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Pokemon Go December 2020 Field Research Tasks And Rewards

Pokemon Go December 2020 Field Research Tasks And Rewards

December is officially underway, and it’s shaping up to be another busy month for Pokemon Go. Developer Niantic has a variety of December events and activities lined up for the game, including a big Community Day weekend celebration. Of course, a new month also means new Field Research tasks, and another batch of those is now live along with a new Research Breakthrough encounter.

This time around, you’ll be able to encounter one of two Pokemon each time you achieve a Research Breakthrough in December 2020: Lapras or Unovan Darumaka. Both Pokemon will be available all month long. You’ll also earn bonus XP for catching either monster.

As a refresher, you’ll achieve a Research Breakthrough when you collect seven stamps. You’ll receive one stamp for the first Field Research task you complete each day. If you don’t manage to achieve a Research Breakthrough before the month ends, any stamps you’ve earned will carry over, so your progress will go toward next month’s Research Breakthrough.

Unlike Special Research tasks, Field Research is distributed at PokeStops. You’ll receive a task randomly drawn from an overall pool when you spin the Photo Disc at a Gym or PokeStop. You can see December’s Field Research tasks along with their potential rewards, as compiled by The Silph Road, below.

There’s a lot more happening in Pokemon Go this month. The Legendary Pokemon Kyurem has returned to five-star Raids, while Mega Abomasnow is appearing in Mega Raids. Shiny Celebi is also making its debut in the game this month, and Niantic is holding a two-day Community Day weekend celebration bringing back all the featured Pokemon from this year and last.

Pokemon Go December 2020 Field Research

Catching Tasks

Field Research Task Rewards
Catch 5 Pokemon with Weather boost Poliwag, Vulpix, or Snover encounter; 200 Stardust, 3 Razz Berries, 1 Pinap Berry, or 5 Poke Balls
Catch 10 Pokemon with Weather boost 500 Stardust, 6 Razz Berries, 2 Pinap Berries, or 5 Great Balls
Catch 5 different species of Ice-type Pokemon 2 Rare Candies
Catch 3 Fire-type Pokemon Charmander, Cyndaquil, Torchic, Chimchar, or Tepig encounter
Catch 10 Pokemon Magikarp encounter
Catch 10 Normal-type Pokemon 500 Stardust, 6 Razz Berries, 2 Pinap Berries, or 5 Great Balls
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokemon Ponyta encounter; 500 Stardust, 6 Razz Berries, 2 Pinap Berries, or 5 Great Balls
Catch a Dragon-type Pokemon Dratini encounter; 1,500 Stardust, 3 Rare Candies, 2 Gold Razz Berries, or 10 Ultra Balls
Catch a Ditto 1,500 Stardust, 3 Rare Candies, 2 Gold Razz Berries, or 10 Ultra Balls

Battling Tasks

Field Research Tasks Rewards
Win 2 Raids Alolan Sandshrew encounter
Win 5 Raids Aerodactyl encounter
Win a level 3 or higher Raid Kabuto or Omanyte encounter
Defeat 2 Team Go Rocket Grunts Vulpix encounter

Throwing Tasks

Field Research Task Rewards
Make 3 Great throws Gastly, Anorith, or Lileep encounter; 200 Stardust, 3 Razz Berries, 1 Pinap Berry, or 5 Poke Balls
Make 5 Nice throws Voltorb encounter; 200 Stardust, 3 Razz Berries, 1 Pinap Berry, or 5 Poke Balls
Make 3 Nice throws in a row 500 Stardust, 2 Pinap Berries, 5 Great Balls, or 2 Ultra Balls
Make 3 Great throws in a row Onix encounter; 1,000 Stardust, 1 Rare Candy, 9 Razz Berries, 3 Pinap Berries, 10 Poke Balls, or 5 Ultra Balls
Make 3 Great curveball throws 1,000 Stardust, 1 Rare Candy, 9 Razz Berries, 3 Pinap Berries, 10 Poke Balls, or 5 Ultra Balls
Make 3 Great curveball throws in a row 1,500 Stardust, 3 Rare Candies, 2 Gold Razz Berries, or 10 Ultra Balls
Make 5 Great curveball throws in a row Spinda encounter
Make an Excellent throw 500 Stardust, 2 Pinap Berries, 5 Great Balls, or 2 Ultra Balls
Make 3 Excellent throws in a row Gible encounter
Make 5 curveball throws in a row 500 Stardust, 6 Razz Berries, 2 Pinap Berries, or 5 Great Balls
Make 2 Nice curveball throws in a row 200 Stardust, 3 Razz Berries, 1 Pinap Berry, or 5 Poke Balls

Misc. Tasks

Field Research Task Rewards
Hatch an Egg Sneasel encounter
Evolve a Pokemon Eevee or Flareon encounter
Trade a Pokemon Snorunt encounter
Power up Pokemon 5 times Bulbasaur, Charmander, or Squirtle encounter
Power up Pokemon 5 times 10 Beedrill Mega Energy; 10 Venusaur Mega Energy; 10 Charizard Mega Energy; or 10 Blastoise Mega Energy
Spin 10 PokeStops or Gyms 200 Stardust, 3 Razz Berries, 1 Pinap Berry, or 5 Poke Balls
Send 3 gifts to friends Houndour encounter

Buddy Tasks

Field Research Task Rewards
Earn 5 Hearts with your Buddy Growlithe encounter
Give your Buddy 3 treats Spheal encounter

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