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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


The Season of Mythical Wishes has seen Kecleon finally being released in Pokémon Go! The Crackling Voltage event is currently running and it has brought as a new Team Go Rocket quest - Shadowy Skirmishes! The team lineups for Giovanni and the Team Go Rocket Leaders has also changed. Don't forget to partake in the new Go Battle League season. Elsewhere, be sure to use Daily Adventure Incense for the chance of encountering Galarian Articuno, Galarian Zapdos and Galarian Moltres. This incense may also give you encounters with other rare Pokémon in Pokémon Go.


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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