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Pokemon GO Field Research Guide: January 2022

We've compiled a list and brief explanation of what trainers can expect from Field Research in Pokemon GO this January 2022.
We've compiled a list and brief explanation of what trainers can expect from Field Research in Pokemon GO this January 2022. / Niantic Labs

We've compiled a list and brief explanation of what trainers can expect from Field Research in Pokemon GO this January 2022.

As with any new month in Pokemon GO, the in-game Field Research tasks have been changed for the next 30-or-so days. This is a common occurrence within the game to keep things interesting and likely to help cater events to new rewards—which, unsurprisingly, also change every month. We've listed all the tasks active this month below.

Pokemon GO Field Research for January 2022 Explained

As usual, there are a few different types of research tasks that trainers can expect from Pokemon GO during January 2022. These have been collected via the Silph Road, a Pokemon community resource organization, through a post published to the official Silph Road subreddit board on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.

Pokemon Capture Tasks

  • Catch 5 Pokemon
  • Catch 7 Pokemon
  • Catch 1 Dragon-type Pokemon
  • Catch 10 Grass-type Pokemon
  • Catch 10 Fire-type Pokemon
  • Catch 10 Water-type Pokemon
  • Catch 10 Normal-type Pokemon
  • Catch 5 Different Species of Pokemon
  • Catch 5 Pokemon with Weather Boost
  • Use 5 Berries to Help Catch Pokemon
  • Make 5 Nice Throws
  • Make 3 Great Throws
  • Make 5 Great Throws in a Row
  • Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row
  • Make 3 Excellent Throws
  • Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row

Pokemon Care Tasks

  • Earn 2 Candies walking with your buddy
  • Earn 3 Candies walking with your buddy
  • Earn 5 Hearts with your Buddy
  • Trade a Pokemon
  • Evolve a Pokemon
  • Hatch 1 Egg
  • Hatch 2 Eggs
  • Hatch 3 Eggs

Combat Tasks

  • Win 2 Raids
  • Win 5 Raids
  • Win a Level 3 or higher raid
  • Battle in GO Battle League 2 times
  • Defeat a Team GO Rocket Leader
  • Use 10 Super Effective Charged Attacks

Trainer Tasks

  • Power-up a Pokemon 3 times
  • Power-up a Pokemon 5 times
  • Power-up a Pokemon 7 times
  • Take a snapshot of a wild Pokemon
  • Take a snapshot of a wild [X-type] Pokemon
  • Walk 2 k.m.
  • Open 5 Gifts
  • Spin 3 Pokestops or Gyms
  • Spin 5 Pokestops or Gyms

Research tasks will likely change over around this time next month, alongside its rewards and event-specific events.