Looming in the Shadows Pokémon GO: Research Guide

Looming in the Shadows Pokémon GO research guide
Looming in the Shadows Pokémon GO research guide /

Looming the Shadows is Pokémon GO's latest set of Special Research tasks, coming on the heels of the Troubling Situation research tasks. With Looming in the Shadows, the Team Rocket GO threat continues to grow. Here's how to complete each of the tasks set forth in Looming in the Shadows.

Looming in the Shadows Pokémon GO: Research Guide

Looming the Shadows Step 1 Tasks & Rewards

  • Spin 10 PokéStops (500 XP)
  • Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket Grunts (500 XP)
  • Catch 1 Shadow Pokémon (500 XP)
  • Rewards: 500 Stardust, 10 Poké Balls and 10 Razz Berries

Looming in the Shadows Step 2 Tasks & Rewards

  • Spin one PokéStop 5 days in a row (750 XP)
  • Purify 15 Shadow Pokémon (750 XP)
  • Win 5 raids (750 XP)
  • Reward: 1,000 Stardust, three Hyper Potions and three Revives

Looming in the Shadows Step 3 Tasks

  • Build a Rocket Radar by taking down Team Rocket grunts and combining six Mysterious Components.
  • Rewards: Unknown

Looming in the Shadows Step 4 Tasks

  • Find Team Rocket leaders using the Rocket Radar and catch their Shadow Pokémon
  • Rewards: Unknown

Looming in the Shadows Step 5 Tasks

  • Track down Giovanni with the Rocket Radar and rescue a legendary Shadow Pokémon
  • Rewards: Unknown

Players still have plenty to uncover about the Looming in the Shadows Research tasks.

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