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Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto

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

Onix
  • 1x Rare Candy
  • 2x Golden Razz Berry

Step 2 / 9

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

Step completion rewards

Starmie
  • 1x Rare Candy
  • 2x Silver Pinap Berry

Step 3 / 9

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

Step completion rewards

Raichu
  • 1x Rare Candy
  • 2x Golden Razz Berry

Step 4 / 9

Task Reward
Give your buddy a treat Gastly
Send a gift to a friend Dratini
Catch an Grass-type Pokémon 500 Stardust

Step completion rewards

Tangela
  • 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 Chansey
Catch an Poison-type Pokémon 500 Stardust

Step completion rewards

Weezing
  • 1x Rare Candy
  • 2x Golden Razz Berry

Step 6 / 9

Task Reward
Take a snapshot of a Ghost-type Pokémon Hitmonchan
Catch a Fighting-type Pokémon Lapras
Catch an Psychic-type Pokémon 500 Stardust

Step completion rewards

Alakazam
  • 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 Aerodactyl
Catch an Fire-type Pokémon 500 Stardust

Step completion rewards

Arcanine
  • 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

Nidoking
  • 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

Mewtwo

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
Task Text Reward
Catch 7 Pokemon. Krabby
Catch 3 Poison-type Pokemon. Venonat
Play with your buddy. Muk
Take a snapshot of your buddy. Pikachu
Take 3 snapshots of your buddy. Pikachu
Transfer 7 Pokemon. Butterfree
Battle another Trainer. Bulbasaur
Give your buddy 3 treats. Mankey
Power up your Pokemon. Squirtle

7KM Egg hatches

Eevee Lapras Lickitung
Machop Onix Pinsir
Scyther Tangela Venonat

 

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