Pokemon GO – Distracted by Something Shiny Research and Rewards

Niantic has officially rolled out the newest update for Pokemon GO. This time, it is the event called Distracted by Something Shiny. The new event features the return of the iconic anime villain, Jessie and James. However, the duo will not be causing so much trouble as they will be assisting Pokemon GO players to catch shiny Pokemon in the game.

If you’re one of the Pokemon GO players, below is the breakdown of the Pokemon GO Distracted by Something Shiny event. Discover the event tasks and the rewards that you will be getting in Pokemon GO.

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Pokemon GO Distracted by Something Shiny Event Breakdown

Task 1/4

  • Transfer 10 Pokémon – 20x Ultra Balls
  • Catch 10 Grass-type Pokémon – Nuzleaf encounter
  • Evolve 3 Grass-type Pokémon – Cottonee encounter

Bonus Rewards: 500x Stardust, 1,000 XP, and a Diglett Encounter

Task 2/4

  • Play with your buddy 10 times – 1x Poffin
  • Take a snapshot of a Grass-type Pokémon – Combee encounter
  • Give your buddy 10 treats – Cherubi encounter

Bonus Rewards: Rewards: 500x Stardust, 1,000 XP, and a Pinsir encounter

Task 3/4

  • Defeat Jessie or James 4 times – 5x Max Revive
  • Make 5 Great Curveball Throws – Hoothoot encounter
  • Hatch 3 eggs – Whimsicott encounter

Bonus Rewards: 500x Stardust, 1,000 XP, and a Pokémon Encounter

Task 4/4

  • Claim Reward!: 500 XP
  • Claim Reward!: Oddish
  • Claim Reward!: Foongus

Bonus Rewards: Shiny Celebi Encounter, 500x Stardust, 1000 XP

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