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Mp-Icon Pikachu Here are listed all tasks and possible rewards for Field Research objectives in the current year.
For the Field Research tasks in 2018, see List of Field Research tasks and rewards/2018.

Please, note that there are always only either: specific amount of stardust, or XP, or just one kind of item, or a particular Pokémon encounter for a single task completed, which means only one of following possible rewards is rewarded for single Field Research task completed not all of them!

Current tasks: March and April 2019

Field Research tasks in March and April 2019 were same as those in previous months, with the exception of Spinda #2 replacing #5. Shiny Mankey and Machop were available since March 5.

Catching Pokémon related tasks

Following tasks are related to Catching Pokémon through the Encounter Screen. To complete any of following tasks, Trainer has to successfully capture Pokémon, which is either approached in the wild, from Raid Bonus Challenge or reward encounter for other, already completed Research task.

Task Possible Pokémon Encounters Possible Item Rewards
Catch 10 Pokémon. Magikarp
Magikarp Shiny Pokémon
Houndour
Houndour Shiny Pokémon
200x Stardust Stardust
5x Poké Ball Poké Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry
1x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon. Dratini
Dratini Shiny Pokémon
1500x Stardust Stardust
10x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
2x Golden Razz Berry Golden Razz Berry
3x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Catch 5 Fighting-type Pokémon. Magnemite
Magnemite Shiny Pokémon
Catch 10 Ground-type Pokémon. Sandshrew
Sandshrew Shiny Pokémon
Catch 10 Ice-type Pokémon. Kabuto
Kabuto Shiny Pokémon
Catch 10 Normal-type Pokémon. 500x Stardust Stardust
5x Great Ball Great Ball
6x Razz Berry Razz Berry
2x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Catch 3 Grass-, Fire- or Water-type Pokémon. 5x Silver Pinap Berry Silver Pinap Berry
Catch 5 Electric-, Normal- or Poison-type Pokémon. Starmie
Starmie
Catch 7 Flying-, Psychic- or Dark-type Pokémon. Anorith
Anorith
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost. Vulpix
Vulpix
Poliwag
Poliwag
200x Stardust Stardust
5x Poké Ball Poké Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry
1x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Catch 10 Pokémon with Weather Boost. 500x Stardust Stardust
5x Great Ball Great Ball
6x Razz Berry Razz Berry
2x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Catch a Ditto. 1500x Stardust Stardust
10x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
2x Golden Razz Berry Golden Razz Berry
3x Rare Candy Rare Candy

Throwing Poké Balls related tasks

Following tasks are related with performance of throwing any of Poké Balls when catching Pokémon.

Task Possible Pokémon Encounters Possible Item Rewards
Make 5 Nice Throws. Voltorb
Voltorb
Bidoof
Bidoof
200x Stardust Stardust
5x Poké Ball Poké Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry
1x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Make 3 Nice throws in a row. 500x Stardust Stardust
2x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
2x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Make 2 Nice Curveball throws in a row. 200x Stardust Stardust
5x Poké Ball Poké Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry
1x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Make 3 Great throws. Gastly
Gastly Shiny Pokémon
Lileep
Lileep
Anorith
Anorith
200x Stardust Stardust
5x Poké Ball Poké Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry
1x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Make 3 Great throws in a row. Onix
Onix
1000x Stardust Stardust
10x Poké Ball Poké Ball
5x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
9x Razz Berry Razz Berry
3x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
1x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Make 3 Great Curveball throws. 1000x Stardust Stardust
10x Poké Ball Poké Ball
5x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
9x Razz Berry Razz Berry
3x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
1x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Make 3 Great Curveball throws in a row. 1500x Stardust Stardust
10x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
3x Rare Candy Rare Candy
2x Golden Razz Berry Golden Razz Berry
Make 5 Great Curveball throws in a row. Spinda pattern 2
Spinda
(2nd pattern form)
Make an Excellent throw. 500x Stardust Stardust
5x Great Ball Great Ball
2x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
2x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row. Larvitar
Larvitar Shiny Pokémon
Make 5 Curveball throws in a row. 500x Stardust Stardust
5x Great Ball Great Ball
6x Razz Berry Razz Berry
2x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry

Gym and Raid Battle related tasks

Following tasks are related with battling a Gyms or Raid Battles.

