Astral Eclipse in Pokémon GO: changes, new features, and how to complete the Collection Challenges

This Pokémon GO guide tells you what's new during the Astral Eclipse event and how to complete the Collection Challenges. All the rewards.

The Timed Research called Astral Eclipse is now available in Pokémon GO, bringing with it changes new features, and rewards. Our Pokémon GO guide tells you how to complete all these challenges and missions.

How to unlock the Timed Research Astral Eclipse in Pokémon GO?

For the Timed Research Eclipse Astral to be added to our list of available Researches, we must log in to Pokémon GO between November 23, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. and November 28, 2022, at 8:00 p.m. local time. This Temporary Research expires, so we will have to complete all its tasks before the deadline date and time.

Astral Eclipse in Pokémon GO: changes and new features

These are all the changes and new features of the Eclipse Astral event of Pokémon GO:

General changes and new features of Eclipse Astral in Pokémon GO

Pokémon Solgaleo and Lunala make their debut in Pokémon GO with the arrival of this event. One of the ways to get hold of them will be to evolve a Cosmoem with 100 Cosmog Candy during the day to get a Solgaleo, and evolve a Cosmoem with 100 Cosmog Candy during the night to get Lunala.

Wild Pokémon in Astral Eclipse in Pokémon GO

The following Wild Pokémon appear more frequently for the duration of the event:

  • Alolan Rattata (there is a chance that it is Shiny)
  • Alolan Sandshrew (there is a chance that it is Shiny)
  • Clefairy (there is a chance that it is Shiny)
  • Alolan Vulpix (there is a chance that it is Shiny)
  • Staryu (there is a chance that it is Shiny)
  • Hoothoot (there is a chance that it is Shiny)
  • Sunkern (there is a chance that it is Shiny)
  • Lunatone (there is a chance that it is Shiny)
  • Solrock (there is a chance that it is Shiny)
  • Munna (there is a chance that it is Shiny)
  • Cottonee (there is a chance that it is Shiny)
  • Petilil
  • Yungoos (there is a chance that it is Shiny)

Pokémon available in Astral Eclipse Raids in Pokémon GO

The following Pokémon appear in Raids during the event:

  • One Star Incursions: Drifloon (there is a chance it could be Shiny), Frillish (Pink), Frillish (Blue), Inkay (there is a chance it could be Shiny), and Rockruff (there is a chance it could be Shiny).
  • Three Star Incursions: Tentacruel, Druddigon (there is a chance it could be Shiny) and Hisui's Braviary (there is a chance it could be Shiny).
  • Five Star Incursions: Nihilego.
  • Mega raids: Mega Houndoom (there is a chance it could be Shiny).

Pokémon available with Field Research Tasks during the Astral Eclipse event in Pokémon GO

The following Pokémon can be obtained by completing Field Research Tasks during Pokémon GO's Astral Eclipse event: Staryu (can be Shiny).

Field Research Tasks available during the Astral Eclipse event in Pokémon GO

ASTRAL ECLIPSE FIELD RESEARCH TASKS IN POKÉMON GO

Task

Reward
Capture 5 Psychic-Type Pokémon Staryu Encounter

These are the Field Research Tasks that are available while the Insatiable Gluttons event of Pokémon GO remains active. Remember that we get them by turning Photodisks in PokéStops and Gyms.

Astral Eclipse: Solar Challenge in Pokémon GO

One of the Astral Eclipse Collection Challenges, called Astral Eclipse: Solar Challenge asks us to catch the following Pokémon:

ASTRAL ECLIPSE: SOLAR CHALLENGE

Pokémon we have to capture Reward
Solrock 3000 Stardust
Yungoos
Sunkern
Cottonee
Petilil
Alolan Vulpix

One of the Astral Eclipse Collection Challenges, called Astral Eclipse: Lunar Challenge asks us to catch the following Pokémon:

The Timed Research Astral Eclipse has arrived in the game near the end of the Season of Light.

ASTRAL ECLIPSE: LUNAR CHALLENGE

Pokémon we have to capture

Reward

Lunatone

3000 Stardust

Alolan Rattata

Hoothoot

Clefairy

Munna

Alolan Sandshrew