The final Ultra Unlock week has arrived in Pokémon Go. It’s a full week for trainers to capture a variety of Pokémon from the Unova region, first encountered in Pokémon Black and White. Sewaddle, Cottonee, Emolga, and Bouffalant are making their debut to the series. The first three first showed up during Pokémon Go Fest 2020, but will now be available for everyone to capture. However, Emolga will be a rare encounter. The first Ultra Unlock, Dragon Week, featured a research task that offered players rewards to earn two Deino encounters if they completed all of the missions. Unfortunately, it looks like Dragon Week was the only one of the three that will receive one.
Unova Week will not have a timed research task. The Pokémon Go blog specifically out of its way to announce that Dragon Week would receive a timed research task. The other two, Enigma and Unova weeks, were not mentioned to having one. Many believed it would happen for Enigma week, but there was no timed research when the event arrived. There were only the field research tasks you could receive from spinning Poké Stops and Gyms.
The first week had been a showstopper for a lot of Pokémon Go trainers. The event was advertised as an opportunity for trainers to catch two Deino through the timed research task. It was going to be available through 7-kilometer eggs, the ones you received from friend gifts. It encouraged players to find ways to walk and eat up as many of those 7-kilometer eggs to increase their chances of a third Deino to show up and be shiny.
Fans were disappointed to learn at how low the odds were of this happening. Many discovered it was incredibly rare, pulling the carpet out from underneath them. The news spread all over Reddit, souring Enigma Week, and adding more strife with Unova Week.