Task Possible Pokémon Encounters Possible Item Rewards
Battle in a Gym. Mankey
Mankey Shiny Pokémon
Machop
Machop Shiny Pokémon
200x Stardust Stardust
5x Potion Potion
2x Revive Revive
5x Nanab Berry Nanab Berry
Battle in a Gym 5 times. Machop
Machop Shiny Pokémon
500x Stardust Stardust
3x Super Potion Super Potion
4x Revive Revive
10x Nanab Berry Nanab Berry
Win a Gym Battle. Bulbasaur
Bulbasaur Shiny Pokémon
Charmander
Charmander Shiny Pokémon
Squirtle
Squirtle Shiny Pokémon
500x Stardust Stardust
3x Super Potion Super Potion
4x Revive Revive
10x Nanab Berry Nanab Berry
Win 3 Gym Battles. Jynx
Jynx
1000x Stardust Stardust
3x Hyper Potion Hyper Potion
6x Revive Revive
1x Max Revive Max Revive
1x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Win 5 Gym Battles. Lapras
Lapras
Use a super effective Charged Attack in a Gym battle. 500x Stardust Stardust
3x Super Potion Super Potion
4x Revive Revive
10x Nanab Berry Nanab Berry
Use a super effective Charged Attack in 7 Gym battles. Electabuzz
Electabuzz
1000x Stardust Stardust
3x Hyper Potion Hyper Potion
6x Revive Revive
1x Max Revive Max Revive
1x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Battle in a Raid. Drowzee
Drowzee Shiny Pokémon
200x Stardust Stardust
5x Potion Potion
2x Revive Revive
5x Nanab Berry Nanab Berry
Win a Raid Battle. 500x Stardust Stardust
3x Super Potion Super Potion
4x Revive Revive
10x Nanab Berry Nanab Berry
Win 3 Raid Battles. 1500x Stardust Stardust
3x Max Potion Max Potion
8x Revive Revive
3x Max Revive Max Revive
Win 5 Raid Battles. Aerodactyl
Aerodactyl Shiny Pokémon
Win a level 3 or higher Raid Battle. Omanyte
Omanyte Shiny Pokémon
1000x Stardust Stardust
3x Hyper Potion Hyper Potion
6x Revive Revive
1x Max Revive Max Revive
1x Rare Candy Rare Candy

Other tasks

Following tasks are related with Hatching Pokémon Eggs, evolving or power-upping Pokémon, earning Candy with Buddy and other basic game actions.

Task Possible Pokémon Encounters Possible Item Rewards
Spin 10 PokéStops or Gyms. 200x Stardust Stardust
5x Poké Ball Poké Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry
1x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
5x Silver Pinap Berry Silver Pinap Berry
Hatch an Egg. Exeggcute
Exeggcute
Snubbull
Snubbull Shiny Pokémon
200x Stardust Stardust
5x Poké Ball Poké Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry
1x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Hatch 3 Eggs. Magmar
Magmar
1000x Stardust Stardust
10x Poké Ball Poké Ball
5x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
9x Razz Berry Razz Berry
3x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
1x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Hatch 5 Eggs. Chansey
Chansey
3x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Evolve a Pokémon. Eevee
Eevee Shiny Pokémon
Sunkern
Sunkern Shiny Pokémon
Use an item to evolve a Pokémon. Aerodactyl
Aerodactyl Shiny Pokémon
Power up Pokémon 5 times. Bulbasaur
Bulbasaur Shiny Pokémon
Charmander
Charmander Shiny Pokémon
Squirtle
Squirtle Shiny Pokémon
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon. Growlithe
Growlithe Shiny Pokémon
500x Stardust Stardust
5x Great Ball Great Ball
6x Razz Berry Razz Berry
2x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Use 5 Razz Berries to help catch Pokémon. Cubone
Cubone Shiny Pokémon
Use 10 Pinap Berries while catching Pokémon. Magikarp
Magikarp Shiny Pokémon
Earn 5 Candies walking with your Buddy. Tentacruel
Tentacruel
Transfer 3 Pokémon. Vulpix
Vulpix
Send 2 Gifts to Friends. Gastly
Gastly Shiny Pokémon
Trade a Pokémon. Manectric
Manectric

January and February 2019

Theme for Field Research tasks in January and February 2019 was not told specific in official sources. However, on January 2nd, 2019, there was few Field Research tasks added that rewarded Trainers with Pokémon that are essential to catch to progress Let's Go, Meltan Special Research.

