Pokemon Go New Field Research Tasks and Rewards May Edition

After four months of the same Field Research tasks and rewards in Pokemon Go, we are happy to announce that in May 2019 we’re going to see a new wave of Field Research tasks and rewards, as well as new Legendary Pokemon as Research Breakthrough.

The new wave of Field Research tasks and rewards is going live on May 1 at 1:00 PM PDT, and for 2 months players around the globe will have a chance to collect the 7 stamps and get Lugia, Ho-Oh, Latias and Latios as the Special Research Breakthrough.

In addition, different Pokemon will start to hatch from April 26, at 1:00 PM PDT.

Pokemon Go May Field Research Quests and Encounters

Task Requirement: Encounter Rewards:
Catch 10 Pokemon Magikarp (shiny available), Teddiursa
Catch a Dragon Type Pokemon Dratini (shiny available)
Catch 5 Water Type Pokemon Seel (shiny available)
Catch 5 Fighting Type Pokemon Breloom
Catch 10 Ground Type Pokemon Diglett (shiny available)
Catch 5 Flying, Dark, Psychic Type Pokemon Poochyena (shiny available)
Catch 3 Electric, Poison, Normal Type Pokemon Plusle, Minun (shiny available)
Catch 7 Grass, Water, Fire Type Pokemon Growlithe (shiny available)
Catch 5 Pokemon Weather Boost Vulpix, Poliwag
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokemon Weepinbell
Use 5 Nanab Berries to help catch Pokemon Swalot
Use 10 Pinap Berries while catching Pokemon Loudred
Make 5 Nice Throws Geodude (shiny available), Voltorb
Make 3 Great Throws Gastly (shiny available), Lileep, Anorith
Make 3 Great Throws in a row Onix
Make 5 Great Curveballs Throws in a row Spinda #4
Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row Larvitar (shiny available)
Battle in a Gym Mankey (shiny available), Makuhita (shiny available)
Battle in a Gym 5 times Machop (shiny available)
Win a Gym Battle Bulbasaur (shiny available), Charmander (shiny available), Squirtle (shiny available)
Win 3 Gym Battles Jynx
Win 5 Gym Battles Grimer (shiny available)
Use a Super Effective Charged Attack in 7 Gym Battles Electabuzz
Battle in a Raid Meditite (shiny available)
Win a Lvl 2 or higher Raid Sableye (shiny available)
Win a Lvl 3 or higher Raid Omanyte (shiny available), Kabuto (shiny available)
Win 5 Raids Aerodactyl (shiny available)
Hatch an Egg Exeggcute, Spoink (shiny available)
Hatch 3 Eggs Magmar
HAtch 5 Eggs Chansey
Evolve a Pokemon Pidgey (shiny available), Eevee (shiny available)
Use an item to evolve a Pokemon Skarmory
Power Up Pokemon 5 times Bulbasaur (shiny available), Charmander (shiny available), Squirtle (shiny available)
Send 10 Gifts to friends Alolan Exeggutor
Trade a Pokemon Drifloon (shiny available)
Transfer 3 Pokemon Shuppet (shiny available)
Earn 5 Candies walking with your Buddy Slakoth

We are updating the Quests and Encounters as they’re still trickling in.

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Dejan Kacurov

Hey there, I'm Dejan! Let me take you through my life, where family, gaming, and CrossFit play prominent roles. Since day one, I've been surrounded by the love and support of my family. Growing up, every moment spent with my parents and siblings was filled with warmth and laughter, creating memories I hold dear. As a parent now, I've experienced a whole new level of love and responsibility. My two wonderful kids bring endless joy and a sense of purpose to my life. In the digital realm, I found my passion - gaming. Whether I'm conquering the world of Apex Legends or embarking on adventures in Pokemon Go, gaming fuels my sense of adventure and competition. Beyond the virtual world, I discovered the exhilaration of CrossFit. The challenging workouts, camaraderie with fellow fitness enthusiasts, and constant drive to push my limits have become an integral part of my life. Balancing family time, gaming, and CrossFit has been a journey of self-discovery. Each passion complements the other, bringing fulfillment and joy to my daily routine.

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