Pokemon Go Research Tasks

Update September 18th, 2021: New tasks are here for the month of September! The research breakthrough for September is Ditto. The current Spinda is form 8.
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

67% IV:

347

100% IV:

378

67% IV:

542

100% IV:

582

67% IV:

460

100% IV:

497

Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon.

1500
3
2
10

67% IV:

397

100% IV:

430

67% IV:

459

100% IV:

495

Catch 7 Pokémon.

67% IV:

99

100% IV:

117

Catch 3 Pokémon.

67% IV:

286

100% IV:

315

67% IV:

286

100% IV:

315

Use 3 Nanab Berries while catching Pokémon.

67% IV:

626

100% IV:

669

Catch 1 Shadow Pokémon.

67% IV:

522

100% IV:

560

Catch 10 Pokémon.

200
3
1
5

Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon.

500
6
2
5

Catch 10 Pokémon with Weather Boost.

500
6
2
5

Catch a Ditto.

1500
3
2
10

Catch 10 Grass-type Pokémon.

10
500
6
2
5

Catch 10 Fire-type Pokémon.

10
500
6
2
5

Catch 10 Water-type Pokémon.

10
500
6
2
5

Catch 10 Normal-type Pokémon.

10
500
6
2
5

Throwing Tasks

Make 5 Nice Throws.

200
3
1
5

67% IV:

679

100% IV:

724

Make 3 Great Throws.

200
3
1
5

67% IV:

613

100% IV:

655

67% IV:

515

100% IV:

553

67% IV:

492

100% IV:

530

Make 3 Great Throws in a row.

1000
1
9
3
10
5

67% IV:

435

100% IV:

472

Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row.

67% IV:

486

100% IV:

523

Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row.

67% IV:

441

100% IV:

477

Make 2 Excellent Throws.

67% IV:

411

100% IV:

445

Make 3 Curveball Throws in a row.

67% IV:

287

100% IV:

316

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

67% IV:

548

100% IV:

587

Win 5 raids.

67% IV:

1,136

100% IV:

1,193

Battle in GO Battle League.

67% IV:

172

100% IV:

197

Win a raid.

67% IV:

658

100% IV:

700

Use 10 supereffective Charged Attacks.

20

Buddy/Friendship Tasks

Trade a Pokémon.

67% IV:

483

100% IV:

520

67% IV:

365

100% IV:

397

Send a Gift to a friend.

67% IV:

230

100% IV:

256

67% IV:

230

100% IV:

256

Earn 2 Candies walking with your buddy.

67% IV:

212

100% IV:

237

Earn 3 Candies walking with your buddy.

67% IV:

876

100% IV:

926

Earn 3 hearts with your buddy.

67% IV:

292

100% IV:

320

Miscellaneous Tasks

Evolve a Pokémon.

67% IV:

424

100% IV:

459

Take a snapshot of a wild Pokémon.

1

67% IV:

626

100% IV:

669

67% IV:

231

100% IV:

257

67% IV:

588

100% IV:

630

Power up Pokémon 3 times.

67% IV:

442

100% IV:

477

67% IV:

387

100% IV:

420

67% IV:

372

100% IV:

405

Power up Pokémon 5 times.

67% IV:

368

100% IV:

400

67% IV:

387

100% IV:

420

67% IV:

449

100% IV:

485

Power up Pokémon 7 times.

67% IV:

417

100% IV:

451

67% IV:

433

100% IV:

468

67% IV:

447

100% IV:

483

Spin 3 PokéStops or Gyms.

500
6
2
5

67% IV:

871

100% IV:

920

Hatch an Egg.

67% IV:

854

100% IV:

903

Hatch 2 Eggs.

67% IV:

385

100% IV:

418

Spin 5 PokéStops or Gyms.

67% IV:

206

100% IV:

231

Purify 3 Shadow Pokémon.

5

67% IV:

487

100% IV:

525

Take 2 snapshots of wild Psychic-type Pokémon.

67% IV:

437

100% IV:

472

Walk 2 km.

67% IV:

417

100% IV:

451

67% IV:

433

100% IV:

468

67% IV:

447

100% IV:

483

Spin 10 PokéStops or Gyms.

200
3
1
5

Power up Pokémon 5 times.

10
10
10

Power up Pokémon 5 times.

10
10

AR Mapping Tasks

AR Mapping.

10
5
1

Sponsored Tasks

Sponsored: Send 3 Gifts to friends.

1000
1

Sponsored: Catch 8 Pokémon.

1000
1