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Pokemon Go Bug Out Guide, New Field Research and Collection Challenges Now Available

Trainers, the Bug Out is a new event that has started in several regions of the world, and thanks to our New Zealand readers, we now have more details about the Field Research and Collection Challenges. We have the lists of all the tasks and rewards, including all the shiny Pokemon, so let’s find out a little more below.

The Bug Out event is a new event introduced in Pokemon Go featuring different bonuses, Pokemon encounters and their shiny forms, new Pokemon in One, Three, Five, and Mega Raids, and a new set of Field Research tasks and Collection Challenges.

Bug Out Bonuses

Pokemon Go players will be able to enjoy the following bonuses during the event:

  • 2× XP for successfully catching Pokémon with Nice Throws or better
  • Increased Candy for Nice Throws or better
  • Increased Candy XL for Nice Throws or better for Trainers level 31 and up
  • Increased chance of encountering Shiny Combee and Shiny Burmy

Bug Out Raids

As for Raids, here is a list of all Pokemon appearing in One, Three, Five, and Mega Raids during the Bug Out event:

One Star

  • Pineco (can be shiny)
  • Shuckle (can be shiny)
  • Nincada (can be shiny)
  • Skorupi (can be shiny)

Three Star

  • Beedrill (can be shiny)
  • Pinsir (can be shiny)
  • Kleavor (can be shiny)

Five Star

  • Tapu Bulu (can be shiny)

Mega Raids

  • Mega Charizard X (can be shiny) until April 13 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Mega Heracross (can be shiny)

Bug Out Field Research Tasks and Rewards

  • Catch 5 Pokemon: Trash Cloak Burmy
  • Make 3 Curveball Throws: Venonat, and Paras

Bug Out Collection Challenges 1, 2, 3, and 4

Bug Out Collection Challenge 1

  • Catch Caterpie
  • Evolve into Metapod
  • Evolve into Butterfree
  • Catch Weedle
  • Evolve into Kakuna
  • Evolve into  Beedril
  • Rewards: Beedrill and 50 Mega Beedrill Energy

Bug Out Collection Challenge 2

  • Catch Sewaddle
  • Evolve into Swadloon
  • Evolve into Leavanny
  • Catch Combee
  • Evolve into Vespiquen
  • Rewards: Pinsir, and 50 Mega Pinsir Energy

Bug Out Collection Challenge 3

  • Catch Dwebble
  • Evolve into Crustle
  • Catch Kricketot
  • Evolve into Kricketune
  • Catch Cutiefly
  • Evolve into Ribombee
  • Rewards: Scizor, and 50 Mega Scizor Energy

Bug Out Collection Challenge 4

  • Catch Nincada
  • Evolve into Ninjask
  • Rewards: Shedinja

For last, Niantic and Pokemon Go are offering new Avatar items, like Burmy earrings, and Combee Bags, so if you want to walk around with the new look, head over to the in-game store and learn more.

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Dejan Kacurov

Hello everyone! My name is Dejan, but you can call me Mr.D. I enjoy all video games, especially Apex Legends, Pokemon Go, and Spider-Man. A husband and father of two who also goes to the gym often and does Crossfit. I got inspiration for gaming exactly 8 years ago, and I've been writing gaming news for 7 years. I hope that you will find all the answers to your questions regarding gaming on our site. Stay healthy, and love each other!

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