Battle Showdown 2019
Release Dates:

March 5th 2019 - March 12th 2019

This event is a Fighting-type focused event. For a week, Fighting Pokémon spawn in higher numbers and a various amount of other bonuses exist, specifically focused towards Raid and Trainer Battles. With this,the new move Power-Up Punch has also been added permanently into the game

Event Effects

Effect Type
Experience Boost *2 - On Gym Badge
Stardust Obtained *2 (On Capture, Raid and Battle)
Other Daily Trainer Battle Rewards - 5
Daily Team Leader Rewards - 3
Guaranteed Rare Candy Reward - 1 Per Day

Spawn Increases In Event

Specific Pokémon

No. Pic Name Type
#056
Mankey
#057
Primeape
#066
Machop
#106
Hitmonlee
#107
Hitmonchan
#237
Hitmontop
#296
Makuhita
#297
Hariyama
#307
Meditite
#308
Medicham
#453
Croagunk

New Shiny Pokémon In Event

No. Pic Name Type
#056
Mankey
#057
Primeape
#066
Machop
#067
Machoke
#068
Machamp

Event Exclusive Field Research

Task Reward
Catch 3 Makuhita or Meditite
CombuskenCombusken Encounter
Catch 5 Fighting-type Pokémon
MachokeMachoke Encounter
Make 2 Excellent Throws In A Row
HitmonchanHitmonchan Encounter
Win 3 Raids
FastFast TM * 1
Use a Super Effective Charge Attack in 7 raids or Gym Battles
ChargeCharge TM * 1