Catching Pokémon related tasks

Following tasks are related to Catching Pokémon through the Encounter Screen. To complete any of following tasks, Trainer has to successfully capture Pokémon, which is either approached in the wild, from Raid Bonus Challenge or reward encounter for other, already completed Research task.

Task Possible Pokémon Encounters Possible Item Rewards
Catch 10 Pokémon. Magikarp
Magikarp Shiny Pokémon
Houndour
Houndour Shiny Pokémon
200x Stardust Stardust
5x Poké Ball Poké Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry
1x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon. Dratini
Dratini Shiny Pokémon
1500x Stardust Stardust
10x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
2x Golden Razz Berry Golden Razz Berry
3x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Catch 5 Fighting-type Pokémon. Magnemite
Magnemite Shiny Pokémon
Catch 10 Ground-type Pokémon. Sandshrew
Sandshrew Shiny Pokémon
Catch 10 Ice-type Pokémon. Kabuto
Kabuto Shiny Pokémon
Catch 10 Normal-type Pokémon. 500x Stardust Stardust
5x Great Ball Great Ball
6x Razz Berry Razz Berry
2x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Catch 3 Grass-, Fire- or Water-type Pokémon. 5x Silver Pinap Berry Silver Pinap Berry
Catch 5 Electric-, Normal- or Poison-type Pokémon. Starmie
Starmie
Catch 7 Flying-, Psychic- or Dark-type Pokémon. Anorith
Anorith
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost. Vulpix
Vulpix
Poliwag
Poliwag
200x Stardust Stardust
5x Poké Ball Poké Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry
1x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Catch 10 Pokémon with Weather Boost. 500x Stardust Stardust
5x Great Ball Great Ball
6x Razz Berry Razz Berry
2x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Catch a Ditto. 1500x Stardust Stardust
10x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
2x Golden Razz Berry Golden Razz Berry
3x Rare Candy Rare Candy

Throwing Poké Balls related tasks

Following tasks are related with performance of throwing any of Poké Balls when catching Pokémon.

Task Possible Pokémon Encounters Possible Item Rewards
Make 5 Nice Throws. Voltorb
Voltorb
Bidoof
Bidoof
200x Stardust Stardust
5x Poké Ball Poké Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry
1x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Make 3 Nice throws in a row. 500x Stardust Stardust
2x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
2x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Make 2 Nice Curveball throws in a row. 200x Stardust Stardust
5x Poké Ball Poké Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry
1x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Make 3 Great throws. Gastly
Gastly Shiny Pokémon
Lileep
Lileep
Anorith
Anorith
200x Stardust Stardust
5x Poké Ball Poké Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry
1x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Make 3 Great throws in a row. Onix
Onix
1000x Stardust Stardust
10x Poké Ball Poké Ball
5x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
9x Razz Berry Razz Berry
3x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
1x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Make 3 Great Curveball throws. 1000x Stardust Stardust
10x Poké Ball Poké Ball
5x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
9x Razz Berry Razz Berry
3x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
1x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Make 3 Great Curveball throws in a row. 1500x Stardust Stardust
10x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
3x Rare Candy Rare Candy
2x Golden Razz Berry Golden Razz Berry
Make 5 Great Curveball throws in a row. Spinda pattern 5
Spinda
(5th pattern form)
Make an Excellent throw. 500x Stardust Stardust
5x Great Ball Great Ball
2x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
2x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row. Larvitar
Larvitar Shiny Pokémon
Make 5 Curveball throws in a row. 500x Stardust Stardust
5x Great Ball Great Ball
6x Razz Berry Razz Berry
2x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry

Gym and Raid Battle related tasks

Following tasks are related with battling a Gyms or Raid Battles.

