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Pokémon Go Voltorb from the Hisui Region quest tasks and rewards

Hisuian Voltorb can be caught in Pokémon Go!

Voltorb from the Hisui Region?! is a special research quest in Pokémon Go which celebrates the release of Pokémon Legends: Arceus on the Nintendo Switch.

During this quest, you'll have the chance to catch a Hisuian Voltorb - the first Hisui regional variant to be released into Pokémon Go.

Below you'll find all of the quest tasks for Voltorb from the Hisui Region?! to help you add this new Pokémon to your collection.

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'Voltorb from the Hisui Region' quest steps in Pokémon Go

Below you'll find every step and reward for the Voltorb from the Hisui Region?! special research quest in Pokémon Go. Due to being a special research quest, you're free to take your time completing it.

There are spoilers for this quest below, so, if you'd rather be surprised, we recommend skipping it.

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

'Voltorb from the Hisui Region?!' Step 1 of 2

  • Catch 10 Pokémon - Voltorb encounter
  • Use 10 Berries to help catch Pokémon - Voltorb encounter
  • Give your buddy 3 treats - Voltorb encounter

Rewards: 3 Razz Berries, 3 Pinap Berries and Hisuian Voltorb encounter

'Voltorb from the Hisui Region?!' Step 2 of 2

  • Catch 20 Pokémon - Voltorb encounter
  • Use 20 Berries to help catch Pokémon - Voltorb encounter
  • Make 10 Curveball Throws - Voltorb encounter

Rewards: 9 Razz Berries, 9 Pinap Berries and Hisuian Voltorb encounter


New to the game is a long overdue Mega Evolution update, which has arrived alongside the A Mega Moment research. May 2022 is closing with the Alola to Alola event and special research quest, which has four different sets of challenges for you to choose from. 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 we know about Hisuian Voltorb

Hisuian Voltorb is a regional variant of Voltorb which hails from the Hisui region and made its debut in Pokémon Legends: Arceus for the Nintendo Switch. It was released into Pokémon Go on Sunday, 30th January to celebrate the release of Legends: Arceus.

Unlike your typical Voltorb, Hisuian Voltorb is an electric and grass-type Pokémon and, at the time of writing, it can't evolve in Pokémon Go. In Legends: Arceus, however, it can evolve into a Hisuian Electrode, which keeps the electric and grass-typing.

Hisuian Voltorb resembles the Poké Balls used in Legends: Arceus - having a proper wooden appearance rather than the metallic look of Gen 1 Voltorb.

In Pokémon Go, Hisuian Voltorb can, like all Pokémon, use a variety of Fast and Charged moves:

Possible Fast Moves:

  • Charged Beam (Electric)
  • Tackle (Normal)

Possible Charged Moves:

  • Energy Ball (Grass)
  • Swift (Normal)
  • Thunderbolt (Electric)

Good luck adding Hisuian Voltorb to your Pokédex!

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