Searching for Gold Research Day is a unique Research Day in Pokemon GO. PokeStops are turning gold, and Shiny Pokemon wander about in this Pokemon GO event. This primer covers all the key details of Pokemon GO Searching for Gold Research Day, including the Featured Pokemon, Event Bonuses, and Timed Research!
Pokemon GO Searching for Gold Research Day: Dates and times
Pokemon GO Searching for Gold Research Day is a three-hour event, running in-game from 2pm to 5pm local time on Saturday, June 3, 2023.
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Pokemon GO Searching for Gold Research Day: Featured Pokemon
Spinning Photo Discs at PokeStops during Gold Research Day will award you event-themed Field Research tasks. Trainers that complete these tasks will net encounters with the following featured Pokemon:
One of the biggest draws of Searching for Gold Research Day is that the featured Pokemon have an increased chance to appear in their Shiny variants!
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Pokemon GO Searching for Gold Research Day: Event Bonuses
The following gold-themed bonuses will be active throughout Pokemon GO Searching for Gold Research Day:
- PokeStops occasionally turn gold without a Golden Lure Module.
- Trainers can find Gimmighoul Coins when they spin PokeStops.
Pokemon GO Searching for Gold Research Day: Wild encounters
The wilds of Pokemon GO will be populated with the following Pokemon during Searching for Gold Research Day:
All these Pokemon, aside from Azumarill, have the potential to spawn as a Shiny.
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Pokemon GO Searching for Gold Research Day: Timed Research
Searching for Gold Research Day offers event-exclusive Timed Research for interested Trainers. A ticket for this Timed Research costs $1.
The Timed Research assigns you additional Field Research tasks that give extra encounters with Searching for Gold Research Day’s featured Pokemon. If you’re a Shiny hunter, the Searching for Gold Research Day Timed Research is an excellent way to ensure you capture the Shiny variants of Caterpie, Magikarp, Nosepass, Sableye, and Barboach.
The Searching for Gold Research Day Timed Research tasks and their unclaimed rewards expire on June 3, 2023, at 5pm local time. You can purchase a Timed Research Ticket for yourself or an eligible friend in the in-game shop from June 1, 2023, at 1am BST, to June 3, 2023, at 5pm local time.
That’s everything you need to know about Pokemon GO Searching for Gold Research Day. Frequent Gold PokeStops and capture Shiny Pokemon during this special Research Day.
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