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Pokemon Go: February 2020 field research tasks and rewards – Full list

Published: 3/Feb/2020 11:01

by Paul Cot

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There are new field research tasks and rewards in Pokemon Go! Here is the full list for February 2020.

Every time you complete a field research task, you’ll be granted an encounter with a Pokemon or be given an item reward. Generally, these items are commonly found, so trainers tend to prefer tasks that reward encounters.

These encounters provide an excellent chance to stock on a particular species’ Candy. This is in addition to potentially being able to find their shiny form, although not every Pokemon obtained from field research has their shiny variant available just yet. Which do and don’t can be found in the list below.

Field Research Task Reward EncounterField research tasks are a great way to encounter stronger Pokemon…

While the CP of these species might be somewhat limited, these Pokemon are guaranteed to have an IV floor of 10. This dramatically increases the chances of finding a Pokemon with a perfect IV. Specifically, the chances increase to 1 in 216 instead of the grim 1 in 4,096.

Field research basics

Experienced Pokemon Go trainers will be aware that field research tasks are obtained exclusively from spinning PokeStops. If you’re new to Pokemon Go or just need a refresher you can check out our full guide for everything to do with field research.

Completing the randomly assigned task will earn you one stamp which can be earned once a day (12am to 11:59pm everyday). Once you earn seven of these, you can encounter the special research breakthrough. Unfortunately, it looks like legendary Pokemon as breakthrough rewards are a thing of the past, though.

Field Research Stamps
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Collect seven stamps to earn a field research breakthrough…

Full list of February 2020 tasks

Here is the full list of field research tasks that result in Pokemon encounters for February 2020:

Field Research Task Encounter/Reward CP Range Shiny?
Catch 10 Pokemon Magikarp 99-117 Yes
Catch a dragon-type Pokemon Dratini 397-430 Yes
Catch 5 psychic-type Pokemon Ralts 206-231 Yes
Catch 3 flying, psychic or dark-type Pokemon Roselia 755-801 Yes
Catch 5 Pokemon with weather boost Vulpix or Poliwag 347-378/324-355 No/yes
Make 5 nice throws Voltorb 399-432 No
Make 3 great throws Gastly, Lileep or Anorith 487-527/515-553/613/655 Yes/Yes/Yes
Make 3 great throws in a row Onix 435-472 Yes
Make 5 great curveball throws in a row Spinda 486-523 Yes
Make 3 excellent throws in a row Larvitar 411-445 Yes
Battle in a gym Mankey 462-499 Yes
Battle in a gym 5 times Machop 509-548 Yes
Win a gym battle Bulbasaur, Charmander or Squirtle 442-477/387-420/372-405 Yes/Yes/Yes
Win 3 gym battles Jynx 1040-1095 No
Use a super effective charge attack in 7 gym battles Electabuzz 949-1000 No
Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket grunts Espeon 1297-1358 No
Battle another trainer Marill 172-197 No
Battle in a raid Umbreon 865-916 No
Win a level 3 or higher raid Omanyte or Kabuto 620-662/548-587 Yes/Yes
Win 5 raids Aerodactyl 1136-1193 Yes
Hatch an egg Exeggcute 467-503 No
Hatch 3 eggs Magmar 973-1026 No
Hatch 4 eggs Alolan Vulpix 347-378 Yes
Hatch 5 eggs Chansey 490-537 No
Evolve a Pokemon Eevee or Jigglypuff 424-459/277-310 Yes/No
Power up a Pokemon 5 times Bulbasaur, Charmander or Squirtle 442-477/387-420/372-405 Yes/Yes/Yes
Take a snapshot of your buddy Zubat 258-285 Yes
Earn 5 hearts with your buddy Feebas 99-117 Yes
Send 10 gifts to friends Pikachu 369-402 Yes
Transfer 5 Pokemon Clefairy 458-495 No
Trade a Pokemon Alolan Meowth 312-341 Yes

There are 31 different field research tasks available for February and 37 different species of Pokemon to encounter, of which 25 can be found in their shiny form.

