As expected and previously speculated, Jirachi has been released as a special research encounter at Pokemon GO Fest 2019 in Chicago! The global version of the quest chain will surely be different, but for now we can enjoy in an early preview of Jirachi’s awakening.

Go Fest 2019 – Chicago Jirachi Quest line

The Jirachi quest line presented on GO Fest is only for GO Fest attendees. The global version of the quest line will feature different research tasks and accompanying text.

Stage 1 / 5

1 / 5
Spin 7 PokéStops or gyms 25 Pokeball
Make 3 new friends 10 Pinap Berry
Send 3 Gifts to Friends 1 Super Incubator
Stage rewards
  • 25 Pokeball
  • 15 Lure Modules
  • 15 Silver Pinap Berry

Stage 2 / 5

2 / 5
Catch 5 different species of Fairy-type Pokémon Pokemon GO GardevoirGardevoir
Catch 5 different species of Water-type Pokémon Pokemon GO KingdraKingdra
Catch 5 different species of Ghost-type Pokémon Pokemon GO GengarGengar
Catch 5 different species of Ground-type Pokémon Pokemon GO HippowdonHippowdon
Catch 5 different species of Ice-type Pokémon Pokemon GO AbomasnowAbomasnow
Stage rewards
  • 3 Super Incubator
  • 5 Golden Razzberry
  • 5 Incense

Stage 3 / 5

While taking snapshots to complete Stage 3 of the quest line, you will be photo-bombed by several different musical Pokemon: Jigglypuff, Bronzong, Chimeco, Loudred and Cricketune.

3 / 5
Catch 3 Unown 1 Starpiece
Take a snapshot of Ralts in its GO Fest habitat 5000 Stardust
Take a snapshot of Gastly in its GO Fest habitat 5000 Stardust
Take a snapshot of Hippopotas in its GO Fest habitat 5000 Stardust
Take a snapshot of Snover in its GO Fest habitat 5000 Stardust
Take a snapshot of Horsea in its GO Fest habitat 5000 Stardust
Stage rewards
  • 5000 Stardust
  • 5 Pinap Berry
  • 1 Sinnoh Stone

Stage 4 / 5

Automatically completed and unlocks the Jirachi encounter. The encounter features musical Pokemon from Stage 3 and the encounter starts once they run away and Jirachi wakes up.

4 / 5
Claim Reward 2019 XP
Claim Reward 2019 XP
Claim Reward 2019 XP
Stage Reward Pokemon GO JirachiJirachi

Stage 5 / 5

5 / 5
Trade 3 Pokémon from at least 100 km away 3 Premium Raid pass
Hatch 5 Eggs 3 Starpiece
Take 3 snapshots of Jirachi 1 Super Incubator
Stage rewards
  • 20 Jirachi Candy
  • 5 Golden Razzbery
  • 5000 Stardust

Alternative Quests

For those who didn’t finish their Jirachi Special research in Chicago, here’s the alternative Quest-line:

3 / 5
Hatch 3 Eggs 1 Starpiece
Take 5 snapshots of Fairy-type Pokémon 5000 Stardust
Take 5 snapshots of Ghost-type Pokémon 5000 Stardust
Take 5 snapshots of Ground-type Pokémon 5000 Stardust
Take 5 snapshots of Ice-type Pokémon 5000 Stardust
Take 5 snapshots of Water-type Pokémon 5000 Stardust
Stage rewards
  • 5000 Stardust
  • 5 Pinap Berry
  • 1 Sinnoh Stone

Additional bonuses discovered on GO Fest

  • Unown are spawning left and right, spelling out the phrase “Wake up!”
  • Shiny Abra and shiny Horsea are available in the wild!
  • Music Pokémon can photobomb you during GO Snapshot
  • GO Fest attendees have a chance to complete a five stage quest chain and wake up Jirachi
  • Pokemon spawning at GO Fest habitats are also spawning worldwide