November Research Breakthrough Pokemon GO: Niantic Announces Special Event

November Research Breakthrough Pokemon GO is part of a new special in-game event.

While Pokemon Go's 2019 Halloween event is yet to launch until tomorrow, featuring new shadow Pokemon including the Weedle line, Magmar, Lapras, and Duskull, Niantic has already unveiled details for the November Special Research Event.

November Research Breakthrough Pokemon GO: Niantic Announces Special Event

Regigigas, first introduced in Generation IV (Diamond, Pearl, Platinum) and is the trio master of Regirock, Regice, and Registeel. The Pokemon is the special reward.

In order to participate in this event, players will have to purchase a special event ticket that will provide both the research tasks and a few extra rewards. According to Niantic's official Pokemon GO website, the following will be added to the player's inventory upon purchasing the event ticket:

  • A new Special Research story event concluding with an early-access encounter with Regigigas, arriving in Pokémon GO for the first time.
  • A Colossal Discovery medal.
  • Up to 10 additional Raid Passes at no cost during the Special Research story event time period when you spin a Photo Disc at a Gym. These Raid Passes will not be available after the event period is over. You cannot hold more than one Raid Pass at once.
  • A Unova Stone, a Sinnoh Stone, and an exclusive avatar pose as Special Research rewards.

The event begins Nov. 1 at 4:00 p.m. ET and will continue until Nov. 4.

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