Pokemon GO It’s A Rocket World Special Research tasks & rewards

Pokemon GO It’s A Rocket World Special Research tasks & rewards
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Written by 

Coleman Hamstead

Published 

29th Mar 2024 12:23

It’s A Rocket World is Pokemon GO's latest Team GO Rocket Leaders Special Research. In this Pokemon GO Special Research Story, you're tasked with hunting the Team GO Rocket Boss, Giovanni, and rescuing Shadow Groudon. 

Let's review all the tasks and rewards associated with the new Special Research and how to get It’s A Rocket World in the game.

It’s A Rocket World tasks & rewards

Here's a rundown of all the tasks and rewards in Pokemon GO's It’s A Rocket World Special Research:

Step 1 of 5

Task Reward
Catch 15 Pokemon Five Pinap Berries
Purify two Shadow Pokemon Ten Poke Balls
Defeat three Team GO Rocket Grunts Mysterious Component

Completion Rewards: 1,500 XP and an encounter with Aipom

Step 2 of 5

Task Reward
Catch 20 Pokemon Five Pinap Berries
Purify five Shadow Pokemon Ten Great Balls
Defeat six Team GO Rocket Grunts Three Mysterious Components

Completion Rewards: 2,000 XP and an encounter with Misdreavus

Step 3 of 5

Task Reward
Defeat Team GO Rocket Leader Arlo 2,500 XP
Defeat Team GO Rocket Leader Cliff 2,500 XP
Defeat Team GO Rocket Leader Sierra 2,500 XP

Completion Rewards: Super Rocket Radar

Step 4 of 5

Task Reward
Find the Team GO Rocket Boss Ten Hyper Potions
Battle the Team GO Rocket Boss Ten Ultra Balls
Defeat the Team GO Rocket Boss Six Max Revives

Completion Rewards: 3,000 XP and an encounter with Croagunk

Step 5 of 5

Task Reward
Claim Reward! 1,500 Stardust
Claim Reward! 1,500 Stardust
Claim Reward! 1,500 Stardust

Completion Rewards: 6,000 XP and two Silver Pinap Berries

How to get the It’s A Rocket World Special Research

The It’s A Rocket World Special Research is live now for all eligible Trainers, but if you aren't able to view or access this Special Research Story, it means that you have yet to complete a Troubling Situation and/or you have unfinished Team GO Rocket Leaders Special Research in your Special Research tab. 

These need to be completed before you can begin It's A Rocket World - but you have until June 1, 2024, to claim it, so there's not a huge rush here.

Giovanni in Pokemon GO
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Play through this brand-new Team GO Rocket Leaders Special Research Story to earn all kinds of useful supplies, Pokemon encounters, and XP! The Super Rocket Radar, in particular, will allow you to track down Giovanni and save Shadow Groudon.

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Coleman is a freelance journalist at GGRecon. While gaming has always been his passion, it wasn’t until he worked as a Sports Journalist at the Community College of Baltimore County that he found his enthusiasm for writing. In the time since Coleman has had his work featured in publications such as The Washington Post/Launcher and ESTNN. Coleman is a graduate of Towson University with a degree in Sport Management and Business Administration.

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