February 2022 Research Tasks & Rewards


A complete list of February 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 February events here.

February Research Breakthrough

  • 📅  Starts February 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)
  • 📅  Ends March 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8)

Players will be able to get Espurr from Field Research Breakthrough rewards during February 2022. If you are lucky, it can be shiny!

Field Research

February field research tasks will be available during the following period:

  • 📅  Starts February 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)
  • 📅  Ends March 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8)


Task Reward
Catch 10 Normal-type Pokémon 10 Pidgeot Mega Energy
Catch 10 Grass-type Pokémon 10 Venusuar Mega Energy
Catch 5 Pokémon
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost
Catch 7 Pokémon Magikarp
Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon Tangela
Catch 5 Different Species of Pokémon


Task Reward
Make 5 Curveball Throws in a row Ferroseed
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 #4
Make 5 Nice Throws Dunsparce

Gifts and friends

Task Reward
Open 5 Gifts Slakoth
Earn 2 Candies walking with your buddy Bunnelby
Earn 3 Candies walking with your buddy Stunfisk
Earn 5 Hearts with your Buddy Woobat


Task Reward
Hatch 2 Eggs
Hatch an Egg Mantine

Power up and evolve

Task Reward
Evolve a Pokémon Eevee
Power up Pokémon 5 times
Power up Pokémon 3 times
Power up Pokémon 5 times
  • 10 Charizard Mega Energy
  • 10 Blastoise Mega Energy
  • 10 Venusaur Mega Energy
  • 10 Beedrill Mega Energy
Power up Pokémon 7 times


Task Reward
Spin 3 Pokéstops or Gyms Sudowoodo
Spin 5 Pokéstops or Gyms Ralts

Raids and Trainer Battles

Task Reward
Win a raid   Skarmory
Use 10 supereffective Charged Attacks 20 Abomasnow Mega Energy
Win 5 raids Aerodactyl
Win a Level 3 or higher raid
Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts
Defeat a Team GO Rocket Leader Lapras
Battle in the GO Battle League   Meditite


Task Reward
Take a snapshot of a wild Pokémon
Trade a Pokémon Staryu
Open 3 Gifts

Author & tags

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