The time for change is now, the new December 2020 Field Research Tasks and Raid Boss list is here. We dive through each of these changes so you don’t miss out on a thing.

Find out which Pokémon are hiding in each task and to take note of what you will want to keep an eye out for in the real world. We have our first glimpse into the Kalos region which is a long-awaited update. This article will include those Pokémon and how to get them.

Data and information from these tables are from the Silph Science Research Group.

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Field Research Tasks

The updated December Field Research tasks are as follows:

Task Reward
Send 3 Gifts to friends Houndour
Give your buddy 3 treats Spheal
Earn 5 hearts with your buddy Growlithe
Catch 3 Fire-type Pokémon
Use 5 berries to help catch Pokémon Ponyta
Evolve a Pokémon Flareon
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost Snover
Trade a Pokémon Snorunt
Catch 5 different species of Ice-type Pokémon 2 Rare Candy
Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts Vulpix
Hatch an egg Sneasel
Win 2 Raids Sandshrew (Alola)

Tasks that stay each month:

Task Reward
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost
Evolve a Pokémon. Eevee
Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon Dratini
Catch 10 Pokémon Magikarp
Make 5 Nice Throws Voltorb
Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row Gible
Make 3 Great Throws in a row Onix
Make 3 Great Throws
Win a Level 3 or higher raid
Win 5 raids Aerodactyl
Power Up Pokémon 5 times
Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row Spinda

The following tasks are for the duration of the Kalos event:

Task Reward
Catch 3 Normal-type Pokémon Bunnelby
Catch 5 Flying-type Pokémon Fletchling
Catch 7 Fire-type Pokémon Litleo

Current Raid Bosses

Parting Words

We can see that there are decent new options for obtaining certain Pokémon. Thankfully obtaining these new Kalos Pokémon is a fairly easy task and are also spawning in the wild.

Another new addition is the debut of Mega Abomasnow which can be taken down with an average of 2-5 trainers using powered up Fire type Pokémon which will be 4x weak.

As exciting as these changes are, we advise all trainers to stay safe while venturing outdoors and only leave your house if safe to do so.

Best of luck, Trainers!

Adam ‘Avrip’

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Writer / Editor for the Pokémon GO Hub. PvP enthusiast and tournament organizer in Perth, Western Australia. Collector and enthusiast of rare Pokémon retro memorabilia. Admin of the Pokémon GO Perth & WA Facebook page. Sold my soul to Niantic on 07/07/2016. https://twitter.com/GOHubAvrip