The much anticipated Pokemon GO Beyond Update released this week came with a rebalanced leveling system from 1 – 40, a level cap increase to 50, Generation VI Pokemon, and brand new seasonal content- Legacy 40 Challenge.

The Legacy 40 challenge is the new seasonal activity that goes live from December 1 at 11:59 pm and will end on December 31st, just before the next year. The Legacy 40 Challenge is a Timed Research questline that is only available for players above level 40 and will allow players to collect the new Gyarados Hat, earn the Legacy 40 Trainer title, and an exclusive Legacy 40 medal.

However, Players below Level 40 would need to reach Level 40 before the end of 2020 in order to get the Legacy 40 Challenge research and compete for rewards.

Legacy 40 Challenge Timed Research Tasks and Rewards

The legacy 40 challenge is divided into 4 stages with each stage rewarding players after completing the respective stage tasks.

Legacy 40 Challenge (1 of 4) – Since this is the first stage the task and rewards are respectively easier to get.

Task- 1. Power up Pokémon 10 times for 1,000 Stardust.

          2. Catch 15 Pokémon for three Star Pieces.

          3. Make 5 Nice Throws for 1,000 XP.

Rewards- 1.  1000 Stardust

                 2.  1000 XP

                 3.  Rufflet encounter

Legacy 40 Challenge (2 of 4)- From this stage onwards the task will start getting somewhat difficult but will also offer very good rewards.

Task- 1. Catch 15 different Pokémon for 1,000 Stardust.

          2. Transfer 10 Pokémon for an Unova Stone.

          3. Use 15 Pinab Berries for 1,000 XP.

Rewards- 1.  1000 Stardust,

                 2.  3 Premium Battle Passes,

                 3.  1000 XP

Legacy 40 Challenge (3 of 4)- With half of the challenge completed the remaining task from here on after gets harder to complete and will take time.

Task- 1. Make 3 Great Curveballs for 1,000 Stardust.

          2. Win 3 Raids for a Sinnoh Stone.

          3. Give 10 Treats to your Buddy for a Sinnoh Stone.

Rewards- 1.  1000 Stardust

                 2.  3 Super Incubators

                 3.  1000 XP

Legacy 40 Challenge (4 of 4)- Unlike previous stages, this stage is autocompleted and players just need to claim rewards.

Task- 1. Autocompleted for 5,000 Stardust.

          2. Autocompleted for a Deino encounter.

          3. Autocompleted for 1,000 XP.

Rewards- 1.  5000 Stardust,

                 2.  Archen Encounter,

                 3.  Gyarados Hat