Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto

Kanto Celebration
Kanto Celebration

Throwback Challenge is a 36 part special research quest line that celebrates iconic moments from Pokémon GO’s Kanto, Johto, Hoenn and Sinnoh regions, with thematic quests along the way.

According to data mined (and unverified) information, this special research quest line should have 9 quests per region. The first 9 quests were accidentally released to some players on April 27th, titled Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto.

This page lists all tasks and rewards for Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto Special research, Kanto themed quests, Kanto themed raid bosses and more. Spoilers ahead.

Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto Special Research Tasks and Rewards

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Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto Special Research Tasks and Rewards

Step 1 / 9

Task Reward
Catch 3 Grass, Water or Fire-type Pokémon 10x PokéBall
Take a snapshot of a Bug-type Pokémon 5x Pinap Berry
Catch a Rock-type Pokémon 500 Stardust

Step completion rewards

Pokemon GO OnixOnix
  • 1x Rare Candy
  • 2x Golden Razz Berry

Step 2 / 9

Task Reward
Battle in a raid Pokemon GO ClefairyClefairy
Transfer 3 Pokémon 10x Super Potion
Catch a Water-type Pokémon 500 Stardust

Step completion rewards

Pokemon GO StarmieStarmie
  • 1x Rare Candy
  • 2x Silver Pinap Berry

Step 3 / 9

Task Reward
Evolve 3 Pokémon 10x Great Ball
Hatch an Egg Pokemon GO SnorlaxSnorlax
Catch an Electric-type Pokémon 500 Stardust

Step completion rewards

Pokemon GO RaichuRaichu
  • 1x Rare Candy
  • 2x Golden Razz Berry

Step 4 / 9

Task Reward
Give your buddy a treat Pokemon GO GastlyGastly
Send a gift to a friend Pokemon GO DratiniDratini
Catch an Grass-type Pokémon 500 Stardust

Step completion rewards

Pokemon GO TangelaTangela
  • 1x Rare Candy
  • 2x Silver Pinap Berry

Step 5 / 9

Task Reward
Earn a candy walking with your buddy 5x Ultra Ball
Make 3 Great Throws Pokemon GO ChanseyChansey
Catch an Poison-type Pokémon 500 Stardust

Step completion rewards

Pokemon GO WeezingWeezing
  • 1x Rare Candy
  • 2x Golden Razz Berry

Step 6 / 9

Task Reward
Take a snapshot of a Ghost-type Pokémon Pokemon GO HitmonchanHitmonchan
Catch a Fighting-type Pokémon Pokemon GO LaprasLapras
Catch an Psychic-type Pokémon 500 Stardust

Step completion rewards

Pokemon GO AlakazamAlakazam
  • 1x Rare Candy
  • 2x Silver Pinap Berry

Step 7 / 9

Task Reward
Take a snapshot of an Ice-type Pokémon 10x Hyper Potion
Evolve a Pokémon Pokemon GO AerodactylAerodactyl
Catch an Fire-type Pokémon 500 Stardust

Step completion rewards

Pokemon GO ArcanineArcanine
  • 1x Rare Candy
  • 2x Golden Razz Berry

Step 8 / 9

Task Reward
Power up a Pokémon 6 Times 1x Charged TM
Battle another Trainer 1x Star Piece
Catch a Ground-type Pokémon 500 Stardust

Step completion rewards

Pokemon GO NidokingNidoking
  • 1x Rare Candy
  • 2x Silver Pinap Berry

Step 9 / 9

Task Reward
Claim reward 3000 XP
Claim reward 3000 XP
Claim reward 3000 XP

Step completion rewards

Pokemon GO MewtwoMewtwo

Kanto themed raid bosses

Kanto themed raid bosses
Throwback Challenge 2020 Kanto themed raid bosses
Tier Bosses
1 Charmander(s), Bulbasaur(s), Squirtle(s), Meowth(s), Magikarp(s), Koffing(s)
2 Magmar(s), Lickitung(s), Muk, Electabuzz, Cloyster, Exeggutor
3 Tangela, Jynx, Pinsir(s), Aerodactyl(s), Onix(s), Scyther(s)
4 Poliwrath, Golem, Nidoking, Nidoqueen, Dragonite, Snorlax
5 Darkrai

Kanto themed research tasks

Throwback Challenge 2020 Kanto Field Research
Throwback Challenge 2020 Kanto Field Research
Task Text Reward
Catch 7 Pokemon. Pokemon GO KrabbyKrabby
Catch 3 Poison-type Pokemon. Pokemon GO VenonatVenonat
Play with your buddy. Pokemon GO MukMuk
Take a snapshot of your buddy. Pokemon GO PikachuPikachu
Take 3 snapshots of your buddy. Pokemon GO PikachuPikachu
Transfer 7 Pokemon. Pokemon GO ButterfreeButterfree
Battle another Trainer. Pokemon GO BulbasaurBulbasaur
Give your buddy 3 treats. Pokemon GO MankeyMankey
Power up your Pokemon. Pokemon GO SquirtleSquirtle

7KM Egg hatches

Pokemon GO EeveeEevee Pokemon GO LaprasLapras Pokemon GO LickitungLickitung
Pokemon GO MachopMachop Pokemon GO OnixOnix Pokemon GO PinsirPinsir
Pokemon GO ScytherScyther Pokemon GO TangelaTangela Pokemon GO VenonatVenonat

 

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