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Feebas Limited Research Day - January 2019

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Feebas Limited Research Day - January 2019

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A new Pokemon GO Limited Research Day has been announced for January 2019 featuring Feebas! Learn about event details, catching a Shiny Feebas, & more!

January 2019 Limited Research - Feebas
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Jan 2019 Limited Research Day Overview

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Event Duration

Jan 19, 2019, 11:00AM - 2:00PM PST
Europe, Middle East
Africa, India
Jan 19, 2019, 10:00AM - 1:00PM UTC
Asia-PacificJan 20, 2019, 12:00PM - 3:00PM JST

Trainers who spin Poke Stops during the Limited Research Day will receive limited research tasks that feature encounters with the special Water Pokemon - Feebas! If your luck is good, you might even encounter a Shiny Feebas!

Tasks Can Only Be Received On The Day Itself.

You won't be able to receive the limited research tasks before the day of the event. Since you can only get one research task from a Poke Stop in a day, keep your slots open & don't spin Poke Stops until the event begins.

No Details Yet On Task Content & Frequency

There are currently no details yet on what tasks need to be completed to encounter Feebas. There is no information also on how frequently you'll receive these limited research tasks from spinning Poke Stops.

You Can Still Receive Common Research Tasks

Even during the event day, you can still receive basic research tasks from a Poke Stop. It's best to work with friends and share information to find out which tasks specifically lead to a Feebas encounter.

Check Out Field Research Here

Possible Shiny Feebas Can Appear

Normal Appearance Shiny Appearance
Feebas IconFeebas The Feebas's body color will be purple instead of yellow/brown.
Milotic IconMilotic Body color will be a deep color. The fins on its head will be light blue with the tail pattern color being red & yellow.

A Shiny Feebas will be quite easy to identify - its body color will be a pretty purple. An evolved Feebas, Milotic, will also have a very beautiful change in overall color, especially in its tail pattern.

Check Out Shiny Pokemon Here!

Pokemon GO Official Announcement

January 2019 Limited Research - Feebas


It’s time to put your research skills to work and collect Field Research that looks closely at a certain Pokémon species -- let’s do some Limited Research! While the Water-type Pokémon Feebas may not look like much, there’s plenty to learn about the Fish Pokémon! Spin the Photo Disc at nearby PokéStops to obtain Field Research tasks that lead to encounters with Feebas. And, if you’re lucky, you just might find a Shiny Feebas! See more details below:

Event Date + Time

Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India: Jan. 19, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. UTC (GMT +0)

The Americas and Greenland: Jan. 19, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8)

Asia-Pacific: Jan. 20, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. JST (GMT +9)


  • Limited Research tasks will be available when you spin Photo Discs at PokéStops.
  • Completing the Limited Research tasks will reward you with encounters with Feebas.
  • You may encounter a Shiny Feebas!

Feebas migrate quickly during Limited Research, so exploring is key! As long as you’ve collected the Limited Research during the event window, you can complete it at any time. Don’t forget: you’ll need to venture onward to many PokéStops in order to get new Field Research tasks and encounter as many Feebas as possible!

We’re looking forward to seeing you out in the field! Stay safe and happy exploring!

—The Pokémon GO team

From: Pokemon GO Official Site

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