Charge Up event featuring Tynamo, Mega Manectric, and Therian Forme Thundurus takes place in Pokémon GO on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, March 22, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. local time.

The event features more frequent encounters with Electric-type Pokémon in the wild, 5km eggs, event exclusive Field Research tasks and raids. Additionally, Evolution items drop more frequently from Gifts opened during this event.

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Charge Up Event Infographic
Charge Up Event Infographic

Date and time

  • Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to
  • Monday, March 22, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. local time

Bonuses

  • You’ll have a higher chance of receiving Evolution items when opening Gifts during the event period
  • Tynamo makes its Pokémon GO debut
  • Mega Manectric makes its Pokémon GO debut

Increased wild encounters

Electric-type Pokémon — including Tynamo — will be appearing more frequently in the wild:

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Tynamo is making its Pokémon GO debut, and so are its evolutions Eelektrik and Eelektross:


5km eggs

The following Electric-type Pokémon will be hatching from 5km Eggs:


Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids:

Tier 1 raids

Tier 3 raids

Tier 5 raids

Mega raids


Field Research

Event-exclusive Field Research tasks will reward Poké Balls, Ampharos Mega Energy, Manectric Mega Energy, encounters with Electric-type Pokémon, and more. The following Field Research tasks are available during the Charge Up event in Pokémon GO:

Task Reward
Catch 5 Electric-type Pokémon
Catch 25 Electric-type Pokémon Tynamo
Power up Pokémon 5 times
  • 5x Poké Ball
  • 3x Great Ball
Power up Pokémon 10 times
  • 10x Mega Manectric Energy
  • 10x Mega Ampharos Energy
Power up Pokémon 7 times
  • 10x Mega Venusaur Energy
  • 10x Mega Charizard X Energy
  • 10x Mega Charizard Y Energy
  • 10x Mega Blastoise Energy
  • 10x Mega Beedrill Energy
  • 10x Mega Pidgeot Energy
  • 10x Mega Gengar Energy
  • 10x Mega Gyarados Energy
  • 10x Mega Houndoom Energy
  • 10x Mega Abomasnow Energy


Charge Up Event-exclusive Timed Research

Charge Up Event Timed Research is focused on evolving and powering up Electric-type Pokémon will be available. Here are all the tasks and rewards for completing the quest line:

Charge Up (1/4)

  • Catch 5 Electric-type Pokémon – Pikachu encounter
  • Evolve a Pokémon – Voltorb encounter
  • Power up Pokémon 5 times – 10x Poké Ball
  • Rewards: Tynamo encounter, 1 Unova Stone, 10x Ampharos Mega Energy

Charge Up (2/4)

  • Make 3 Nice Throws in a row – Magnemite encounter
  • Make 3 Curveball Throws – Magnemite encounter
  • Make 3 Great Throws – Magnemite encounter
  • Rewards: Magneton encounter, 1 Sinnoh Stone, 10x Manectric Mega Energy

Charge Up (3/4)

  • Use 7 Berries to help catch Pokémon – 10x Poké Ball
  • Evolve 5 Electric-type Pokémon – Electabuzz encounter
  • Power up Pokémon 10 times – 3x Razz Berry
  • Rewards: Porygon encounter, 1 Upgrade, 15x Ampharos Mega Energy

Charge Up (4/4)

  • Transfer 15 Pokémon – 10x Poké Ball
  • Evolve 5 Electric-type Pokémon – Jolteon encounter
  • Power up Pokémon 15 times – Manectric encounter
  • Rewards: Tynamo encounter, 1 Unova Stone, 15x Manectric Mega Energy
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