Pokemon Go Research Tasks

Update December 5th, 2022: New tasks are here for the month of December! Throughout Season 9: Mythical Wishes the research breakthrough has a chance to be either Galarian Mr Mime, Delibird, Deino, Bagon, Furfrou or Goomy. The current Spinda form is 6.
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 5 Pokémon.

67% IV:

288

100% IV:

317

67% IV:

379

100% IV:

412

67% IV:

428

100% IV:

463

Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon.

1500
3
2
10

67% IV:

397

100% IV:

430

67% IV:

459

100% IV:

495

Use 5 Nanab Berries while catching Pokémon.

67% IV:

172

100% IV:

195

67% IV:

222

100% IV:

247

Catch 7 Pokémon.

67% IV:

99

100% IV:

117

Catch 3 Ice-type Pokémon.

67% IV:

409

100% IV:

443

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

Catch a Ditto.

1500
3
2
10

Catch 10 Pokémon.

200
3
1
5

Catch 10 Pokémon with Weather Boost.

500
6
2
5

Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon.

500
6
2
5

Throwing Tasks

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 5 Nice Throws.

200
3
1
5

67% IV:

679

100% IV:

724

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 an Excellent Throw.

500
2
5
2

67% IV:

1,104

100% IV:

1,160

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 3 Great Curveball Throws.

1000
1
9
3
10
5

Make 3 Great Curveball Throws in a row.

1500
3
2
10

Battling Tasks

Purify 3 Shadow Pokémon.

67% IV:

398

100% IV:

437

67% IV:

263

100% IV:

290

67% IV:

286

100% IV:

315

Win a three-star raid or higher.

67% IV:

620

100% IV:

662

67% IV:

548

100% IV:

587

Battle in GO Battle League.

67% IV:

379

100% IV:

412

67% IV:

288

100% IV:

317

Win a raid.

67% IV:

831

100% IV:

879

Win 5 raids.

67% IV:

1,136

100% IV:

1,193

Buddy/Friendship Tasks

Trade a Pokémon.

67% IV:

822

100% IV:

870

Send 5 Gifts and add a sticker to each.

67% IV:

433

100% IV:

469

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 5 hearts with your buddy.

67% IV:

271

100% IV:

300

Give your buddy 3 treats.

67% IV:

269

100% IV:

297

AR Mapping Tasks

AR Mapping.

10
5
1

Power Up Tasks

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

Power up Pokémon 5 times.

10
10
10

Power up Pokémon 5 times.

10
10

Power up Pokémon 10 times.

25

Miscellaneous Tasks

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

Hatch an Egg.

67% IV:

854

100% IV:

903

67% IV:

1,143

100% IV:

1,199

Evolve a Pokémon.

67% IV:

424

100% IV:

459

Spin 3 PokéStops or Gyms.

500
6
2
5

67% IV:

871

100% IV:

920

Spin 5 PokéStops or Gyms.

67% IV:

206

100% IV:

231

Hatch 2 Eggs.

67% IV:

385

100% IV:

418

Take 5 snapshots of a wild Pokémon.

67% IV:

206

100% IV:

231

Sponsored Tasks

Sponsored: Send 3 Gifts to friends.

1000
1

Sponsored: Catch 8 Pokémon.

1000
1