Pokemon Go: All January 2023 Field Research Tasks and Encounters

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With the first month of the year upon us, we are greeted with a whole host of new Field Research Tasks during Season 9: Mythical Wishes to complete and earn rewards.

Field Research Tasks, available by spinning Pokestops or Gyms, is a great way for trainers to encounter Pokemon they may not find within the wild, complete challenges requiring you to do so, and to gain new items, XP and rewards.

Let’s take a look below at the January 2023 Field Research Tasks, plus their rewards.

Field Research Tasks January 2023 plus Encounters

Field research tasks
Credit: Niantic

For the Field Research Tasks for January 2023, they can be broken down into six main categories:

  • Catching Tasks
  • Battling Tasks
  • Throwing Tasks
  • Evolve/Power Up Tasks
  • Buddy / Friendship Tasks
  • Miscellaneous

Some of the tasks are repeatable every month, and some update at the start of every month, making it worthwhile checking back to see what you can expect to encounter during the relevant month.

But for now, let’s jump right in and explore which Pokemon and items are available within the Field Research Tasks for January 2023.

Catching Tasks

For the month of January 2023, the following tasks plus their rewards are available to trainers:

Catch 5 PokemonClefairy*
Catch 7 PokemonMagikarp*
Catch a Dragon-Type PokemonBagon*
Catch 5 Pokemon with Weather BoostVulipix*
Use 5 Berries whilst catching PokemonBunnelby*
Available as a Shiny Pokemon *

Battling Tasks

Battle in GO LeagueMarill*
Win a three Star Raid or higherOmanyte*
Win a RaidMawile*
Win 5 RaidsAerodactyl*
Available as a Shiny Pokemon *

READ MORE: Pokemon Go: Where to find Ditto January 2023

Throwing Tasks

Make 5 Nice ThrowsDunsparce*
Make 3 Great ThrowsSnubbull*
Make 3 Great Throws in a rowOnix*
Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowSpinda*
Make an Excellent ThrowEmolga
Make 3 Excellent Throws in a rowGible*
Available as a Shiny Pokemon *

Evolve / Power Up Tasks

Evolve a PokemonEevee*
Power Up Pokemon 3 timesBulbasaur*
Power Up Pokemon 5 timesChikorita*
Power Up Pokemon 7 timesTreecko*
Available as a Shiny Pokemon *

Buddy / Friendship Tasks

Earn 3 hearts with your BuddyBuneary*
Give your Buddy 3 treatsSnubbull*
Earn 2 Candies walking with your BuddyBunnelby*
Earn 3 Candies walking with your BuddyStunfisk
Send 5 Gifts and add a Sticker to eachPlusle*
Trade a PokemonDedenne
Available as a Shiny Pokemon *

READ MORE: Pokemon Go: How to successfully defeat Giovanni January 2023


Hatch an EggTogedemaru
Hatch 2 EggsBeldum*
Spin 3 Pokestops or GymsSudowoodo*
Spin 5 Pokestops or GymsRalts*
Take a Snapshot of Wild PokemonHoppip*
Take 5 Snapshots of Wild PokemonSudowoodo*
Catch 3 Shadow PokemonPurrloin*
Available as a Shiny Pokemon *

And there we have it Trainers, all the Field Research Tasks for January 2023. Stay tuned here at The Click for all news related to Pokemon Go as it happens.

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