Task Possible Pokémon Encounters Possible Item Rewards
Battle in a Gym. Mankey
Mankey
Machop
Machop
200x Stardust Stardust
5x Potion Potion
2x Revive Revive
5x Nanab Berry Nanab Berry
Battle in a Gym 5 times. Machop
Machop
500x Stardust Stardust
3x Super Potion Super Potion
4x Revive Revive
10x Nanab Berry Nanab Berry
Win a Gym Battle. Bulbasaur
Bulbasaur Shiny Pokémon
Charmander
Charmander Shiny Pokémon
Squirtle
Squirtle Shiny Pokémon
500x Stardust Stardust
3x Super Potion Super Potion
4x Revive Revive
10x Nanab Berry Nanab Berry
Win 3 Gym Battles. Jynx
Jynx
1000x Stardust Stardust
3x Hyper Potion Hyper Potion
6x Revive Revive
1x Max Revive Max Revive
1x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Win 5 Gym Battles. Lapras
Lapras
Use a super effective Charged Attack in a Gym battle. 500x Stardust Stardust
3x Super Potion Super Potion
4x Revive Revive
10x Nanab Berry Nanab Berry
Use a super effective Charged Attack in 7 Gym battles. Electabuzz
Electabuzz
1000x Stardust Stardust
3x Hyper Potion Hyper Potion
6x Revive Revive
1x Max Revive Max Revive
1x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Battle in a Raid. Drowzee
Drowzee Shiny Pokémon
200x Stardust Stardust
5x Potion Potion
2x Revive Revive
5x Nanab Berry Nanab Berry
Win a Raid Battle. 500x Stardust Stardust
3x Super Potion Super Potion
4x Revive Revive
10x Nanab Berry Nanab Berry
Win 3 Raid Battles. 1500x Stardust Stardust
3x Max Potion Max Potion
8x Revive Revive
3x Max Revive Max Revive
Win 5 Raid Battles. Aerodactyl
Aerodactyl Shiny Pokémon
Win a level 3 or higher Raid Battle. Omanyte
Omanyte Shiny Pokémon
1000x Stardust Stardust
3x Hyper Potion Hyper Potion
6x Revive Revive
1x Max Revive Max Revive
1x Rare Candy Rare Candy

Other tasks

Following tasks are related with Hatching Pokémon Eggs, evolving or power-upping Pokémon, earning Candy with Buddy and other basic game actions.

Task Possible Pokémon Encounters Possible Item Rewards
Spin 10 PokéStops or Gyms. 200x Stardust Stardust
5x Poké Ball Poké Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry
1x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
5x Silver Pinap Berry Silver Pinap Berry
Hatch an Egg. Exeggcute
Exeggcute
Snubbull
Snubbull Shiny Pokémon
200x Stardust Stardust
5x Poké Ball Poké Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry
1x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Hatch 3 Eggs. Magmar
Magmar
1000x Stardust Stardust
10x Poké Ball Poké Ball
5x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
9x Razz Berry Razz Berry
3x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
1x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Hatch 5 Eggs. Chansey
Chansey
3x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Evolve a Pokémon. Eevee
Eevee Shiny Pokémon
Sunkern
Sunkern Shiny Pokémon
Use an item to evolve a Pokémon. Aerodactyl
Aerodactyl Shiny Pokémon
Power up Pokémon 5 times. Bulbasaur
Bulbasaur Shiny Pokémon
Charmander
Charmander Shiny Pokémon
Squirtle
Squirtle Shiny Pokémon
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon. Growlithe
Growlithe Shiny Pokémon
500x Stardust Stardust
5x Great Ball Great Ball
6x Razz Berry Razz Berry
2x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry
Use 5 Razz Berries to help catch Pokémon. Cubone
Cubone Shiny Pokémon
Use 10 Pinap Berries while catching Pokémon. Magikarp
Magikarp Shiny Pokémon
Earn 5 Candies walking with your Buddy. Tentacruel
Tentacruel
Transfer 3 Pokémon. Vulpix
Vulpix
Send 2 Gifts to Friends. Gastly
Gastly Shiny Pokémon
Trade a Pokémon. Manectric
Manectric

Event-only tasks

Following Field Research tasks were available during the certain events.

