Pokémon GO January 2021 Research Tasks and Rewards

Pokémon GO's January 2021 Research Tasks are now available.
Pokémon GO's January 2021 Research Tasks are now available. / Photo courtesy of Niantic/The Pokémon Company

Pokémon GO's January 2021 Research Tasks and rewards are now publicly available, setting the hoops players will need to jump through to pick up all the bonuses they can for the month. Here's every task you'll be able to chase in January, plus what you'll receive for completing the tasks.

Pokémon GO January 2021 Research Tasks and Rewards

  • Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a Row: Spinda #1
  • Give your Buddy 3 treats: Meditite (can be Shiny)
  • Earn 5 hearts with your Buddy: Lillipup (can be Shiny)
  • Use 5 berries to help catch Pokémon: Makuhita (can be Shiny)
  • Catch 10 Pokémon: Magikarp (can be Shiny)
  • Catch 5 Pokémon with weather Boost: Poliwag (can be Shiny), Vulpix (can be Shiny)
  • Catch a Dragon-Type Pokémon: Dratini (can be Shiny)
  • Evolve a Pokémon: Eevee (can be Shiny)
  • Evolve a Pokémon: Exeggutor
  • Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row: Gible (can be Shiny)
  • Make 3 Great Throws in a row: Onix (can be Shiny)
  • Make 3 Great Throws: Lileep (can be Shiny), Anorith (can be Shiny), Gastly (can be Shiny)
  • Trade a Pokémon: Seadra
  • Make 5 Nice Throws: Voltorb (can be Shiny)
  • Power up Pokémon 5 times: Bulbasaur (can be Shiny), Charmander (can be Shiny), Squirtle (can be Shiny), 15 Mega Beedrill, Venusaur, Charizard or Blastoise Energy
  • Win a Raid: Litwick (can be Shiny)
  • Win 5 Raids: Aerodactyl (can be Shiny)
  • Win a Level 3 or higher Raid: Kabuto (can be Shiny), Omanyte (can be Shiny)