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Pokemon GO Field Research Tasks List [May 2022]

Pokemon GO Field Research Tasks List [May 2022]
Images via Niantic | The Pokemon Company

Written by 

Michael Christopher

Posted 

11th May 2022 09:51

The Pokemon GO Field Research tasks have changed because it's May now, meaning new rewards. There are a bunch of new tasks, and there are also some new Pokemon available as encounter rewards. For earning seven stamps, you'll unlock the Field Research Breakthrough encounter in Pokemon GO. For May, the Pokemon you'll encounter is Alolan Grimer (perfect CP=589)! This Poison/Dark-type is the next in a series of perfect Pokemon for the Season of Alola. Here are all the Pokemon GO Field Research tasks in May that reward you with a Pokemon encounter, sorted by their overall category. 

Pokemon GO Field Research Tasks [May 2022]: Catching Pokemon Tasks

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Task Pokemon Perfect CP Shiny Available?
Catch 5 Pokemon Misdreavus | Shuppet | Duskull 825 | 436 | 302 Yes! | Yes! | Yes!
Catch 7 Pokemon Magikarp 117 Yes!
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokemon Ledyba | Spinarak | Yanma 312 | 350 | 630 Yes! | Yes! | Yes!
Catch 5 different species of Pokemon Exeggcute 503 Yes!
Catch 5 Pokemon with Weather Boost Vulpix | Poliwag | Hippopotas | Snover 378 | 355 | 582 | 497 Yes! (all)
Catch a Dragon-type Pokemon Dratini | Bagon 430 | 495 Yes! | Yes!

 

Pokemon GO Field Research Tasks [April 2022]: Throwing Tasks

pokemon go throws croagunk

Task Pokemon Perfect CP Shiny Available?
Make 5 Nice throws Dunsparce 724 Yes!
Make 3 Great throws Snubbull | Lileep | Anorith 530 | 553 | 655 Yes! | Yes! | Yes!
Make 3 Great throws in a row Onix 472 Yes!
Make an Excellent throw Dratini 430 Yes!
Make 3 Excellent throws in a row Gible 477 Yes!
Make 5 Great Curveball throws in a row Spinda (pattern #7) 523 Yes!

 

Pokemon GO Field Research Tasks [April 2022]: Battle Tasks

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Task Pokemon Perfect CP Shiny Available?
Win a Raid Galarian Zigzagoon 218 Yes!
Win 5 Raids Aerodactyl 1193 Yes!
Win a level 3 or higher Raid Omanyte | Kabuto 662 | 587 Yes! | Yes!
Battle in the GO Battle League Mudkip 483 Yes!

 

Pokemon GO Field Research Tasks [April 2022]: Interacting With Pokemon Tasks

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Task Pokemon Perfect CP Shiny Available?
Earn 5 hearts with your Buddy Pikachu 402 Yes!
Earn a candy walking with your Buddy Lillipup 392 Yes!
Earn 2 candies walking with your Buddy Bunnelby 237 Yes!
Earn 3 candies walking with your Buddy Unovan Stunfisk 926 No :( 
Evolve a Pokemon Eevee 459 Yes!
Power up Pokemon 3 times Bulbasaur | Charmander | Squirtle 477 | 420 | 405 Yes! | Yes! | Yes!
Power up Pokemon 5 times Chikorita | Cyndaquil | Totodile 400 | 420 | 485 Yes! | Yes! | Yes!
Power up Pokemon 7 times Treecko | Torchic | Mudkip 451 | 468 | 483 Yes! | Yes! | Yes!
Purify a Shadow Pokemon Carvanha 437 Yes!

 

Pokemon GO Field Research Tasks [April 2022]: Other Tasks

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Task Pokemon Perfect CP Shiny Available?
Hatch an egg Mantine | Klink 903 | 409 Yes! | Yes!
Hatch 2 eggs Beldum 418 Yes!
Trade a Pokemon Machop 548 Yes!
Send 3 Gifts and add a sticker to each Jigglypuff 310 Yes!
Spin 3 PokeStops or gyms Sudowoodo 920 Yes!
Spin 5 PokeStops or Gyms Ralts 231 Yes!
Take a snapshot of a wild Pokemon
  • Hoppip
  • Murkrow
  • Yanma
  • 257
  • 669
  • 630
Yes! | Yes! | Yes!
Take a snapshot of a wild Water-type Pokemon Remoraid 391 Yes!

 

That's all the Research encounters available in May 2022 in Pokemon GO! Be sure to check back next month for the new list. Happy hunting!

May is chock-full of events. Check out our guide to the Pokemon GO May Commmunity Day, including the start date, time, featured Pokemon, bonuses, and more.

 

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