Research breakthrough now allows Pokémon Go players to obtain Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, Kyrogre and Groudon
Trainers in Pokémon Go have the opportunity to complete Research Tasks and collect Legendary Pokémon from now, 1st November until 1st January 2020 at 1 pm (PST (GMT-7). Featuring Gen 1 Legendaries, Zapdos, Articuno and Moltres and Gen 3 legendary Pokémon, Kyogre and Groudon.
There is a chance to capture any of these featured legendary Pokémon in their shiny form as with all Research Breakthrough Pokémon has a shiny variant.
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Type: Ice, Flying
The best of the three of 1st Generation Legendaries due to Articuno Ice type. Articuno is boosted by snow and windy conditions and has a max CP of 3051.
Best Moves: Frost Breath and Ice Beam
Weaknesses: Electric, Fire, Rock and Steel-type moves.
Type: Fire, Flying
Has a higher max CP than Articuno of 3465 but has a very weak defence statistic. Moltres becomes more powerful in Sunny and Windy conditions.
Best Moves: Fire Spin, Sky Attack
Weaknesses: Electric, Rock and Water-type moves.
Type: Electric, Flying
Has the highest max CP and Attack Damage than Articuno and Moltres with a max Cp of 3527 and 253 in attack. Zapdos is boosted in Rain and Windy conditions.
Best Moves: Thunder Shock, Drill Peck
Weaknesses: Ice and Rock-type moves.
Originally found in the Hoenn Region, this 3rd Generation Legendary Pokémon has a max CP of 4115. Grounds becomes boosted in Sunny conditions.
Best Moves: Dragon Tail and Solar Beam
Weaknesses: Grass, Ice and Water-type moves.
Almost identical stats to Groudon, however, Kyorge has fewer vulnerabilities. Has a max CP of 4115 and will become boosted in Rainy conditions
Best Moves: Waterfall, Hydro Pump
Weaknesses: Electric and Grass-type moves.