Mischief Unbound Event Pokemon GO: Everything You Need to Know

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The Mischief Unbound event in Pokemon GO marks the end of the mischief season, especially after having finished the season-long quest Misunderstood Mischief. This event provides trainers research quest steps, event bonuses, raid hours, spotlight hours, and an avatar item over the event weekend.

Mischief Unbound Event Pokemon GO: Everything You Need to Know

Dates and Times

The event begins on Nov. 26 at 10 a.m. until Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. local time.

Rewards and Research Steps

The main reward is achieving the Unbound form of the Pokemon Hoopa. But rewards are not limited to just the transformation, as overtime, when completing the steps and research tasks, players are given a chance to earn smaller rewards.

1. Mischief Unbound Step One

  • Take a snapshot of Hoopa - x1000 Stardust
  • Catch 20 Pokémon - x1 Lucky Egg
  • Spin 3 PokéStops of Gyms - 3000 XP

Rewards: x1 Incense, 1x Poffin, x3 Golden Razz Berry

2. Mischief Unbound Step Two

  • Make 7 Curveball Throws in a row - x1500 Stardust
  • Use 20 Berries to help catch Pokémon - x1 Star Piece
  • Complete 10 Field Research Tasks - 3000 XP

Rewards: x1 Incense, 1x Super Incubator, x3 Silver Pinap Berry, and ability to change Hoopa forms

3. Mischief Unbound Step Three

  • Earn 7 Hearts with your buddy - x2000 Stardust
  • Catch 20 different species of Pokémon - x3 Premium Raid Passes
  • Win 3 raids - 4000 XP

Rewards: x50 Hoopa Candy, x10,000 Stardust, Hoopa T-Shirt Avatar Item

During the event, there are also a number of exclusive field research tasks by spinning PokéStops. These tasks can be saved and completed once the event ends.

The Mischief Unbound exclusive field research tasks and their rewards:

  • Catch 5 Pokémon reward - x5 Pokéballs, x3 Great Balls, x2 Ultra Balls
  • Catch 10 Pokémon reward - x10 Pokéballs, x7 Great Balls, x5 Ultra Balls
  • Catch 20 Pokémon reward - x25 Pokéballs, x20 Great Balls, x15 Ultra Balls
  • Catch 50 Pokémon reward - x2 Rare Candy
  • Transfer 10 Pokémon reward - x4 Razz Berries, x2 Pinap Berries
  • Transfer 20 Pokémon reward - x1 Silver Pinap Berry


Bonuses include 2x Transfer Candy and 2x Catch Candy.

Raid Hours

Raid Hours are at 6 p.m. and 7p.m. over the course of the following days:

  • Friday 26: Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres
  • Saturday 27: Heatran
  • Sunday 28: Regirock, Regice, and Registeel
  • Monday 29: Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion

Spotlight Hours

Spotlight Hours are between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. over the course of the event:

  • Friday 26: Rattata
  • Saturday 27: Sableye
  • Sunday 28: Pikachu
  • Monday 29: Beldum