Pokemon Go Research Tasks

Update April 10th, 2021: New tasks are here for April! The research breakthrough is Frillish (male).
Shiny variant can be obtained as a Research reward encounter
? Confirmation pending. We've not yet confirmed this encounter in our controlled study, but believe it is appearing! Typically clarified within a few hours.

Listed below are the current Research tasks and possible rewards in Pokemon GO, according to the Silph Research Group.

Only one reward is given per task. (e.g. a Pokemon encounter or 10 Pokeballs or a Pinap Berry)

Catching Tasks

Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost.

200
3
1
5

67% IV:

324

100% IV:

355

50%

67% IV:

347

100% IV:

378

50%

Catch 5 Pokémon.

67% IV:

319

100% IV:

349

50%

67% IV:

337

100% IV:

369

50%

Catch 10 Pokémon.

200
3
1
5

67% IV:

99

100% IV:

117

Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon.

1500
3
2
10

67% IV:

397

100% IV:

430

Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon.

500
6
2
5

67% IV:

529

100% IV:

569

Catch 5 Grass-type Pokémon.

67% IV:

368

100% IV:

400

Catch 10 Pokémon with Weather Boost.

500
6
2
5

Catch 10 Normal-type Pokémon.

500
6
2
5

Catch a Ditto.

1500
3
2
10

Catch 5 Ground-type Pokémon.

1

Throwing Tasks

Make 3 Great Throws.

200
3
1
5

67% IV:

487

100% IV:

527

33%

67% IV:

613

100% IV:

655

33%

67% IV:

515

100% IV:

553

33%

Make 5 Nice Throws.

200
3
1
5

67% IV:

399

100% IV:

432

Make 3 Great Throws in a row.

1000
1
9
3
10
5

67% IV:

435

100% IV:

472

Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row.

67% IV:

441

100% IV:

477

Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row.

67% IV:

486

100% IV:

523

Make 2 Nice Curveball Throws in a row.

200
3
1
5

Make 5 Curveball Throws in a row.

500
6
2
5

Make 3 Nice Throws in a row.

500
2
5
2

Make an Excellent Throw.

500
2
5
2

Make 3 Great Curveball Throws.

1000
1
9
3
10
5

Make 3 Great Curveball Throws in a row.

1500
3
2
10

Battling Tasks

Win a level 3 or higher raid.

67% IV:

620

100% IV:

662

50%

67% IV:

548

100% IV:

587

50%

Battle in GO Battle League.

67% IV:

489

100% IV:

526

50%

67% IV:

407

100% IV:

443

50%

Win 5 raids.

67% IV:

1,136

100% IV:

1,193

Defeat a Team GO Rocket Grunt.

67% IV:

457

100% IV:

493

Win a raid.

67% IV:

370

100% IV:

403

Buddy/Friendship Tasks

Earn 5 hearts with your buddy.

67% IV:

402

100% IV:

436

Trade a Pokémon.

67% IV:

222

100% IV:

247

Send 3 Gifts to friends.

67% IV:

212

100% IV:

237

Give your buddy 3 treats.

1

Miscellaneous Tasks

Power up Pokémon 5 times.

67% IV:

442

100% IV:

477

33%

67% IV:

387

100% IV:

420

33%

67% IV:

372

100% IV:

405

33%

Evolve a Pokémon.

67% IV:

424

100% IV:

459

Take a snapshot of a Grass-type Pokémon.

67% IV:

442

100% IV:

477

Use an Incense.

67% IV:

435

100% IV:

472

Spin 10 PokéStops or Gyms.

200
3
1
5

Power up Pokémon 5 times.

10
10

Power up Pokémon 10 times.

20
20

AR Mapping Tasks

AR Mapping

10
5
1

Sponsored Tasks

Sponsored: Send 3 Gifts to friends.

1000
1

Sponsored: Catch 8 Pokémon.

1000
1