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Meltan Special Research Quest: Guide, Tasks, & Tips

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Meltan Special Research Quest: Guide, Tasks, & Tips

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Read this guide on how to capture the first Pokemon GO original mythical Pokemon - Meltan! Includes special research quest & tasks for Let's GO, Meltan, rewards, and more!

Meltan Special Research Quest Guide Tasks Tips
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Meltan Has Appeared In Special Research

Meltan Special Research Quest Guide Tasks Tips
Duration Nov 16, 2018 - Task Completion

Debuted on Nov 16, 2018, completing tasks for a Special Research quest line called "Let's GO,Meltan" will award you with an encounter with Pokemon GO's original mythical Pokemon - Meltan!

Check Out Meltan's Stats & Moves Here!

Meltan's CP Is 463 If It's 100% IV

When finally catching Meltan, check if its CP is 463. If it is, then this Meltan's Individual Value or IV is 100%!

List Of Meltan Special Research Tasks

List Of All Tasks & Rewards For "Let's GO, Meltan"

1/9 Tasks & Rewards

Task Reward
Spin 5 Poke Stops 500 XP
Catch 10 Pokemon 500 XP
Transfer 5 Pokemon 500 XP

2/9 Tasks & Rewards

Task Reward
Earn 2 Candies By Walking With Your Buddy 1000 XP
Make 10 Great Throws 1000 XP
Hatch 3 Eggs 1000 XP

3/9 Tasks & Rewards

Task Reward
Catch A Ditto 1500 XP
Win 2 Gym Battles 1500 XP
Battle In A Raid Twice 1500 XP

4/9 Tasks & Rewards

Task Reward
Catch 5 Steel Type Pokemon 2000 XP
Catch 5 Electric Type Pokemon 2000 XP
Earn 5 Candies By Walking With Your Buddy 2000 XP

5/9 Tasks & Rewards

Task Reward
Evolve A Grimer 2500 XP
Catch 5 Slugma Or Gulpin 2500 XP
Make 20 Great Throws 2500 XP

6/9 Tasks & Rewards

Task Reward
Evolve A Magnemite 3000 XP
Catch 5 Exeggcute 3000 XP
Battle In A Raid 10 Times 3000 XP

7/9 Tasks & Rewards

Task Reward
Evolve A Drowzee 3500 XP
Catch A Cubone 3500 XP
Evolve A Scyther 3500 XP

8/9 Tasks & Rewards

Task Reward
Catch 2 Omanyte Or Kabuto 4000 XP
Catch 2 Lileep Or Anorith 4000 XP
Catch An Aerodactyl 4000 XP

9/9 Tasks & Rewards

Task Reward
Task Complete 4500 XP
Task Complete 4500 XP
Task Complete 4500 XP

"Let's GO, Meltan" Task Completed Rewards List

1/9 Task Completed Rewards

Reward Pieces
Stardust 1000
Poke Ball 10 pieces
Incubator 1 piece

2/9 Task Completed Rewards

Reward Pieces
Stardust 2000
Lucky Egg 2 pieces
Fast TM 1 piece

3/9 Task Completed Rewards

Reward Pieces
Great Ball 10 pieces
Incense 3 pieces
Max Revive 3 pieces

4/9 Task Completed Rewards

Reward Pieces
Stardust 4000
Pinap Berry 5 pieces
Rare Candy 5 pieces

5/9 Task Completed Rewards

Reward Pieces
Stardust 5000
Lure Module 5 pieces
Great Ball 20 pieces

6/9 Task Completed Rewards

Reward Pieces
Silver Pinap Berry 1 piece
Metal Coat 1 piece
Ultra Ball 10 pieces

7/9 Task Completed Rewards

Reward Pieces
Ultra Ball 10 pieces
Charge TM 1 piece
Premium Raid Pass 3 pieces

8/9 Task Completed Rewards

Reward Pieces
Star Dust 8000
Star Piece 1 piece
Pokemon Encounter (Meltan) Once

9/9 Task Completed Rewards

Reward Pieces
Star Dust 9000
Super Incubator 1 piece
Meltan Candy 5 pieces

Tips In Completing Meltan Tasks

Tips In Completing Tasks

Get Candy Fast Via 1 KM Distance Buddies

Mew Special Research Quest Guide Tasks Tips

Buddy with a Pokemon that only requires a short distance before they can find Candy! This will help you find Candy faster to complete Meltan tasks efficiently.

Buddy Pokemon With 1 KM Distance For Candy

Catch Certain Pokemon To Encounter Ditto

Mew Special Research Quest Guide Tasks Tips

Ditto is a challenging Pokemon to find. It only transforms back into a Ditto after you have captured it! Be sure to check the list below to find out which Pokemon Ditto transforms from.

Check Out How To Find & Catch Ditto!

List Of Pokemon Ditto Transforms From

Utilize Raids & Field Research For CatchTasks

Some Pokemon are hard to find and encounter in the wild! You can participate in a raid when the boss is a Type needed to complete a task or use Field Research tasks to capture specific Pokemon.

Pokemon Encounters Per Field Research Task

Meltan Task Pokemon Encounter Field Research To Be Completed
7/9 Cubone IconCubone Use 5 Razz Berries To Help Catch Pokemon
8/9 Aerodactyl IconAerodactyl Use An Item To Evolve A Pokemon
8/9 Anorith IconAnorith Catch 7 Flying, Psychic, Or Dark Pokémon
8/9 Anorith IconAnorith Make 3 Great Throws
8/9 Lileep IconLileep Make 3 Great Throws
8/9 Kabuto IconKabuto Catch 10 Ice Pokemon
8/9 Omanyte IconOmanyte Win In A Level 3 Raid Or Higher

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