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Pokémon GO October Limited Research: Tasks and Rewards

Pokémon GO's October Limited Research offers another shot at a Galarian Slowpoke.
Pokémon GO's October Limited Research offers another shot at a Galarian Slowpoke. / Photo courtesy of Nintendo

Pokémon GO's October Limited Research is something of an apology on Niantic's part — an attempt to make up for the problems players experienced trying to evolve Galarian Slowpoke into Galarian Slowing at the beginning of this year's Halloween event. In keeping with that sentiment, players will earn an encounter with Galarian Slowpoke that they can evolve into any member of the Galarian Slowpoke evolution line through this research. Here's what you need to know about it.

Pokémon GO October Limited Research Step 1

The tasks for this limited research are very straightforward, likely because they're mainly functioning as a low barrier players have to climb to get the Slowpokes they were entitled to in the first place. Here they are, along with their corresponding rewards:

  • Catch 1 Pokémon - 10 Poké Balls
  • Catch 3 Pokémon - 50 Slowpoke candy
  • Catch 5 Pokémon - 1 Incense
  • Rewards: 1000 XP, 1000 Stardust and a Galarian Slowpoke encounter

Niantic resolved the problem interfering with Galarian Slowpoke evolutions Saturday, Oct. 16, so players can now evolve the lazy Pokémon without worry. They'll have until Wednesday, Oct. 27 to complete this research and earn their rewards.