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Field Research (March 2020) - Rewards & Tasks

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Check out the basics of completing Field Research in Pokemon GO! Including 2020 task list, rewards, how to acquire new tasks, tips, and more in this guide!

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All Field Research Tasks (March 2020)

NOTE: The list below only contains confirmed Field Research Tasks and rewards. Please keep in mind that some of these tasks may not be active anymore.

* Pokemon that may appear as shiny variants.

TaskPokemon EncounterMax CP
Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket Grunts GrowlitheGrowlithe* 533
Make 3 Excellent throws in a row LarvitarLarvitar* 445
Make 5 Great Curveball throws in a row SpindaSpinda* 523
Send 10 Gifts to your FriendsGliscorGliscor*796
Catch 3 Grass, Water or Ground Type Pokemon HoppipHoppip 257
Make 3 Great throws GastlyGastly* 527
Make 3 Great throws LileepLileep* 553
Make 3 Great throws AnorithAnorith* 655
Make 3 Great throws in a row OnixOnix* 472
Win a Battle BulbasaurBulbasaur* 477
Win a Battle CharmanderCharmander* 420
Win a Battle SquirtleSquirtle* 405
Win 3 Gym Battles JynxJynx 1095
Battle in a Gym MankeyMankey* 499
Battle in a Gym 5 times MachopMachop* 548
Hatch an Egg ExeggcuteExeggcute 503
Hatch 3 Eggs MagmarMagmar 1026
Hatch 5 Eggs ChanseyChansey 537
Catch a Dragon-type Pokemon DratiniDratini* 430
Battle another Trainer MankeyMankey* 499
Make 5 Nice throws VoltorbVoltorb 432
Earn 5 hearts with your Buddy Cherrim Icon Cherrim (Sunny Form) 877
Catch 10 Pokemon MagikarpMagikarp* 117
Evolve a Pokemon EeveeEevee* 459
Evolve a Pokemon GloomGloom 720
Transfer 3 Pokemon DiglettDiglett* 289
Power up a Pokemon 5 times BulbasaurBulbasaur* 477
Power up a Pokemon 5 times CharmanderCharmander* 420
Power up a Pokemon 5 times SquirtleSquirtle* 405
Trade a Pokemon TangelaTangela 959
Catch 5 Fire-type Pokemon TorchicTorchic* 468
Win 5 Raids AerodactylAerodactyl* 1193
Battle in a Raid PinsirPinsir* 1268
Win a Level 3 or higher Raid OmanyteOmanyte* 662
Win a Level 3 or higher Raid KabutoKabuto* 587
Use a Supereffective Charged Attack in 7 Gym Battles ElectabuzzElectabuzz 1000
Take a snapshot SunkernSunkern* 169
Catch 5 Pokemon with Weather Boost VulpixVulpix 378
Catch 5 Pokemon with Weather Boost PoliwagPoliwag* 355

SOURCE: The Silph Road

Field Research Pokemon Encounters (2020)

Encounter Pokemon at Level 15

The Pokemon you encounter after completing a Field Research Task will always be at Level 15. In addition, the IVs of the Pokemon are more likely to be higher than the IVs of Pokemon that normally encounter in the wild.

No Weather Boost

Pokemon that you encounter as rewards from Field Research Tasks do not receive a weather boost, regardless of the weather.

Check Out the Weather System Here!

Shiny Pokemon May Appear

Keep in mind that some of the reward Pokemon will have a chance to be shiny. Keep a close eye on the Pokemon that appear as you may have the chance to capture a Pokemon's shiny variant!

Check Out the Shiny Pokemon List Here!

2020 Shiny Pokemon Encounters

Completing the Field Research Tasks listed below will reward you with a Pokemon encounter! Keep in mind that the Pokemon appearing from these encounters have a chance to be shiny!

List of Field Research Tasks With Shiny Pokemon

TaskPokemon EncounterMax CP
Make 3 Excellent Throws in a RowLarvitar IconLarvitar*445
Make 3 Great ThrowsGastly IconGastly*527
Make 3 Great ThrowsAnorith IconAnorith*655
Make 3 Great ThrowsLileep IconLileep*553
Make 3 Great Throws in a RowOnix IconOnix*472
Win a Gym BattleBulbasaur IconBulbasaur*477
Win a Gym BattleCharmander IconCharmander*420
Win a Gym BattleSquirtle IconSquirtle*405
Participate in a Gym BattleMankey IconMankey*499
Participate in 5 Gym BattlesMachop IconMachop*548
Capture a Dragon Type PokemonDratini IconDratini*430
Catch 10 PokemonMagikarp IconMagikarp*117
Power Up Pokemon 5 TimesBulbasaur IconBulbasaur*477
Power Up Pokemon 5 TimesCharmander IconCharmander*420
Power Up Pokemon 5 TimesSquirtle IconSquirtle*405
Evolve 1 PokemonEevee IconEevee*459
Win 5 Raid BattlesAerodactyl IconAerodactyl*1193
Catch 5 Pokemon With Weather BoostPoliwag IconPoliwag*355
Win a Level 3 Raid or HigherOmanyte IconOmanyte*662
Win a Level 3 Raid or HigherKabuto IconKabuto*587
Trade a PokemonAlolan MeowthAlolan Meowth*341
Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a RowSpinda IconSpinda*523
Earn 5 Hearts with your BuddyFeebas IconFeebas*117
Hatch 4 EggsAlolan VulpixAlolan Vulpix*378
Take a Snapshot of your BuddyZubat IconZubat*285
Catch 5 Psychic type PokemonRalts IconRalts*231

SOURCE: The Silph Road

Field Research Overview

Earn Different Rewards From Field Research

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Field Research is a set of small quests that you can complete daily to earn rewards! Completing quests will earn you rewards including Berries, Stardust, Pokeballs, and more!

Get Daily Rewards By Completing A Quest

Pokemon Go, Field Research - Tips & Guide

Each day, you will be able to get a reward for completing a quest. Rewards are displayed in the same box as the quests, and you will be able to claim them by clicking on them once the quest is completed.

Claiming A Reward Will Also Give You A Stamp

Claiming a reward from your completed Quests will also give you a Stamp to mark your Research Progress.

Collect 7 Stamps To Unlock Research Breakthroughs

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After collecting seven stamps, you will unlock a Research Breakthrough. Research Breakthroughs will give you even more rewards with higher quality! Some of the rewards are listed below:

Check Out Research Breakthroughs Here

Rewards Included In Breakthroughs

  • Stardust
  • Mystery Items
  • Chance To Catch Mythical Pokemon

Field Research Tips

Delete Quests That Are Too Difficult

Pokemon Go, Field Research - Tips & Guide

Having some difficulty with a particular Quest? You can always opt to delete it to find an easier quest for you to finish! Just hit the trash button on the top right corner of the quest to delete it so you can go find a new quest!

Spin A New Pokestop To Replace The Quest

Pokemon Go, Field Research - Tips & Guide

In order for you to acquire a new quest, you will need to go out and find a Pokestop. Spin the Pokestop to get a new quest. Just remember that each Pokestop will only give you one quest per day.

Save Your Stamps

Pokemon Go, Field Research - Tips & Guide

It would be best to claim only one reward per day. Claiming multiple rewards in a day will not reward you with more Stamps. It is best to save your rewards and claim one per day in order to make it easier to unlock research breakthroughs!

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