Pokémon GO: Meltan Celebration Event

Niantic has provided details on the previously announced Meltan Event in celebration of Pokémon GO and HOME integration. The special event will be taking place from November 17th until November 23rd.

Activating a Mystery Box (received by transferring a Pokémon from GO to HOME) during the event will allow Trainers to encounter a Shiny Meltan. There will also be a Timed Research that rewards Pidgeot Mega Energy and Field Research tasks that lead to encounters with Slowpoke (including shiny). In addition, Mega Pidgeot will receive a CP boost during the event period.

Features

  • Wild Pokémon: Alolan Sandshrew, Zubat, Alolan Diglett, Slowpoke, Magnemite, Ditto, Porygon, Hoothoot, Remoraid, Whismur, Lileep, Anorith, Cottonee, and Foongus
  • 5 km Eggs: Nidoran ♀, Nidoran ♂, Slowpoke, Omanyte, Kabuto, Lileep, and Anorith.
  • Raids: Alolan Vulpix, Slowpoke, Magnemite, Shinx, Timburr, Klink, and more
  • Timed Research: Will reward Pidgeot Mega Energy, Poké Balls, Berries, encounters with Slowpoke (including shiny) and Gible
  • Field Research Tasks: Will reward encounters with Slowpoke (including shiny)
  • Mega Pidgeot will receive a CP boost during the event period
  • Shiny Meltan will only be available from Mystery Boxes during the event
  • New Avatar Items: Melmetal Jacket, the Melmetal Vest, Melmetal Shoes, and Grand Oak’s Glasses

Research

Field Research

  • Catch 2 Different Species of Pokémon: Nidoran Encounter
  • Catch 30 Pokémon: Stardust x1500
  • Give Your Buddy 3 Treats: Slowpoke Encounter
  • Win 2 Raids: Dratini, Bagon, or Beldum Encounter

Timed Research: Pokémon HOME Event

Tasks 1/4

  • Transfer 5 Pokémon: Poke Ball x10
  • Use 10 Berries to Help Catch Pokémon: Nidoran♀ Encounter
  • Catch 10 Pokémon: Razz Berry x3
  • Completion: Pidgeot Mega Energy x20, Slowpoke Encounter, Stardust x500

Tasks 2/4

  • Evolve 3 Pokémon: Poke Ball x20
  • Use 15 Berries to Help Catch Pokémon: Nidoran♂ Encounter
  • Catch 20 Pokémon: Pinap Berry x3
  • Completion: Pidgeot Mega Energy x30, Ponyta Encounter, Stardust x1000

Tasks 3/4

  • Catch 10 Different Species of Pokémon: Great Ball x15
  • Win 2 Raids: Litwick Encounter
  • Catch 30 Pokémon: Slowpoke Encounter
  • Completion: Pidgeot Mega Energy x50, Absol Encounter, Stardust x1000

Tasks 4/4

  • Claim Reward: Pidgeot Mega Energy x10
  • Claim Reward: Pidgeot Mega Energy x10
  • Claim Reward: Pidgeot Mega Energy x10
  • Completion: Pidgeot Mega Energy x30, Gible Encounter, Stardust x1000

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