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Pokemon Go April 2020 Field Research Tasks

April is officially underway, which means Pokemon Go developer Niantic has once again refreshed the game’s Field Research list. Many of April’s Field Research tasks are the same as March’s, although some offer new rewards, and you won’t find many tasks that require you to hatch eggs (which is helpful as many part of the world are under lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic).

Unlike the more story-focused Special Research quests, Field Research tasks are distributed via PokeStops. You’ll receive a random task when you spin the Photo Disc, and each one you complete will net you rewards, which can range from helpful items like Berries to encounters with certain Pokemon.

On top of that, the first Field Research task you complete each day will earn you a stamp. If you collect seven stamps, you’ll achieve what’s called a Research Breakthrough, which will net you additional rewards as well as an encounter with a special Pokemon. April’s Research Breakthrough reward is the rare Alolan Exeggutor; you’ll get a chance to catch the Pokemon each time you achieve a Research Breakthrough this month.

As previously mentioned, the Field Research tasks you receive from PokeStops will be randomly drawn from a larger pool. You can see the full list of April’s Field Research tasks, as compiled by The Silph Road, below.

In addition to these tasks, Niantic is offering a handful of Field Research quests that tie into Pokemon Go’s April Fools’ event, which runs from April 1-7. These can lead to encounters with Sudowoodo, Croagunk, and the debuting Gen 5 Pokemon Stunfisk. Niantic has also outlined some other Pokemon Go events happening in April.

Pokemon Go April 2020 Field Research Tasks

Catching Tasks

Field Research Task Rewards
Catch 5 Pokemon with Weather boost x Poliwag or Vulpix encounter; 200 Stardust, 3 Razz Berries, 1 Pinap Berry, or 5 Poke Balls
Catch 10 Pokemon with Weather boost x 500 Stardust, 6 Razz Berries, 2 Pinap Berries, or 5 Great Balls
Catch 3 Grass-, Fire-, or Ground-type Pokemon x Hoppip encounter
Catch 7 different species of Grass-type Pokemon x 3 Rare Candies
Catch 5 Fire-type Pokemon x Torchic encounter
Catch 10 Pokemon x Magikarp encounter; 200 Stardust, 3 Razz Berries, 1 Pinap Berry, or 5 Poke Balls
Catch 10 Normal-type Pokemon 500 Stardust, 6 Razz Berries, 2 Pinap Berries, or 5 Great Balls
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokemon 500 Stardust, 6 Razz Berries, 2 Pinap Berries, or 5 Great Balls
Catch a Dragon-type Pokemon Dratini encounter; 1,500 Stardust, 3 Rare Candies, 2 Gold Razz Berries, or 10 Ultra Balls
Catch a Ditto 1,500 Stardust, 3 Rare Candies, 2 Gold Razz Berries, or 10 Ultra Balls

Battling Tasks

Field Research Tasks Rewards
Defeat 3 Team Go Rocket Grunts Growlithe encounter
Battle in a Raid Pinsir encounter
Battle another trainer Mankey encounter
Win 5 Raids Aerodactyl encounter
Win a level 3 or higher Raid Kabuto or Omanyte encounter

Throwing Tasks

Field Research Task Rewards
Make 3 Great throws Gastly, Anorith, or Lileep encounter; 200 Stardust, 3 Razz Berries, 1 Pinap Berry, or 5 Poke Balls
Make 5 Nice throws Voltorb encounter; 200 Stardust, 3 Razz Berries, 1 Pinap Berry, or 5 Poke Balls
Make 3 Nice throws in a row 500 Stardust, 2 Pinap Berries, 5 Great Balls, or 2 Ultra Balls
Make 3 Great throws in a row Onix encounter; 1,000 Stardust, 1 Rare Candy, 9 Razz Berries, 3 Pinap Berries, 10 Poke Balls, or 5 Ultra Balls
Make 3 Great curveball throws 1,000 Stardust, 1 Rare Candy, 9 Razz Berries, 3 Pinap Berries, 10 Poke Balls, or 5 Ultra Balls
Make 3 Great curveball throws in a row 1,500 Stardust, 3 Rare Candies, 2 Gold Razz Berries, or 10 Ultra Balls
Make 5 Great curveball throws in a row Spinda encounter
Make an Excellent throw 500 Stardust, 2 Pinap Berries, 5 Great Balls, or 2 Ultra Balls
Make 3 Excellent throws in a row Larvitar encounter
Make 5 curveball throws in a row 500 Stardust, 6 Razz Berries, 2 Pinap Berries, or 5 Great Balls
Make 2 Nice curveball throws in a row 200 Stardust, 3 Razz Berries, 1 Pinap Berry, or 5 Poke Balls

Hatching Tasks

Field Research Task Rewards
Hatch 7 Eggs 1 Mossy Lure

Misc. Tasks

Field Research Task Rewards
Transfer 3 Pokemon Diglett encounter
Trade a Pokemon Tangela encounter
Evolve a Pokemon Gloom or Eevee encounter
Power up Pokemon 5 times Bulbasaur, Charmander, or Squirtle encounter
Send 10 Gifts to friends Gligar encounter
Spin 10 PokeStops or Gyms 200 Stardust, 3 Razz Berries, 1 Pinap Berry, 5 Silver Pinap Berries, or 5 Poke Balls

Buddy Tasks

Field Research Task Rewards
Take a Snapshot of your Buddy Sunkern encounter
Earn 5 Hearts with your Buddy Cherrim encounter

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Source: https://www.gamespot.com/articles/pokemon-go-april-2020-field-research-tasks/1100-6475510/