It's Adventure Week in Pokémon GO, and that means there are plenty of uncommon Pokémon to catch, research tasks to complete, and other lovely bonuses to find while out and about.

In this guide, we'll go over everything you need to know to make the most out of Adventure Week. There are new shiny Pokémon to discover, limited-time Field Research tasks, and even changes to the buddy system.

So, let's get down to business.

Pokémon GO Adventure Week - Field Research Tasks

As well as having a new roster of Pokémon appearing more frequently, Adventure Week has also brought with it a whole new wave of Field Research tasks to complete.

You can see a list of each Adventure Week quest below, along with its corresponding reward. Thanks to the folks over at TheSilphRoad for sharing some of the harder-to-complete challenges.

Field Research Task


Adventure Week 2019: Catch 5 Aron

Metal Coat

Adventure Week 2019: Catch 5 Omanyte or Kabuto

Aerodactyl encounter

Adventure Week 2019: Earn 3 Candies walking with your buddy

Anorith encounter

Adventure Week 2019: Evolve a Lileep or Anorith

Onix encounter

Adventure Week 2019: Hatch 2 eggs

Lileep encounter + one Rare Candy

Adventure Week 2019: Spin 2 PokéStops you haven't visited before

Shieldon encounter

Adventure Week 2019: Spin 25 PokéStops

Cranidos encounter

Pokémon GO Adventure Week - New Shiny Pokémon And Frequent Encounters

For the duration of Pokémon GO Adventure Week, you may encounter a shiny Onix, Lileep or Anorith.

Niantic has confirmed that you'll also find Rock-type Pokémon like Geodude, Rhyhorn, Omanyte, Aron, Lileep, Anorith, and more appearing more frequently in the wild.

Pokémon GO Adventure Week - Raid Bosses


The Rock-type theme of Adventure Week has also spilt over to the Raids you'll find at your local Gyms. Cresslia is still appearing as a Tier 5 Raid, but other tiers have seen a significant shakeup.


Raid Bosses:

Tier 1:

Anorith, Geodude, Kabuto, Lileep, Omanyte

Tier 2:

Magcargo, Mawile, Nosepass, Sudowoodo

Tier 3:

Aerodactyl, Onix, Shuckle, Solrock/Lunatone (depends on region)

Tier 4:

Absol, Aggron, Alolan Marowak, Rhydon, Tyranitar

Tier 5:


Pokémon GO Adventure Week - New 2km Eggs

This week may well be a perfect time to splash some of your in-game cash on an egg incubator or two. You'll be able to hatch the following Rock-types from 2km eggs for the duration of the week:

  • Onix
  • Larvitar
  • Lileep
  • Anorith
  • Shieldon

Pokémon GO Adventure Week - Buddy Candy, PokéStops, and Adventure Sync


There are several easy-to-miss bonuses available to all players for the duration of Adventure Week. Make sure to make the most of these welcome features:

  • Earn 4× Buddy Candy all week: you'll notice your Buddy requires less walking distance than usual
  • New PokéStops give you 10x XP: On your first spin of a new Photo Disc, you'll get more XP than usual
  • Make sure to walk 50km: Trainers who have Adventure Sync activated and walk 50km will earn 50,000 Stardust and 15 Rare Candies

When Does Pokémon GO Adventure Week End?

Pokémon GO Adventure Week is running from Tuesday 4th June until Tuesday 11th June. It'll end at 1pm PDT / 4pm EDT / 9pm BST / 10pm CEST / 6am the following day AEST.