Pokemon Go A Drive To Investigate Research Tasks and Rewards, Genesect Debut

Here is the List of All Tasks and Rewards

Trainers, the new special research A Drive to Investigate is going live on March 20, 2020, featuring new tasks, rewards, and a new Mythical Pokemon – Genesect.

The A Drive to Investigate special event is a limited-time event and one must have a ticket to participate.

In the text discovered in the GM file (thanks to the great miners), it says that you’ll need a ticket to access the special event on March 20, 2020, from 8 AM to March 26 at 10 PM, wherever you are. In addition, you must play during the specified time to receive all Special event bonuses.

The A Drive to Investigate event will bring the dual-type Bug/Steel Mythical Pokemon Genesect.

A Drive to Investigate Tasks and Rewards


  • Battle Another Trainer 5 times: x1000 Stardust
  • Catch 25 Normal-Type Pokemon: x3 Rare Candy
  • Give your Buddy 1 treat: Trubbish encounter
  • Rewards: Genesect Cap, Pinsir encounter and x5 Premium Raid Passes


  • Power Up Pokemon 5 Times: x1000 Stardust
  • Catch 25 Fire-Type Pokemon: x3 Rare Candy
  • Send 3 Gifts to Friends: Karrablast encounter
  • Rewards: x3 Charged TMs, Skarmory encounter, x3 Super Incubators


  • Transfer 3 Pokemon: x1000 Stardust
  • Catch 25 Water-type Pokemon: x3 Rare Candy
  • Hatch an Egg: Shelmet encounter
  • Rewards: x3 Incense, Scizor encounter, Genesect Bag


  • Make 3 Great Throws in a row: x1000 Stardust
  • Catch 25 Electric-type Pokemon: x3 Rare Candy
  • Play with your buddy: Kabuto encounter
  • Rewards: x3 Fast TM, Genesect, Glacial Lure Module


  • Battle a team leader 3 Times: x1000 Stardust
  • Catch 25 Ice-type Pokemon: x3 Rare Candy
  • Take 3 snapshots of Genesect: Durant
  • Rewards: x1 Puffin, 10x Genesect Candy, and x3 Star Piece

The ticket will cost you $7.99 and you’ll receive the following:

  • A new Special Research line featuring an early-access encounter with a Genesect-this is Genesect’s first appearance in Pokemon GO!
  • A Drive to Investigate medal
  • Research objectives that lead to encounters with various Bug- and Steel-type Pokemon, including Pinsir, Scizor, Skarmory, Karrablast, and Shelmet, as well as other Pokemon that appear in the story or are related to Genesect
  • Research objectives that lead to an encounter with Durant, which is typically available only in the eastern hemisphere
  • Exclusive Genesect-themed avatar items, such as a bag and a cap
  • 5 Premium Battle Passes, 3 Super Incubators, 3 Charged TMs, 3 Fast TMs, 3 Incense, 3 Star Pieces, 1 Poffin, 15 Rare Candies, and 1 Glacial Lure
  • Encounters with Scyther, Skarmory, Nincada, and Shieldon after completing exclusive Field Research tasks

NOTETo receive the A Drive to Investigate Special Research, you must open Pokemon GO during the event from Friday, March 20, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. to Thursday, March 26, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. in your local time zone. After you’ve collected the Special Research, you can complete it at any time.

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One Comment

  1. Someone doesn’t understand the term pay to play. It’s just an early release to those who want to pay for early access to it. It’ll become available to everyone for free just like Regigigas.

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