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

Throughout the month of May, Pokemon Go is taking a walk down history lane with weekly Throwback Challenge events based on classic Pokemon Generations. In this guide, we’ll let you in on when the Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Sinnoh start date should be.

Below, you’ll find out everything there is to know about the Sinnoh Timed Research event, including the Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Sinnoh start time and end date. Read on to discover what the Sinnoh Timed Research features will be, too.

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

Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Sinnoh start date

The Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Sinnoh start date is Friday, May 22, 2020. It will begin on this date at 1 PM, local time. This means that no matter where you live, the week-long Sinnoh Timed Research Throwback Challenge event in Pokemon Go will begin at 1 PM on May 22, 2020.

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

The Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Sinnoh end date is Friday, May 29, 2020. It will end at 1 PM on this date, local time. This means, again, that the Sinnoh Timed Research Throwback Challenge event will end at 1 PM on May 29, 2020, no matter where you live.

The start and end date of the Sinnoh Throwback Challenge in Pokemon Go are as follows, no matter where you live on this world:

  • Start date and time: Friday, May 22, 2020, 1 PM local time
  • End date and time: Friday, May 29, 2020, 1 PM local time

What are the Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Sinnoh Timed Research features?

Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Sinnoh start date

As with the Kanto, Johto, and Hoenn Throwback Challenges, there are eight sets of tasks to complete during the Sinnoh Timed Research week. Completing all eight sets of tasks will earn you 10 Rare Candies and an encounter with an event-only Cresselia. This special Cresselia knows Grass Knot.

The list of Pokemon Go Throwback Challenge 2020 Sinnoh Timed Research event features can be seen below, courtesy of the official Pokemon Go website:

  • Pokémon originally discovered in the Sinnoh region, such as Cherubi and Glameow, will be appearing more frequently in the wild.
  • Pokémon originally discovered in the Sinnoh region will also be available to battle in raids.
  • The following Pokémon will be hatching from 7 km Eggs: Cranidos, Shieldon, Glameow, Chingling, Bonsly, Happiny, Gible, Munchlax, Riolu, and Mantyke.
  • In honor of Lucario being chosen in the Pokémon of the Year vote as the number-one Pokémon originally discovered in the Sinnoh region, Pikachu wearing Lucario hats will be appearing in the wild!
  • If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny Glameow!
  • Event-exclusive Field Research tasks will reward encounters with Pokémon originally discovered in the Sinnoh region.
  • One-hour Star Piece duration, one-hour Incense duration, and one-hour Lucky Egg duration bonuses will be active.