Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto Special Research in Pokémon Go

Some Special Research has appeared!

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A surprise has arrived in Pokémon Go in the form of the Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto special research. Available to players right now, you can get your hands on all manner of nice things by finishing this nine-stage special research.

Step 1

  • Catch 3 Grass, Water or Fire-type Pokémon – 10 PokeBalls
  • Take a snapshot of a Bug-type Pokémon – 5 Pinap Berries
  • Catch a Rock-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust

Rewards – Rare Candy, Onix Encounter, Golden Razz Berry

Step 2

  • Battle in a raid – Clefairy Encounter
  • Transfer three Pokémon – 10 Super Potions
  • Catch 1 Water-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust

Rewards – Rare Candy, Starmie Encounter, 2 Silver Pinap Berries

Step 3

  • Evolve 3 Pokémon – 10 Great Balls
  • Hatch an Egg – unknown encounter
  • Catch and Electric-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust

Rewards – Rare Candy, Raichu encounter, 2 Golden Razz Barries

Step 4

  • Give your buddy a treat – Ghastly encounter
  • Send a gift to a friend – Dratini encounter
  • Catch a Grass-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust

Rewards – Rare Candy, Tangela encounter, 2 Silver Pinap Berries

Step 5

  • Earn a candy walking with your buddy – 10 Ultra Balls
  • Make 3 great throws – Chansey encounter
  • Catch a Poison-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust

Rewards – Rare Candy, Weezing encounter, 2 Golden Razz Berries

Step 6

  • Take a snapshot of a Ghost-type Pokémon – Hitmonchan encounter
  • Evolve a Pokémon – Lapras encounter
  • Catch a Fire-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust

Rewards – Rare Candy, Alakazam encounter, 2 Silver Pinap Berries

Step 7

  • Take a snapshot of a Ice-type Pokémon – 10 Hyper Potions
  • Evolve a Pokémon – Aerodactyl encounter
  • Catch a Fire-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust

Rewards – Rare Candy, Arcanine Encounter, 2 Golden Razz Berries

Step 8

  • Power up a Pokemon six times – Charged TM
  • Battle another Trainer – Star Piece
  • Catch a Ground-type Pokemon – 500 Stardust

Rewards – Rare Candy, Nidoking Encounter, 2 Silver Pinap Berries

Step 9

  • Claim reward – 3000 XP
  • Claim reward – 3000 XP
  • Claim reward – 3000 XP

Rewards – 10 Rare Candies, Mewtwo encounter