Pokemon Go Research Tasks

Update February 24th, 2021: The Event Tasks are for the week-long Kanto Celebration Event. Snorlax is the Research Breakthrough encounter reward.
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)

Event Tasks

Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts.

67% IV:

396

100% IV:

430

25%

67% IV:

258

100% IV:

285

25%

67% IV:

319

100% IV:

349

25%

67% IV:

337

100% IV:

369

25%

Catch 3 Pokémon.

67% IV:

544

100% IV:

583

33%

67% IV:

477

100% IV:

514

33%

67% IV:

262

100% IV:

289

33%

Earn 3 hearts with your buddy.

67% IV:

458

100% IV:

495

50%

67% IV:

277

100% IV:

310

50%

Hatch an Egg.

67% IV:

620

100% IV:

662

50%

67% IV:

548

100% IV:

587

50%

Transfer 6 Pokémon.

67% IV:

99

100% IV:

117

Win a raid.

67% IV:

1,320

100% IV:

1,382

Catching Tasks

Catch 9 Pokémon with Weather Boost.

67% IV:

333

100% IV:

364

33%

67% IV:

428

100% IV:

464

33%

67% IV:

413

100% IV:

448

33%

Catch 5 Pokémon.

67% IV:

442

100% IV:

477

33%

67% IV:

387

100% IV:

420

33%

67% IV:

372

100% IV:

405

33%

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 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:

530

100% IV:

569

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 7 different species of Pokémon.

2

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%

Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts.

67% IV:

483

100% IV:

520

50%

67% IV:

365

100% IV:

397

50%

Win in the GO Battle League.

67% IV:

1,049

100% IV:

1,104

50%

67% IV:

947

100% IV:

999

50%

Win 5 raids.

67% IV:

1,136

100% IV:

1,193

Win a raid.

67% IV:

397

100% IV:

430

Buddy/Friendship Tasks

Trade a Pokémon.

67% IV:

509

100% IV:

548

25%

67% IV:

516

100% IV:

554

25%

67% IV:

534

100% IV:

575

25%

67% IV:

487

100% IV:

527

25%

Earn 5 hearts with your buddy.

67% IV:

402

100% IV:

436

Send 3 Gifts to friends.

67% IV:

755

100% IV:

801

Give your buddy 3 treats.

67% IV:

533

100% IV:

571

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

50%

67% IV:

544

100% IV:

583

50%

Hatch an Egg.

67% IV:

750

100% IV:

796

Spin 10 PokéStops or Gyms.

200
3
1
5

Power up Pokémon 5 times.

10
10
15
15

AR Mapping Tasks

AR Mapping

67% IV:

397

100% IV:

430

50%

67% IV:

854

100% IV:

903

50%

AR Mapping

3
3
10
5

AR Mapping

1

AR Mapping

1

AR Mapping

1

AR Mapping

1

AR Mapping

1

Sponsored Tasks

Sponsored: Send 3 Gifts to friends.

1000
1

Sponsored: Catch 8 Pokémon.

1000
1