September Field Research Tasks & Rewards (2022)

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A complete guide to Pokémon GO’s September 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 September 2022 events here.

All information in this article is for the month of September 2022:

  • 📅  Starts Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)
  • 📅  Ends Friday, September 30, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. PDT (GMT −7)

Research Breakthrough Encounter


During the month of September, Medicham will be available as a Research Breakthrough reward encounter! In addition, Trainers will receive 1 Premium Raid Pass for every completed Research Breakthrough during the month.

Field Research Tasks and Rewards

Catching tasks

Task Reward
Catch 10 Normal-type Pokémon Mega Energy icon 10× Pidgeot Mega Energy
Catch 10 Fire-type Pokémon Mega Energy icon 10× Charizard Mega Energy
Catch 10 Water-type Pokémon Mega Energy icon 10× Blastoise Mega Energy
Catch 10 Grass-type Pokémon Mega Energy icon 10× Venusaur Mega Energy
Catch 5 Pokémon
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost
Catch 7 Pokémon
Catch a Dragon-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 #3
Make 5 Nice Throws Dunsparce

Battling Tasks (Raids, Gyms and GO Battle League)

Task Reward
Win a Raid Raichu (Alola)
Win a Level 3 or higher raid
Win 5 Raids Aerodactyl
Battle in the GO Battle League Joltik
Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket Grunts Electabuzz

Buddy and Friendship tasks

Task Reward
Earn a Candy Walking with your buddy Dedenne
Earn 2 Candy Walking with your buddy Bunnelby
Earn 3 Candies walking with your Buddy Stunfisk
Send 3 Gifts and add a sticker to each Wobbuffet
Earn 3 Hearts with your Buddy Pikachu
Trade a Pokémon Kadabra


Miscellaneous Tasks

Task Reward
Hatch an Egg
Hatch 2 Eggs Beldum
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 25× Manectric Mega Energy
Take a Snapshot of a Wild Pokémon Snubbull
Take 2 Snapshots of a Wild Steel-type Pokémon Bronzor

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