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Pokemon GO Cotton-Winged Bird Special Research Explained

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Pokemon GO's Swablu Community Day brings with it the Cotton-Winged Bird special research story, which can be purchased in the shop for $1. Below, you'll find the details of the special research tasks and their rewards, so you can determine if buying the event ticket is worthwhile.

Pokemon GO Cotton-Winged Bird Special Research

Set 1:

  • Power up Pokemon 10 times - Reward: 15 Poke Balls
  • Catch 15 Swablu - Reward: Swablu encounter
  • Make 10 Nice Throws - Reward: 10 Pinap Berries

Rewards for completing Set 1: 2,000 Stardust, a Swablu encounter, and an Incense.

Set 2:

  • Catch 15 Swablu - Reward: 100 Swablu candy
  • Transfer 10 Pokemon - Reward: 1,000 Stardust
  • Use 15 Pinap Berries while catching Pokemon - Reward: 15 Great Balls

Rewards for completing Set 2: 1500 XP, a Swablu encounter, and an Incense.

Set 3:

  • Make 3 Great Curveball Throws - Reward: 100 Swablu candy
  • Evolve 1 Swablu - Reward: 1 Egg Incubator
  • Transfer 10 Pokemon - Reward: 100 Swablu candy

Rewards for completing Set 3: 2,500 XP, 1 Rocket Radar, and 15 Ultra Balls.

Set 4:

There are no research tasks to complete in Set 4. You can claim the rewards directly.

  • Claim reward: 3 Silver Pinap Berries
  • Claim reward: Swablu encounter
  • Claim reward: 3,500 XP

Rewards for completing Set 4: 3,000 Stardust, an Altaria encounter, and 3 Rare Candy.