From October 1st, players will get the chance to partake in the Search for Zarude research task. A task in 5 parts which will eventually lead to the chance to catch the rogue monkey Pokémon. We’ll take you through the various tasks to eventually catch Zarude.
Search for Zarude (1/5)
The first part of the Search for Zarude research task involves the following:
|Catch 7 different species of Pokémon||1 Sunstone|
|Catch 7 Pokémon||Diglett Encounter|
|Snapshot 3 Ground-type Pokémon||15 Pokeballs|
|Overall rewards||x250 Stardust, x10 Nanab berries and a Pokémon encounter|
Search for Zarude (2/5)
|Make five Great Throws in a row||Five Pinap Berries|
|Catch ten Bug-type Pokemon||Dwebble encounter|
|Take three snapshots of wild Bug-type Pokemon||Ten Great Balls|
Search for Zarude (3/5)
|Use 20 Berries to help catch Pokemon||Sunny Cherrim|
|Catch 30 Grass or Bug-type Pokemon||Vileplume|
|Take three snapshots of wild Grass-type Pokemon||Ten Great Balls|
Search for Zarude (4/5)
|Defeat six Team GO Rocket Grunts||Ariados encounter|
|Catch fifteen Pokemon with Weather Boost||Butterfree encounter|
|Take three snapshots of wild Flying-type Pokemon||Ten Ultra Balls|
Search for Zarude (5/5)
After claiming the final rewards, players will be awarded with 1,000 Stardust, ten Zarude Candies, and an encounter with Zarude itself.
Best Zarude Build
Zarude is a dark / grass type Pokémon.
It is vulnerable to Bug, Fighting, Flying, Poison, Fire, Ice and Fairy moves.
Zarude’s strongest moveset is Vine Whip & Power Whip and it has a Max CP of 3,833.
Shiny Zarude in Pokémon Go
As this is Zarude’s Pokemon Go debut, people might wonder whether there will be a shiny Zarude. Unfortunately, for the time being, there is not a shiny Zarude in-game.