Limited Research tasks

Main article: List of Limited Research tasks and rewards

In 2019, there were introduced 3-hour events called Limited Research during which players can obtain exclusive Field Research tasks that completing results with encounter of featured Pokémon.

Community Day tasks

Following is the list of research tasks exclusively available only for the time of specific Community Days.

Task Community Day Possible Rewards
Catch 3 Totodile.
Catch 3 Swinub.
Catch 3 Treecko.
Catch 3 Bagon.
13. (January 12th, 2019)
14. (February 16th, 2019)
15. (March 23rd, 2019)
16. (April 13th, 2019)
500x Stardust Stardust
5x Great Ball Great Ball
2x Ultra Ball Ultra Ball
3x Razz Berry Razz Berry (Totodile day only)
2x Pinap Berry Pinap Berry

Hoenn Celebration tasks

Following is the list of research tasks exclusively available only for the time of Hoenn Celebration.

Task Possible Rewards
Catch 10 Zigzagoon or Taillow. 1000x Stardust Stardust
Hatch 2 Eggs. Nosepass Nosepass
Evolve 3 Wurmple. Trapinch Trapinch


Lunar New Year tasks

Following is the list of research tasks exclusively available only for the time of Lunar New Year event.

Task Possible Rewards
Trade 10 Pokémon with a friend. Chimchar Chimchar

Valentine's Day tasks

Following is the list of research tasks exclusively available only for the time of Valentine's Day event.

Task Possible Rewards
Catch a Chansey. 3x Rare Candy Rare Candy
Catch 20 Luvdisc. Chansey Chansey
Make 5 Great Curveball throws in a row. Spinda pattern 9
Spinda
(heart pattern form)

Pokémon Day tasks

Following is the list of research tasks exclusively available only for the time of Pokémon Day event.

Task Possible Rewards
Catch 5 Pidgey or Rattata. Pikachu flower
Pikachu wearing flower crowns Shiny Pokémon
Evolve 1 Meowth. Eevee flower
Eevee wearing flower crowns Shiny Pokémon

Battle Showdown tasks

Following is the list of research tasks exclusively available only for the time of Battle Showdown event.

Task Possible Rewards
Catch 3 Makuhita or Meditite. Combusken Combusken
Catch 5 Fighting-type Pokémon. Machoke Machoke
Make 2 Excellent throws in a row. Hitmonchan Hitmonchan
Use a Super Effective charged attack in 7 raids or Gym Battles. 1x Charged TM Charged TM
Win 3 raids. 1x Fast TM Fast TM

Equinox tasks

Following is the list of research tasks exclusively available only for the time of Equinox event.

Task Possible Rewards
Catch 10 Grass-type Pokémon 1000x Stardust Stardust
Catch 3 Bulbasaur or Chikorita Turtwig Turtwig
Evolve 2 Grass-type Pokémon Tangela Tangela
Evolve 5 Grass-type Pokémon Venusaur Venusaur

Bug Out tasks

Following is the list of research tasks exclusively available only for the time of Bug Out event.

Task Possible Rewards
Catch 10 Bug-type Pokémon. Scyther Scyther Shiny Pokémon
Catch 15 Bug-type Pokémon. 1500x Stardust Stardust
Catch 2 Wurmple. Caterpie Caterpie Shiny Pokémon
Catch 5 Ledyba or Spinarak. Yanma Yanma
Evolve 3 Bug-type Pokémon. Nincada Nincada

Eggstravaganza tasks

Following is the list of research tasks exclusively available only for the time of Eggstravaganza event.

Task Possible Rewards
Hatch an Egg. Buneary Buneary Shiny Pokémon
Hatch 3 Eggs. Azumarill Azumarill
Hatch 5 Eggs.
(labelled as event task while available all the time)
Chansey Chansey

Trivia

  • If a Trainer encounters a shiny Pokémon as a research reward, said Pokémon will remain shiny until the Trainer captures it. The Trainer is free to run away and re-encounter the Pokémon and it will always be shiny.[1]

References

  1. Shiny Magikarp Field Research Reward: Two things I learned. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2018-04-09.

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