Pokemon GO Limited Research June 2021

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Pokemon GO released Limited Research quests that will allow players to catch Galarian Ponyta. With several tasks to complete during the Limited Research events, players might even run into a Shiny Pokemon.

The Limited Research event is split into two parts. After completing both stages, players will run into Galarian Ponyta twice. Players can also focus on 7 km eggs during this event, as there is a chance of hatching Galarian Ponyta from these eggs.

Pokemon GO Limited Research June 2021

This Limited Research event began on June 1 and will end on June 8.

Here's a list of the tasks for the first part of the event:

  • Transfer 5 Pokemon-10 Pokeballs
  • Catch 5 Pokemon-1,000 XP
  • Make 5 Nice Throws-1,000 Stardust

After you've finished these quests, you can receive a Galarian Ponyta encounter, as well as 1,000 XP and 1,000 Stardust.

Here's a list of tasks for the second part of the event:

  • Claim Reward-15 Pokeballs
  • Claim Reward-1,000 XP
  • Claim Reward-1,500 Stardust

When claiming these rewards, players will also receive another Galarian Ponyta encounter, 1,500 XP, and an Incense.

Galarian Ponyta is a Psychic-type Pokemon and made its debut in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Galarian Ponyta's go-to moves include Psycho Cut, and Play Rough. The best counter Pokemon to use against Psychic-type Pokemon include Bug-, Dark-, and Ghost- type Pokemon.

While trainers might face two Galarian Ponyta encounters, there is also a chance of running into this Pokemon's shiny form. Galarian Ponyta's Shiny form consists of a cream and teal color scheme.