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Pokemon Go: All May Research Tasks & What the Rewards Are 

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Pokemon Go: All May Research Tasks & What the Rewards Are 

It’s a new month and that means new research tasks in Pokemon Go. Below is what can currently be confirmed at the time of publishing this informational guide. The item rewards are listed by the type of item, and the Pokemon rewards are listed by Research Task. Here are all of the May Research Tasks and their rewards in Pokemon Go.

Stardust Rewards 

The lifeblood of leveling your Pokemon. Stardust is a commodity that you can never have enough of. Let’s take a look at the stardust rewards: 

  • 200 Stardust: Make 3 Great Throws, Make 5 Nice Throws, Make 2 Nice Curveball Throws in a Row, Battle in a Gym, Catch 10 Pokemon, Catch 5 Pokemon with Weather Boost, Hatch an Egg, Spin 10 Pokestops or Gyms 
  • 500 Stardust: Make 5 Curveball Throws in a Row, Make 3 Nice Throws in a Row, Make an Excellent Throw, Battle in Gyms 5 Times, Win a Gym Battle, Win a Raid, Use a Super Effective Charged Attack in a Gym Battle, Use 5 Berries to Help Catch Pokemon, Catch 10 Pokemon With Weather Boost, Catch 10 Normal-Type Pokemon 
  • 1000 Stardust: Make 3 Great Throws in a Row, Make 3 Great Curveball Throws, Use a Super Effective Charged Attack in 7 Gym Battles, Win 3 Gym Battles, Hatch 3 Eggs 
  • 1500 Stardust: Make 3 Great Curveball Throws in a Row, Win 3 Raids, Catch a Dragon-Type Pokemon, Catch a Ditto

Berry Rewards 

Berries are a fantastic way to make it easier to catch Pokemon or increase the amount of candy you get per catch. Take a look below to see how you can stock up on these delicious fruits: 

  • 3 Razz Berries: Make 3 Great Throws, Make 5 Nice Throws, Make 2 Nice Curveball Throws in a Row, Catch 10 Pokemon, Catch 5 Pokemon with Weather Boost, Hatch an Egg, Spin 10 Pokestops or Gyms 
  • 6 Razz Berries: Make 5 Curveball Throws in a Row, Use 5 Berries to Help Catch Pokemon, Catch 10 Pokemon with Weather Boost, Catch 10 Normal-Type Pokemon 
  • 9 Razz Berries: Make 3 Great Throws in a Row, Make 3 Great Curveball Throws, Hatch 3 Eggs 
  • 2 Golden Razz Berries: Make 3 Great Curveball Throws in a Row, Catch a Dragon-Type Pokemon, Catch a Ditto 
  • Pinap Berry: Make 3 Great Throws, Make 5 Nice Throws, Make 2 Nice Curveball Throws in a Row, Catch 10 Pokemon, Catch 5 Pokemon with a Weather Boost, Hatch an Egg, Spin 10 PokeStops or Gyms 
  • Pinap Berries: Make 5 Curveball Throws in a Row, Make 3 Nice Throws in a Row, Make an Excellent Throw, Use 5 Berries to Help Catch Pokemon, Catch 10 Pokemon with Weather Boost, Catch 10 Normal-Type Pokemon 
  • Pinap Berries: Make 3 Great Throws in a Row, Hatch 3 Eggs 
  • 5 Silver Pinap Berries: Catch 3 Grass, Water, or Fire-Type Pokemon, Spin 10 Pokestops or Gyms 
  • Nanab Berries: Battle in a Gym 
  • 10 Nanab Berries: Battle in Gyms 5 Times, Win a Gym Battle, Win a Raid, Use a Super Effective Charged Attack in a Gym Battle 

Pokeball Rewards 

You’re not gonna get very far without Pokeballs. You could always buy more Pokeballs, but take a look below to see the best free ways to get more catching items: 

  • Pokeballs: Make 3 Great Throws, Make 5 Nice Throws, Make 2 Nice Curveball Throws in a Row, Catch 10 Pokemon, Catch 5 Pokemon With Weather Boost, Hatch an Egg, Spin 10 Pokestops or Gyms
  • 10 Pokeballs: Make 3 Great Throws in a Row, Make 3 Great Curveball Throws, Hatch 3 Eggs 
  • 5 Great Balls: Make 5 Curveball Throws in a Row, Make 3 Nice Throws in a Row, Make an Excellent Throw
  • 2 Ultra Balls: Make 3 Nice Throws in a Row, Make an Excellent Throw
  • 5 Ultra Balls: Make 3 Great Throws in a RowMake 3 Great Curveball Throws, Use 5 Berries to Help Catch Pokemon, Catch 10 Pokemon With Weather Boost, Catch 10 Normal-Type Pokemon, Hatch 3 Eggs 
  • 10 Ultra Balls: Make 3 Great Curveball Throws in a Row, Catch a Dragon-Type Pokemon 

