Pokémon GO Winter Holiday Timed Research Listed

Niantic Labs, The Pokémon Company

There is a new Winter Holiday Timed Research event that Pokémon GO players can enter this December. It is an exclusive event, so players must purchase a $5.00 ticket to enter. Players interested can purchase tickets through the in-game shop from 10 a.m. local time on Dec. 15 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 30. After obtaining a ticket, trainers will have until 8 p.m. on Dec. 31 to complete all the research tasks. There are four steps of tasks to complete each with its rewards.

Winter Holiday Step One

  • Walk Two km - Rewarded a Snover encounter
  • Catch Ten Pokémon - Rewarded a Spheal encounter
  • Catch Ten Ice-type Pokémon - Rewarded a Seel encounter

Completing all three tasks in step one will earn players a Sneasel encounter, one Incense, and 50 Abomasnow Mega Energy.


Winter Holiday Step Two

  • Walk Two km - Rewarded a Swinub encounter
  • Transfer Ten Pokémon - Rewarded a Delibird encounter
  • Catch Ten Ice-type Pokémon - Rewarded a Cubchoo encounter

Those that finish all three tasks in step two will be treated with a Galarian Mr. Mime encounter, one Incubator, and 50 Abomasnow Mega Energy.


Winter Holiday Step Three

  • Walk Two km - Rewarded a Vanillite encounter
  • Send Seven Gifts to friends - Rewarded a Stantler encounter
  • Catch 15 Ice-type Pokémon - Rewarded a Snowy Castform encounter

After meeting all the requirements for the task for step three, players will be rewarded with a Galarian Darumaka encounter, one Incubator, and 50 Abomasnow Mega Energy.

Winter Holiday Step Four

  • Hatch an Egg - Rewarded with a Alolan Vulpix encounter
  • Catch Eight different species of Ice-type Pokémon - Rewarded with a Alolan Sandshrew encounter
  • Catch 15 Ice-type Pokémon - Rewarded with a Lapras encounter.

Completing the last tasks in the final step of the Winter Holiday Timed Research will gift players with a Galarian Mr. Mime encounter and Gifting Avatar Pose.