Trainers, Rivals Event event is now live in few countries bringing Rival Pokemon Boosted Spawns, Release of New Gen 6 Pokemon, Egg Hatch Bonus and removal of some previously announced bonus much more…
Event Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, April 18, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time
- Boosted Spawns
- New Release
- Field Research Task
- Team GO Rocket Disappearance
Bonuses – 2x Catch Stardust
Rivals’ Week challenge – Trainers can complete 40M raids worldwide, to unlock double catch stardust for the rest of the event
Rivals Fighting type Pokemon have started appearing in the wild:
- Hitmonchan (s)
- Hitmonlee (s)
- Makuhita (s)
- Meditite (s)
- Zangoose (s) (Globally)
- Seviper (s) (Globally)
- Electabuzz (s)
- Magmar (s)
- Nidoran-m (s)
- Nidoran-f (s)
Skrelp and Clauncher Family have made its debut in Pokemon GO with the start of the event.
Known Issue: Skrelp and Clauncher cannot be seen on versions of Pokémon GO older than 0.205. As a result, Trainers on older versions of the app may not be able to catch them. Please update your app to the latest version as a workaround, while Niantic Team work on a fix.
5KM have got new additions, Machop, Elekid & Magby being in Tier 1 Rarity while Zangoose and Seviper being in the rarest tier.
|1-egg||Machop (s), Elekid (s), Magby (s)|
|2-egg||Tyrogue, Makuhita (s), Meditite (s)|
|3-egg||Zangoose (s), Seviper (s)|
Field Research Task
Here’s the list of new field research quests available with the start of the Rivals Week event.
|Catch 3 Fighting-type Pokemon||2 Hyper Potions, 3 Super Potions, 1 Revive|
|Catch 6 Fighting-type Pokemon||Hitmonlee (s), Hitmonchan (s)|
|Catch 15 Fighting-type Pokemon||Zangoose (s), Seviper (s)|
|Win a raid||Skrelp, Clauncher|
|Win in the GO Battle League||20 Lopunny Mega Energy|
Therian Forme Landorus has made its debut in Pokemon GO with the start of the Rivals Week Event!
|1||Mankey (s), Shinx (s), Croagunk (s), Timburr (s), Skrelp, Clauncher|
|3||Nidoqueen, Nidoking, Hitmonlee (s), Hitmonchan (s), Zangoose (s), Seviper (s)|
|5||Therian Forme Landorus|
|Mega||Lopunny (s), Gengar (s), Manectric (s)|
Team Rocket Disappearance
Niantic has removed the line – ‘Sources tell us that Team GO Rocket will be taking over PokéStops more often. Their balloons will also be appearing more frequently!’ from the Rival’s Week blog post
An additional tweet from Niantic Support confirms the Disappearance of Team Rocket due to some recent bug.
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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…
iOS – App Store
Android – Google Play Store
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