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Everything you need to know for the Greedy Gluttons and Team GO Rocket Takeover events being held this November in Pokémon GO

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Niantic has announced details regarding the Greedy Gluttons and Team GO Rocket takeover events which are being held this month in Pokémon GO. Shiny Munchlax and Shiny Pawniard will make their Pokémon GO debut in each event respectively.

Greedy Gluttons
The Greedy Gluttons event will be running from November 9th at 10:00am, to November 17th at 8:00pm local time. Trainers will be able to take advantage of Timed Researchin conjunction with this event, awarding them with a selection of berries, including Golden Razz Berries and Silver Pinap Berries, as well as an encounter with Snorlax. Additionally, the first three Eggs Trainers hatch during the event using the Pokémon GO Egg hatching widget (available for Trainers on both Android and iOS) will hatch at ½ the regular hatching distance.

Wild Encounters
The following Pokémon will appear more frequently in the wild during this event:
  • Alolan Rattata ⁂
  • Alolan Raticate
  • Golbat
  • Swinub ⁂
  • Pelipper
  • Gulpin
  • Bidoof ⁂
  • Bibarel
  • Skwovet
  • Lickitung (uncommon) ⁂
  • Snorlax (uncommon) ⁂
  • Swalot (uncommon)
The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids for this event:
  • One-star raids
    • Mankey ⁂
    • Swinub ⁂
    • Spoink ⁂
    • Tepig ⁂
  • Three-star raids
    • Snorlax ⁂
    • Mawile ⁂
    • Swalot
    • Sharpedo
The following Pokémon will hatch from 7 km Eggs during this event:
  • Cherubi ⁂
  • Gible ⁂
  • Munchlax ⁂ (shiny version makes its Pokémon GO debut)
Field Research task encounters
The following Pokémon will be available to encounter when Field Research tasks associated with this event are completed:
  • Exeggcute ⁂
  • Cherubi ⁂
  • Swirlix ⁂
Team GO Rocket Takeover
Team GO Rocket will be taking over Pokémon GO from November 14th at 12:00am to November 17th at 8:00pm local time. By completing a Special Research story running as part of this event, Trainers can earn a Super Rocket Radar to locate and battle Giovanni, who is using a Shadow Mewtwo. This Special Research will be available to claim until the end of the Season of Light on December 1st at 10:00am local time. Trainers who defeat Giovanni will be given a chance to capture Mewtwo. A Field Research task awarding a Mysterious Component will also be available.

During the event period, Team GO Rocket will be appearing more frequently at PokéStops and in balloons. The Team GO Rocket Grunts encountered will use the following Pokémon:
  • Shadow Alolan Diglett
  • Shadow Onix
  • Shadow Natu
  • Shadow Wailmer
  • Shadow Golett
Trainers can catch these Pokémon by first defeating the grunts. Charged TMs can then be used to help any Shadow Pokémon caught to forget the Charged Attack Frustration. Team GO Rocket Leaders Sierra, Cliff, and Arlo will each also be using different Shadow Pokémon.

In addition, Trainers can hatch the following Pokémon from 12 km Eggs during this event:
  • Larvitar ⁂
  • Absol ⁂
  • Skorupi ⁂
  • Sandile
  • Scraggy
  • Pawniard ⁂ (shiny version makes its Pokémon GO debut)
  • Vullaby ⁂
  • Deino ⁂
  • Pancham
  • Skrelp
  • Salandit


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