Pokemon GO Jirachi

All Pokemon GO Jirachi Special Research Task Guide

Pokemon GO has announced the arrival of the Mythical Pokemon Jirachi in the game and similar to the previous release of a mythical or legendary Pokemon, Niantic has prepared a set of challenges that players need to complete before actually getting a chance to catch Jirachi.

Jirachi Research Task is called A Thousand-Year Slumber and it comes with 7 different parts. To help you complete the Special Research Task, here are the things that you need to do.

Pokemon GO Jirachi

A Thousand-Year Slumber Part 1/7

  • Catch 25 Pokemon – 1000 XP Reward
  • Spin 10 PokeStops or Gyms – Jigglypuff Encounter
  • Make 3 new friends – Feebas Encounter

Bonus: Mossy Lure, Glacial Lure, and Magnetic Lure

A Thousand-Year Slumber Part 2/7

  • Catch 3 Whismur – 10x Whismur Candy Reward
  • Evolve a Feebas – 1500 XP Reward
  • Gold Hoenn Badge – 1500 XP Reward

Bonus: 2000 Stardust, 10x Pokeball, and 3x Incense

A Thousand-Year Slumber Part 3/7

  • Take a snapshot of Loudred – Snorlax Encounter
  • Make 3 Great Throws in a row – 2000 XP Reward
  • Earn 3 Candies walking with your buddy – 2000 XP Reward

Bonus: 20x Silver Pinap Berry, 3x Star Piece, and 2000x Stardust

A Thousand-Year Slumber Part 4/7

  • Catch 50 Psychic- or Steel-type Pokemon – 500 XP Reward
  • Power up Pokemon 10 times – 2500 XP Reward
  • Send 10 Gifts to friends – 2500 XP Reward

Bonus: 1x Charge TM, 1x Fast TM, and 1x Premium Raid pass

A Thousand-Year Slumber Part 5/7

  • Battle a Team Leader 3 times – Kricketune Encounter
  • Win against another Trainer 7 times – 3000 XP Reward
  • Win 5 raids – 3000 XP Reward

Bonus: 3x Rare Candy, 20x Ultra Balls, and 3000 Stardust

A Thousand-Year Slumber Part 6/7

  • Take 5 photos of Steel or Psychic Pokémon – Chimecho Encounter
  • Make 3 excellent curveball throws – Bronzong Encounter
  • Spin a Pokéstop 7 days in a row – 4000 XP Reward

Bonus: 10x Silver Pinap Berry, 10x Star Piece, and 5000 Stardust

A Thousand-Year Slumber Part 7/7

  • TBD
  • TBD
  • TBD

Bonus: Jirachi and two more undetermined rewards

In addition to all the rewards for completing all the challenges, Pokemon GO players will also be able to receive the Special Jirachi Avatar Shirt from the in-game shop. Similar to the previously released Celebi and Mew avatar shirts, Jirachi avatar shirt is an exclusive cosmetic for players who completed all the 7 challenges in A Thousand-Year Slumber Special Research Task.

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