Pokemon GO Throwback Challenge Hoenn Walkthrough: Get The Legendary Pokemon Groudon And Other Rewards

Pokemon GO Throwback Challenge 2020: Hoenn is underway, featuring Gen-3 Pokemon from the classic games of Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald. The event comes with a slew of Field research tasks that offers in-game items and a wide variety of Gen-3 Pokemon.

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Most of the Gen-3 Pokemon will also be appearing in the wild, raids and 7 km eggs. But all eyes will be on catching the legendary Groudon during the event as it ends on May 22 at 1:00 p.m(local time). Just as the previous challenges, there will be 8 sets of tasks, each rewarding Berries and Pokemon encounters, leading up to Groudon.

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Pokemon GO Throwback Challenge 1/9:

  • Catch 3 Grass-, Water-, or Fire-Type Pokemon
  • A Bonus reward of 5 Rare Candies (compensatory as the previous Kanto Challenge gave only 5 instead of 10)
  • Catch a Rock-type Pokemon

Rewards: Pinap Berry(1), Razz Berry(2) and an encounter with Nosepass.

Challenge 2/9:

  • Power up a Pokemon
  • Make 3 Nice Throws
  • Catch a Fighting-type Pokemon

Rewards: Razz Berry(1), Pinap Berry(2) and an encounter with Hariyama.

Challenge 3/9:

  • Send a Gift to a Friend
  • Make 3 Curveball Throws
  • Catch an Electric-type Pokemon

Rewards: Pinap Berry(1), Razz Berry(2) and an encounter with Manectric.

Challenge 4/9:

  • Earn a Candy walking with your Buddy
  • Catch 3 Pokemon with Weather Boost
  • Catch a Fire-type Pokemon

Rewards: Razz Berry(1), Pinap Berry(2) and an encounter with Camerupt.

Challenge 5/9:

  • Make 3 Great Throws
  • Power upPokemon 3 times
  • Catch a Normal-type Pokemon

Rewards: Pinap Berry(1), Razz Berry(2) and an encounter with Slakoth.

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Challenge 6/9:

  • Catch a Water-, Electric-, or Bug-type Pokemon
  • Battle another Trainer
  • Catch a Flying-type Pokemon

Rewards: Razz Berry(1), Pinap Berry(2) and an encounter with Swellow.

Challenge 7/9:

  • Catch a Ghost-type Pokemon
  • Give your Buddy 3 treats
  • Catch a Psychic-type Pokemon

Rewards: Pinap Berry(1), Razz Berry(2) and an encounter with Claydol.

Challenge 8/9:

  • Take a snapshot of a Water-type Pokemon
  • Evolve a Pokemon
  • Catch a Water-type Pokemon

Rewards: Razz Berry(1), Pinap Berry(2) and an encounter with Sealeo.

Challenge 9/9:

You get XP rewards worth 9000 directly along with 10 Rare Candies and the final encounter with Groudon.

Groudon is a Legendary Ground-type Pokemon and it comes with an event-exclusive move called the Fire Punch. Groudon is a force to be reckoned with in Master League as it is one of the top 10 meta Pokemon in the game, with a humongous Max CP of over 4000 and heavy attack stats.

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