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Pokemon Go Johto Research Tasks and Rewards

Trainers, the Johto Timed Research is underway, and players are reporting of seeing new tasks and rewards.

From Friday, May 8, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Friday, May 15, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. local time, you’ll have access to the Throwback Challenge 2020: Johto Timed Research.

Remember the adventures in Pokemon Gold and Pokemon Silver with us! Make Curveball Throws as a subtle callback to visiting the Whirl Islands, and catch a Water-type Pokemon in memory of the fateful encounter with the Shiny Gyarados at the Lake of Rage! Complete all eight sets of tasks in the Johto Timed Research to earn 10 Rare Candies and a reward encounter with a Ho-Oh that knows the event-exclusive attack Earthquake.

While the Throwback Challenge 2020: Johto Timed Research is available, you can look forward to the following features.

  • Pokemon originally discovered in the Johto region, such as Dunsparce and Skarmory, will be appearing more frequently in the wild
  • Pokemon originally discovered in the Johto region will also be available to battle in raids
  • The following Pokemon will be hatching from 7 km Eggs: Chinchou, Yanma, Girafarig, Pineco, Dunsparce, Gligar, Shuckle, Skarmory, and Phanpy
  • In honor of Umbreon being chosen in the Pokemon of the Year vote as the number-one Pokemon originally discovered in the Johto region, Pikachu wearing Umbreon hats will be appearing in the wild!
  • If you’re lucky, you might find a Shiny Dunsparce!
  • Event-exclusive Field Research tasks will reward encounters with Pokemon originally discovered in the Johto region
  • 2× Catch Stardust and 2× Raid Stardust bonuses will be active

The Johto Timed Research is nine-stage research and you can find the list of quests, rewards, and encounters below. Please have in mind that we’re still gathering info!

Johto Research Tasks and Rewards 1/9

  • Catch 3 Fire, Grass or Water-type Pokemon – x10 Pokeballs
  • Send a gift – Dunsparce encounter (can be shiny)
  • Catch a Flying-type Pokemon – x500 Stardust
  • Rewards – 1 Silver Pinap Berry, 2 Golden Razz Berry, Xatu encounter

Johto Research Tasks and Rewards 2/9

  • Give your Buddy 3 treats – 5 Razz Berry
  • Play with your Buddy – Spinarak encounter
  • Catch a Bug-type Pokemon – x500 Stardust
  • Rewards – x2 Silver Pinap Berry, x1 Golden Razz Berry, Pineco encounter (can be shiny)

Johto Research Tasks and Rewards 3/9

  • Make 3 Great throws – 1 Charge TM
  • Hatch an Egg – Snubbull encounter
  • Catch a Normal-type Pokemon – x500 Stardust
  • Rewards – x1 Silver Pinap Berry, Miltank encounter and x2 Golden Razz Berry

Johto Research Tasks and Rewards 4/9

  • Evolve a Pokemon – Sudowoodo encounter
  • Catch 5 different Species of Pokemon – x10 Great Ball
  • Catch a Ghost-type Pokemon – x500 Stardust
  • Rewards – x1 Golden Razz Berry, Misdreavus encounter, x2 Silver Pinap Berry

Johto Research Tasks and Rewards 5/9

  • Take 3 Snapshots with your Buddy – Shuckle encounter
  • Make 4 Nice Curveball Throws – Mantine encounter
  • Catch a Fighting-type Pokemon – x500 Stardust
  • Rewards – x1 Silver Pinap Berry, Hitmontop encounter and x2 Golden Razz Berry

Johto Research Tasks and Rewards 6/9

  • Catch an Electric-type Pokemon – x1 Incense
  • Power up Pokemon 3 times – Mareep encounter
  • Catch a Steel-type Pokemon – x500 Stardust
  • Rewards – x1 Golden Razz Berry, x2 Silver Pinap Berry and Skarmory encounter

Johto Research Tasks and Rewards 7/9

  • Catch a Water-type Pokemon – Gligar encounter
  • Catch an Ice-type Pokemon – x500 Stardust
  • Evolve a Pokemon – King’s Rock
  • Rewards – x1 Silver Pinap Berry, Piloswine encounter, x2 Golden Razz Berry

Johto Research Tasks and Rewards 8/9

  • Power Up Pokemon 6 Times – x500 Stardust
  • Take a snapshot of Ice-type Pokemon – Dragon Scale
  • Battle another Trainer – x10 Ultra Balls
  • Rewards – x2 Silver Pinap Berry, x1 Golden Razz Berry, Donphan encounter

Johto Research Tasks and Rewards 9/9

  • Claim Reward – 3,000 XP
  • Claim Reward – 3,000 XP
  • Claim Reward – 3,000 XP
  • Rewards – Ho-Oh encounter (knows Earthquake), x5 Rare Candy

Dejan Kacurov

Hi, gamers! You can call me Mr. DComplex. I'm a gamer, a hardcore gamer. My favorite genres are Action RPG and MMORPG. At the moment I'm using my PC as my only gaming platform, but soon I might get a new PS4 from Angel. Update - Angel did get me a PS4, oh wait, it's the PS4 PRO 1TB!!! Much love bro!

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