Pokemon GO: All Poni Adventure Special Research Tasks & Rewards

Find out all of the newest rewards and tasks for the Poni Island Special Research event!

by Shaun Cichacki


The next set of special research tasks are making their way into Pokemon GO soon! You’ll need to help Professor Willow out once again, as you are tasked with some more research to help learn more about the world of Pokemon.

You’ll have 4 different quests to partake in, each with its own rewards once you have finished them. Let’s take a look and see what we’ll need to do, and what you’ll get for finishing them off promptly!

A Poni Adventure Research Tasks & Rewards in Pokemon GO


As you help Professor Willow, you’ll get a chance to get your hands on some great items, Stardust, and more through these quests. Thankfully, they are all pretty easy and will help you get your hands on some Pokemon that may not be common in your area, thanks to the Season of Alola that is going on currently in Pokemon Go.

Step 1

Task Reward
Catch 10 Pokemon 10 PokeBalls
Power Up Pokemon 5 Times 5 Razz Berries
Defeat 2 Team Go Rocket Grunts 3 Hyper Potions

Rewards: 500 XP, 500 Stardust, and Alolan Raticate Encounter

Step 2

Task Reward
Catch 3 Water-type Pokemon Tentacruel
Take a snapshot of a Water-type Pokemon Wailmer Encounter
Use 5 Berries to help catch Pokemon Wingull Encounter

Rewards: 500 XP, 500 Stardust, and 1 Fast TM

Step 3

Task Reward
Walk 2km Militank Encounter
Catch 15 Pokemon 10 Great Balls
Spin 5 PokeStops or Gyms Stufful Encounter

Rewards: 1000 XP, 1000 Stardust, and 1 Premium Battle Pass

Step 4

Task Reward
Send 5 Gifts to friends 10 Great Balls
Catch 15 Pokemon 7 Pinap Berries
Win a raid Alolan Exeggutor Encounter

Rewards: 8000 XP, 3000 Stardust, and 15 Ultra Balls

As you can see, these are all pretty basic tasks, but you’ll end up receiving quite a few nice items, a fair amount of Stardust and XP, as well as some great Pokemon to add to your Pokedex. You’ll also end up getting your hands on plenty of items, to make sure that you’ll be able to keep catching all of the new Pokemon that are coming out as part of the new Season of Water 2022 Festival that will be starting very soon!

If you’re having a hard time getting your hands on plenty of Pokemon and items, it may be time to invest in something like the Pokemon GO Plus, or an auto catcher device, which will help you tremendously in your journey. If you’ve been playing for a while, you may have amassed quite a few Pokecoins, so find out the best places to spend them, as well.

Pokemon GO is available now on mobile devices.

- This article was updated on May 10th, 2022

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