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A Drive to Investigate Pokémon Go: Everything You Need to Know

A Drive to Investigate is the newest tickets event for Pokémon Go.
A Drive to Investigate is the newest tickets event for Pokémon Go. | Photo by Niantic

A Drive to Investigate Pokémon Go is the newest ticketed event. This event will feature the Mythical Pokémon Genesect.

A Drive to Investigate Pokémon Go: Everything You Need to Know

As a ticketed event, you must purchase a ticket from the shop to participate. When the event begins March 20, if you have the ticket in your inventory you will be given the special research quest.

Your reward for completing the story is an early access encounter with Genesect. In addition to the Mythical Pokémon encounter, the ticket gives a variety of other rewards. According to Niantic, the ticket will also provide:

  • A new Special Research story event concluding with an early-access encounter with Genesect, arriving in Pokémon GO for the first time.
  • A Drive to Investigate medal.
  • 5 Premium Battle Passes, 3 Super Incubators, 3 Charged TMs, 3 Fast TMs, 3 Incense, 3 Star Pieces, 1 Poffin, 15 Rare Candies, 1 Glacial Lure, and Genesect Avatar items as Special Research rewards.
  • Special Research objectives that lead to encounters with various Bug- and Steel-type Pokémon, including Durant, Pinsir, Skarmory, Scizor, Skarmory, Karrablast, and Shelmet.
  • Exclusive Field Research tasks with rewards including encounters with Scyther, Skarmory, Nincada, and Shieldon.
  • Exclusive Genesect-themed avatar items, such as a bag and a hat.

Quest details have yet to be revealed.

Tickets for A Drive to Investigate are available now for $8.