Pokémon Go Shiny Galarian Ponyta Limited Research quest: How to complete each quest task explained

My little shiny pony.

The Shiny Galarian Ponyta Limited Research quest in Pokémon Go is a makeup quest after the issues surrounding the original release of the shiny pony during the Luminous Legends X event.

Completing this timed research quest will offer you a couple of chances to catch a Galarian Ponyta, which is perfect for those trainers who haven't been able to add it to their Pokédex yet.

If you're lucky, you may find yourself catching a shiny Galarian Ponyta!

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'Limited Research' quest steps in Pokémon Go

Limited Research is a timed research quest in Pokémon Go which is available during the first week of June.

This quest consists of two sets of three challenges, so you can easily complete it during the time limit and you might even encounter a shiny Galarian Ponyta.

Below you'll find all of the quest steps for the Limited Research, so beware of spoilers.

Thank you to Amiibofan101 from reddit for the help with this information.


'Limited Research' Step 1 of 2

  • Transfer 5 Pokémon - 10 PokéBalls
  • Catch 5 Pokémon - 1000 XP
  • Make 5 Nice Throws - 1000 Stardust

Rewards: 1000 XP, 1000 Stardust and a Galarian Ponyta encounter

'Limited Research' Step 2 of 2

  • Claim Reward - 15 PokéBalls
  • Claim Reward - 1000 XP
  • Claim Reward - 1500 Stardust

Rewards: 1500 XP, one Incense and a Galarian Ponyta encounter

To help you in the latest Community Day, discover the Gible evolution chart and Garchomp's best moveset, as well as every step in Just a Nibble. Elsewhere - the Season of Discovery is here! Current events, include Season 8 of the Go Battle League and the Galarian Ponyta timed research. Don't forget about the upcoming Go Fest 2021 in July! We've also recently seen a level cap increase - including the addition of XL Candy, boosts to some XP sources and the addition of Platinum Medals.

Shiny Galarian Ponyta Limited Research dates and times in Pokémon Go

The Shiny Galarian Ponyta Limited Research quest in Pokémon Go will be available from Tuesday, 1st June to Tuesday, 8th June - both starting and finishing at 10am.

You'll also have a higher chance of hatching a Galarian Ponyta from any 7km egg collected during this week.


Good luck finding a shiny Galarian Ponyta!

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