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Pokémon GO Field Research (March 2024): All Research Tasks, Breakthrough & Rewards

Complete Pokémon GO Field Research and acquire amazing rewards! Here is a list of all Field Research tasks for the World of Wonders season.
Pokémon GO Field Research (March 2024): All Research Tasks, Breakthrough & Rewards
(Picture: Niantic / The Pokémon Company)

Pokémon GO Field Research tasks are a great way to earn many free rewards. Trainers can earn these free rewards by completing these daily tasks, including wild Pokémon encounters, Poké Balls, and more. 

Field Research tasks refresh each month, so you must be updated with the complete Research list and its possible rewards. This guide will cover all the Pokémon GO Field Research tasks this month and the rewards for acquiring Research Breakthrough for the World of Wonders Season.

5th March 2024 Update: This guide reflects the new monthly Field Research and Research Breakthrough rewards for Pokémon GO’s World of Wonders Season. The original article continues below.

Pokémon GO Field Research (March 2024): All Field Research Tasks & Rewards

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Assist Professor Willow by completing the assigned Research tasks throughout the Season of Timeless Travels. (Picture: Niantic / The Pokémon Company)

Pokémon GO Field Research tasks can be claimed by spinning PokéStops, in which you can receive and complete one task daily. As you’ll be assisting Professor Willow, you can receive rewards for completing each task, ranging from various encounters and items unless specified.

Likewise, some of these encounters allow you to encounter their Shiny form (*) if specified in the list we’ve provided below. Completing your first Field Research task daily will earn you a Stamp, contributing to unlocking a Research Breakthrough.

For March 2024, the Field Research tasks also include a new Spinda pattern to encounter, which, according to Leek Duck, as it's confirmed to be Spinda Pattern #4. Let’s look at all the Field Research tasks and reward encounters in March 2024 for Pokémon GO:

All Battling Tasks:
Task: Reward/s:

Win a Raid


Win two Raids


Win five Raids

Aerodactyl*, Alolan Exeggutor* or Alolan Marowak*

Win a three-star Raid or higher

Archen* or Tirtouga*

Win in GO Battle League

Chinchou*, Grubbin* and/or Poliwag*

All Buddy/Friendship Tasks:

Earn two Candies while walking with your Buddy Pokémon

Buneary*, Bunnelby*, Dedenne*, Glameow*, Jigglypuff* and/or Litleo*

Earn three Candies while walking with your Buddy Pokémon

Galarian Stunfisk* and/or Stunfisk*

Send five Gifts with a Sticker added for each


Trade one Pokémon

Spritzee* and/or Swirlix*

All Catching Tasks:

Catch five Pokémon

Rattata*, Sentret* and/or Zigzagoon*

Catch seven Pokémon

Magikarp*, Stufful* and/or Wimpod

Catch seven different Pokémon species

Hisuian Qwilfish*

Catch 15 different Pokémon species


Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon

Axew*, Bagon* and/or Dratini*

Catch five Bug or Grass-type Pokémon

Burmy (Plant)*, Burmy (Sandy)* and/or Burmy (Trash)*

Catch five Fighting or Psychic-type Pokémon Gothita*, Meditite* and/or Solosis*

Catch ten Fire-type Pokémon

Blaziken and/or Charizard Mega Energy x10

Catch ten Grass-type Pokémon

Sceptile and/or Venusaur Mega Energy x10

Catch ten Normal-type Pokémon

Pidgeot Mega Energy x10

Catch ten Water-type Pokémon

Blastoise and/or Swampert Mega Energy x10

Catch five Weather Boosted Pokémon

Hippopotas*, Poliwag*, Roggenrola*, Snover*, Vanillite*, Vulpix* and/or Wingull*

Use five Razz Berries to help catch Pokémon

Snorunt* and/or Swinub*

All Event Tasks:
Defeat two Team GO Rocket Grunts Golduck and/or Skarmory*
Hatch two Eggs Pikachu wearing Captain's Cap*, Fuecoco, Sprigatito and/or Quaxly
Win a Raid Pikachu wearing Captain's Cap*, Rockruff* and/or Skarmory*
All Exploring Tasks:

Explore 3km

Growlithe* and/or Hisuian Growlithe*

Hatch an Egg

Nincada*, Scyther*, Stunfisk*, Sudowoodo* and/or Trubbish*

Hatch two Eggs

Galarian Stunfisk*, Feebas*, Mawile*, and/or Sneasel*

Spin three Pokéstops or Gyms

Aron*, Doduo*, Ralts*, and/or Remoraid*

Spin five Pokéstops or Gyms

Growlithe*, Hisuian Growlithe*, Galarian Slowpoke* and/or Slowpoke*

Take a Snapshot of one wild Pokémon

Cottonee*, Croagunk* and/or Trapinch*

Take three Snapshots of different wild Bug-type Pokémon

Ledyba* and/or Spinarak*

Take three Snapshots of different wild Grass-type Pokémon

Bellsprout* and/or Oddish*

Take three Snapshots of different wild Ground-type Pokémon

Diglett* and/or Drilbur*

All Team GO Rocket Tasks:

Defeat three Team GO Rocket Grunts


Purify three Shadow Pokémon


All Training Tasks:

Evolve a Pokémon


Power up Pokémon three times

Bulbasaur*, Charmander* and/or Squirtle*

Power up Pokémon five times

Oshawott*, Snivy* and/or Tepig*

Aggron Mega Energy x10, Beedrill Mega Energy x10, Blastoise Mega Energy x10, Charizard Mega Energy x10, Manectric Mega Energy x10, Pidgeot Mega Energy x10, and/or Venusaur Mega Energy x10

Power up Pokémon seven times

Litten, Popplio, and/or Rowlett*

Power up Pokémon ten times

Ampharos Mega Energy x25, Gardevoir Mega Energy x25, and/or Lopunny Mega Energy x25

All Throwing Tasks:

Make five Nice Throws

Alolan Diglett*, Diglett*, and/or Sudowoodo*

Make ten Nice Throws

Nidoran (Female)* and/or Nidoran (Male)*

Make three Great Throws

Binacle*, Clamperl*, Elgyem*, Kabuto* and/or Omanyte*

Make five Great Throws

Machop* and/or Mankey*

Make three consecutive Great Throws

Anorith* and/or Lileep*

Make five Great Curveball Throws

Cranidos* and/or Shieldon*

Make five consecutive Great Curveball Throws

Spinda Pattern #4*

Make two Excellent Throws


Make three consecutive Excellent Throws

Beldum*, Gible* or Larvitar*

Pokémon GO Field Research (March 2024): All Research Breakthrough Rewards

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Furfrou is one of the Pokémon you can be awarded from the season's Research Breakthrough rewards. (Picture: Twitter / Pokémon GO)

The World of Wonders Season features a new rotation of Pokémon as Research Breakthrough rewards when completing Field Research tasks. The first Field Research task you complete for a day will reward you with a Stamp for unlocking a Research Breakthrough. 

Continuing to complete Field Research tasks to obtain at least seven Stamps from seven Field Research tasks. Once you have earned seven Stamps, you'll be rewarded with a box that rewards you with XP, Stardust, various items, and an encounter with one of the following Pokémon:

  • Dubwool
  • Furfrou
  • Goomy
  • Hisuian Sneasel
  • Jango-o
  • Sandygast

You have the entire World of Wonders Season to encounter with any or all of the Pokémon mentioned above. The season began on 1st March 2023 and will conclude on 1st June 2024, with possible monthly resets for the Field Research tasks.