Pokémon Go Fest Weekly Challenge Week 2 Invasion of Team Go Rocket

Pokémon Go Fest Weekly Challenge Week 2: Invasion of Team Go Rocket

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Trainers, Pokémon GO Fest Weekly Challenge Week 2 is here. And as its was announced this week challenge will be more Battle themed. So, Niantic has released Team Go Rocket Balloons. Now all over the maps there will be Black balloon hovering with Team Go Rocket Logo featuring Grunts, Leaders and Giovanni himself provided you have Rocket Radar and Super Rocket Radar. Not only that to make this week challenge more exciting they have introduced Jessie and James on Meowth Balloon. As hinted they will be here for only limited time.
It seems like other than involvement of Team Go Rocket there will be other things. Lets see what they are going to be.

Pokémon Go Fest Weekly Challenge Week 2

Event is set to start from Friday, July 10, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. to Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at 10:00 p.m. local time.
  • Poison-type and Dark-type Pokémon are appearing in the wild, in Eggs, and in raids.
  • Team GO Rocket balloons are appearing more often.
  • The Meowth balloon seems to be appearing at a higher rate.
  • Suicune has been turned into a Shadow Pokémon. Defeat Giovanni to save it! Complete the GO Fest Weekly Challenge: Battle Timed Research to receive a Super Rocket Radar that will help you track Giovanni down!
  • Our findings show that the following Pokémon are being captured and turned into Shadow Pokémon now. Please go rescue them!
    • Nidoran ♀
    • Nidorina
    • Nidoran ♂
    • Nidorino
    • Machop
    • Machoke
    • Gligar
    • Shuckle
    • Stunky
    • Skuntank
    • We’re receiving word that the Team GO Rocket Leaders have found additional species of Pokémon to turn into Shadow Pokémon, too!

Invasion of Team Go Rocket

There will be an increased amount of Team GO Rocket activity in your area soon. Sources seem to point to the following information. This Special Activity is set to start from Sunday, July 12, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time
  • Team GO Rocket balloons in the skies and more Team GO Rocket Grunts capturing PokéStops for the duration of the take-over!
  • 2× Stardust when you defeat Team GO Rocket Grunts and Team GO Rocket balloons
  • The Meowth balloon appearing more often than usual
  • The opportunity to use a Charged TM to let your Pokémon forget the move Frustration and learn a new move
  • Team GO Rocket music playing in Pokémon GO

Pokémon Go Fest 2020 Skill Challenges Week 2: Challenge 1

Pokémon Go Fest 2020 Skill Challenges Week 2 Challenge 1
  • Power up a Pokémon – 100 Stardust
  • Evolve a Pokémon – 1 Rare Candy
  • Defeat a Team Rocket grunt -2 Hyper Potions

Challenge 1 completion rewards you with 100 XP, 5 Revives, 5 Hyper Potions.

Pokémon Go Fest 2020 Skill Challenges Week 2: Challenge 2

Pokémon Go Fest 2020 Skill Challenges Week 2Challenge 2
  • Power up Pokémon 2 times – 200 Stardust
  • Defeat 2 Team Rocket grunts -2 Max Potions
  • Purify 2 Shadow Pokémon – 2 Max Revives

Challenge 2 completion rewards you with 3 Max Potions, Hitmonlee encounter, 3 Max Revives.

Pokémon Go Fest 2020 Skill Challenges Week 2: Challenge 3

Pokémon Go Fest 2020 Skill Challenges Week 2 Challenge 3
  • Defeat 3 Team Rocket grunts -3 Max Potions
  • Rescue 3 Shadow Pokémon -3 Max Revives
  • Power up Pokémon 2 times – 500 Stardust

Challenge 3 completion rewards you with 1 Rare Candy, Absol encounter, 1 Super Rocket Radar.

Pokémon Go Fest 2020 Skill Challenges Week 2: Elite Skill Challenge

Pokémon Go Fest 2020 Skill Challenges Week 2 Elite Challenge
  • Defeat 15 Team Rocket grunts -5 Super Potions
  • Defeat a Team Rocket leader 5 times -5 Hyper Potions
  • Defeat the Team Rocket boss -5 Max Potions

Elite Skill Challenge completion rewards you with 500 XP, 500 Stardust, 5 Razz Berries.

Pokémon Go Fest 2020 Skill Challenges Week 2: Unlock More Pokémon

If the following numbers of Trainers from the same team complete this Timed Research, the corresponding Pokémon will appear during Pokémon GO Fest 2020. You can find the official update here.
One million Team Instinct TrainersOne million Team Mystic TrainersOne million Team Instinct Trainers
FerroseedAlolan GrimerAlolan Marowak
Let us know your thoughts these challenges and whether you have been able to complete them all along with the Elite Skill Challenge to contribute for your Team in the comments below. I hope you guys are nailing week 2 challenges. Gotta Catch’em all!!!!
If you have missed out on other weeks challenges, you can read about them in details from below links:
Pokémon Go Fest Weekly Challenge Week 2 Invasion of Team Go Rocket
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