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What Is Research Breakthrough: Guide & Tips

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Check out this Pokemon GO guide on what is a research breakthrough! Find out info about how to get research breakthroughs, Pokemon you can encounter, rewards, & more!

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Latest Research Breakthrough Info

Research Breakthrough: Guide & Tips

2-Month Research Breakthrough Special!

The latest research breakthrough event in Pokemon GO will last for up to 2 whole months! You can encounter 8 different legendary Pokemon by completing one Field Research a day, for 7 days!

Event Duration

StartEnd
Jan 2, 2019Mar 1, 2019

Encounter 8 Different Legendary Pokemon

Research Breakthrough: Guide & Tips

For completing 7 Field Research or collecting 1 stamp per day, you'll get to randomly encounter 1 out of 8 legendary Pokemon! Complete your Field Research to be able to encounter them all!

List Of Legendary Pokemon You Can Encounter

Pokemon Maximum CP
Lugia IconLugia 1587
Ho-Oh IconHo-Oh 1655
Zapdos IconZapdos 1511
Articuno IconArticuno 1308
Moltres IconMoltres 1485
Raikou IconRaikou 1479
Entei IconEntei 1488
Suicune IconSuicune 1278

Other Rewards

Research Breakthroughs: Guide & Tips

When completing research breakthroughs, you get other rewards aside from the Pokemon encounters. These vary in specification and number so complete as many as you can to get more items!

List Of Other Rewards

XP 2000 XP
Stardust 2000
Other items 20 Poke Balls
5 Hyper Balls
5 Pinap Berries
3 Rare Candies
1 Sinnoh Stone

Items & number of items are given at random.

Randomly Receive A Sinnoh Stone

How To Get Sinnoh Stones

Starting November 15, 2018, players who complete a research breakthrough can also randomly receive a Sinnoh Stone! It's an item needed to evolve some Pokemon into their 4th gen evolutions.

Check Out How To Get & Use Sinnoh Stone!

What Is Research Breakthrough?

Reward For Completing 7 Field Research

Research Breakthroughs: Guide & Tips

Research breakthroughs are the rewards you get for completing 7 Field Research or collecting a total of 7 Field Research stamps! Rewards include Pokemon encounters, XP, and items.

Stamp Collecting Doesn't Need To Be Continuous

Players don't need to continuously receive a stamp per day to complete the research walkthrough. You will always receive a stamp as long as you complete a Field Research once per day.

Check Out What Is Field Research Here!

Past Pokemon Encounters

Previous Research Breakthrough Encounters

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