Pokemon Go Lush Jungle event quest steps, research tasks and spawns – Guide

The Lush Jungle Pokémon Go event has its own set of Field Research Tasks and Rewards. Completing them all will provide a Fomantis encounter. The Lush Jungle event in Pokémon Go features its own set of Timed Research tasks. Completing them will give players extra rewards and experience points. The Lush Jungle event is the second section of the current Season of Alola. With Pokémon from the Alola region making their Pokémon Go debut throughout the entire season, the roster of available Pokémon continues to grow.

This time around, trainers can get their hands on Fomantis, a Grass-type Pokémon from Pokémon Sun and Moon. Its evolutionary form, Lurantis, is also present in the game and will evolve after being exposed to 50 Fomantis candy during the day.

This event focuses on increasing the spawn rate of all Grass-type Pokémon. This includes Exeggcute, Bellsprout, and the opportunity to capture a Shiny Cottonee in Pokémon Go if trainers are lucky enough. Not only that, but Tapu Lele, one of the guardian deity Pokémon, will appear in five-star raid battles. There are tons to look forward to during the Lush Jungle event, but the most important might be its Timed Research tasks.

Pokemon Go Lush Jungle event quest steps, research tasks and spawns - Guide

What’s in the jungle?

This event focuses on increasing the spawn rate of all Grass-type Pokémon. This includes Exeggcute, Bellsprout, and the opportunity to capture a Shiny Cottonee in Pokémon Go if trainers are lucky enough. Not only that, but Tapu Lele, one of the guardian deity Pokémon, will appear in five-star raid battles. There are tons to look forward to during the Lush Jungle event, but the most important might be its Timed Research tasks.

“Lush Jungle” quest steps in Pokémon Go

“Lush Jungle” is the aptly named Timed Research quest for the Lush Jungle event in Pokémon Go. Since this is a timed research quest, you must complete it before the event ends on Tuesday, 29 March or else you will miss the rewards. To avoid spoilers for this quest, we suggest skipping the section below.

Lush Jungle’ Step 1 of 4

  • Walk 1km – 10 Poké Balls
  • Catch 10 Pokémon – 5 Razz Berries
  • Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon – 5 Pinap Berries

Rewards: 500 XP, 5 Nanab Berries and an encounter with Cherrim

‘Lush Jungle’ Step 2 of 4

  • Walk 1km – 10 Poké Balls
  • Catch 5 Grass-type Pokemon – Chikorita Encounter
  • Use ten berries to help catch Pokémon – Bellsprout encounter

Rewards: 1000 XP, 5 Razz Berries and an encounter with Gloom

‘Lush Jungle’ Step 3 of 4

  • Walk 1km – 10 Poké Balls
  • Catch 10 Grass-type Pokemon – Foongus Encounter
  • Use 15 berries to help catch Pokémon – Mushroom encounter

Rewards: 1500 XP, 5 Pinap Berries and a Paras encounter

‘Lush Jungle’ Step 4 of 4

  • Walk 1km – 10 Poké Balls
  • Give your buddy three treats – Meet Sunkern
  • Catch seven different species of Grass-type Pokemon – Chespin encounter

Rewards: 2,000 XP, one mossy lure, and an encounter with Romantic

Fomantis will appear in the wild more often during the Lush Jungle event, so catch as many as you can while the event is active. Once it’s over, the Fomantis spawn rate will return to normal, making them harder to find. Aside from all the XP, the big reward here is the Pokemon Go Mossy Lure module. Placing it at a PokéStop will increase the spawn rate of all Grass, Poison, and Bug-type Pokémon for 30 minutes. Eevee can also evolve into Leafeon while the player is within the radius of a Mossy Lure Module. Complete these tasks before they are removed from Pokémon Go.

Pokémon Go Lush Jungle Research Tasks Explained

Throughout the Lush Jungle event in Pokémon Go, you can collect event-exclusive Field Research tasks by spinning PokéStops. These tasks can be saved to your Field Research Task Collection and completed after the event ends.
Here are the Lush Jungle Field Research Tasks:

  • Use three berries to help catch Pokemon reward – Caterpie and Wurmple encounter
  • Use ten berries to help catch Pokemon reward – Meeting with Fomantis
  • Use 15 berries to help see Pokemon reward – Paras or Parasect encounter
  • Catch 5 Grass-type Pokémon rewards – Seedot, Exeggcute, Ferroseed, or Sunkern encounter
  • Catch five different species of Grass-type Pokémon reward – Dating Cottonee
  • Walk 1km reward – 2 Pinap Berries or 3 Razz Berries.

Pokémon Go Lush Jungle spawns and event bonuses explained

The main draw of the Lush Jungle event in Pokémon Go is the release of three Gen 7 Pokémon – Tapu Lele, Fomantis, and its evolution, Lurantis.

Tapu Lele can be fought in five-star raids, while Fomantis can be caught through various means, including spawning more frequently in the wild during the Lush Jungle event.

The following Pokémon will also appear more frequently in the wild:

  • Metapod
  • Better
  • Run
  • Pinser
  • hoot hoot
  • sudowoodo
  • Coton
  • ironed
Pokemon Go Lush Jungle event quest steps, research tasks and spawns - Guide

Shiny Cottonee was also released as part of the Lush Jungle event, so keep an eye out for this shiny new form! This task will be more accessible by how Cottonee will appear more frequently in parks between 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (local time) on Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, March 27.

You’ll also be able to fight Mega Charizard Y in Mega Raids, and Bellsprout, Tangela, Sewaddle, and Cottonee all appear in one-star raids. Butterfree, Vileplume, Parasect, and Exeggutor await you in three-star attacks.

Finally, the An Akala Adventure Special Research quest has been released as part of the Lush Jungle event. This is the second Alola region-themed Special Research quest – the first being A Melemele Adventure – to be released during the Alola Season. By completing all four before the season ends, you will have free access a particular end of season research quest.

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