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Pokémon Go Sneasal Event and Timed Research are coming at the end of January

Pokemon Go Sneasal Limited Research
Pokemon Go Sneasal Limited Research (Image credit: Niantic)

What you need to know

  • There will be a Pokémon Go event on Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 8 AM to 10 PM local time.
  • Event exclusive Field Research will feature Sneasal who will have increased Shiny rates.
  • Additionally Limited Research will be available from Tuesday, January 26 through Sunday, February 7 featuring Team GO Rocket and Ho-Oh.

Today, Niantic announced the next event coming to Pokémon Go. On Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 8 AM to 10 PM local time, Trainers will have access to event exclusive Field Research focused on Sneasal. Sneasal will also have increased Shiny rates during the event. This Ice and Dark type from Gen II can be evolved into Weavile with the use of a Sinnoh Stone, so make sure you catch as many as you can to stock up on those Candy and XL Candy!

In addition to the limited event research, from Tuesday, January 26 through Sunday February 7, Trainers will have access to Timed Research focused on Team GO Rocket. Players who are able to complete all steps of the Timed Research will earn themselves an encounter with the Legendary mascot of Pokémon Gold, Ho-Oh. This Ho-Oh will know the Ground type move Earthquake.

Are you excited for the chance to catch lots of Sneasal? Will you be completing the Timed Research in time to catch a Ho-Oh that knows Earthquake? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to check out our best Pokémon Go accessories, so you can be fully equipped on your Pokémon Journey!

Casian Holly has been writing about gaming at iMore since 2019, but their real passion is Pokémon. From the games to the anime, cards and toys, they eat, sleep, and breathe all things Pokémon. You can check out their many Pokémon Go and Pokémon Sword and Shield guides and coverage here on iMore.