Pokémon GO March 2023 Field Research Tasks and Rewards

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A complete guide to Pokémon GO’s March 2023 Field Research tasks, rewards and encounters. Includes Pokémon encounters, Mega Energy rewards and Research Breakthrough available during the month of March.

Do note that event-exclusive Field Research will override monthly research tasks during event duration. You can find an overview of March 2023 events here.

All information in this article is for the month of March 2023:

  • 📅  Starts Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)
  • 📅  Ends Saturday, April 1, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)

Research Breakthrough Encounter

  • From March 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT -7) to June 1, 2023, at 1:00 p.m.
    PDT (GMT -7)

During March 2023, Pokémon GO Trainers can earn an encounter with Parasect, Pinsir, Snorlax, Furfrou, Gible and Goomy by completing the seven-day Field Research breakthrough. Complete Field Research tasks during the month of March to unlock one of these encounters.

Field Research Tasks and Rewards

Pokémon encounters from Field Research tasks always feature Level 15 Pokémon, with minimum IVs set to 10/10/10, similar as in Raid or Egg encounters. Field Research encounters are unaffected by the weather.

Catching tasks

Task Reward
Catch 10 Normal-type Pokémon Mega Energy icon 10x Pidgeot Mega Energy
Catch 10 Water-type Pokémon Mega Energy icon 10x Blastoise Mega Energy
Catch 10 Fire-type Pokémon Mega Energy icon 10x Charizard Mega Energy
Catch 10 Grass-type Pokémon Mega Energy icon 10x Venusaur Mega Energy
Catch 5 Pokémon
Use 3 Pinap Berries to help catch Pokémon Grimer
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost
Catch 7 Pokémon
Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon
Catch 5 Water-type Pokémon

Throwing tasks

Task Reward
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 #1
Make 5 Nice Throws Dunsparce
Make 5 Curveball Throws in a Row Meowth (Alola)

Battling Tasks (Raids, Gyms and GO Battle League)

Task Reward
Win a Raid Skarmory
Win a Level 3 or higher raid
Win 5 Raids Aerodactyl
Battle in the GO Battle League
Catch 2 Shadow Pokémon Croagunk

Buddy and Friendship tasks

Task Reward
Send 3 Gifts and add a Sticker to each
Earn 2 Candy Walking with your buddy Bunnelby
Earn 3 Candies walking with your Buddy Stunfisk
Earn 5 Candies walking with your Buddy Wailmer
Earn 5 Hearts with your Buddy Woobat
Trade a Pokémon Seadra

Miscellaneous Tasks

Task Reward
Hatch an Egg
Hatch 2 Eggs
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 25x Slowbro Mega Energy
Power up Pokémon 15 times Mega Energy icon 25x Gyarados Mega Energy
Take a Snapshot of a Wild Pokémon
Take 3 Snapshots of a Wild Water-type Pokémon

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