Pokemon Go Research Tasks

Update November 24th, 2020: We're beginning to transition from the Pokemon HOME event tasks to the Lake Legends event tasks.
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)

Lake Legends Event

Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon.

67% IV:

472

100% IV:

508

33%

67% IV:

377

100% IV:

410

33%

67% IV:

426

100% IV:

460

33%

Win 1 raids.

67% IV:

229

100% IV:

258

Send 3 Gifts to friends.

67% IV:

279

100% IV:

308

Catch 5 Water-type Pokémon.

67% IV:

458

100% IV:

493

AR Mapping

5
5

Pokémon HOME Event

Win 2 raids.

67% IV:

397

100% IV:

430

33%

67% IV:

459

100% IV:

495

33%

67% IV:

385

100% IV:

418

33%

Catch 2 different species of Pokémon.

67% IV:

337

100% IV:

369

50%

67% IV:

319

100% IV:

349

50%

Give your buddy 3 treats.

67% IV:

487

100% IV:

525

Catch 30 Pokémon.

1500

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 3 Pokémon with Weather Boost.

67% IV:

397

100% IV:

430

Catch 10 Pokémon.

200
3
1
5

67% IV:

99

100% IV:

117

Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon.

500
6
2
5

67% IV:

492

100% IV:

530

Catch 3 Fairy-type Pokémon.

67% IV:

458

100% IV:

495

Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon.

1500
3
2
10

67% IV:

397

100% IV:

430

Catch 10 different species of Pokémon.

2

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

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 Great Curveball Throws in a row.

67% IV:

486

100% IV:

523

Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row.

67% IV:

411

100% IV:

445

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 Great Curveball Throws in a row.

1500
3
2
10

Make 3 Great Curveball Throws.

1000
1
9
3
10
5

Make 5 Curveball Throws in a row.

500
6
2
5

Make 2 Nice Curveball Throws in a row.

200
3
1
5

Make 3 Nice Throws in a row.

500
2
5
2

Make an Excellent Throw.

500
2
5
2

Battling Tasks

Win a level 3 or higher raid.

67% IV:

620

100% IV:

662

50%

67% IV:

548

100% IV:

587

50%

Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket Grunts.

67% IV:

459

100% IV:

495

Win 5 raids.

67% IV:

1,136

100% IV:

1,193

Win a raid.

67% IV:

658

100% IV:

700

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:

848

100% IV:

897

50%

Hatch an Egg.

67% IV:

271

100% IV:

300

Power up Pokémon 5 times.

10
10
10
10

Spin 10 PokéStops or Gyms.

200
3
1
5

Buddy/Friendship Tasks

Give your buddy 3 treats.

67% IV:

322

100% IV:

353

Send 3 Gifts to friends.

67% IV:

277

100% IV:

310

Trade a Pokémon.

67% IV:

487

100% IV:

525

Earn 5 hearts with your buddy.

67% IV:

206

100% IV:

231

AR Mapping Tasks

AR Mapping

67% IV:

397

100% IV:

430

50%

67% IV:

854

100% IV:

903

50%

AR Mapping

1

AR Mapping

1

AR Mapping

1

AR Mapping

3
3
10
5

AR Mapping

1

Sponsored Tasks

Sponsored: Catch 8 Pokémon.

1000
1

Sponsored: Send 3 Gifts to friends.

1000
1