Pokemon Go Greedy Gluttons Event Guide and Research – Pokemon GO Wiki Guide

The hungriest of Pokemon take center stage in Pokemon Go during the Greedy Gluttons event, alongside a new Ultra Beast debut, and Team GO Rocket is cooking up trouble with Shadow Pokemon.

This page acts as a comprehensive breakdown of all the new Pokemon, tasks, and goodies to collect during the Greedy Gluttons event.


Pokemon Go Greedy Gluttons Event Runtime

The Greedy Gluttons event in Pokemon Go runs from Wednesday, November 9th, 2022 at 10:00AM, to Thursday, November 17th, 2022, at 8:00PM local time.

Greedy Gluttons Pokemon Debut

The Junkivore Pokemon, Guzzlord, makes its Pokemon Go debut in 5-Star Raids throughout this event, from November 8th to November 23rd.


Greedy Gluttons Event Bonuses

The following bonuses are in effect throughout the Greedy Gluttons event:


  • 1/2 Hatch Distance for the first 3 Eggs hatched during the event using the Pokemon Go Egg hatching widget. The widget is available on iOS and Android devices.

Greedy Gluttons Wild Encounters

The following Pokemon will appear more frequently in the wild during the Greedy Gluttons event.

Greedy Gluttons Raids

The following Pokemon will be appearing in Raids during the Greedy Gluttons event.

One-Star Raids
Mankey Swinub Spoink Tepig
Three-Star Raids
Snorlax Mawile Swalot Sharpedo


Five-Star Raids
Mega Raids
Mega Gyarados

Greedy Gluttons Eggs

The following Pokemon will be available to encounter when you complete Field Research tasks during the Greedy Gluttons event.

Exeggcute Cherubi Swirlix

Greedy Gluttons Timed Research Tasks

Timed Research during this event will reward Trainers with berries, including Golden Razz Berries and Silver Pinap Berries, and an encounter with Snorlax. The tasks are as follows:

Task Reward Overall Reward
Walk 1km 3x Nanab Berries

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Walk 2km 7x Razz Berries
Walk 3km 7x Pinap Berries
Walk 4km Encounter a Snorlax
Walk 5km 5x Nanab Berries
Walk 6km 3x Golden Razz Berries
Walk 7km 3x Silver Pinap Berries Snorlax Encounter, Poffin x1, 7000 Experience


Greedy Gluttons Team GO Rocket Takeover

From Monday, November 14, 2022, at 12:00AM to Thursday, November 17, at 8:00AM local time, Team GO Rocket are using Shadow Pokemon within Pokemon Go for nefarious deeds.

Save Shadow Mewtwo!

A new Special Research story will be available at the beginning of this event, in which you receive a Super Rocket Radar and pursue the mischeivous Giovanni. The Special Research will be available to claim until the end of the Season of Light on December 1st, 2022, at 10:00AM local time.

This story includes the introduction of Shadow Mewtwo!

Shadow Mewtwo

Shadow Pokemon

Team Go Rocket Grunts are using different Shadow Pokemon as well. Defeat Team Go Rocket to help save the following Pokemon:


Team GO Rocket Takeover Event Bonuses

The following bonuses will be active during the Team GO Rocket Takeover event.

  • Team GO Rocket will be appearing more frequently at PokeStops and in balloons.
  • You can use a Charged TM to help a Shadow Pokemon forget the Charged Attack Frustration.

Team GO Rocket Takeover Eggs

The Pokemon in this section will hatch from 12km Eggs during the Team GO Rocket Takeover event.

The following Pokémon can currently only be hatched from 12 km Eggs:

  • Sandile
  • Pawniard
  • Vullaby
  • Pancham
  • Salandit.


Trainers can earn 12 km Eggs by defeating Team GO Rocket leaders. Also, for the first time in Pokémon GO, you’ll be able to hatch Shiny Pawniard!

Team GO Rocket Takeover Field Research

A Field Research task awarding a Mysterious Component will be available to complete!

Looking for more? Check out our Upcoming and Current Events page to ensure you don’t miss out on any of the limited-time events (and goodies) available within Pokemon Go!

Up Next: Team Go Rocket Special and Timed Research Nov 2022

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