Pokemon Go Charged-Up Research Day event: Date, Timed Research, more

Ezequiel Leis
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Pokemon Go players are ready for the first event of the World of Wonders season, so here’s everything you need to know about the Charged-Up Research Day, including featured species and more.

Pokemon Go is ready to kick-off its new season, World of Wonders, with a new event. Before some fan-favorite Pokemon debut in the mobile game, Niantic revealed the first event in March 2024: Charged-Up Research Day.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Pokemon Go Charged-Up Research Day, including Timed Research, featured species, and more.

Pokemon Go Charged-Up Research Day event date & time

The Charged-Up Research Day event will take place on Sunday, March 3, 2024, from 2 PM to 5 PM (local time) in Pokemon Go.

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Chinchou is one of the featured Electric-type Pokemon during the event.

The following Pokemon will appear more frequently in the wild during the Charged-Up Research Day event:

  • Pikachu*
  • Voltorb*
  • Plusle*
  • Minun*
  • Emolga
  • Pawmi

On the other hand, completing event-themed Field Research tasks will reward players with an encounter with one of the following species:

  • Chinchou*
  • Electrike*
  • Blitzle*
  • Joltik*
  • Helioptile*

Pokemon marked with (*) can be shiny in Pokemon Go. What’s more, the species you’ll encounter through Field Research tasks will have increased shiny chances.

Pokemon Go Charged-Up Research Day Timed Research

Pokemon Go players will be able to get the event-themed Timed Research for US$1.00 (or the equivalent pricing tier in your local currency) during the Charged-Up Research Day event. “This Timed Research will challenge you to complete Field Research tasks to encounter more of the featured Pokemon of your choice,” reads the official description.

This means players will be able to get additional encounters with Chinchou, Electrike, Blitzle, Joltik, or Helioptile during the event. Remember their shiny chances will be boosted during the event.

Trainers must complete all tasks and claim all rewards before Sunday, March 3, 2024, at 5 PM (local time).

And there you have it! That’s everything you need to know about the new Research Day event in Pokemon Go. For more Pokemon content, make sure to check our other articles:

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Ezequiel is a Games Writer at CharlieIntel. With a great knowledge of gaming, he's focused mostly on Pokemon, Fortnite, and HoYoverse titles such as Genshin Impact and Honkai Impact. With a journalism degree, Ezequiel has worked on La Cosa and Infobae, two of the most prestigious outlets in Latin America. He joined CharlieIntel in 2023. You can reach Ezequiel at [email protected]