Pokémon GO Fest 2020 is almost here. To prepare, there will be three weeks of Timed Research Challenges. Trainers will get awesome individual rewards, as well as have the chance to unlock Pokémon for Pokémon GO Fest 2020. The third week has officially begun and we have everything you need to know to complete this week's Timed Research!
What is a Timed Research Challenge?
Introduced in the Throwback Challenge Event, a Timed Research Challenge is Special Research that must be completed in a set period of time. If it isn't completed before the time expires, it will disappear forever. There are bonuses during the Timed Research which will make it easier to complete and the bonuses are pretty awesome. For this Timed Research Challenge, there are both individual rewards and group rewards in the form of Pokémon unlocked for Pokémon GO Fest 2020.
Week Three: Friendship
The third week is themed around Friendship. Research involves earning Hearts and Candies with your Buddy Pokémon and sending Gifts to your fellow Pokémon Trainer friends. It began on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 8 AM local time and will conclude on July 22, 2020 at 10 PM local time.
Completion Rewards: 100 XP, 100 Stardust, and ten PokéBalls.
Completion Rewards: 300 XP, 300 Stardust, and an Alolan Raichu encounter.
Completion Rewards: one Rare Candy, one Lucky Egg, and a Petilil encounter.
In addition to the set of Timed Research, there is also an Elite Challenge.
Completion Rewards: 500 XP, 500 Stardust, and five Razz Berries.
In addition to the individual rewards, there are team based rewards as well.
On top of the Timed Research, Team Challenges, and Elite Challenge, there will be plenty of bonuses during the week: