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This page details the resource event stages from 2015 to February of 2018, when the game transitioned to its end of service content. The content below is no longer available.

Past content

Monthly and yearly events

Mid-Month Challenge

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Mid-month Challenge (Japanese: 月中チャレンジ Mid-month Challenge) is a type of special stage that is run for a three-day period during the middle of a month. In it, one of 5 Pokémon will appear randomly with an equal encounter rate. Each of them is guaranteed to drop Enhancements as long as the stage is successfully cleared, with the kind and amount dropped differing for each one. After the first attempt, which does not require any Heart Shuffle.png Hearts to play, the stage will become locked; Jewel Shuffle.png Jewel ×2 may be spent up to 4 times to unlock it for one additional attempt each, and the stage will disappear after the 5th attempt. It was introduced for the first time in October 2017.

The Mid-month Challenge was available from October 10 to 13, 2017 for both versions.

Pokémon Type Encounter rate HP Moves Catchability EXP Rewards Notes
Base Bonus
Espurr Espurr Psychic 20% 1,000 5 100% 0% 5 Raise Max Level.png Raise Max Level ×2 N/A
Bulbasaur Bulbasaur Grass 20% 800 5 100% 0% 5 Skill Swapper.png Skill Swapper ×1 N/A
Charmander Charmander Fire 20% 700 5 100% 0% 5 Skill Booster SML.png Skill Booster L ×2 N/A
Squirtle Squirtle Water 20% 1,000 5 100% 0% 5 Raise Max Level.png Raise Max Level ×3 N/A
Audino Audino Normal 20% 1,000 5 100% 0% 5 Level Up.png Level Up ×3 N/A

Start-of-Month Challenge

Start-of-Month Challenge (Japanese: 月初めチャレンジ Start-of-Month Challenge) is a type of special stage that is run for a three-day period at the start of each month. In it, one of five Pokémon will appear randomly with an equal encounter rate. Each of them is guaranteed to drop Enhancements, Coin Shuffle.png Coins, or extra Heart Shuffle.png Hearts as long as the stage is successfully cleared, with the kind and amount dropped differing for each one. After the first attempt, which does not require any Heart Shuffle.png Hearts to play, the stage will become locked; Jewel Shuffle.png Jewel ×1 may be spent up to 4 times to unlock it for one additional attempt each, and the stage will disappear after the 5th attempt. It was introduced for the first time in July 2017.

The Start-of-Month Challenge was available from August 1 to 3, 2017 for both versions. It returned every first day of the following months.

Pokémon Type Encounter rate HP Moves Catchability EXP Rewards Notes
Base Bonus
Espurr Espurr Psychic 20% 600 5 100% 0% 5 Heart Shuffle.png Hearts ×10 N/A
Bulbasaur Bulbasaur Grass 20% 700 5 100% 0% 5 Skill Booster SML.png Skill Booster L ×1 N/A
Charmander Charmander Fire 20% 700 5 100% 0% 5 Mega Speedup.png Mega Speedup ×2 N/A
Squirtle Squirtle Water 20% 1,000 5 100% 0% 5 Coin Shuffle.png Coins ×5,000 N/A
Audino Audino Normal 20% 700 5 100% 0% 5 Mega Speedup.png Mega Speedup ×3 N/A

Early Holiday Challenge

Early Holiday Challenge is a type of special stage that is run for a three-day period during the middle of December. In it, one of five Pokémon will appear randomly with an equal encounter rate. Each of them is guaranteed to drop Enhancements as long as the stage is successfully cleared, with the kind and amount dropped differing for each one. After the first attempt, which does not require any Heart Shuffle.png Hearts to play, the stage will become locked; Jewel Shuffle.png Jewel ×2 may be spent up to 4 times to unlock it for one additional attempt each, and the stage will disappear after the 5th attempt.

The Early Holiday Challenge was available from December 19 to 22, 2017 for both versions.

Pokémon Type Encounter rate HP Moves Catchability EXP Rewards Notes
Base Bonus
Espurr Espurr Psychic 20% 600 5 100% 0% 5 Mega Speedup.png Mega Speedup ×3 N/A
Bulbasaur Bulbasaur Grass 20% 700 5 100% 0% 5 Level Up.png Level Up ×2 N/A
Charmander Charmander Fire 20% 700 5 100% 0% 5 Raise Max Level.png Raise Max Level ×3 N/A
Squirtle Squirtle Water 20% 1,000 5 100% 0% 5 Raise Max Level.png Raise Max Level ×2 N/A
Audino Audino Normal 20% 700 5 100% 0% 5 Level Up.png Level Up ×3 N/A

Late Holiday Challenge

Late Holiday Challenge is a type of special stage that is run for a three-day period during the end of December. In it, one of five Pokémon will appear randomly with an equal encounter rate. Each of them is guaranteed to drop Enhancements as long as the stage is successfully cleared, with the kind and amount dropped differing for each one. After the first attempt, which does not require any Heart Shuffle.png Hearts to play, the stage will become locked; Jewel Shuffle.png Jewel ×2 may be spent up to 4 times to unlock it for one additional attempt each, and the stage will disappear after the 5th attempt.

The Late Holiday Challenge was available from December 24 to 27, 2017 for both versions.

Pokémon Type Encounter rate HP Moves Catchability EXP Rewards Notes
Base Bonus
Espurr Espurr Psychic 20% 600 5 100% 0% 5 Mega Speedup.png Mega Speedup ×3 N/A
Bulbasaur Bulbasaur Grass 20% 700 5 100% 0% 5 Skill Swapper.png Skill Swapper ×1 N/A
Charmander Charmander Fire 20% 700 5 100% 0% 5 Skill Booster SML.png Skill Booster L ×1 N/A
Squirtle Squirtle Water 20% 1,000 5 100% 0% 5 Skill Booster SML.png Skill Booster M ×3 N/A
Audino Audino Normal 20% 700 5 100% 0% 5 Skill Booster SML.png Skill Booster L ×2 N/A

Start-of-Year Challenge

Start-of-Year Challenge is a type of special stage that is run for a four-day period during the beginning of January. In it, one of five Pokémon will appear randomly with an equal encounter rate. Each of them is guaranteed to drop Enhancements as long as the stage is successfully cleared, with the kind and amount dropped differing for each one. After the first attempt, which does not require any Heart Shuffle.png Hearts to play, the stage will become locked; Jewel Shuffle.png Jewel ×2 may be spent up to 14 times to unlock it for one additional attempt each, and the stage will disappear after the 15th attempt.

The Start-of-Year Challenge was available from January 1 to 5, 2018 for both versions.

Pokémon Type Encounter rate HP Moves Catchability EXP Rewards Notes
Base Bonus
Espurr Espurr Psychic 20% 600 5 100% 0% 5 Mega Speedup.png Mega Speedup ×3 N/A
Bulbasaur Bulbasaur Grass 20% 700 5 100% 0% 5 Level Up.png Level Up ×3 N/A
Charmander Charmander Fire 20% 700 5 100% 0% 5 Raise Max Level.png Raise Max Level ×3 N/A
Squirtle Squirtle Water 20% 1,000 5 100% 0% 5 Skill Booster SML.png Skill Booster M ×3 N/A
Audino Audino Normal 20% 700 5 100% 0% 5 Skill Booster SML.png Skill Booster L ×3 N/A

Weekly events

Meowth's Coin Mania

Meowth's Coin Mania (Japanese: ニャースコインゲット Nyarth's Coin GET) is a special stage that allows the player to obtain a large number of Coin Shuffle.png Coins in a single stage. The stage is only available during the 24-hour period in which it becomes available, and it may only be played a limited number times per period. This Meowth has an unlimited amount of HP, and thus cannot be "defeated" or caught.

Coin Shuffle.png Coins appear in this stage as a 5th Support Icon, meaning that Coins will appear pseudo-randomly among the other Support Pokémon on the initial board and in the skyfall. If the player gets a combo of 3 or more, Meowth will disrupt and replace three or (less frequently) five non-Coin icons currently on the board within two adjacent columns with Coins. Since this disruption does not rely on a countdown, if the disruption causes another combo of 3 or more, Meowth will disrupt repeatedly.

After completion of the stage, if there are no more attempts available, it will disappear until the next day it is available. On certain versions of the game, the stage will become locked after the first time it is played per period, with additional attempts becoming unlocked if the player spends a Jewel Shuffle.png Jewel.

In the 3DS version, the initial period of availability was from February 21 to March 15, 2015, available on both Saturday and Sunday each week. On March 21, 2015, its availability was extended indefinitely. Starting in version 1.2.1, the stage is only available once each Sunday, with Tons of Exp. Points available on Saturdays instead. Starting on April 3, 2016, Jewel Shuffle.png Jewel ×1 can be spent to unlock this stage for 3 more attempts per period.

In Pokémon Shuffle Mobile, the stage is available on both Saturdays and Sundays but if Victini comes on a Saturday this stage appears on the Sunday only. The stage can be played once per day. Two additional attempts can be made per day in exchange for Jewel Shuffle.png Jewel ×1 for each attempt. Starting on January 31, 2016, a Jewel can be spent to unlock this stage for 3 more attempts instead of 2. As of Mobile version 1.6.3, this stage is only available on Sundays.

In version 1.3.36 (3DS)/1.9.7 (Mobile), on February 18, 2017, the event period was temporarily changed to Saturday until Monday to celebrate the game's 2nd anniversary and this change also applied to the following week on February 25, 2017. However, in version 1.3.38 (3DS)/1.9.10 (Mobile), the period was changed again to Fridays until Mondays, effective from March 3, 2017. This was also the new regular event period.

In version 1.4.10 (3DS)/1.10.5 (Mobile), on April 28, 2017, Meowth (Alola Form) replaced Meowth.

In version 1.4.17 (3DS)/1.10.12 (Mobile), on July 14, 2017, Meowth resumed appearing and replaced Meowth (Alola Form).

In version 1.4.19 (3DS)/1.10.15 (Mobile), on August 11, 2017, Meowth (Alola Form) reappeared. From here, Meowth or Meowth (Alola Form) would take turn appearing in the stage but the weeks they would actually be appearing were not specified in advance.

Pokémon Type Moves EXP Cost Availability Notes
Meowth Meowth Normal 10 0 Heart Shuffle.png Heart ×1 Currently Friday 6:00 AM to Monday 6:00 AM UTC (Jewel Shuffle.png Jewel ×1 for 3 more attempts per period)
In the previous versions, every Sunday 6:00 AM to Monday 6:00 AM UTC
Discontinued on April 25, 2017
Resumed on July 11, 2017 and appears alternatively with Meowth (Alola Form)
N/A
Meowth Meowth
Alola Form
Dark 10 0 Heart Shuffle.png Heart ×1 Currently Friday 6:00 AM to Monday 6:00 AM UTC (Jewel Shuffle.png Jewel ×1 for 3 more attempts per period)
Discontinued on July 11, 2017
Resumed on August 8, 2017 and appears alternatively with Meowth
N/A

Skill Booster M Stage!

Skill Booster M Stage! (Japanese: スキルパワーMゲットステージ Skill Power M GET Stage) (previously "Skill Booster S Stage!" until December 18, 2016) is a special stage featuring Eevee which, if cleared, will allow the player to obtain one or more Skill Booster Enhancements. During the stage, Eevee may drop up to three Skill Boosters - one Skill Booster SML.png Skill Booster S is guaranteed, but one additional Skill Booster SML.png Skill Booster S and one Skill Booster SML.png Skill Booster M each also have a chance to be dropped.

Similar to Meowth's Coin Mania and Tons of Exp. Points, the stage is only available during a 24-hour period. After each attempt of the stage, it will become locked; Jewel Shuffle.png Jewel ×1 may be spent up to five times to unlock the stage for one additional attempt each, with the stage disappearing after the 6th attempt. This stage first became available on June 9, 2016 and returned every Sunday.

