A Cosmic Companion Special Research Guide

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A Cosmic Companion is a Season of Light Special Research available from Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 10:00 AM local time. A Cosmic Companion introduces Cosmog, the Nebula Pokémon, through a series of Special Research quest lines available on September 1, October 5 and November 23, 2022.

New parts of the Special Research will unlock over the course of the Season, so be sure to follow along!

Season of Light Special Research Schedule
Special Research Unlocks at
Part 1 September 1, 2022
Part 2 October 5, 2022
Part 3 November 23, 2022

A Cosmic Companion Special Research Tasks and Rewards

Part 1

Unlocks September 1, 2022, at 10:00 AM local time

A Cosmic Companion (1/12)

Task Reward
Catch 15 Pokémon Razz Berry icon 5x Razz Berry
Make 10 Curveball Throws Staryu
Catch 15 Psychic-type Pokémon Pinap Berry icon 5x Pinap Berry

Stage rewards:

A Cosmic Companion (2/12)

Task Reward
Give your buddy 3 treats Woobat
Earn 10 Candies walking with your Buddy Staryu
Catch 15 Psychic-type Pokémon Munna

Stage rewards:

  • Poffin icon 1x Poffin
  • Stardust icon 500x Stardust
  • XP icon 2000x XP

A Cosmic Companion (3/12)

Task Reward
Earn 15 Hearts with your Buddy Ralts
Send 10 Gifts to Friends Staryu
Catch 20 different species of Pokémon Poke Ball icon 25x Poke Ball

Stage rewards:

  • Pinap Berry icon 5x Pinap Berry
  • Stardust icon 1000x Stardust
  • XP icon 3000x XP

A Cosmic Companion (4/12)

Task Reward
Catch 3 Pokémon XP icon 789x XP

Stage rewards:

  • Candy icon 25x Cosmog Candy
  • Stardust icon 1000x Stardust
  • XP icon 3000x XP

Part 2

Unlocks October 5, 2022, at 10:00 AM local time

A Cosmic Companion (5/12)

Task Reward
Complete 5 Field Research tasks Baltoy
Power up Pokémon 10 times Staryu
Evolve a Cosmog Stardust icon 1000x Stardust

Stage rewards:

  • Candy icon 25x Cosmog Candy
  • Stardust icon 750x Stardust
  • XP icon 1000x XP

A Cosmic Companion (6/ 12)

Task Reward
Complete 10 Field Research tasks Elgyem
Power up Pokémon 10 times Staryu
Walk 5 km Girafarig

Stage rewards:

  • Candy icon 25x Cosmog Candy
  • Stardust icon 750x Stardust
  • XP icon 2000x XP

A Cosmic Companion (7/ 12)

Task Reward
Earn 15 hearts with your buddy Elgyem
Hatch an Egg Staryu
Catch 20 different species of Pokémon Great Ball icon 25x Great Ball

Stage rewards:

  • Poke Ball icon 10x Poke Ball
  • Stardust icon 1500x Stardust
  • XP icon 3000x XP

A Cosmic Companion (8/12)

Task Reward
Professor Willow is currently performing an investigation regarding this research. Check back for more details soon! XP icon 789x XP

Stage rewards:

  • Candy icon 25x Cosmog Candy
  • Stardust icon 1000x Stardust
  • XP icon 3000x XP

Part 3

Unlocks November 23, 2022, at 10:00 AM local time

A Cosmic Companion (9/12)

Task Reward
Evolve a Cosmoem Staryu

Stage rewards:

A Cosmic Companion (10/12)

Task Reward
Evolve 3 Pokémon Nanab Berry icon 12x Nanab Berry
Walk 5 km Staryu
Make 15 Great Throws Pinap Berry icon 10x Pinap Berry

Stage rewards:

A Cosmic Companion (11/12)

Tasks:

Task Reward
Evolve 3 Pokémon Razz Berry icon 12x Razz Berry
Walk 5 km Staryu
Make 15 Nice Curveball Throws Pinap Berry icon 10x Pinap Berry

Stage rewards:

A Cosmic Companion (12/12)

Task Reward
Earn 15 hearts with your Buddy Gardevoir
Catch 25 different species of Pokémon Staryu
Earn 10000 Stardust Ultra Ball icon 25x Ultra Ball

Stage rewards:

  • Star Piece icon 1x Star Piece
  • Stardust icon 2500x Stardust
  • XP icon 5000x XP

Meet Cosmog, the Nebula Pokémon

Cosmog

Professor Willow

Professor Willow’s return led to a discovery of a mysterious Pokémon called Cosmog. Throughout the Season of Light, you’ll be able to adventure and bond with your Cosmog and explore the mystery surrounding it in more depths.

Cosmog can be encountered in Research Encounters, at Level 15, with CP in the range of 162 – 185 CP.

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