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Pokémon Go Just a Nibble research quest steps explained

Gible day is here!

Just a Nibble is the latest Community Day research quest in Pokémon Go.

Releasing as part of the June 2021 Community Day, it is focused around the highlighted Pokémon - Gible - and requires you buy a ticket from the in-game store leading up to or during the event hours to participate.

The quest adds some welcome structure to the event - and a handful of rewards, including Gible evolution encounters, and a Lucky Egg - as part of the ticket.

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Just a Nibble research quest steps in Pokémon Go

The Just a Nibble research quest in Pokémon Go is available on June 6th, 2021 between 11am to 5pm local time only.

Thankfully the quest only consists of four challenges, which makes it very easy to complete during the set amount of time.

Here are the Just a Nibble research quest steps:

'Just a Nibble' Step 1 of 4

  • Power up Pokémon 10 times (15x Poké Ball)
  • Catch 15 Gible (Gible encounter)
  • Make 5 Nice Throws (20x Gible Candy)

Rewards: Gible encounter, 1x Incense, 2000 Stardust

'Just a Nibble' Step 2 of 4

  • Catch 15 Gible (50x Gible Candy)
  • Transfer 10 Pokémon (Gabite encounter)
  • Evolve 3 Gible (10x Pinap Berry)

Rewards: 1500 XP, 1x Incense, Gible encounter

'Just a Nibble' Step 3 of 4

  • Make 3 Great Curveballs (50x Gible Candy)
  • Evolve 1 Gabite (1x Lucky Egg)
  • Transfer 10 Pokémon (10x Great Ball)

Rewards: 2500 XP, 1x Rocket Radar, 15x Ultra Balls

'Just a Nibble' Step 4 of 4

  • Claim reward (2x Silver Pinap Berry)
  • Claim reward (Gible encounter)
  • Claim reward (3500 XP)

Rewards: 3000 Stardust, 2x Rare Candy, Garchomp encounter


New to the game is a long overdue Mega Evolution update, which has arrived alongside the A Mega Moment research. May 2022 in Pokémon Go includes the Water Festival, which celebrates the release of Dewpider and Araquanid. Tapu Fini has also been released alongside A Poni Adventure - the last Alola region-themed special research quest. Currently both the Ultra League and Element Cup are running in the Go Battle League. Elsewhere, we've recently seen the release of more Gen 7 Pokémon as part of the Season of Alola. The first details surrounding Go Fest 2022 have also been announced, including the event date.


Everything else you need to know about Just a Nibble in Pokémon Go

Releasing as part of the June 2021 Community Day, Just a Nibble focused around the highlighted Pokémon - Gible - and requires you buy a ticket from the in-game store leading up to or during the event hours to participate.

As mentioned when you purchase, the bonuses are only available on Community Day itself, so be sure to finish it on the day. After all, when's the next time you'll be able to catch 30 Gible to complete the steps involved?

That said, you'll likely get through the quest quickly, as each stage is pretty straightforward. One recommendation during the second and third steps is to transfer Pokémon other than Gible, then waiting for the next 2x Candy transfer Spotlight Hour (on Tuesday, June 15th) to transfer your Gible catches. Gible is rare enough to go through the hassle of squeezing out every possible Candy!

Besides that, other Community Day best practices apply; always use a Lure, and Incense any Stops you will spin regularly; use a Pinap Berry for each catch to double your Candy; and evolve a dragon-type Mega Evolution - such as Mega Altaria, Mega Ampharos or Mega Charizard X - during the event for +1 Candy per catch. It's also recommended to apply Lucky Eggs to make use of the 3x Catch XP bonus, too.

Also, pace yourself throughout the day. Though it's an excellent opportunity to get a lot of Gible, including many shiny versions and one with a strong Garchomp moveset by evolving before 7pm local time, you may find after an hour or two's play you'll have more than enough to fully evolve and power up a high IV catch to use in battle.

So take care over the six hours, take regular rest, and hydrate!

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