All Pokémon Go Field Research Tasks, Rewards, & Encounters (July 2021)

Check out the list below to see what rewards and encounters you can expect!

In Pokémon Go, Field Research tasks are regularly cycled out for events and seasons, which makes it hard to keep up on what tasks are available, and what rewards you might get from them. Below, we have provided the lineup and most recent changes to the Field Research task list, as well as what rewards and encounters you can receive from them.

Encounter Tasks

Completing the tasks below will result in an uncommon Pokémon encounter! Most Pokémon that you encounter from tasks have a chance to be Shiny. The only Pokémon listed below that can't be shiny are marked with a A cancel icon. icon.

Catching and Throwing Tasks

TaskEncounters
Catch 3 Pokémon.Magnemite
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost.Poliwag | Vulpix | Hippopota | Snover
Catch 7 Pokémon.Magikarp
Catch 7 Fighting-type Pokémon.Meditite
Catch 10 Pokémon.Magikarp
Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon.Dratini | Bagon
Make 3 Great Throws.Gastly | Lileep | Anorith | Snubbull
Make 3 Great Throws in a row.Onix
Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row.Gible
Make 5 Nice Throws.Voltorb | Dunsparce
Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row.Spinda
Use 10 Berries to Help Catch PokémonElectrike

Buddy & Adventure Tasks

TaskEncounters
Earn 5 Hearts with your Buddy.Mankey
Earn a Candy walking with your Buddy.Makuhita
Earn 2 Candies walking with your Buddy.Bunnelby
Earn 3 Candies walking with your Buddy.StunfiskA cancel icon.
Hatch an Egg.Pineco | MantineA cancel icon.
Hatch 2 Eggs.Beldum
Spin 3 PokéStops or Gyms.Sudowoodo
Spin 5 PokéStops or Gyms.Ralts
Take a Snapshot of a wild Pokémon.Murkrow | Yanma | HoppipA cancel icon.
Trade a Pokémon.Graveler
Send 3 Gifts to Friends.Chinchou

Battle & Advancement Tasks

TaskEncounters
Power up Pokémon 3 times.Bulbasaur | Charmander | Squirtle
Power up Pokémon 5 times.Chikorita | Cyndaquil | Totodile
Power up Pokémon 7 times.Treecko | Torchic | Mudkip
Evolve a Pokémon.Eevee
Battle in Go Battle League.Mudkip
Win a level 3 or higher Raid.Omanyte | Kabuto
Win a Raid.Galarian Farfetch'd
Win 5 Raids.Aerodactyl
Defeat 3 Team Go Rocket Grunts.Himonlee | Hitmonchan

Related: Fighting Pokémon Weaknesses & Counters in Pokémon Go

Reward Tasks

Completing the tasks below will reward you with items, Balls, Berries, or Stardust.

Catching and Throwing Tasks

TaskRewards
Catch 5 different species of Pokémon.3A Max Potion in Pokemon Go.
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost.200Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 3A Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 1A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A PokeBall in Pokemon Go.
Catch 10 Pokémon with Weather Boost.500Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 6A Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 2A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A Great Ball in Pokemon Go.
Catch 10 Pokémon.200Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 3A Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 1A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A PokeBall in Pokemon Go.
Catch 10 Fire-type Pokémon.10 Charizard Mega Energy in Pokemon Go. | 2 A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A Great Ball in Pokemon Go.
Catch 10 Grass-type Pokémon.10 Venusaur Mega Energy in Pokemon Go. | 2 A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A Great Ball in Pokemon Go.
Catch 10 Normal-type Pokémon.10Pidgeot Mega Energy in Pokemon Go. | 500Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 6A Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 2A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A Great Ball in Pokemon Go.
Catch 10 Water-type Pokémon.10 Blastoise Mega Energy in Pokemon Go. | 2 A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A Great Ball in Pokemon Go.
Catch a Ditto.1500Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 3Rare Candy in Pokemon Go.| 2A Golden Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 10An ultra ball in Pokemon Go.
Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon.1500Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 3Rare Candy in Pokemon Go.| 2A Golden Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 10An ultra ball in Pokemon Go.
Make 5 Curveball Throws in a row.500Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 6A Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 2A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A Great Ball in Pokemon Go.
Make 3 Great Throws.200Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 3A Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 1A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A PokeBall in Pokemon Go.
Make 3 Great Throws in a row.1000Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 1Rare Candy in Pokemon Go.| 9A Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 3A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 10A PokeBall in Pokemon Go.| 5 An ultra ball in Pokemon Go.
Make 3 Great Curveball Throws.1000Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 1Rare Candy in Pokemon Go.| 9A Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 3A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 10A PokeBall in Pokemon Go.| 5 An ultra ball in Pokemon Go.
Make 3 Great Curveball Throws in a row.1000Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 3Rare Candy in Pokemon Go.| 2A Golden Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 10An ultra ball in Pokemon Go.
Make 5 Nice Throws.200Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 3A Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 1A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A PokeBall in Pokemon Go.
Make 2 Nice Curveball Throws in a row.200Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 3A Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 1A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A PokeBall in Pokemon Go.
Make 3 Nice Throws in a row.500Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 2A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A Great Ball in Pokemon Go.| 5 An ultra ball in Pokemon Go.
Make an Excellent Throw.500Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 2A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A Great Ball in Pokemon Go.| 5 An ultra ball in Pokemon Go.
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon.500Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 6A Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 2A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A Great Ball in Pokemon Go.

Buddy & Adventure Tasks

TaskEncounters
Spin 3 PokéStops or Gyms.200Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 3A Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 1A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A PokeBall in Pokemon Go.
Spin 10 PokéStops or Gyms.500Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 6A Razz Berry in Pokemon Go.| 2A Pinap Berry in Pokemon Go.| 5A Great Ball in Pokemon Go.
Power Up Pokémon 5 times.10Blastoise Mega Energy in Pokemon Go.| 10 Charizard Mega Energy in Pokemon Go. | 10 Venusaur Mega Energy in Pokemon Go.
Power Up Pokémon 10 times.10 Beedrill Mega Energy in Pokemon Go.| 10Manectric Mega Energy in Pokemon Go.
Take a Snapshot of a wild Pokémon.1A Kings Rock in Pokemon Go.
AR Mapping.10A PokeBall in Pokemon Go.| 5A Great Ball in Pokemon Go.| 1A Poffin in Pokemon Go.
Sponsored: Send 3 Gifts to Friends.1000 Stardust in Pokemon Go.| 1 Rare Candy in Pokemon Go.

That's everything we can expect for Field Research tasks for now! Be sure to check out our Pokémon Go homepage for more great content and guides!

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