New Lure Modules, Evolution Methods, Potential Future Quests, and Event Text Found in Latest Leak


Hello trainers! We have some special info that has been leaked by data miners to share with you today. Niantic has NOT confirmed this information, but has reached out to say Shiny Detective Pikachu will NOT be available, so take this with a grain of salt. I will be going over in a little more detail about the new Lure Modules, Event Text, Evolution Methods, and a potential future event.

Detective Pikachu Event Text and Sprites

*Spoiler alert: if you do NOT want to know what the quests are and how to complete them, STOP reading here.

As we know, the Detective Pikachu event is scheduled to begin 1 PM PDT on May 7th featuring increased spawns of Pokémon featured in the Detective Pikachu movie, Event Related Field Research Tasks, and Detective Pikachu themed raids.

Below is the quest text that that was recently found. It’s nice to see something a little different from Niantic as it seems they are keeping the theme and spirit of “detective work” in providing these new quests. Keep in mind, the answers to the quests featured below may not be correct, it’s only based on the detective skills of a few of the HubStaff. 😉

Quest Catch this to Complete
Detective Pikachu: Catch the Seed Pokémon that is seen walking in a river Bulbasaur
Detective Pikachu: Catch the Fire-type Evolution of Eevee Flareon
Detective Pikachu: Catch the Water-type Pokémon carried in a backpack Psyduck
Detective Pikachu: Catch [?] Jigglypuff, Aipom, or Snubbull Jigglypuff


Sprites for the Detective Pikachu and Raichu have also been mined, and they will be showcased below. Niantic has confirmed that Detective Pikachu will NOT be shiny. Detective Hat Pichu is absent, so it cannot be hatched.

Detective Pikachu Detective Raichu

Sprite assets have been mined for the special Detective Pikachu-themed apparel that you can get in the game. These are showcased below:

Detective Hat Detective Pikachu Shirt

New Lure Modules + Evolution Methods

Miners have found three new items in the code; these are special attribute-themed lures, that upon use will make Pokémon of specific types or potential biomes spawn from it. They also may include potential evolution triggers. We do not know when or if these items will be released. Keep in mind that these Potential Spawns are all speculation.

Glacial Lure Module
A frosty Lure Module that attracts Pokémon for 30 minutes-especially ones that love the cold. It can also cause some Pokémon to evolve.
Potential Spawns
Seel Shellder Jynx
Lapras Sneasel Swinub
Snorunt Spheal Snover
Stand Near to Evolve
Eevee into Glaceon


Mossy Lure Module
A natural Lure Module that attracts Pokémon for 30 minutes-especially ones that love mossy scents. It can also cause some Pokémon to evolve.
Potential Spawns
Bulbasaur Oddish Paras
Bellsprout Exeggcute Tangela
Chikorita Hoppip Sunkern
Treecko Seedot Shroomish
Roselia Cacnea Turtwig
Stand Near to Evolve
Eevee into Leafeon


Magnetic Lure Module
An electronic Lure Module that attracts Pokémon for 30 minutes-especially ones that possess a magnetic field. It can also cause some Pokémon to evolve.
Potential Spawns
Pikachu Geodude (Alola) Magnemite
Voltorb Electabuzz Jolteon
Chinchou Mareep Nosepass
Electrike Plusle Minun
Stand Near to Evolve
Magneton into Magnezone
Nosepass into Probopass


New Event Text

There isn’t a lot here to go off of, but text and quest text was found that hints to a Raid-themed event. Titled “Raid Week 2019”, it leaves us with a question to think about. What kind of Pokémon will we be raiding? The quest text is as seen below.

Quest Difficulty
Win a raid Easy
Win {?} raids Medium
Win {?} raids Hard

Do you all have any theories? Do you have any thoughts on these findings? Are you excited about the potential New Lure Modules? What about the possible Quests? Let us know in the comments below!

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