July is here, which means Pokemon GO players are in for a whole month of excitement. To kick things off, players who have saved up seven Field Research stamps can claim their Breakthough Reward and head into July with a brand new Snorlax.
A few weeks back, Niantic confirmed that Snorlax, equipped with Body Slam, would be the encounter reward for July’s Research Breakthroughs; but the first day of the month is always a little tricky. Some Pokemon GO players inevitably claim the reward too early and end up with the prior month’s candy and Pokemon. After a few hours of testing, it seems like trainers are now in the clear to safely claim their Snorlax.
Users from many regions have taken to Reddit to confirm that they safely claimed the reward and have posted photos to reassure everyone else…
Although Snorlax may not be quite as exciting as another Legendary Research Breakthrough reward, the Body Slam moveset is very useful for the Gym defending metagame. Body Slam Snorlax will likely be ruling almost every Gym trainers encounter by the time July comes to an end.
Be sure to check out our full list of July Pokemon GO events, to make sure you aren’t missing any of the excitement this month. Check back for updates throughout each new event. Until then, good luck out there, trainers!
Pokemon GO is available now in select regions on Android and iOS devices.
Source: The Silph Road