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UPDATE Tasks Have Changed! Pokemon Go A Colossal Discovery Research Tasks and Rewards Guide

Update: Trainers, the Research tasks for the ‘A Colossal Discovery’ Special Research have changed, and there are new tasks that have to be completed to catch Regigigas. Take a look below.

A Colossal Discovery New Tasks 1/4

  • Win 3 Raids: 3,000 XP
  • Catch 49 Pokemon: Cranidos
  • Evolve 7 Rock Type Pokemon: Tyranitar
  • Rewards: x3 Golden Razz Berry, x3,000 Stardust and x10 Great Ball

A Colossal Discovery New Tasks 2/4

  • Win 3 Raids: 3,000 XP
  • Catch 49 Pokemon: Lapras
  • Evolve 7 Ice Type Pokemon: Abomasnow
  • Rewards: x1 Sinnoh Stone, x3,000 Stardust and x10 Great Ball

A Colossal Discovery New Tasks 3/4

  • Win 3 Raids: 3,000 XP
  • Catch 49 Pokemon: Shieldon
  • Evolve 7 Steel Type Pokemon: Steelix
  • Rewards: x1 Unova Stone, x3,000 Stardust and 1 Star Piece

A Colossal Discovery New Tasks 4/4

  • Take 7 Snapshots of Rock Type Pokemon: 3,000 XP
  • Take 7 snapshots of Ice-Type Pokemon: 3,000 XP
  • Take 7 snapshots of Steel-Type Pokemon: 3,000 XP
  • Rewards: Regigigas, x10 Regigigas Candy and new Avatar Pose

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Previous Story: Trainers, the new Special Research “A Colossal Discovery” is going live on Saturday, November 2 from 11 AM to 7 PM local time featuring Regigigas, new tasks, and cool rewards.

The “A Colossal Discovery” Special Research is four-stage research, featuring Regigigas as the ‘main’ price. Only those who will purchase a ticket will be able to participate in the event.

A Colossal Discovery Special Research Tasks and Rewards

A Colossal Discovery 1/4

  • Catch a Regirock, Regice or Registeel from a Raid: 3,000 XP
  • Catch 7 Rock Type Pokemon: Cranidos
  • Evolve 7 Rock Type Pokemon: Tyranitar
  • Rewards: x3 Golden Razz Berry, x3,000 Stardust and x10 Great Ball

A Colossal Discovery 2/4

  • Catch a Regirock, Regice or Registeel from a Raid: 3,000 XP
  • Catch 7 Ice Type Pokemon: Lapras (can be shiny)
  • Evolve 7 Ice Type Pokemon: Abomasnow
  • Rewards: Sinnoh Stone, x3,000 Stardust and x10 Great Ball

A Colossal Discovery 3/4

  • Catch a Regirock, Regice or Registeel from a Raid: 3,000 XP
  • Catch 7 Steel Type Pokemon: Shieldon
  • Evolve 7 Steel Type Pokemon: Steelix
  • Rewards: Unova Stone, x3,000 Stardust and 1 Star Piece

A Colossal Discovery 4/4

  • Take a snapshot of Regirock: 3,000 XP
  • Take a snapshot of Regice: 3,000 XP
  • Take a snapshot of Registeel: 3,000 XP
  • Rewards: Exclusive Avatar Pose, Regigigas and x10 Candy

Ticket holder-only Field Research Tasks and Rewards

The following Field Research tasks and rewards are available only for ticket holders!

  • Make a new Friend: Aerodactyl
  • Trade a Pokemon with a Friend: Shuckle
  • Win a Trainer Battle against another Trainer: Sneasel
  • Win a Raid: Skarmory

NOTE: All encounters from the ticket holder-only part can be shiny.

That’s all Trainers and I hope you’ll enjoy the Colossal event!

For last, check out some very useful details about the Colossal Discovery event ticket:

  • The ticket is US$7.99 (or the equivalent in your local currency) and can be purchased directly from the shop. The ticket cannot be purchased with PokeCoins
  • Special Research featuring Regigigas
  • A Colossal Discovery Medal
  • Up to 10 Raid Passes for free when you spin a Photo Disc at a Gym
  • Unova Stone
  • Sinnoh Stone
  • Exclusive Avatar Pose
  • To receive the Special Research titled A Colossal Discovery, you must open the app during the event times from 11 AM to 7 PM local time zone
  • After you have collected it, you can complete the Special Research at any point
  • Tickets can be purchased from when they go live until Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 5:00 PM in your local time zone
  • The ticket to this Special Research story event is nonrefundable

How to purchase a ticket for the Special Research “A Colossal Discovery?”

  • Tap on the Learn More button in the shop
  • Tap on the Purchase button
  • You will then receive a pop-up indicating that you have received a ticket for A Colossal Discovery. Once you click OK, the ticket will appear in your Item Bag
  • Before the event, you will receive a medal. When the event begins and you open the app during the event time, you’ll receive access to the Special Research titled A Colossal Discovery

NOTE: After the event is over if you have already received the Special Research but have not completed it, the Special Research will change to be less reliant upon the Pokemon encounters and raids available globally during the weekend of the event. Also, you will have to beat and catch the Regi Trio first and only then you will be able to complete the Special Research! For last, Regigigas is not a ticket exclusive and it will be available to battle and catch later in November.

Dejan Kacurov

Hi, gamers! You can call me Mr. DComplex. I'm a gamer, a hardcore gamer. My favorite genres are Action RPG and MMORPG. At the moment I'm using my PC as my only gaming platform, but soon I might get a new PS4 from Angel. Update - Angel did get me a PS4, oh wait, it's the PS4 PRO 1TB!!! Much love bro!

2 Comments

    1. That’s why you need to join a Facebook or Discord group. I had the same issue until I joined our FB group chat and now it’s not hard to find people to raid with.

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