Pokemon Go Stunfisk Limited Research Day event: Date & times, Galarian form

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Pokemon Go has revealed a new Limited Research Day event, featuring the Trap Pokemon Stunfisk and its Galarian form. Here’s everything trainers need to know about this upcoming event.

Pokemon Go has announced the next Limited Research Day will focus on the Trap Pokemon, Stunfisk. In addition to the standard Unovan Stunfisk, Generation 8’s Galarian Stunfisk will also be the focus of this Limited Research Day event.

For those who may not know, Limited Research Days offer three-hour periods where players can complete limited-time Field Research tasks for the chance to find encounter Stunfisk out in the wild.

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This is a great opportunity to catch lots of Stunfisk — including its Shiny form. So, here’s all the information trainers need to know about the Stunfisk Limited Research Day event.


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Both Unovan and Galarian Stunfisk are the featured Pokemon for this Limited Research Day.

Pokemon Go Stunfisk Limited Research Day date & time

According to the Pokemon Go blog post, the Stunfisk Limited Research Day will take place on Sunday, April 23, 2023, from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM local time.

Pokemon Go Stunfisk Limited Research Day tasks and rewards

There will be several Limited Field Research tasks available when you spin Photo Discs at PokeStops during the event. These tasks will all lead to encounters with Stunfisk when completed.

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Here are all the possible tasks for Stunfisk’s Limited Research Day, which will give players an encounter with either form of Stunkfisk:

  • Catch 5 Pokemon
  • Use 3 Berries to help catch Pokemon
  • Make 3 Nice Curveball Throws
  • Make a Great Curveball Throw
  • Make 3 Curveball Throws in a row
  • Use a Super Effective Charged Attack
  • Spin 2 PokeStops or Gyms
  • Earn 3 hearts with your buddy
  • Send 3 Gifts and add a sticker to each
  • Use 3 Pinap Berries to help catch Pokemon
  • Make 3 Nice Throws in a row
  • Make 3 Great Throws
  • Battle in a Gym
  • Power up 3 Ground-type Pokemon
  • Earn a Candy exploring with your Buddy
  • Open 5 Gifts

Increased chances of encountering a Shiny Stunfisk

The Shiny forms of Stunfisk and Galarian Stunfisk make their debut in this Limited Research Day event, and luckily both forms have boosted Shiny odds for the three-hour duration.

To help find as many Shiny Stunfisk as you can while out and about, try to spin as many PokeStops as you can and keep completing Field Research tasks to get more guaranteed Stunfisk encounters.

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Stunfisk isn’t listed as a potential wild encounter during the event, so it’s probably worth using Incense while out exploring just in case you come across them.

Pokemon Go Stunfisk Limited Research Day wild encounters

The following Pokemon will appear more frequently in the wild during the event:

  • Sandshrew*
  • Diglett*
  • Gligar*
  • Swinub*
  • Phanpy*
  • Larvitar*
  • Numel*
  • Barboach*
  • Baltoy*
  • Hippopotas*
  • Drilbur*

It’s important to note that every one of the wild encounters has the chance to appear as a Shiny Pokemon, so players should try using Incense and Lure Modules for the best chance of finding one of these rare monsters.

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That’s everything you need to know about the Stunfisk Limited Research Day! Check out some more Pokemon Go guides below:

Best Pokemon in Pokemon Go | Pokemon Go type chart | How to catch Ditto | Best Eeveelutions | Current Field research rewards and tasks | Promo Codes | How to get Pinap Berries | Spotlight Hour schedule | Current Raid Bosses | How to beat Giovanni | How to get free Remote Raid Passes | Best moves to learn with Elite Fast TM | Best moves to learn with Elite Charged TM

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