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Pokemon Go October 2021 Field Research Tasks and Rewards

Trainers, October 2021 Field Research tasks are underway and new rewards and Pokemon encounters are now available in Pokemon Go.

October 2021 is officially here and new Field Research tasks and rewards are now available in Pokemon Go. Alongside the new tasks, collecting the seven stamps will grant you a new Research Breakthrough encounter this month, Yamask and its shiny form.

Starting from October 1, 2021, to November 1, 2021, we will see Yamask and its shiny form as a Research Breakthrough encounter. As already mentioned, you must collect seven stamps to encounter Yamask. Please have in mind that you get a stamp once per for a completed Field Research task that you get from spinning a PokeStop.

The new Field Research tasks are now available in Pokemon Go, and here is the complete list.

October 2021 Field Research Tasks Rewards and Shiny Encounters

  • Battle in the GO Battle League: Karrablast
  • Catch 10 Fire-type Pokemon: 10 Charizard Mega Energy
  • Catch 10 Grass-type Pokemon: 10 Venusaur Mega Energy
  • Catch 10 Normal-type Pokemon: 10 Pidgeot Mega Energy
  • Catch 10 Water-type Pokemon: 10 Blastoise Mega Energy
  • Catch 18 Dark-type Pokemon, this task is labeled as SPECIAL
  • Catch 18 Ghost-type Pokemon: Spiritomb (can be shiny), this task is labeled as SPECIAL
  • Catch 5 Pokemon with Weather Boost: Poliwag (can be shiny), Vulpix (can be shiny), Hippopotas (can be shiny), Snover (can be shiny)
  • Catch 5 Pokemon: Gastly (can be shiny)
  • Catch 7 Pokemon: Magikarp (can be shiny)
  • Catch a Dragon-type Pokemon: Dratini (can be shiny), Bagon (can be shiny)
  • Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket Grunts: Scyther (can be shiny)
  • Earn 2 candies walking with your buddy: Bunnelby (can be shiny)
  • Earn 3 Candies walking with your buddy: Sableye (can be shiny)
  • Earn 3 candies walking with your buddy: Stunfisk
  • Earn 3 hearts with your buddy: Poochyena (can be shiny)
  • Evolve a Pokemon: Eevee (can be shiny)
  • Hatch an Egg: Mantine
  • Hatch an Egg: Pinsir (can be shiny)
  • Hatch 2 Eggs: Beldum (can be shiny)
  • Make 2 Excellent Throws: Alolan Grimer (can be shiny)
  • Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row: Gible (can be shiny)
  • Make 3 Great Throws in a row: Onix (can be shiny)
  • Make 3 Great Throws: Lileep (can be shiny), Anorith (can be shiny), Snubbull (can be shiny)
  • Make 3 Nice Throws in a row: Houndour (can be shiny)
  • Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row: Spinda #1 (can be shiny)
  • Make 5 Nice Throws: Dunsparce (can be shiny)
  • Power Up Pokemon 3 times: Bulbasaur (can be shiny), Charmander (can be shiny), Squirtle (can be shiny)
  • Power Up Pokemon 5 times: 10 Venusaur/Charizard/Blastoise/Beedrill/Pidgeot Mega Energy
  • Power Up Pokemon 5 times: Chikorita (can be shiny), Cyndaquil (can be shiny), Totodile (can be shiny)
  • Power Up Pokemon 7 times: Treecko (can be shiny), Torchic (can be shiny), Mudkip (can be shiny)
  • Send a Gift to a friend: Spinarak
  • Spin 3 PokeStops or Gyms: Sudowoodo (can be shiny)
  • Spin 5 PokeStops or Gyms: Ralts (can be shiny)
  • Take 2 snapshots of a wild Ghost-type Pokemon: Shuppet (can be shiny)
  • Take a snapshot of a wild Pokemon: Murkrow (can be shiny), Hoppip, Yanma (can be shiny)
  • Use 3 Pinap Berries while catching Pokemon: Hoothoot
  • Win 5 Raids: Aerodactyl (can be shiny)
  • Win a Level 3 or higher Raid: Kabuto (can be shiny), Omanyte (can be shiny)
  • Win a Raid: Litwick
  • Use 10 super effective charged attacks: 20 Gengar Mega energy

There are many events happening this month, so we recommend checking them out here.

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  1. you’re missing use 10 super effective charged attacks for 20 mega energy (gengar), other than that great info, now i know which ones i want, thank you.

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