Prior to Version 1.3.24 (3DS)/1.8.7 (Mobile), it was held on Thursdays and the maximum number of Jewel Shuffle.png Jewels that could be used to unlock the stage was 3. During this period, the stage was initially only occasionally available on Thursdays, at some point changing to be available every Thursday.

From version 1.3.31 (3DS)/1.9.2 (Mobile), a Skill Booster M is guaranteed to be dropped instead. Moreover, the event periods were extended for Competitive Stage weeks and nine Jewel Shuffle.png Jewels can be spent to unlock the stage for 9 more attempts during this period.

In version 1.3.36 (3DS)/1.9.7 (Mobile), on February 12 and 19, 2017, the event periods were temporarily changed to Sundays until Wednesdays to celebrate the game's 2nd anniversary. It returned to the previous schedule on February 26, 2017. However, in version 1.3.38 (3DS)/1.9.10 (Mobile), the period was changed again to Saturdays until Wednesdays, regardless of whether there was a competitive stage on the week, effective from March 4, 2017. This was also the new regular event period. (However, for April 22, 2017, it ended on Tuesday, April 25, instead of Wednesday for a single time.)

Pokémon Type HP Moves Catchability EXP Cost Availability
Base Bonus
Eevee Eevee Normal 1,806 7 100% 1% 100 Heart Shuffle.png Heart ×1 Currently every Saturday 6:00 AM to Wednesday 6:00 AM UTC (9 Jewel Shuffle.png Jewels for 9 more attempts per period)
In the previous versions, non-Competitive Stage week: every Sunday 6:00 AM to Monday 6:00 AM UTC (5 Jewel Shuffle.png Jewels for 5 more attempts per period)
Competitive Stage week: every Sunday 6:00 AM to Tuesday 6:00 AM UTC (9 Jewel Shuffle.png Jewels for 9 more attempts per period)

Tons of Exp. Points

Tons of Exp. Points (Japanese: ビクティニで経験値ゲット Victini's Experience Points GET) is a special stage that allows a player to obtain a large number of experience points with a single Heart Shuffle.png Heart, as well as a chance to catch the Mythical Pokémon Victini. The stage operates similarly to Meowth's Coin Mania and Skill Booster S Stage! in that the stage appears in 24-hour periods and can only be played a limited number of times in each period, after which it disappears. In certain versions of the game, the stage can only be played once per period; in others it can be played multiple times per period, but the stage will be locked after each attempt, requiring Jewel Shuffle.png Jewel ×1 to unlock.

In the 3DS version, the event "Exp. Points from Victini!" was made available on May 30, 2015 for the first time. From May 30, 2015 to March 26, the stage was only able to be played once per 24-hour period. From April 2, 2016 to July 16, 2016, the stage became locked after each attempt, and players could spend a Jewel to unlock it for one additional attempt per Jewel. During this period, the maximum number of Jewels that could be spent was three per 24-hour period. The stage is available every Saturday for 24 hours (Saturday 6:00 AM to Sunday 6:00 AM UTC time).

In the Mobile version, Victini first became available in version 1.2.4. While the stage data was the same, players could spend up to 2 Jewel Shuffle.png Jewels for one additional attempt per Jewel in each 24-hour period. From January 30, 2016 to July 16, 2016, the total number of Jewels that could be spent was increased to 3.

From July 19, 2016 onwards, the total number of Jewel Shuffle.png Jewels that could be spent to unlock additional attempts was increased to 5 in both versions.

Prior to Mobile version 1.6.3, Victini appeared every other Saturday; thereafter it became a regular weekly event like in the 3DS version. Starting on May 31, 2016, Victini also began to appear occasionally on Tuesday in both versions. Thus far, its Tuesday appearances have coincided with Competitive Stages.

From August 2, 2016 onwards (ver. 1.3.16 (3DS)/1.7.4 (Mobile)), the total experience gained from the stage was increased by 25%.

From November 22, 2016 onwards (ver. 1.3.28 (3DS)/1.8.12 (Mobile)), it became a regular event for Competitive Stage week, too and Victini appeared on both Tuesdays (for 24 hours and five jewels can be used to unlock additional attempts) and Saturdays (to Tuesdays and nine jewels can be used.)

