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Pokemon Go Field Research October 2022, All Tasks, Rewards, and Pokemon Encounters

Completing a Field Research task is another way (among many), and the easiest, to get what you need to satisfy your needs in Pokemon Go. Meaning that completing a Field Research task will reward you PokeBalls, Stardust, Pokemon encounters, and so on.

For the ones that are just beginning with the game, and do not know what are these and how to get them, the simplest way to explain is that a Field Research task is the easiest way of getting items that you might need to evolve a Pokemon, to power up a Pokemon or to even catch a Pokemon. To get a Field Research task you need to spin the Disc of the nearest PokeStop, and if it seems that the task you have gotten is a little bit harder, you can delete it and try again for a different one.

After completing a Field Research task, you will get a stamp. Collecting seven stamps will grant you more important rewards and an encounter with the monthly Breakthrough Pokemon. For October 2022 that Pokemon is Shedinja. Also, for the first time, Shedinja can be encountered shiny.

To keep things moving, and more exciting, Niantic tends to change Field Research tasks and the rewards for completing them on a monthly basis. At times, there are “boring” rewards, but when Niantic decides to go crazy, well, the rewards are superior. So naturally, since it is the beginning of a new month, October 2022, there will be a few changes to the Field Research tasks and rewards.

So for October 2022, here is the full list of Field Research tasks, including the rewards for completing them.

Pokemon Go October 2022 Field Research Tasks Rewards

  • Battle alongside your Buddy while it is Adventuring with you: Misdreavus (can be shiny)
  • Battle in GO Battle League: Ariados
  • 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 3 Ghost-type Pokemon: Gastly (can be shiny)
  • 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: Zubat (can be shiny), Teddiursa (can be shiny), Woobat (can be shiny)
  • Catch 7 Pokemon: Magikarp (can be shiny)
  • Catch a Dragon-type Pokemon: Bagon (can be shiny), Dratini (can be shiny)
  • Earn 2 Candies walking with your buddy: Bunnelby (can be shiny)
  • Earn 3 Candies walking with your buddy: Stunfisk
  • Earn 3 hearts with your buddy: Phantump
  • Evolve a Pokemon: Eevee (can be shiny)
  • Hatch 2 Eggs: Beldum (can be shiny)
  • Hatch an Egg: Gloom
  • Hatch an Egg: Mantine (can be shiny)
  • Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row: Gible (can be shiny)
  • Make 3 Excellent Throws: Beedrill (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 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row: Spinda #4 (can be shiny)
  • Make 5 Nice Throws: Dunsparce (can be shiny)
  • Power up Pokemon 10 times: 25 Gengar Mega Energy
  • 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 3 Gifts to friends: Ekans (can be shiny)
  • Spin 3 Pokestops or Gyms: Sudowoodo (can be shiny)
  • Spin 5 Pokestops or Gyms: Ralts (can be shiny)
  • Take 2 snapshots of ghost-type Pokemon: Drifloon (can be shiny)
  • Take a snapshot of a wild Pokemon: Murkrow (can be shiny), Hoppip (can be shiny), Yanma (can be shiny)
  • Take a snapshot with your buddy: Shuppet (can be shiny)
  • Trade a Pokemon: Haunter
  • Use 5 Nanab Berries to help catch Pokemon: Poochyena (can be shiny), Houndour (can be shiny)
  • 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: Inkay (can be shiny)

The list is no complete. Make sure to complete these Field Research tasks in October 2022 and enjoy all bonuses.


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