March 2022 Research Tasks & Rewards

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A complete list of March 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 March events here.

March Research Breakthrough

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

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

Field Research

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

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


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


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

Gifts and friends

Task Reward
Send 5 gifts to friends and add a sticker to each
Earn a Candy walking with your buddy Nosepass
Earn 2 Candies walking with your buddy Bunnelby
Earn 5 Hearts with your Buddy Mankey


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 Blastoise Mega Energy
  • 10 Venusaur Mega Energy
  • 10 Pidgeot Mega Energy
Power up Pokémon 7 times
Power up a Pokémon 10 times 20 Venusaur Mega Energy


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

Raids and Trainer Battles

Task Reward
Win a raid   Rufflet
Win 5 raids Aerodactyl
Win a Level 3 or higher raid
Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts
Battle in the GO Battle League   Mudkip


Task Reward
Take a snapshot of a wild Pokémon
Trade a Pokémon

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