The Pokemon GO Team GO Rocket Global Take-over 2020 Event is now live everywhere along with the Darkrai Special Raid Weekend.
Bringing new Raid Bosses, Increased Dark- and Poison-type Pokemon Spawns, New Field Research, New Wild Shinies and A New Legendary Encounter in the GO Battle League Reward!
Both the Event Started on March 6, 2020, at 8 A.M and will last till March 9, 10 P.M. Local Time!
- Increased Spawns
- New Shinies
- GO Battle League Encounter
- Research Tasks
- New Raid Boss List
Bonus During Both Event
The Event includes the following bonuses, few were mentioned during the announcement and few surprise bonus were added when the event went began!
- 2x Stardust for Defeating Team GO Rocket
- 2x Mysterious Component Drops
- Charged TM will change a Shadow Pokemon Exclusive Attack “Frustration” to other charge Attack that Pokemon can learn normally!
- Darkrai in Raids and GO Battle League Encounter Reward
- Increased Dark-, Poison- and Pokemon Related to Team GO Rocket
- Team GO Rocket music will be playing in-game
New Shiny Release
Along with the Start of Both Event, 2 New Shiny Forms were released!
- Shiny Skorupi in the Wild
- Shiny Darkrai in 5-star Raids and In GO Battle League Encounter Rewards.
GO Battle League Encounter
During this Special Raid Weekend, You’ll have a chance to encounter Darkrai as a GO Battle League reward encounter. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Darkrai!
Note: Minimum GO Battle League required is Rank 4
New Team GO Rocket Research Tasks are available, Note the below mentioned research task will only be available during 7th March from 2 PM to 5 PM.
|Rocket Take-Over: Defeat a Team GO Rocket Grunt
|1x Max Revive
|Rocket Take-Over: Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket Grunt
|Rocket Take-Over: Defeat a Team GO Rocket Leader
3x Rare Candy
Along with the Start of Both Events, Dark-, Poison- and Pokemon related to Team GO Rocket have increased in Raids!
Here’s the current Raid Boss List:
- Tier 1: Alolan Grimer, Alolan Meowth, Timburr, Trubbish, Klink
- Tier 2: Mightyena, Sneasel, Mawile, Carvanha, Sableye, Alolan Exeggutor
- Tier 3: Umbreon, Alolan Raichu, Crawdaunt, Skuntank
- Tier 4: Alolan Marowak, Nidoking, Shiftry, Tyranitar
- Tier 5: Darkrai (increased) and Thundurus
Do you know?
You can check-out the Countdown Timer of all Events at our All New Mobile App GO Field Guide for all Countdown Timers, Raid Boss Guides, Egg Hatch List, Shiny Checklist and much more…
iOS – App Store
Android – Google Play Store
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