'Pokémon Go' Search for Legends Event: Start Time, Research Tasks and More

The next event in Pokémon Go's Season of Legends is aptly titled Search for Legends, where Ground, Steel and Rock-type Pokémon will appear more frequently, a new Shiny Pokémon makes its debut, and much more.

The Search for Legends event begins this week and will see Shiny Nosepass make its Pokémon Go debut.

Players will also find Steel, Ground and Rock-type Pokémon in the overworld, through incense and by hatching certain Eggs. According to the official Pokémon Go blog, trainers can find Diglett, Geodude, Magnemite, Nosepass, Aron, Baltoy, Roggenrola, Drilbur, and more.

Using an incense will see Pokémon like Beldum, Alolan Diglett and Geodude appear along with the list of Pokémon above.

If hatching Eggs is your jam, the following Pokémon will hatch from 5km Eggs during the event: Magnemite, Nosepass, Aron, Baltoy, Beldum, and Drilbur.

Here's everything you need to know about the Search for Legends event in Pokémon Go:

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POKEMON GO SEARCH FOR LEGENDS START TIME

The Pokémon Go Search for Legends event begins Tuesday, March 9 at 10 a.m. to Sunday, March 14 at 8 a.m. local time.

POKEMON GO SEARCH FOR LEGENDS RESEARCH TASKS

There will be event-exclusive Field and Timed Research tasks attached to Search for Legends. Now that the event is live in some regions, we know the Field and Timed Research tasks that trainers can complete.

Field Research

  • Catch 5 Rock-type Pokémon - Roggenrola
  • Catch 5 Steel-type Pokémon - Nosepass
  • Earn a Candy walking with your buddy - Nosepass
  • Power up Pokémon 5 times - Nosepass

Timed Research

  • Take a snapshot of a Ground-type Pokémon - Stardust (x300)
  • Catch 10 Ground-type Pokémon - Poke Ball (x8)

Completion rewards: Nosepass, 100xp

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  • User 3 Nanab Berries to catch Pokémon - Magnemite
  • Use 3 Razz Berries to catch Pokémon - Magenemite
  • Use 3 Pinap Berries to catch Pokémon - Magenemite

Completion rewards: Nosepass, 200xp

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  • Take a snapshot of a Rock-type Pokémon - Stardust (x300)
  • Catch 10 Rock-type Pokémon - Poke Ball (x8)

Completion rewards: Nosepass, 300xp

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  • Defeat a Team Go Rocket Grunt - Galarian Stunfisk

Completion rewards: Nosepass, 400xp

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  • Take a snapshot of a Steel-type Pokémon - Stardust (x300)
  • Catch 10 Steel-type Pokémon - Poke Ball (x8)

Completion rewards: Nosepass, 500xp

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  • Make 3 Curveball throws - Baltoy
  • Make 6 Great Curveball throws - Forretress
  • Make 9 Curveball throws - Ferroseed

Completion rewards: Nosepass, 600xp

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  • Use an Incense - Shieldon
  • Catch 45 Steel-type Pokémon - Silver Pinap Berry (x1)

Completion rewards: Nosepass, 700xp, Magnetic Lure (x1)

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SHINY NOSEPASS

Nosepass, the Rock-type Pokémon from the Hoenn region, will see its Shiny form arrive in Pokémon Go with the Search for Legends event.

Trainers will be able to find Nosepass in the overworld, hatching from 5km Eggs and in Raids throughout the duration of the event. With the debut of Shiny Nosepass, its evolution Probopass will see its Shiny form introduced in the popular mobile game.

Nosepass evolves into Probopass by using 50 Nosepass Candy and a Magnetic Lure Module. Trainers can purchase this Lure Module in the in-game shop for 200 PokeCoins.

POKEMON GO SEARCH FOR LEGENDS RAIDS

The Raids in Pokémon Go will shift with the start of this new event. The official blog confirmed that the one-star raids will contain: Alolan Diglett, Nosepass, Roggenrola, Drilbur, Ferroseed, and Klink.

Three-star raids will contain the following Pokémon: Alolan Graveler, Magneton, Skarmory, and Metang.

Just as a refresher, the five-star raids will contain Tornadus until March 16 before shifting to Thundurus.

Are you excited about the Search for Legends event? What is your favorite Ground, Steel and Rock-type Pokémon? Let us know in the comments section.