Trainers, The last and final celebration event for Mega Evolution is here and have started in few countries bringing a new Timed special, Increased Spawns of Pokemon large in size, Increased Mega-evolution stay time and much more…

Event Date: From Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. to Monday, September 28, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. local time

  • Mega Evolved Forms duration
  • Photobomb Surprise
  • Event Exclusive Field Research
  • Timed Special Research (Mega Buddy Challenge)
  • Increased Spawns
  • New Shiny
  • Raids

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Mega Evolved Form Duration

  • Mega-Evolved Pokemon can now stay in their Mega-Evolved form for 12 hours during the complete event.
  • Poffin duration is doubled during the event.

Photobomb Surprise

r/TheSilphRoad - Verification : Venusaur (and others I guess) from photobomb can be shiny!

#GOsnapshot with your Mega-Evolved buddy and you might have a surprise encounter with a Pokémon of the same species and that can be shiny too!

Event Exclusive Field Research

Here’s the list of new field research quests available with the start of the Mega Buddy Week. You will receive 20 Beedrill Mega Energy on completing the event exclusive “Mega Evolve a Beedrill” quest.

Catch 7 Different Species of PokemonDoduo
Mega Evolve A Beedrill20 Beedrill Mega Energy
Defeat a Team Rocket Grunt10 Beedrill Mega Energy

Mega Buddy Challenge Timed Research

A New Special Timed Research will start appearing in your today view, please note this is limited-time research so it will be disappeared once the event ends.

143 - Snorlax by uraharataichou on DeviantArt | Pokemon snorlax, Pokemon  mewtwo, Snorlax

Stage 1:

  • Catch 5 Pokemon: x3 Razz Berry
  • Make 5 Great Throws: x3 PokeBall
  • Give your Buddy 3 treats: Houndour (s)

Stage Rewards: x35 Beedrill Mega Energy, x500 Stardust and 1,000 XP

Stage 2:

  • Catch 10 Pokemon: x3 Pinap Berry
  • Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokemon: x3 PokeBall
  • Earn a Candy walking with your Buddy: Buneary (s)

Stage Rewards: x40 Beedrill Mega Energy, x1,000 Stardust and 2,000 XP

Stage 3:

  • Catch 9 different species of Pokemon: x3 Golden Razz Berry
  • Mega Evolve a Pokemon: x3 Great Ball
  • Earn 7 Hearts with your Buddy: Haunter

Stage Rewards: x60 Beedrill Mega Energy, x1,000 Stardust and 2,000 XP

Stage 4:

  • Claim Reward: x3 Silver Pinap Berry
  • Claim Reward x10 Poke Ball
  • Claim Reward: x5 Ultra Ball

Stage Rewards: x2,000 Stardust, 5000 XP and Snorlax

Note: Complete the Timed Research during for a chance to unlock an exclusive Timed Research during this year’s Halloween Event that features Mega Gengar for the first time in Pokemon GO!

Increased Spawns

Pokemon which are large in size have surrounded us for complete 7 days. Here’s the listed of increased Pokemon Spawn during the Mega Buddy Challenge Event.

Pokemon marked with (s) can be shiny

  • Doduo (s)
  • Alolan Exeggutor (s)
  • Pinsir (s)
  • Lapras (s)
  • Snorlax
  • Furret
  • Wobbuffet (s)
  • Mantine
  • Skarmory (s)
  • Hitmonlee
  • Hitmonchan
  • Hariyama
  • Onix (s)
  • Wailmer (s)
  • Dunsparce (s)

New Shiny

Doduo (Pokémon GO) - Best Movesets, Counters, Evolutions and CP

Shiny Dudou has made its debut in Pokemon GO


New Large in size raid bosses have started appearing in the Gyms

TierRaid Bosses
1Ekans, Timburr, Doduo, Wailmer, Klink
3Dragonite, Lapras, Pinsir, Alolan Exeggutor , Onix
MegaVenusaur, Blastoise, Charizard Y, Charizard X, Pidgeot

Credits to TheSilphRoad for different reports and verifications.

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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…

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