A Troubling Situation

Date Released: July 23rd 2019

To coincide with the release of Team GO Rocket and Shadow Pokémon in Pokémon GO, some Special Research was added. This research takes you through the story of Professor Willow's research into Shadow Pokémon with Blanche, Candela and Spark. It requires you to go out and find members of Team GO Rocket at PokéStops

Research Tasks

Task Task Reward Total Reward
1 / 4
Evolve 2 Pokémon
MurkrowMurkrow Encounter
StardustStardust * 1000
1000 XP
1000 XP
Power up Pokémon 5 times
SableyeSableye Encounter
2 / 4
Catch 2 Shadow Pokémon
EkansEkans Encounter
StardustStardust * 1000
2000 XP
Golden Razz BerryGolden Razz Berry * 5
Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket Grunts
KoffingKoffing Encounter
3 / 4
Purify 3 Shadow Pokémon
Stardust"Stardust * 3000
StardustStardust * 2000
Silver Pinap BerrySilver Pinap Berry * 5
Rare CandyRare Candy * 1
Purify a Grass, Water or Fire-type Shadow Pokémon
3000 XP
4 / 4
Claim Reward
Stardust"Stardust * 3000
Fast TMFast TM * 1
1 XP
Rare CandyRare Candy * 3
Claim Reward
3000 XP
Claim Reward
Stardust"Stardust * 1000