Pokemon Go Sneasel Research Event Is Today

Niantic has also rolled out a new Timed Research line that leads to an encounter with Ho-Oh.

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Pokemon Go is holding a new Limited Research event this weekend starring Sneasel. The event takes place today, January 30, from 8 AM to 10 PM local time and features limited-time Field Research tasks that lead to encounters with the Sharp Claw Pokemon. Developer Niantic also says that players will have a chance to encounter Shiny Sneasel during the event.

Additionally, Niantic has announced it is rolling out a new line of Timed Research tasks. This line will be available from January 26 to February 7 and is themed after Team Go Rocket. If you're able to complete the Timed Research while it's available, you'll earn a chance to catch a Ho-Oh that knows Earthquake. You can read more details on the official Pokemon Go website.

That isn't all that's happening in Pokemon Go this week. The game's Johto Celebration event also kicked off on January 26. Throughout the event, Gen 2 Pokemon such as Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, and even Shiny Miltank will be appearing in the wild, and you'll have another chance to learn a handful of previous Community Day moves.

The Legendary Pokemon Entei is also returning to Raids as part of the event. It will be available as a five-star Raid boss from January 26-31. Raikou will follow immediately afterward until February 4, while Suicune will make an encore Raid appearance from February 4-9.

Beyond that, February's Community Day is just around the corner. That event takes place next Sunday, February 7, and features the Grass Pokemon Roselia. Everyone who is able to evolve Roselia during the event will get a Roserade that knows two special Community Day moves: the Fast Attack Bullet Seed and the Charged Attack Weather Ball.

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