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When is the Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Johto Start Date?

Who doesn’t enjoy a trip down memory lane? The folks behind Pokemon Go do, that’s for sure. In this guide, we’ll let you in on when the Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Johto start date is. Read on to discover when the Pokemon Go Johto Throwback Challenge start time and end date will be in your region. We’ll also let you in on the Throwback Challenge 2020 Johto Timed Research features are below.

When is the Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Johto Start Date?

Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Johto start date

The Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Johto start date is Friday, May 8, 2020. No matter where you are in the world, the Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Johto start time is 1 PM. This means that the Johto Throwback Challenge in Pokemon Go will start on May 8, 2020, at 1 PM, no matter where you live.

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When is the Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Johto end date?

The Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Johto end date is Friday, May 15, 2020. The Johto Throwback Challenge in Pokemon Go will end at 1 PM no matter where you reside in the world, too. This means, of course, that the Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Johto Timed Research event will end on May 15, 2020, at 1 PM, no matter where you live in the world.

The start date and end date of the Johto Throwback Challenge in Pokemon Go is, therefore, as follows:

  • From Friday, May 8, 2020, 1 PM, to Friday, May 15, 2020, 1 PM

What are the Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Johto Timed Research Features?

There are eight sets of tasks to complete during the Throwback Challenge 2020 Johto Timed Research event. Completing them all will bag you 10 Rare Candies and an encounter with Legendary Pokemon, Ho-Oh. This Ho-Oh knows Earthquake, which is event-exclusive. There will be plenty to get on with over the course of the week.

Use this checklist to discover what features are available in Pokemon Go during the Johto Timed Research Throwback Challenge 2020 event (as per the official site):

  • Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region, such as Dunsparce and Skarmory, will be appearing more frequently in the wild.
  • Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region will also be available to battle in raids.
  • The following Pokémon will be hatching from 7 km Eggs: Chinchou, Yanma, Girafarig, Pineco, Dunsparce, Gligar, Shuckle, Skarmory, and Phanpy.
  • In honor of Umbreon being chosen in the Pokémon of the Year vote as the number-one Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region, Pikachu wearing Umbreon hats will be appearing in the wild!
  • If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny Dunsparce!
  • Event-exclusive Field Research tasks will reward encounters with Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region.
  • 2× Catch Stardust and 2× Raid Stardust bonuses will be active.