Pokemon Go has announced a Special Research coming alongside the release of Netflix’s October Pokemon movie release, Secrets of the Jungle.
Recently announced by The Pokemon Company, Netflix will release Pokemon The Movie: Secrets of the Jungle globally on Friday, October 8, 2021.
To celebrate the release, Pokemon Go will be releasing Zarude, the rogue monkey ‘mon, alongside other in-game content inspired by the movie in a limited-time Special Research.
Pokemon Go Secrets of the Jungle special research release date + time
The Pokemon movie based special research will be available from October 1 at 10am to October 10 at 8pm local time.
Pokemon Go Secrets of the Jungle special research bonuses
Niantic has confirmed several bonuses that will be provided during the special research:
- Jesse and James will be making a return in snapshots and their Meowth balloon
- Themed field research tasks from Pokestops to encounter Audino, Rufflet, and more
- Free avatar items in the style shop, including the Adventure Hat and the Wailmer water bottle
Pokemon Go Secrets of the Jungle special research wild spawns and raids
- Wild spawns related to the movie – Hoothoot, Combee, Drilbur, Cottonee, Dwebble, and if you’re lucky you might encounter Larvitar
- Explorer Pikachu and it’s shiny will be spawning in the wild as well
- One-Star Raids – Explorer Pikachu, Larvitar, Roggenrola, Foongus, and Rufflet, as well as their shinies, will also be available
- Three-Star Raids – Lickitung, Chansey, Pinsir, Ludicolo, and Flygon, as well as their shinies, will also be available
We’ll continue to update this article as Niantic provides more information closer to the event.