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Pokemon Go January 2021 Field Research Tasks And Rewards

Pokemon Go January 2021 Field Research Tasks And Rewards

A new month has begun, which means a new set of Field Research tasks and rewards are now live in Pokemon Go. That’s not all; a new Research Breakthrough encounter is also available this month, giving you a chance to catch another rare Pokemon in the game.

Each Research Breakthrough you achieve in January 2021 will lead to an encounter with Chansey. You’ll achieve a Research Breakthrough once you’ve amassed seven stamps. As a refresher, one stamp is doled out for the first Field Research task you complete each day, so you’ll need complete at least one task daily for a full week to encounter Chansey.

If you don’t manage to achieve a Research Breakthrough before the month ends, don’t worry; any stamps you’ve earned will carry over, so your progress will go toward next month’s Research Breakthrough.

Other new Pokemon encounters are also available as potential rewards for completing this month’s Field Research. You can see the list of tasks and their possible rewards, as compiled by The Silph Road, below.

January 2021 is another busy month for Pokemon Go. Developer Niantic has a number of January events lined up for the game, including an Unova Celebration and another Community Day. The studio is also bringing a handful of Legendary and Mythical Pokemon back to Raids this month, with Genesect set to return from January 5-12.

Pokemon Go January 2021 Field Research

Catching Tasks

Field Research Task Rewards
Catch 5 Pokemon with Weather boost Poliwag, Vulpix, or Swinub 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 6 different species of Pokemon 2 Silver Pinap Berries
Catch 10 Pokemon Magikarp encounter; 200 Stardust, 3 Razz Berries, 1 Pinap Berry, or 5 Poke Balls
Catch 10 Normal-type Pokemon 500 Stardust, 6 Razz Berries, 2 Pinap Berries, or 5 Great Balls
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokemon Makuhita 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 a Raid Litwick encounter
Win 5 Raids Aerodactyl encounter
Win a level 3 or higher Raid Kabuto or Omanyte encounter
Defeat 3 Team Go Rocket Grunts Scyther 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 Marill encounter
Evolve a Pokemon Eevee or Exeggutor 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

Friend / Buddy Tasks

Field Research Task Rewards
Earn 5 Hearts with your Buddy Lillipup encounter
Give your Buddy 3 treats Meditite encounter
Trade a Pokemon Seadra encounter
Send 3 gifts to friends Jigglypuff encounter

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