All Throwback Challenge 2020: Hoenn Research rewards in Pokémon Go

You have from May 15 to 22 to encounter a legendary Pokémon.

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The third event of the Throwback Challenge 2020 in Pokémon Go starts on May 15. Aside from Hoenn Pokémon spawning more frequently, the event includes special timed research tasks.

Trainers will be rewarded with Hoenn Pokémon-themed around each gym from the Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald version games from 2003. In the end, players will have a chance to catch the legendary Groudon.

There are nine tasks to finish, just like the other events. But don’t worry, it shouldn’t take too long for you to reach the last encounter.

Step one

  • Catch 3 Grass, Water or Fire-type Pokémon- 10 Poké Balls
  • Claim Reward – five Rare Candy
  • Catch a Rock-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust

Total Rewards: One Pinap Berry, Nosepass encounter, two Razz Berries

Step two

  • Catch a Fighting-type Pokémon – Stardust 500
  • Make 3 Nice Throws – Lairon Encounter
  • Power up a Pokémon – five Pinap Berries

Total Rewards: One Razz Berry , Hariyama encounter, two Pinap Berry

Step three

  • Catch an Electric-type Pokémon – Stardust 500
  • Make 3 Curveball Throws – Wailmer Encounter
  • Send a gift to a friend – one Incense

Total Rewards: One Pinap Berry, Manectric encounter, two Razz Berry 

Step four

  • Catch a Fire-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust
  • Earn a Candy walking with your buddy – Trapinch Encounter
  • Catch 3 Pokémon with Weather Boost – Bagon Encounter

Total Rewards: One Razz Berry, Camerupt encounter, two Pinap Berries

Step five

  • Catch a Normal-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust
  • Make 3 Great Throws – Shedinja Encounter
  • Power up Pokémon 3 times – 10 Great Balls

Total Rewards: One Pinap Berry, Slakoth encounter, two Razz Berries

Step six

  • Catch a Flying-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust
  • Battle another trainer – Absol Encounter
  • Catch a Water, Electric, or Bug-type Pokémon – 10 Ultra Balls

Total Rewards: One Razz Berry, Swellow encounter, two Pinap Berries

Step seven

  • Catch a Ghost-type Pokémon – five Revives
  • Give your buddy 3 treats – one Charged TM
  • Catch a Psychic-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust

Total Rewards: One Pinap Berry, Claydol encounter, two Razz Berries

Step eight

  • Take a snapshot of a Water-type Pokémon – Clampearl Encounter
  • Evolve a Pokémon – one Star Piece
  • Catch a Water-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust

Total Rewards: One Razz Berry, Sealeo encounter, two Pinap Berries

Step nine

  • Claim reward – 3,000 XP
  • Claim reward – 3,000 XP
  • Claim reward – 3,000 XP

Total Rewards: 10 Rare Candies and Groudon encounter

Lotad, Slakoth, Nincada, Skitty, Sableye, Mawile, Trapinch, Feebas, and Clamperl will hatch from 7km Eggs during the event. All Pokémon originally from the third generation region will have an increased spawn rate, too. 

Throwback Challenge 2020: Hoenn will end on May 22. Make sure you finish all of your Research Tasks if you want to claim these rewards.