From December 20, 2016 onwards (ver. 1.3.31 (3DS)/1.9.2 (Mobile)), the total experience gained from the stage was doubled.

In version 1.3.36 (3DS)/1.9.7 (Mobile), on February 11 and 18, 2017, the event period were temporarily changed to Saturdays until Wednesdays to celebrate the game's 2nd anniversary. It returned to the previous schedule on February 25, 2017. However, in version 1.3.38 (3DS)/1.9.10 (Mobile), the period was changed again to Sundays until Wednesdays, regardless of whether there was a competitive stage on the week, effective from March 5, 2017. (However, for April 23, 2017, it ended on Tuesday, April 25 for a single time.)

In version 1.4.10 (3DS)/1.10.5 (Mobile), on April 30, 2017, Magearna replaced Victini.

In version 1.4.17 (3DS)/1.10.12 (Mobile), on July 16, 2017, Victini resumed appearing and replaced Magearna.

In version 1.4.19 (3DS)/1.10.15 (Mobile), on August 13, 2017, Magearna reappeared. From here, Victini or Magearna would take turns appearing in the stage but the weeks they would actually be appearing were not specified in advance.

Pokémon Type HP Moves Catchability EXP Cost Availability
Base Bonus
Victini Victini Psychic 2,016 7 2% 3% 1,000 Heart Shuffle.png Heart ×1 Currently Sunday 6:00 AM to Wednesday 6:00 AM UTC (9 Jewel Shuffle.png Jewels for 9 more attempts per period)
In the previous versions, non-Competitive Stage week: every Saturday 6:00 AM to Sunday 6:00 AM UTC (5 Jewel Shuffle.png Jewels for 5 more attempts per period)
Competitive Stage week: every Tuesday 6:00 AM to Wednesday 6:00 AM UTC (5 Jewel Shuffle.png Jewels for 5 more attempts per period) and Saturday 6:00 AM to Tuesday 6:00 AM UTC (9 Jewel Shuffle.png Jewels for 9 more attempts per period)
Discontinued on April 25, 2017
Resumed on July 11, 2017 and appears alternatively with Magearna
Magearna Magearna Fairy 2,016 7 2% 3% 1,000 Heart Shuffle.png Heart ×1 Currently Sunday 6:00 AM to Wednesday 6:00 AM UTC (9 Jewel Shuffle.png Jewels for 9 more attempts per period)
Discontinued on July 18, 2017
Resumed on August 8, 2017 and appears alternatively with Victini

In other languages

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Meowth's Coin Mania コインゲットステージ登場 Mauzis Mūnzenhatz Le monete di Meowth Las monedas de Meowth
Mid-month Challenge 月中チャレンジ Sfida di metà mese
Skill Booster S/M Stage! スキルパワーS/Mゲットステージ Livello Abilità ↑ M ¡Fase Cargacapacidad S/M!
Start-of-Mo. Challenge 月初めチャレンジ Sfida di inizio mese Reto tempranero
Tons of Exp. Points 経験値ゲットステージ登場 Livello Punti Esperienza ¡Experiencia a raudales!


Main stages Puerto BlancoSandy BazaarNight FestivalIsla AsulRainbow Park
Galerie RougeSweet StrasseSilbern MuseumMt. VinterCastle Noapte
Jungle VerdeWacky WorkshopPedra ValleyAlbens TownRoseus Center
Desert UmbraVioleta PalaceBlau SalonGraucus HallNacht Carnival
Prasino WoodsZaffiro CoastMarron Trail
Expert Stages Expert Stages
Special stages Daily (Daily PokémonOne Chance a Day!)
Challenge (Great ChallengeUltra ChallengeUB ChallengeHigh-Speed ChallengeSpecial Challenge)
Resource event (Meowth's Coin ManiaSkill Booster M Stage!Tons of Exp. Points)
Competitive StageEscalation battlePokémon Safari
Retired special stages An Evolving Challenge!Commemorative EventScore ChallengeTry 'Em Items Stage
Survival Mode Survival Mode
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