The Pokemon GO Skill Challenge and Fourth Anniversary have started in few countries, bringing new Special Research, new Raid Bosses, Increased Flying Pokemon Spawns, Egg Hatches, Research Task, New Wild Shinies and much more…

Event Date: Friday, July 3, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. to Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. local time

We’ve also updated the Special Research Task, Egg Hatch List, Raids list, Research Task in the GO Field Guide App – Support GO Field Guide on Patreon ❤️

New Pokemon Debut

Flying Type Pokemon Ducklett along Flying Pikachu has made its debut in Pokemon GO.

Flying Pikachu Normal and Shiny Form

Ducklett Family


GO Fest Weekly Challenge: Skill Timed Research

A Limited time special research will appear in your Today View once the event starts in your country!

Stage 1

  • Catch 20 Pokemon: 100 Stardust
  • Make 5 Nice Throws: 10 Poke Balls
  • Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokemon: 5 Pinap Berries

Stage Rewards: 100XP, 1 Golden Razzberry, 10 Great Balls

Stage 2

  • Catch 30 Pokemon: 300 Stardust
  • Make 10 Great Throws: 10 Great Balls
  • Transfer 20 Pokemon: 20 Pokeballs

Stage Rewards: Ducklett, 300 XP, 1 Silver Pinap Berry

Stage 3

  • Catch 50 Pokemon: 1000 Stardust
  • Make an Excellent throw: 10 Ultra Balls
  • Catch 15 different species of Pokemon: 20 Great Balls

Stage Rewards: Flying Pikachu(s), 1 Rare Candy, 1 Starpiece

 GO Fest Elite Skill Challenge

Once you complete the Timed Skill Challenge you’ll earn access to the GO Fest Elite Skill Challenge!

  • Catch 100 Pokemon: 5 Pokeballs
  • Catch 25 different species of Pokemon: 5 Great Balls
  • Make 50 Excellent throws: 5 Ultra Balls

Rewards: 500 XP, 500 Stardust, 5 Razz Berries

Credits – TheSilphRoad

Increased Spawns

The list of below Pokemon Spawns has increased with the start of the Skill Challenge and Pokemon GO 4th Anniversary Event

DucklettDucklett type, strengths, weaknesses, evolutions, moves, and stats ... 
Flying PikachuNew Shiny
PidovePidove type, strengths, weaknesses, evolutions, moves, and stats ...New Shiny
Bulbasaur Party Hatpokemon_icon_001_00_11.pngShiny
Charmander Party Hatpokemon_icon_004_00_11.pngShiny
Squirtle Party Hatpokemon_icon_007_00_11.pngShiny
ZubatPokemon GO ZubatShiny
PidgeyPokemon GO PidgeyShiny
SpearowPokemon GO Spearow 
LedybaPokemon GO Ledyba 
YanmaPokemon GO YanmaShiny
WingullPokemon GO WingullShiny
SwabluPokemon GO SwabluShiny


Party Hat Pokemon along with Ho-oh has joined the Raid Battles

We’ve also updated the Raids list and its counter in the GO Field Guide App

TierRaid Bosses
1Flying Pikachu, Party Hat Bulbasaur, Party Hat Charmander, Party Hat Squirtle, Omanyte
2Slowbro, Sudowoodo, Manectric, Feebas
3Kabutops, Alolan Raichu, Onix, Aerodactyl
4Feraligatr, Tyranitar, Golem, Lapras
5Ho-Oh, Zekrom

Egg Hatch

Ducklett has joined the 5KM Egg Hatch group

Research Tasks

Catch 4 Flying-type Pokemon500 Stardust
Catch 6 Flying-type Pokemon800 Stardust
Catch 8 Flying-type Pokemon1200 Stardust
Send a gift to a friendHoppip
Hatch an EggSwablu
Catch 2 Pokemon with weather boostMurkrow, Natu
Use 4 berries to help catch PokemonPidove, Pidgey

New Shiny

The Shiny form Pidove Family has been released with the start of the event.

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…

Available for both Android and iOS

iOS – App Store

Android – Google Play Store


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