August 2022 Field Research Tasks and Rewards

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A complete guide to Pokémon GO’s August 2022 Field Research tasks, rewards and encounters. Includes Pokémon encounters and Mega Energy rewards.

Do note that event-exclusive Field Research will override monthly research tasks during event duration. You can find an overview of August 2022 events here.

All information in this article is for the month of August 2022:

  • 📅  Starts Monday, August 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)
  • 📅  Ends Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)

Research Breakthrough Encounter

Stunfisk (Galarian)

Monday, August 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) to Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7) Galarian Stunfisk will be the featured research breakthrough encounter. If you’re lucky, you might encounter a Shiny one!

Field Research Tasks and Rewards

Catching tasks

Task Reward
Catch 10 Normal-type Pokémon Mega Energy icon 10x Pidgeot Mega Energy
Catch 10 Fire-type Pokémon Mega Energy icon 10x Charizard Mega Energy
Catch 10 Water-type Pokémon Mega Energy icon 10x Blastoise Mega Energy
Catch 10 Grass-type Pokémon Mega Energy icon 10x Venusaur Mega Energy
Catch 5 Pokémon
Use 5 Nanab Berries to help catch Pokémon
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost
Catch 7 Pokémon
Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon

Throwing tasks

Task Reward
Make 3 Excellent Throws Donphan
Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row Gible
Make 3 Great Throws
Make 3 Great Throws in a row Onix
Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row Spinda #2
Make 5 Nice Throws Dunsparce

Battling Tasks (Raids, Gyms and GO Battle League)

Task Reward
Win a Raid Marowak
Win a Level 3 or higher raid
Win 5 Raids Aerodactyl
Battle in the GO Battle League Spheal
Purify a Shadow Pokémon Sudowoodo

Buddy and Friendship tasks

Task Reward
Earn a Candy Walking with your buddy Teddiursa
Earn 2 Candy Walking with your buddy Bunnelby
Earn 3 Candies walking with your Buddy Stunfisk
Send 3 Gifts and add a sticker to each Litleo
Play with your buddy Hoppip
Trade a Pokémon Roggenrola

 

Miscellaneous Tasks

Task Reward
Hatch an Egg
Hatch 2 Eggs Beldum
Spin 3 Pokéstops or Gyms Sudowoodo
Spin 5 Pokéstops or Gyms Ralts
Evolve a Pokémon Eevee
Power up Pokémon 3 times
Power up Pokémon 5 times
Power up Pokémon 7 times
Power up Pokémon 10 times Mega Energy icon 10x Steelix Mega Energy
Take a Snapshot of a Wild Pokémon Snubbull

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