Searching for Legends Event

The image depicts a Nosepass in middle of rocks. Used as the featured image for the Searching for Legends event

Searching for Legends is a Pokémon GO event that runs from Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Sunday, March 14, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. local time. Searching for Legends is part of the Pokémon GO Season of Legends.

Nosepass, the Compass Pokémon will be appearing in greater numbers alongside a variety of Ground, Rock, and Steel-type Pokémon. If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny Nosepass during and after this event!

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Date and Time

  • From Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.
  • Through Sunday, March 14, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. local time

Shiny Pokémon

Shiny Nosepass is a featured Pokémon during the Searching for Legends Event:

  • Shiny Nosepass
  • Shiny Probopass


Wild spawns

The following Pokémon will be appearing more often in the wild:

If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny Nosepass!


Incense encounters

The following Pokémon will be attracted to Incense:


Eggs

The following Pokémon will be hatching from 5 km Eggs:


Raids

The following Pokémon will be appearing in one-star raids: 

The following Pokémon will be appearing in three-star raids:


Field Research

Complete event-exclusive Field Research tasks and Timed Research to encounter Pokémon like Nosepass!

Task Reward
Catch 5 Steel-type Pokémon Nosepass
Power up a Pokémon 5 times Nosepass
Earn a candy walking with your buddy Nosepass
Catch 5 Rock-type Pokémon Roggenrola
Use an Incense Shieldon
Win a raid Skarmory


Special Research

Searching for Legends Special Research tasks and rewards
Searching for Legends Special Research tasks and rewards

Searching for Legends Special Research tasks and rewards are listed below. This Special Research is free.

Stage 1 / 5

  • Catch 10 Rock-type Pokémon – 10x Pokéball
  • Make 5 Great Throws – 10x Great Ball
  • Transfer 10 Pokémon – 10x Pinap Berry
  • Rewards: 500 Stardust, 1500 XP, Kabuto encounter

Stage 2 / 5

  • Catch 10 Ground-type Pokémon – 10x Hyper Potion
  • Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost – 1x Mossy Lure
  • Take a snapshot of Landorus – 10x Landorus Candy
  • Rewards: 500 Stardust, 2000 XP, Drilbur encounter

Stage 3 / 5

  • Catch 10 Flying-type Pokémon – 10x Max Revive
  • Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost – 1x Fast TM
  • Take a snapshot of Tornadus – 10x Tornadus Candy
  • Rewards: 500 Stardust, 2000 XP, Ducklett encounter

Stage 4 / 5

  • Catch 10 Electric-type Pokémon – 10x Ultra Ball
  • Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost – 1x Charged TM
  • Take a snapshot of Thunderus – 10x Thunderus Candy
  • Rewards: 500 Stardust, 2000 XP, Joltik encounter

Stage 5 / 5

  • Claim Reward! – 2000 XP
  • Claim Reward! – 2000 XP
  • Claim Reward! – 2000 XP
  • Rewards: 5000 XP, 1 Unova Stone, Munna encounter

Timed Research

Season of Legends Timed Research is free for everyone and lasts until the event ends. It’s split into 7 stages, with each stage rewarding a Nosepass encounter:

Stage 1/7

  • Take a snapshot of a Ground-type Pokémon – 300 Stardust
  • Catch 10 Ground-type Pokémon – 10 Poké Ball
  • Rewards: Nosepass encounter, 100 XP

Stage 2/7

  • Use 3 Nanab Berries while catching Pokémon – Magnemite
  • Use 3 Pinap Berries while catching Pokémon – Magnemite
  • Use 3 Razz Berries while catching Pokémon – Magnemite
  • Rewards: Nosepass encounter, 200 XP

Stage 3/7

  • Take a snapshot of a Rock-type Pokémon – 300 Stardust
  • Catch 10 Rock-type Pokémon – 8 Poké Ball
  • Rewards: Nosepass encounter, 300 XP

Stage 4/7

  • Defeat 1 Team GO Rocket Grunt – Galarian Stunfisk encounter
  • Rewards: Nosepass encounter, 400 XP

Stage 5/7

  • Take a snapshot of a Steel-type Pokémon – 300 Stardust
  • Catch 10 Steel-type Pokémon – 10 Poké Ball
  • Rewards: Nosepass encounter, 500 XP

Stage 6/7

  • Make 3 curveball throws – Baltoy encounter
  • Make 6 great curveball throws – Forretress encounter
  • Make 9 curveball throws in a row – Ferroseed encounter
  • Rewards: Nosepass encounter, 600 XP

Stage 7/7

  • Use an Incense – Shieldon encounter
  • Catch 45 Steel-type Pokémon – Silver Pinap Berry
  • Rewards: Nosepass encounter, 700 XP, 1 Magnetic Lure
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