pokémon originally discovered in the Unova region will be appearing more frequently in the wild.
Timed Research Tasks
Stage 1 of 5
- Make 15 Great Throws (Galarian Meowth Encounter)
- Catch 15 Pokémon (x1 Incense)
- Transfer 15 Pokémon (x30 Ultra Balls)
Completion Rewards: Gothita Encounter, 500 Stardust, 500 XP.
Stage 2 of 5
- Evolve 5 Pokémon (x5 Rare Candy)
- Hatch 15 eggs (Oshawott Encounter)
- Win 15 raids (x10 Max Revive)
Completion Rewards: Darumaka Encounter, 500 Stardust, 500 XP.
Stage 3 of 5
- Make an Excellent Throw (x30 Ultra Balls)
- Battle another Trainer 15 times (Tepig Encounter)
- Power up Pokémon 15 times (500 Stardust)
Completion Rewards: Blitzle Encounter, 500 Stardust, 500 XP.
Stage 4 of 5
- Give your buddy 15 treats (x1 Golden Razz Berry)
- Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon (Snivy Encounter)
- Take 15 snapshots (x1 Silver Pinap Berry)
Completion Rewards: Audino Encounter, 500 Stardust, 500 XP.
Stage 5 of 5
- Claim reward (x1 Fast TM)
- Claim reward (Galarian Stunfisk Encounter)
- Claim reward (x1 Charged TM)
Completion Rewards: Genesect Encounter, x5 Rare Candies, Prof. Willow Glasses.