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Pokemon GO 5th Anniversary Collection: What is it?

Pokemon GO 5th Anniversary Collection: What is it?
Pokemon GO 5th Anniversary Collection: What is it? / Photo courtesy of Niantic

Pokemon GO's Fifth Anniversary Collection Challenge rewards players with special Pokemon, Rare Candies, and Poke balls. From taking snapshots of Mudkip to making a few Great Throws, here's everything you need to know about the Collection Challenge.

Pokemon GO 5th Anniversary Collection: What is it?

Players are required to catch 19 Pokemon during this Collection Challenge. Here's a list of some of the Pokemon that you should try to catch.

  • Catch five Pokemon from lures or a field research quest: Bulbasaur encounter
  • Catch five Pokemon from lures or a field research quest: Charmander encounter
  • Catch five Pokemon from lures or a field research quest: Squirtle encounter
  • Use five Berries when catching Pokemon from lures or a field research quest: Chikorita encounter
  • Use five Berries when catching Pokemon from lures or a field research quest: Cyndaquil encounter
  • Use five Berries when catching Pokemon from lures or a field research quest: Totodile encounter
  • Capture five photos of wild Pokemon from lures or a field research task: Torchic encounter
  • Capture five photos of wild Pokemon from lures or a field research task: Mudkip
  • Create five Great Throws from lures or a field research task: Turtwig encounter
  • Create five Great Throws from lures or a field research task: Chimchar encounter
  • Create five Great Throws from lures or a field research task: Piplup encounter

Other encounters during the Collection Challenge include Snivy, Tepig, Oshawott, Chespin, Fennekin, Froakie, and Flying Pikachu.

After finishing the Collection Challenge, players can receive three Rare Candies, 80 Poke balls, and a chance to run into a Flying Pikachu.

For more Pokemon GO news, check out Pokemon GO's fifth year anniversary plans.