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Silph Study: #000


New Field Research Encounter Rewards - July 2018

Along with some exciting global events and Silph Road meetups, July has also brought us a new set of Field Research Tasks! Our research team hit the pavement soon after the rotation in order to verify the following set of Pokémon Encounter Rewards. There are some old faces in the crowd, but also plenty of newcomers as well. Keep an eye out for these Encounter Rewards as you are out exploring this month, travelers!

Catching Tasks
Catch 3 Grass-, Water-, or Fire-type Pokémon.
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost.
Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon.
Catch 10 Pokémon.
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon.

Throwing Tasks
Make 5 Nice Throws.
Make 3 Great Throws.
Land a Nice Curveball Throw.
Make 3 Great Throws in a row.
Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row.

Combat Tasks
Battle in a Gym.
Battle in a Gym 5 times.
Win a Gym battle.
Win 3 Gym battles.
Use a super effective
Charged Attack in 7 Gym battles.
Win a level 3 or higher raid.
Power up Pokémon 5 times.

Hatching Tasks
Hatch an egg.
Hatch 3 eggs.
Hatch 5 eggs.

Evolution Tasks
Evolve a Pokémon.
Evolve a Fire-type Pokémon.
Evolve a Grass-type Pokémon.
Evolve a Water-type Pokémon.
Evolve 1 Electric-, Water-, or Fire-type Pokémon.

As usual, the themed tasks for the previous month (Seel, Slowpoke, Horsea, Krabby, Kingler, Jynx¹, Golduck, Staryu, and Absol) were rotated out in favor of the new set.

Notably, this month continues the trend of decreasing themed tasks each month (April: 11, May: 10, June: 9, July: 7). However, the event-specific tasks have continued to increase in frequency. Might we see more event tasks later this month? Only time will tell. Stay safe out there, travelers!

– Scientist Titleist12

¹Jynx is still available from the task “Win 3 Gym Battles”, but the monthly task “Catch 2 Ice-type Pokémon” which also had Jynx as a reward was removed.