Pokemon Go January Field Research Tasks and Rewards


The January Field Research for Pokemon GO, tasks, and other rewards are out now! However, fans are up for a slight letdown as January 2022’s cycle of daily Research Breakthrough will not result in Steelix Mega Energy rewards. In its place, Timed Research will become available from Saturday, January 1, 2022, at 12:00 a.m. to Monday, January 31, 2022, at 11:59 p.m according to Pokemon GO.

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In a press release, Pokemon GO discloses Timed Research will see players getting a total of 200 Steelix Mega Energy. It also adds the changes in the January cycle are due to unforeseen issues. Moreover, the January 2022 cycle of daily Field Tasks will see a combination of old Field Tasks and new challenges to keep players motivated.

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January 2022 Cycle Updates

The January Field Research for Pokemon GO, tasks, and other rewards are running for the whole month of January up to February 1. That means month-long opportunities for players to earn their daily stamps and the associated rewards by getting them from Pokestops. Additionally, Pokemon GO promises decent rewards to players to keep them motivated this new year.

Furthermore, Pokemon GO also announces the availability of a Remote Raid Pass, as well as other items that are going to be available in the shop for 1 PokéCoin. Meanwhile, players are up for some exciting new challenges this January.

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Pokemon GO January 2022 Tasks

Pokemon GO teases players with a list of challenges and tasks they can complete to earn them their stamps and rewards this January. Below are is a complete list of tasks players must complete as part of the January 2022 cycle:


Catch Tasks

  • Catch 10 Normal-type Pokémon – 10 Pidgeot Mega Energy
  • Capture 10 Grass-type Pokémon – 1o Venusuar Mega Energy
  • Capture 10 Fire-type Pokémon – 10 Charizard Mega Energy
  • Catch 5 Pokémon Ryhorn
  • Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost – Poliwag, Vulpix, Hippopotas, Snover
  • Capture 7 Pokémon – Magikarp
  • Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon – Bagon, Dratini
  • Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokémon – Wurmple
  • Catch 5 Different Species of Pokémon – Burmy


Throw Tasks

  • Make 3 Curveball Throws in a row – Pineco
  • Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row – Gible
  • Execute 3 Great Throws – Lileep, Anorith, Snubbull
  • Make 3 Great Throws in a row – Onix
  • Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row – Spinda#2
  • Execute 5 Nice Throws – Dunsparce


Gifts and Friends Tasks

  • Open 5 Gifts – Slakoth
  • Earn 2 Candies walking with your buddy – Bunnelby, Slowpoke
  • Earn 3 Candies walking with your buddy – Stunfisk
  • Get 5 Hearts with your Buddy – Eevee


Hatch Tasks

  • Hatch 2 Eggs – Beldum
  • Produce 3 Eggs – Chancy
  • Produce an Egg – Mantine


Power up and Evolve Tasks

  • Evolve a Pokémon – Eevee
  • Power up Pokémon 5 times – Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile
  • Power up Pokémon 3 times – Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle
  • Boot up Pokémon 5 times – 10 Venusaur Mega Energy, 10 Charizard Mega Energy, 10 Blastoise Mega Energy, or 10 Pidgeot Mega Energy
  • Power up Pokémon 7 times – Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip


PokeStop Tasks

  • Spin 3 Pokéstops or Gyms – Sudowoodo
  • Spin 5 Pokéstops or Gyms – Ralts


Raids and Trainer Battles Tasks

  • Use 10 supereffective Charged Attacks – 20 Abomasnow Mega Energy
  • Win 5 raids Aerodactyl
  • Win a Level 3 or higher raid – Kabuto, Omanyte
  • Get a raid Snorlax
  • Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket Grunts – Onix
  • Defeat a Team GO Rocket Leader – Lapras
  • Battle in the GO Battle League 2 times – Stunfisk


Other Tasks

  • Take 2 snapshots of a wild Ice-type Pokémon – Spheal
  • Take a snapshot of a wild Pokémon Murkrow, Hoppip, Yanma
  • Trade a Pokémon Bidoof
  • Walk 2km Shellder