Even though the Breakthrough Box is a disappointment for most trainers, the new Researches are AWESOME IMO based on the encounter rewards. Spinda #8 changed to Spinda #3 and is still the old ‘Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row’. Shiny Electrike is indeed available.
The first info was popping up on Reddit yesterday, but because it was from a known spoofer it took a while to get it confirmed.
Looks pretty cool