Every Pokemon GO player finally has the opportunity to catch the Mythical Pokemon Shaymin, thanks to the new Grass and Gratitude Special Research!

This Research is available for all trainers for free following the start of the 2023 Pokemon GO Sustainability Week event on April 20, 2023.

Shaymin Garden Pokemon GO

All Steps, Tasks & Rewards in Pokemon GO Grass and Gratitude Shaymin Special Research

There are seven steps to complete in the Grass and Gratitude Special Research in Pokemon GO, each with a number of tasks.

The biggest reward, an encounter with Shaymin, comes once you have finished every task in step 6. Then, you’ll get 25 Shaymin Candy to power it up in step 7!

Grass and Gratitude Step 1/7

Task Reward
Take 4 snapshots of your Pokemon3 Nanab BerriesNanab Berry Pokemon GO
Spin 9 PokeStops or Gyms15 Poke Balls Pokemon GO Pokeball
Walk 2 kmCherubiCherubi Pokemon GO

In case you don’t know how to do it, here’s how to take snapshots in Pokemon GO!

Step 1 Completion Rewards

  • 1000 XP
  • 500 Stardust
  • Mysterious Component

Grass and Gratitude Step 2/7

Task Reward
Take 4 snapshots of wild Grass-type Pokemon3 Razz BerriesRazz Berry Pokemon GO
Take 9 snapshots of wild PokemonJumpluffJumpluff Pokemon GO
Take 2 snapshots of wild Flying-type Pokemon6 Super PotionsSuper Potion Pokemon GO

Using Elemental Lure Modules is the best way to attract Pokemon of specific types to your location. This should speed up step 2 of the Pokemon GO Grass and Gratitude Research!

Step 2 Completion Rewards

  • 1500 XP
  • 1000 Stardust
  • Rocket Radar

Grass and Gratitude Step 3/7

Task Reward
Power up Pokemon 22 timesStar PieceStar Piece Pokemon GO

Step 3 Completion Rewards

  • 2500 XP
  • 2000 Stardust
  • Premium Battle Pass

Grass and Gratitude Step 4/7

Task Reward
Catch 4 Grass-type PokemonLeafeonLeafeon Pokemon GO
Catch 9 Pokemon15 Great BallsPokemon GO Great Ball
Catch 2 Flying-type Pokemon6 Hyper PotionsHyper Potion Pokemon GO

Step 4 Completion Rewards

  • 3000 XP
  • 2000 Stardust
  • 2 Golden Razz Berries

Grass and Gratitude Step 5/7

Task Reward
Complete 4 Field Research tasks3 Pinap BerriesPokemon GO Pinap Berry
Earn 9 hearts with your buddy15 Ultra BallsPokemon GO Ultra Ball
Hatch 2 Eggs6 Max PotionsMax Potion Pokemon GO

Find out the fastest way to earn Buddy Hearts in Pokemon GO so you can breeze past step 5 of the Grass and Gratitude Research!

Step 5 Completion Rewards

  • 5000 XP
  • 2500 Stardust
  • 2 Silver Pinap Berries

Grass and Gratitude Step 6/7

Task Reward
Catch 22 different species of PokemonLucky EggLucky Egg Pokemon GO

As you’ll need to catch 22 different species of Pokemon for step 6 of Grass and Gratitude, this will take a while. Activating your Daily Adventure Incense is a great way to encounter Pokemon species you may not see regularly!

Step 6 Completion Rewards

  • 5000 XP
  • 2500 Stardust
  • Shaymin Encounter

Grass and Gratitude Step 7/7

Task Reward
Claim Reward!22 Shaymin StickersShaymin Sticker Pokemon GO
Claim Reward!2022 XPPokemon GO XP
Claim Reward!2022 StardustPokemon GO Stardust

Step 7 Completion Rewards

  • 25 Shaymin Candy
  • Incense
  • 22 Ultra Balls

Find out the fastest ways to earn Candy in Pokemon GO so you can earn more Shaymin Candy to power up this Mythical Pokemon!

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