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A Colossal Discovery Infopedia

The time has finally come Trainers; A Colossal Discovery is here! The first paid, worldwide event in Pokémon GO is set to begin soon in New Zealand, and will then steamroll its way across the globe. This infopedia has everything you need to know to get the most out of this Colossal day.



November 2, 2019, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm (local time)
  • A new Special Research story event, featuring an early-access encounter with Regigigas, appearing in Pokémon GO for the very first time!!
  • A Colossal Discovery medal
  • Up to 10 additional Raid Passes at no cost during the Special Research story event time period when you spin a Photo Disc at a Gym. These Raid Passes will not be available after the event period is over. You cannot hold more than one Raid Pass at once.
  • A Unova Stone, a Sinnoh Stone, and an exclusive avatar pose from conducting the Special Research
  • 2× Incubator effectiveness
  • To receive the Special Research titled A Colossal Discovery, you must open Pokémon GO during the event on Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in your local time zone. After you have collected it, you can complete the Special Research at any point.
  • The ticket is US$7.99 (or the equivalent in your local currency) and can be purchased directly from the shop. The ticket cannot be purchased with PokéCoins.
  • Tickets can be purchased from when they go live until Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. in your local time zone. Stay tuned for when they go live!
  • The ticket to this Special Research story event is nonrefundable(Subject to applicable law and the exceptions set forth in the Terms of Service)


As part of the Regi-Trio mini-event that is simultaneously ongoing, the following Pokémon will be appearing more often in the wild:



As part of the Regi-Trio mini-event that is simultaneously ongoing, the following Pokémon will be hatching more often from Eggs:


As part of the Regi-Trio mini-event that is simultaneously ongoing, if you’re lucky, you might encounter Shiny Skarmory, Shiny Regirock, Shiny Regice, or Shiny Registeel!



WARNING. If you open the toggles in this section, you will see the quests and storyline text for A Colossal Discovery. If you want the event to remain a mystery, DO NOT open these toggles. Information for this section came from data miners who published their findings on the TSR subreddit. All quests for A Colossal Discovery may not be present, and/or they may change prior to the event starting.


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Catch 7 Rock-type Pokémon
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Catch 7 Ice-type Pokémon
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Catch 7 Steel-type Pokémon
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Regigigas Appears / 10x Regigigas Candy / Avatar Pose


Hey there, %PLAYERNAME%. Good to see you again. Your research inspired me to do some more research of my own, and I think I’ve come across something…groundbreaking.

I was investigating the digging patterns of Diglett, and I wound up heading deep into a cave. Inside, I came across some unusual markings carved heavily into the cavern walls.  At first, I thought them to be random, but then I realized the carvings formed four unique patterns, each consisting of seven circles. These patterns look incredibly familiar, and I think we need to take a closer look at some Pokémon in particular.

Can I count on you to help me research some Rock-type Pokémon? I have a hunch that this will lead us to our first clue.

Simply amazing! The pattern on the Regirock you caught matches perfectly with the first pattern of carvings on the cave walls. This leads me to believe we should move our investigation to Ice-type Pokémon. I wonder if we’ll find another Pokémon that will help us solve this puzzle.

I have one in mind, but I don’t want to get ahead of myself! I’m sure with the help of an accomplished Trainer such as yourself, we’ll be on our way to figuring this out in no time.

As expected, Regice clearly has similar markings to the second carving I found in the cave.

I remember an ancient legend that told a story about a Colossal Pokémon. It’s said that it made Pokémon that looked like itself from a special ice mountain, rocks, and magma.

Could it be these Pokémon these patterns originate from? This is starting to get exciting, isn’t it? If the first two Pokémon were Regirock and Regice…then there’s only one left that we must research further.

Excellent work. I believe we’re going in the right direction. This could only mean one thing, %PLAYERNAME%. We’re close to coming across the Legendary Pokémon Regigigas! According to legend, this Pokémon towed continents with rope.

Maybe it can help move my research lab next time it gets stuck. Hahaha! Anyway…I have a feeling that once you fully document these amazing creatures, you’ll make a colossal discovery of your own.



We can’t wait to see how A Colossal Discovery plays out. Indeed, the idea of paid events like this has sparked some controversy. “Is it worth it?” “Why are they doing this to F2P players?”, “Are they are using FOMO to make money!?”

These questions may not be answered today, or anytime soon. Only time will tell if these kinds of events will be successful or not. Let us know how your Colossal Discovery experience goes in the comments below, on Twitter, or on our Discord. Good luck, Trainers!

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