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Pokemon Go Kalos Celebration Event – all research tasks & rewards

Published: 2/Dec/2020 16:50 Updated: 2/Dec/2020 16:53

by Daniel Megarry

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Gen 6 is finally coming to Pokemon Go in December, and there’s a special Kalos Celebration Event to mark the occasion. Here’s how to complete the tasks and get those rewards.

Since its debut in 2016, Pokemon Go has gradually introduced species from the Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, Sinnoh, Unova, Alola, and Galar regions.

Now, it’s the turn of Kalos, the region that first appeared in Pokemon X & Y on the Nintendo 3DS.

To celebrate their arrival, Niantic have launched a special event that runs for a limited time and will see the likes of Chespin, Fennekin, Froakie, Bunnelby, Fletchling, Litleo, and Noibat appear more frequently in the wild to increase your chances of catching them.

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Players can now find Chespin, Fennekin and Froakie in Pokemon Go

The celebration also includes an event-exclusive timed research quest that rewards players with XP and a variety of items including Venasaur Mega Energy, Blastoise Mega Energy, and Charizard Mega Energy.

Pokemon Go Kalos Event dates and times

Like all special events in Pokemon Go, the Kalos Celebration Event will only be around for a limited time. It begins on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at 10 AM local time, and runs until Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at 10 PM local time.

This means that you’ll need to complete the timed research quest tasks before the event ends, or you’ll risk missing out on any rewards you haven’t managed to grab yet.

Kalos Event timed research tasks and rewards

The research quest consists of six steps, with rewards offered for each individual task as well as an overall reward for completing each step.

Below you’ll find the tasks and rewards for the Kalos Celebration Event timed research quest:

Kalos Celebration Event Step 1

  • Transfer five Pokemon – 10 PokeBalls
  • Catch a Fletchling – 600 XP
  • Give your buddy three treats – 600 Stardust

Rewards: 800 XP, 500 Stardust, and 15 Charizard Mega Energy

Kalos Celebration Event Step 2

  • Power up a Pokemon five times – 10 PokeBalls
  • Catch a Litleo – 5 Hyper Potions
  • Use five berries to help catch Pokemon – 5 Revive

Rewards: 800 XP, 500 Stardust, and 15 Charizard Mega Energy

Kalos Celebration Event Step 3

  • Catch 10 Pokemon – 10 PokeBalls
  • Catch a Chespin – 30 Venasaur Mega Energy
  • Make five Nice Throws – 10 Nanab Berries

Rewards: 100 XP, 750 Stardust, and 15 Charizard Mega Energy

Kalos Celebration Event Step 4

  • Catch 15 Pokemon – 10 PokeBalls
  • Catch a Fennekin – 30 Charizard Mega Energy
  • Make seven Nice Throws – 10 Razz Berries

Rewards: 1000 XP, 750 Stardust, and 15 Charizard Mega Energy

Kalos Celebration Event Step 5

  • Catch 20 Pokemon – 15 PokeBalls
  • Catch a Froakie – 30 Blastoise Mega Energy
  • Make seven Great Throws – 10 Pinap Berries

Rewards: 1000 XP, 750 Stardust, and 15 Charizard Mega Energy

Kalos Celebration Event Step 6

  • Claim reward – 1000 XP
  • Claim reward – 1000 XP
  • Claim reward – 1000 XP

Rewards: 2000 XP, 1000 Stardust, and 1 Lucky Egg

Pokemon Go Kalos Celebration Event
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Generation 6 is finally coming to Pokemon Go in December

Kalos Event field research tasks and rewards

There are also exclusive field research tasks for players to complete. These can be accessed from spinning PokeStops. Below you’ll find the three field research tasks and their rewards.

  • Catch three Normal-type Pokemon – Bunnelby reward
  • Catch five Flying-type Pokemon – Fletchling reward
  • Catch seven Fire-type Pokemon – Litleo reward

Remember, you’ll need to complete all of these tasks by 10 PM local time on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, if you want to bag all of those rewards. Good luck, trainers!

You can follow the latest Pokemon Go Kalos event leaks, updates, and new generation additions over on our Pokemon Go page.