Pokemon Go A Paldean Adventure Special Research tasks & rewards

Dylan Horetski
Paldea starters in Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go’s latest event, A Paldean Adventure, is available for users alongside a new branching Special Research quest to enjoy. Here’s everything we know about it.

Pokemon Go has launched its newest season, Adventures Abound, and it is bringing a chunk of new ‘mon along with it.

The first major event of the season, A Paldean Adventure, brings the Scarlet & Violet starters to the mobile game for the first time alongside everyone’s favorite pig, Lechonk.

There’s also a branching Special Research quest for trainers to complete that lets you choose between Fuecoco, Sprigatito, and Quaxly. Here’s what you need to know.

Paldea starters in Pokemon Go's Adventures Abound season

Pokemon Go A Paldean Adventure Special Research tasks & rewards

Thanks to Leek Duck, we have the tasks & rewards you can complete alongside your favorite Paldean starter. Trainers have to visit a PokeStop for 14 days before Step 5 is unlocked, so we don’t have details of those tasks and rewards yet, but we’ll update this article as soon as we do.

Step 1 of 5

  • Catch 8 Pokemon – 20 Poke Balls

Rewards: 900 Stardust and 900 XP

After step one, you’ll get the choice between Sprigatito, Fuecoco, or Quaxly. We’ve gone through each option in more detail here if you’re struggling to choose.

Step 2 of 5 – Adventure with Sprigatito

  • Catch 3 Pokemon – 3 Poke Balls
  • Take a snapshot of a wild Pokemon – 300 Stardust

Rewards: Sprigatito encounter and 900 XP

Step 3 of 5 – Adventure with Sprigatito

  • Spin 50 PokeStops or Gyms – 20 Razz Berries
  • Catch 200 Pokemon – 15 Pinap Berries
  • Send 60 Gifts to friends – 25 Poke Balls
  • Evolve a Sprigatito – 1,000 XP
  • Earn a heart with your buddy on 7 different days – 3,000 Stardust

Rewards: Lechonk encounter and 900 XP

Step 4 of 5 – Adventure with Sprigatito

  • Explore 30km – 5 Mysterious Components
  • Catch 400 Pokemon – 25 Great Balls
  • Earn 40 Candies walking with your Buddy – 9 Golden Razz Berries
  • Evolve a Floragato – 2,000 XP
  • Visit a PokeStop on 14 different days – 6,000 Stardust

Rewards: ???

We will update this article with Step 5 of Adventure with Sprigatito as soon as possible.

Step 2 of 5 – Adventure with Fuecoco

  • Catch 3 Pokemon – 3 Poke Balls
  • Take a snapshot of a wild Pokemon – 300 Stardust

Rewards: Fuecoco Encounter and 900 XP

Step 3 of 5 – Adventure with Fuecoco

  • Spin 50 PokeStops or Gyms – 20 Razz Berries
  • Catch 200 Pokemon – 15 Pinap Berries
  • Send 60 Gifts to friends – 25 Poke Balls
  • Evolve a Fuecoco – 1,000 XP
  • Earn a heart with your buddy on 7 different days – 3,000 Stardust

Rewards: Lechonk encounter and 900 XP

Step 4 of 5 – Adventure with Fuecoco

  • Explore 30km – 5 Mysterious Components
  • Catch 400 Pokemon – 25 Great Balls
  • Earn 40 Candies walking with your Buddy – 9 Golden Razz Berries
  • Evolve a Crocalor – 2,000 XP
  • Visit a PokeStop on 14 different days – 6,000 Stardust

Rewards: ???

We will update this article with Step 5 of Adventure with Fuecoco as soon as possible.

Step 2 of 5 – Adventure with Quaxly

  • Catch 3 Pokemon – 3 Poke Balls
  • Take a snapshot of a wild Pokemon – 300 Stardust

Rewards: Quaxly Encounter, 900 XP

Step 3 of 5 – Adventure with Quaxly

  • Spin 50 PokeStops or Gyms – 20 Razz Berries
  • Catch 200 Pokemon – 15 Pinap Berries
  • Send 60 Gifts to friends – 25 Poke Balls
  • Evolve a Quaxly – 1,000 XP
  • Earn a heart with your buddy on 7 different days – 3,000 Stardust

Rewards: Lechonk encounter and 900 XP

Step 4 of 5 – Adventure with Quaxly

  • Explore 30km – 5 Mysterious Components
  • Catch 400 Pokemon – 25 Great Balls
  • Earn 40 Candies walking with your Buddy – 9 Golden Razz Berries
  • Evolve a Quaxwell – 2,000 XP
  • Visit a PokeStop on 14 different days – 6,000 Stardust

Rewards: ???

We will update this article with Step 5 of Adventure with Quaxly as soon as possible.

While you’re here, check out some more Pokemon Go guides below:

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