Pokémon Go Kanto Celebration event guide: Timed Research and special moves

To conclude the Kanto Trip occasion, Pokémon Go is hosting a Kanto Event, including the lots of Pokémon from the very first Pokémon video games.

The occasion occurs from Feb. 21 till Feb. 27, and it’ll include increased generate rates for lots of Kanto Pokémon, along with more Kanto Pokémon in eggs. Likewise, Kanto area Pokémon are likewise taking control of raids, with Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, and Mewtwo all getting included as luxury targets.

As per usual with these types of events, a special set of Field Research can be found by spinning Poké Stops.

Pokémon Go Kanto Celebration Field Research and rewards

Task Reward
Task Reward
Earn 3 hearts with your buddy Clefairy or Jigglypuff encounter
Catch 3 Pokémon Diglett, Magnemite, or Doduo encounter
Hatch an egg Kabuto or Omanyte encounter
Transfer 6 Pokémon Magikarp encounter
Defeat 2 Team Go Rocket Grunts Nidoran(F), Nidoran(M), Zubat, or Venonat encounter
Win a raid Snorlax encounter

Kanto Celebration Community Day moves

During the event period, players can evolve Kanto-area Pokémon to get their respective Community Day moves. Most of these moves are very strong and if you don’t already have a team of Pokémon with these moves, you should definitely take advantage of this perk. The moves and Pokémon are as follows:

  • Vensaur: Frenzy Plant
  • Charizard: Blast Burn
  • Blastoise: Hydro Cannon
  • Pikachu: Surf
  • Any Eevee evolution: Last Resort
  • Dragonite: Draco Meteor

Kanto Celebration Timed Research study

Step 1 of 4

  • Power up Pokémon 5 times (Paras encounter)
  • Transfer 6 Pokémon (Geodude encounter)
  • Capture 20 Pokémon (Rhyhorn encounter)

Reward: Onix encounter, 3 Razz Berries, 40 Venusaur Mega Energy

Step 2 of 4

  • Defeat 3 Group Go Rocket Grunts (Ekans encounter)
  • Catch 2 Shadow Pokémon (Drowzee encounter)
  • Catch 20 Pokémon (Koffing encounter)

Reward: Grimer encounter, 1,000 XP, 40 Charizard Mega Energy

Action 3 of 4

  • Take a snapshot of a water-type Pokémon (Staryu encounter)
  • Capture 20 water-type Pokémon (Shellder encounter)
  • Catch 25 Pokémon (Tentacool encounter)

Reward: Omanyte encounter, 3 Pinap Berries, 40 Blastoise Mega Energy

Action 4 of 4

  • Power up Pokémon 10 times (Porygon encounter)
  • Send 3 gifts to friends (Jynx encounter)
  • Capture 25 Pokémon (Eevee encounter)

Reward: Aerodactyl encounter, 2,500 XP, 1 Unusual Sweet

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.