Start Time : Friday, September 11, at 8AM LocalTime
End Time : Thursday, September 17, at 10PM LocalTime

From From Friday, September 11, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. to Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. local time, use your Mega-Evolved Pokémon in Gym battles, Team GO Rocket battles, and Trainer Battles (excluding GO Battle League battles). If Trainers win 275 million of these battles before the event ends globally, they’ll unlock Mega Houndoom in Mega Raids!

Bonus

Mega Beedrill will recieve a temporary CP boost

Features

  • It’s all about Mega Beedrill! You can receive Beedrill Mega Energy by completing event-exclusive Field Research tasks. When you use Mega Beedrill in Gym battles, Team GO Rocket battles, and Trainer Battles (excluding GO Battle League battles) during the event period, it’ll receive a temporary CP boost!
  • You can receive Mega Energy for Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise by completing limited event-exclusive Field Research tasks.
  • We’re getting word that Team GO Rocket will be using different Shadow Pokemon during this event as well! Be sure to Mega Evolve Beedrill before you take on Team GO Rocket!
  • Be on the lookout for raid and battle-focused Timed Research during this event!
  • If Trainers win 275 million of these battles before the event ends globally, they’ll unlock Mega Houndoom in Mega Raids!

Spawns

  • Caterpie
  • Weedle
  • Paras
  • Venonat
  • Scyther
  • Pinsir
  • Ledyba
  • Spinarak
  • Wurmple
  • Kricketot

Shiny

If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Ledyba!

  • Ledyba
  • Ledian

Special Research

Special Research Task: Mega Battle Challenge

Field Research Tasks

Mega Battle Challenge
Catch 5 different Buh-Type Pokémon Ledyba Encounter
Defeat a Team GO Rocket Grunt 10x Beedrill Mega Energy
Mega Evolve a Beedrill 10x Beedrill Mega Energy
Battle another Trainer 5x Venusaur Mega Energy
5x Charizard Mega Energy
5x Blastoise Mega Energy
Catch 5 Bug-type Pokémon 5x Beedrill Mega Energy