'Pokémon Go' Research Task Update: Psychic Event Brings New Rewards

The Psychic Spectacular event is live in Pokémon Go , and brings with it a slew of Psychic-type Pokémon for trainers to catch. With events like these, the Research Tasks are updated to reflect the Pokémon in the wild. Starting Oct. 5-14, the Pokémon spawns will see an increase in Psychic types.

Pokémon Go players will even have a chance to catch a Shiny Drowzee in the wild. Rare Pokémon like Ralts will also see an increase in their spawns and may even appear in the new Research Tasks.

Here's a list of the new research tasks for the Psychic Event separated by item rewards and Pokémon encounters. Note: this list is still being updated.

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The 'Pokemon Go' Psychic Spectacular will begin Oct. 5 Niantic


Evolve 3 Slowpoke or Exeggcute - Girafarig

Catch 5 Drowzee or Abra - Jynx


Catch 10 Psychic-type Pokémon - x1000 Stardust