Slowpoke

The Season of Discovery kicks off with “A Very Slow Discovery”, a special event featuring Slowpoke, Galarian Slowpoke, Mega Slowbro, and Galarian Slowbro. The event lasts from June 8 to June 13, 2021 and features everyone’s favorite slow Pokémon.

In addition to Slowpoke themed content, this event features a number of slow rewards, slow raids, slow Pokémon and slow bonuses.


Date and time

  • Starts on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.
  • Ends on Sunday, June 13, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. local time

Features

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Galarian Slowpoke and Mega Slowbro debuts

  • Galarian Slowpoke will be making its Pokémon GO debut!
    • You can evolve it into Galarian Slowbro by catching 30 Poison-type Pokémon when it’s your buddy.
    • We’ve heard reports that Galarian Slowking is taking its time to make its Pokémon GO appearance. You could even say its arrival might be quite…slow.
  • Mega Slowbro will make its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids! Keep an eye out for event-exclusive Field Research tasks that’ll reward Slowbro Mega Energy.

Increased wild encounters with slow Pokémon

The following Pokémon will be appearing more in the wild:

If you’re lucky, you can encounter these two rare spawns:


Event Field Research

Task Text Reward
Catch 8 Water-type Pokémon Slowpoke
Catch 8 Psychic-type Pokémon Slowpoke
Give your buddy 3 treats Gulpin
Win a raid in under 10 minutes Slakoth
Win a raid in under 60 seconds Slowpoke (Galarian)
Evolve a Psychic-type Pokémon
Evolve a Slowpoke 20 Mega Slowbro energy
Evolve a Pokémon King’s Rock
Evolve 3 Pokémon Slowpoke (Galarian)


A Very Slow Discovery Challenge

In order to complete the A Very Slow Discovery Collection Challenge in Pokémon GO, you need to catch four Pokémon during the event:

  • Slowpoke – Available In the wild or from a field research task – ‘Catch 8 Water-type Pokémon’ or ‘Catch 8 Psychic-type Pokémon’
  • Slowbro – Evolve a Slowpoke using 50 Slowpoke Candy
  • Slowking – Evolve a Slowpoke using 50 Slowpoke Candy and a King’s Rock
  • Galarian Slowpoke – One-star raids or from a field research task – ‘Win a raid in under 60 seconds’ or ‘Evolve 3 Slowpoke’

Completing the challenge will reward you with a Slowpoke Forever Shirt avatar item, 30 Ultra Balls and 3000 XP.

A Very Slow Discovery Challenge
Rewards: Slowpoke Forever Shirt avatar item, 30 Ultra Balls, 3000 XP

Slow Pokémon in raids

The following Pokémon will be available in raids:

One-star raids ⭐

Three-star raids ⭐⭐⭐

Our recently published Snorlax, Slowking, Slaking and Toxicroak raid guides can help you with these.

Five-star raids ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Our recently updated Regirock, Registeel and Regice raid guides can help you with these.

Mega Raids

Slowbro (Mega)

We published a Mega Slowbro Raid Guide to help you defeat this raid.


Slow bonuses across the board

  • Collect event-exclusive Field Research that’ll challenge you to complete difficult tasks for some very slow rewards.
  • Complete a Slowpoke-themed Collection Challenge during the event to get the exclusive Slowpoke Forever Shirt avatar item, 30 Ultra Balls, and 3,000 XP.
  • Pick up other Slowpoke-inspired avatar items in the shop!
  • Spin PokéStops and open Gifts to collect new Slowpoke-themed Gift stickers to send to your friends.
  • Be sure to pick up an event-exclusive free box in the shop that’ll contain 20 Poké Balls, 10 Great Balls, and a King’s Rock.
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