April 2022 Research Tasks & Rewards

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A complete list of April 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 April events here.

April Research Breakthrough

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

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

Field Research

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

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


Task Reward
Catch 10 Grass-type Pokémon 10 Venusuar Mega Energy
Catch 10 Normal-type Pokémon 10 Pidgeot Mega Energy
Catch 5 Pokémon
Catch 7 different species of Pokémon Combee
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost
Catch 7 Pokémon Magikarp
Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon
Use 5 Nanab Berries to help catch Pokémon


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 #6
Make 5 Nice Throws Dunsparce

Gifts and friends

Task Reward
Send 3 Gifts to friends and add a sticker to each Ralts
Play with your Buddy Eevee
Earn 2 Candies walking with your Buddy Bunnelby
Earn 3 Candies walking with your Buddy Stunfisk
Earn 3 Hearts with your Buddy Wailmer


Task Reward
Hatch 2 Eggs Beldum
Hatch an Egg

Power up and Evolve

Task Reward
Evolve a Pokémon Eevee
Power up Pokémon 5 times
Power up Pokémon 3 times
Power up Pokémon 7 times
Power up a Pokémon 5 times
  • 10 Beedrill Mega Energy
  • 10 Pidgeot Mega Energy
Power up a Pokémon 10 times 20 Lopunny 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   Shinx
Win 5 raids Aerodactyl
Win a Level 3 or higher raid
Defeat a Team GO Rocket Grunts Croagunk
Battle in the GO Battle League   Marill


Task Reward
Take a snapshot of a wild Pokémon
Take a snapshot of a wild Grass-type Pokémon Cottonee
Trade a Pokémon

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