Consumable Item Rewards 

Here are the items you can use only once to heal or level your Pokemon up. Stock up on those candies to boost your legendary Pokemon. Hold those potions and revives for intense raiding and battling sessions. Here’s how you can build up your caches: 

  • 1 Rare Candy: Make 3 Great Throws in a Row, Make 3 Great Curveball Throws, Use a Super Effective Charged Attack in 7 Gym Battles, Win 3 Gym Battles, Hatch 3 Eggs 
  • 3 Rare Candies: Make 3 Great Curveball Throws in a Row, Catch a Dragon-Type Pokemon, Catch a Ditto 
  • 5 Potions: Battle in a Gym 
  • 3 Super Potions: Battle in Gyms 5 Times, Win a Gym Battle, Win a Raid, Use a Super Effective Charged Attack in a Gym Battle 
  • 3 Hyper Potions: Use a Super Effective Charged Attack in 7 Gym Battles, Win 3 Gym Battles 
  • 3 Max Potions: Win 3 Raids 
  • 2 Revives: Battle in a Gym 
  • 4 Revives: Battle in Gyms 5 Times, Win a Raid, Win a Gym Battle, Use a Super Effective Charged Attack in a Gym 
  • 6 Revives: Use a Super Effective Charged Attack in 7 Gym Battles, Win 3 Gym Battles 
  • 8 Revives: Win 3 Raids 
  • 1 Max Revive: Use a Super Effective Charged Attack in 7 Gym Battles, Win 3 Gym Battles 
  • 3 Max Revives: Win 3 Raids 

Pokemon Rewards

(* denotes shiny variant is possible) (R denotes likely, but unconfirmed Pokemon) 

Update: The three rumored Pokemon (Larvitar, Omanyte, and Dratini) have been confirmed since the publishing of this guide.

Now for the best rewards: Pokemon. Items are always nice to have, but the best part of any Pokemon game is the little creatures. Here are the Pokemon you can get from Research Tasks this month: 

  • Make 3 Great Throws: LileepAnorith, Ghastly* 
  • Make 5 Nice Throws: Voltorb, Geodude* 
  • Make 3 Great Throws in a Row: Onix 
  • Make 3 Excellent Throws in a Row: Larvitar*(R) 
  • Mike 5 Great Curveball Throws in a Row: Spinda
  • Battle in a Gym: Mankey*, Makuhita* 
  • Battle in Gyms 5 Times: Machop* 
  • Win a Gym Battle, or Power Up Pokemon 5 Times: Bulbasaur*, Charmander*, Squirtle* 
  • Use a Super Effective Charged Attack in 7 Gym Battles: Electabuzz 
  • Win 3 Gym Battles: Jynx 
  • Win a Level 2 or Higher Raid: Sableye* 
  • Battle in a Raid: Meditite* 
  • Win 5 Gym Battles: Grimer* 
  • Win 5 Raids: Aerodactyl* 
  • Win a Level 3 or Higher Raid: Kabuto*, Omanyte*(R) 
  • Catch 10 PokemonMagikarp*, Teddiursa 
  • Catch 5 Pokemon with Weather Boost: PoliwagVulpix 
  • Catch a Dragon-Type Pokemon: Dratini*(R) 
  • Use 5 Berries to Help Catch Pokemon: Weepinbell 
  • Use 5 Nanab Berries While Catching Pokemon: Swalot 
  • Use 10 Pinap Berries While Catching Pokemon: Loudred 
  • Catch 7 Grass, Water, or Fire-Type PokemonGrowlithe* 
  • Catch 10 Ground-Type Pokemon: Diglett* 
  • Catch 3 Electric, Normal, or Poison-Type PokemonPlusle*, Minun* 
  • Catch 5 Water-Type Pokemon: Seel* 
  • Catch 5 Flying, Psychic, or Dark-Type Pokemon: Poochyena* 
  • Catch 5 Fighting-Type Pokemon: Breloom 
  • Hatch an Egg: Exeggcute, Spoink* 
  • Hatch 3 Eggs: Magmar 
  • Hatch 5 Eggs: Chansey 
  • Evolve a PokemonEevee*, Pidgey* 
  • Use an Item to Evolve a PokemonSkarmory 
  • Send 10 Gifts to Friends: Alolan Exeggutor 
  • Transfer 3 Pokemon: Shuppet* 
  • Trade a PokemonDrifloon* 
  • Earn 5 Candies Walking with Your Buddy: Slakoth 

Pokemon GO Research Breakthrough

After a full week, it’s important to sit back and relax with one of these legendary Pokemon. If you missed out on Latios and Latias earlier in the year, then you’re in luck. The twin Eon Pokemon have returned as Research Breakthrough rewards. The Kanto duo of Ho-Oh and Lugia are also back in the mix.

That’s all you need to know about the May Research Tasks and their rewards in Pokemon Go.

If you have any more questions about Pokemon Go, just consult our Pokemon Go Wiki.

Source: The Silph Road 

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