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While the Spring into Spring event is still running at the moment and Niantic is embroiled in a hard-fought battle with the Pokémon Go community regarding the controversial Remote Raid nerfs, the game’s event schedule marches on as planned.

Starting on April 13, 2023, at 10am local time, A Mystic Hero focuses on Team Mystic leader Blanche and introduces a Special Research story alongside some temporary bonuses. The event ends on April 17, 2023, at 8pm local time.

You need to log into the game in that timeframe in order to claim the Special Research, after which you can complete it whenever you wish. However, there will be a Timed Research, too, which you’ll need to finish before the event ends if you want to get the reward, a Magnetic Lure.

A Mystic Hero featured Field Research Tasks as well, which mostly reward Stardust and items required for evolutions, which could be handy if you’re running low on any of these resources.

The event’s Special Research will award you with a special version of Lapras, which wears a Blanche-themes accessory and can be Shiny.

A few bonuses are featured as well:

  • 2x evolution XP.
  • Two Candy XL guaranteed for evolving Pokémon.
  • Lure Modules last for three hours.

The choice of bonuses is a bit strange, considering Lapras is so heavily featured in the event and doesn’t have any evolutions, which makes the whole theming a bit iffy. Still, if you were on the lookout for a good time window to evolve a bunch of Pokémon, this event definitely provides one.