All Throwback Challenge 2020: Sinnoh Research rewards in Pokémon Go

It isn't Twinleaf Town, but it's pretty close.

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Starting on May 22, players will need to complete nine different pages of timed research for the Throwback Challenge 2020: Sinnoh event that will be running in Pokémon Go

From research based on the Trainers’ School in Jubilife City all the way to traveling to Iron Island, players can relive some of their Diamond and Pearl memories with the themed Sinnoh challenges. 

There are only eight sets of actual challenges before you can earn the final reward, an encounter with Cresselia. There will also be new Pokémon hatching in 7km Eggs, a Lucario Hat Pikachu, and Shiny Glameow available during the event. 

For players who are looking to become the Throwback Challenge Champion, here are all of the tasks you’ll need to complete during the Sinnoh Timed Research, along with all of the additional content being added in. These tasks will be updated as more information about the specific rewards becomes available. 

Step one

  • Take a Snapshot of a Rock-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust
  • Catch 3 Grass, Water or Fire-type Pokémon – 10 Poké Balls
  • Power up a Pokémon – Burmy encounter

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

Step two

  • Catch a Grass-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust
  • Take a snapshot of a Grass-type Pokémon – five Razz Berries
  • Send a Gift to a friend – Combee encounter

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

Step three

  • Catch a Fighting-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust
  • Make 3 Nice Throws – one Magnetic Lure Module
  • Hatch an Egg – Bronzor encounter

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

Step four

  • Catch a Water-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust
  • Earn a Candy walking with your buddy – 10 Great Balls
  • Catch a Ground-type Pokémon – Skorupi encounter

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

Step five

  • Catch a Ghost-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust
  • Battle another Trainer – one Charged TM
  • Use 3 Berries to help catch Pokémon – one Sinnoh Stone

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

Step six

  • Catch a Steel-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust
  • Take a Snapshot of a Steel-type Pokémon – 10 Ultra Balls
  • Give your buddy 3 treats – Hippopotas encounter

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

Step seven

  • Catch an Ice-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust
  • Evolve a Pokémon – Gible encounter
  • Earn a Candy walking with your buddy – one Glacial Lure Module

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

Step eight

  • Catch an Electric-type Pokémon – 500 Stardust
  • Power up Pokémon 3 times – one Star Piece
  • Make 3 Great Throws – one Fast TM

Rewards – One Razz Berry, Shinx 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 Cresselia encounter

Cranidos, Shieldon, Glameow, Chingling, Bonsly, Happiny, Gible, Munchlax, Riolu, and Mantyke will be appearing in 7km Eggs for the duration of the event. All Pokémon originally discovered in the Sinnoh region will have an increased spawn rate. 

Sinnoh Pokémon will also appear in raid battles, but the specific Pokémon being added haven’t been listed yet. 

Throwback Challenge 2020: Sinnoh will end on May 29. Make sure you finish all of your Research Tasks by then if you want to claim these rewards and work to become the Throwback Challenge Champion.