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Pokémon Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally event quest steps, research tasks and spawns explained

Poké Balls galore!

The Pokémon Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally is all about getting ready for the upcoming Go Tour: Johto event.

Throughout this event, you'll be able to complete the Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally timed research quest and collect a selection of event-exclusive field research tasks.

Best of all, this event sees the release of Hisuian Electrode in Pokémon Go, which means you start evolving any Hisuian Voltorbs you've caught.

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Catching Pheromosa at Go Fest Berlin 2022 in Pokémon Go.

'Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally' quest steps in Pokémon Go

The 'Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally' is the timed research quest for the Poké Ball Prep Rally event in Pokémon Go.

Since this is a timed research quest, you must complete it before the event ends on Friday, 25th February or else you'll miss out on the reward.

If you'd like to avoid spoilers, we suggest skipping the section below.

'Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally' Step 1 of 4

Rewards: 100 XP and 100 Stardust

'Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally' Step 2 of 4

  • Spin 3 PokéStops or Gyms - 6 Poké Balls
  • Complete 3 Field Research tasks - 4 Great Balls
  • Send 3 Gifts to friends - 2 Ultra Balls

Rewards: 200 XP and 200 Stardust

'Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally' Step 3 of 4

  • Spin 5 PokéStops or Gyms - 9 Poké Balls
  • Complete 5 Field Research tasks - 6 Great Balls
  • Send 5 Gifts to friends - 3 Ultra Balls

Rewards: 300 XP and 300 Stardust

'Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally' Step 4 of 4

  • Spin 10 PokéStops or Gyms - 20 Poké Balls
  • Complete 10 Field Research tasks - 15 Great Balls
  • Send 10 Gifts to friends - 5 Ultra Balls

Rewards: 500 XP and 500 Stardust

Pokémon Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally research tasks explained

Throughout the Pokémon Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally you'll be able to collect event-exclusive field research tasks by spinning PokéStops. These tasks can be saved in your field research collection and completed whenever you like.

Kanto Voltorb.

Here are the Poké Ball Prep Rally field research tasks:

  • Catch 2 Voltorb reward - 3 Poké Balls
  • Make 5 Nice Throws reward - 10 Poké Balls
  • Make 3 Great Throws reward - 5 Great Balls
  • Make an Excellent Throw reward - 3 Ultra Balls
  • Make 3 Nice Curveball Throws in a row reward - 3 Pinap Berries
  • Make 4 Great Curveball Throws in a row reward - 1 Silver Pinap Berry

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


The Season of Go has arrived! You can use Daily Adventure Incense for the chance of encountering Galarian Articuno, Galarian Zapdos and Galarian Moltres. There's also a new special research quest - A Mysterious Incense. While Go Fest 2022 may be behind us, there are still three special research quests you might be working on - Pokémon Go Fest 2022, Rhi's Arrival and A Radiant World. This season has also seen the lowering of the requirement for Candy XL and introduced the first Ultra Beast, Nihilego, along with new Prime Gaming rewards every fortnight.


Pokémon Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally spawns and event bonuses explained

The Pokémon Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally sees the release of Hisuian Electrode into the game. With the first appearance of Hisuian Voltorb a couple of weeks ago, this means you can add another Hisui variant to your Pokédex.

Don't worry if you haven't caught a Hisuian Voltorb yet, because it will be appearing more frequently in the wild alongside the following Pokémon:

Hisuian Voltorb.
  • Jigglypuff
  • Kanto Voltorb
  • Electrode
  • Koffing
  • Marill
  • Wailmer
  • Solosis
  • Foongus
  • Amoonguss

Finally, your buddy Pokémon will bring you Poké Balls as gifts during this event.

Pokémon Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally dates and times explained

The Pokémon Go Tour Poké Ball Prep Rally event is running from Friday, 18th February till Friday, 25th February at 8pm (local time).

Make sure you complete the timed research quest before this deadline, so you can benefit from all the rewards just in time for the Pokémon Go Tour: Johto event! This is also the perfect time to catch a Hisui Voltorb if you haven't done so already.

Hope you enjoy the Poké Ball Prep Rally!

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