Pokemon GO September and October Research Breakthroughs

...it's Flower Crown Eevee!

Trainers, Field Research reward breakthroughs are changing! From September 1, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) to November 1, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT (GMT −7), Flower Crown Eevee will be available as a Research Breakthrough encounter. If you’re lucky, you might encounter Shiny Flower Crown Eevee!

Flower Crown Eevee and Eeveelutions chart

We strongly recommend you read our Eevee Evolution Tricks article for a comprehensive overview of all Evolution tricks. You don’t want to miss on this one if you’re missing a shiny!

TLDR version

  • Standard evolution is randomly chosen between Vaporeon, Jolteon and Flareon only
  • Naming trick can be used only once per each of final evolution
  • Eevee named Rainer will evolve into Vaporeon
  • Eevee named Sparky will evolve into Jolteon
  • Eevee named Pyro will evolve into Flareon
  • Eevee named Sakura will evolve into Espeon
  • Eevee named Tamao will evolve into Umbreon
  • Eevee named Linnea will evolve into Leafeon
  • Eevee named Rea will evolve into Glaceon
  • Buddy system method can be used repeatedly
  • Eevee Lure evolutions can be used repeatedly
  • Requirements for Espeon / Umbreon evolution through the buddy system:
    • Walk at least 10 km with Eevee and earn 2 candies
    • Eevee set as a buddy
    • Detactable GPS signal to determine day or night
    • If all requirements are met, evolve during the day for Espeon and at night for Umbreon
  • Requirements for Glaceon / Leafeon:
    • Trainers need to be in spin-range of a PokéStop with an active lure of the appropriate type to evolve
    • Mossy and Glacial Lures can be bought in the in-game store for 200 Coins each
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