Pokémon Go Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time research quest - How to complete each quest task and field research explained

Everything you need to know about the time inspired Ultra Unlock. 

The Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time event in Pokémon Go was unlocked by players during Go Fest 2021.

During this event, you'll be able to complete the Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time research quest and a collection of event exclusive field research tasks for a variety of rewards.

Dialga can also be battled in five-star raids throughout the event and, if you're lucky, you might be able to catch the shiny version of this legendary Pokémon!

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'Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time' quest steps and rewards in Pokémon Go

Below you'll find all of the challenges and rewards for the Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time research quest in Pokémon Go. Since Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time is a timed research quest, you must complete the steps outlined below if you want to receive all of the rewards before the deadline.

This section does contain spoilers, so, if you'd prefer to be surprised, we suggest skipping it.

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

'Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time' Step 1 of 5

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  • Catch 10 Pokémon - Diglett encounter
  • Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon - Drilbur encounter
  • Catch 5 different species of Pokémon - 5 Nanab Berries

Rewards: 483 XP, 3 Ultra Balls and 10 PokéBalls

'Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time' Step 2 of 5

  • Catch 5 Voltorb - Magnemite encounter
  • Transfer 7 Pokémon - 7 Ultra Balls
  • Send 3 Gifts to friends - 3 Pinap Berries

Rewards: 483 XP, 5 Great Balls and 3 Ultra Balls

'Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time' Step 3 of 5

  • Catch 10 Omanyte or Kabuto - Aerodactyl encounter
  • Power up Pokémon 5 times - 3 Max Revives
  • Earn 5 hearts with your buddy - 7 Razz Berries

Rewards: 483 XP, 3 Ultra Balls and 15 PokéBalls

'Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time' Step 4 of 5

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  • Catch 7 Porygon - 1 Up-Grade
  • Evolve a Pokémon - 8 Ultra Balls
  • Use 10 Berries to help catch Pokémon - 5 Pinap Berries

Rewards: 483 XP, 3 Ultra Balls and 10 Great Balls

'Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time' Step 5 of 5

  • Catch 15 Rock-type Pokémon - Onix encounter
  • Win a raid - Shieldon encounter
  • Power up Pokémon 7 times - Cranidos encounter

Rewards: 2000 Stardust, 30 PokéBalls and 3 Ultra Balls


The Season of Mischief is here! Current events include the Season 9 of Go Battle League, the addition of Raid Achievements and the Misunderstood Mischief research quest. Shiny Ditto can also now be found in the wild and this tricky Pokémon is now appearing as new creatures! Meanwhile, the last major update saw a level cap increase - including the addition of XL Candy, boosts to some XP sources and the addition of Platinum Medals. Inkay and Malamar are now in Pokémon Go!


Field research for the Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time event in Pokémon Go explained

Throughout the Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time event in Pokémon Go, you'll be able to collect a number of event exclusive field research tasks by spinning PokéStops or Gyms. These research tasks can be saved and completed after the event ends.

Here are the Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time field research tasks:

  • Earn a candy walking with your buddy reward - 3 Ultra Balls
  • Hatch an Egg reward - Shieldon encounter
  • Spin 10 PokéStops or Gyms reward - 10 PokéBalls
  • Win a raid in under 60 seconds reward - Cranidos encounter
  • Catch 3 Pokémon with weather boost reward - 2 Pinap Berries

Thank you to SilphSciene from reddit for the help with this information!

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Everything else you need to know about the Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time event in Pokémon Go

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The Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time event in Pokémon Go sees the return of Dialga to five-star raids, along with Pokémon like Porygon2 and Golurk in three-stars raids. You'll also be able to battle Unown U, Cranidos, Shieldon, Bronzor and Klink in one-star raids throughout the event.

This event also sees the release of the shiny forms of Dialga, Cranidos and Shieldon!

If you collect any 7km eggs during the Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time event, it will have the following egg pool:

  • Omanyte
  • Kabuto
  • Aerodactyl
  • Lileep
  • Anorith
  • Cranidos
  • Shieldon

Finally, like all events, certain Pokémon will appear more frequently during the Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time event. These Pokémon include:

  • Voltorb
  • Porygon
  • Omanyte
  • Kabuto
  • Baltoy
  • Beldum
  • Aron
  • Lileep
  • Anorith
  • Cranidos
  • Shieldon
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Omanyte, Kabuto and Voltorb will appear more frequently in the wild during this event.

Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time date and times in Pokémon Go explained

The Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time event in Pokémon Go runs from Friday, 23rd July to Tuesday, 3rd August; it starts at 10am (local time) and ends at 8pm (local time).

Since Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time is a timed research quest, it will no longer be available once the Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time event ends. This means that, if you want to collect all of its possible rewards, you need to complete Ultra Unlock Part 1: Time before the event ends.

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The raid pool will also change once the event is over, so, if you want to catch a Dialga, make sure you do before Tuesday, 3rd August!

Hope you enjoy the time themed Ultra Unlock!

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