In the Dragonspiral Descent event in Pokémon Go, dragon types take center stage to celebrate the release of Druddigon, one of the latest Gen 5 Pokémon to be released into the game.
While searching for a Druddigon, you can also complete the Dragonspiral Descent collection challenge and a selection of exclusive Field Research tasks.
This event is the perfect time to add a powerful dragon type to your team, so make sure you’re well stocked on PokéBalls.
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Fight and catch a Druddigon in Pokémon Go
List of Pokémon from the Dragonspiral Descent Collection challenge in Pokémon Go
The Dragonspiral Descent Collection challenge allows you to capture 10 Pokémon during the current Pokémon Go event. If you want its rewards, especially the Druddigon encounter, you must complete this challenge before Sunday, December 12 at 8 pm (local time).
Here are the Pokémon, arranged in National Pokédex order, for the Dragonspiral Descent Collection Challenge:
- Vulpix – In nature and field research
- Seel – In nature
- Dratini – In nature and field research
- Dragonair – In the wild
- Mareep – In nature
- Sneasel – In nature and field research
- Trapinch – In the wild
- Vibrava – In nature
- Blitzle – In the wild
- Darumaka – In nature
If you’re having a hard time finding any of the above, looking at you, Dragonair and Vibrana, remember to use Incense and Lures to increase your event spawns and therefore your chances of spawning.
Completing this challenge will reward you with 1000 XP, 3000 Stardust, and an encounter with Druddigon.
Field research for the Dragonspiral Descent event in Pokémon Go
You can collect a variety of Field Research Tasks exclusive to the Dragonspiral Descent event in Pokémon Go by spinning PokéStops and Gyms.
These tasks, if saved in your Field Research Collection, can be completed after the event ends, but we recommend completing them during the event, because some will reward you with Pokémon for the Collection Challenge.
Below you can find the Dragonspiral Descent Field Research Tasks:
- Hit 3 good curveball pitches in a row: Dratini encounter
- Earn a raid reward: Deino encounter
- Earn 3 Raid Reward: Druddigon Encounter
- Win a raid in less than 60 seconds reward: Sneasel encounter
Thanks to redwineandbeer from reddit for the help with this information!
Dratini, Sneasel and Deino are available during field research tasks.
Everything else for the Dragonspiral Descent event in Pokémon Go
If you’re looking for a Pokémon during the Dragonspiral Descent event in Pokémon Go, then it will be the newly released Druddigon. This Gen 5 dragon will be available through several different methods, including three-star raids along with Electabuzz, Magmar, Lapras, and Dragonite.
Maybe you’ll even find the shiny version of Druddigon!
This event will also allow you to add the legendary Reshiram and Zekrom to your Pokédex if you haven’t already. Meanwhile, in one-star raids, you’ll be able to fight Deino, Golett, Cubchoo, Litwick, and Tynamo.
Finally, Mega Steelix, another new release, will continue to be available in Mega Raids throughout the event.
Outside of raids, a variety of Pokémon will appear in the wild. These Pokémon are:
Keep an eye out for them, because some of these Pokémon are on the list for the Dragonspiral Descent Collection Challenge.
The Season of Adventure Abundance is here! You can also work on the Timed Investigation: Master Ball mission and compete in Go Battle League. Be sure to compete in Shadow Raids, complete routes, use Daily Adventure Incense for a chance to encounter Galarian Articuno, Galarian Zapdos, and Galarian Moltres. This incense can also give you encounters with other rare Pokémon in Pokémon Go.
How the Dragonspiral Descent collection challenge works in Pokémon Go
The Dragonspiral Descent collection challenges, along with the event itself, will be available until 8 pm (local time) on Sunday, December 12.
As with previous collection challenges, you must obtain a specific list of Pokémon by catching them in the wild or using other methods, such as completing field research tasks or raids. After completing the Collection Challenge, it will be added to your Elite Collector medal and you will earn its rewards.
Collection Challenges can be found on the “Today’s View” screen, accessed by pressing the Field Research button (the little binoculars) in the bottom right corner of the screen. You may need to scroll left if you’ve been looking at the special field or research screens.
Pokémon in the Collection Challenge list will be marked as you catch them, helping you keep track of which ones you’re missing.
Pokémon will be marked as you complete the Collection Challenge.
Don’t forget: you only have until Sunday, December 12 at 8 pm (local time) to complete the Dragonspiral Descent Collection challenge.
Have fun hunting a Druddigon!