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How to Complete 2022 Festival of Lights Timed Research in Pokemon GO

The 2022 Pokemon GO Festival of Lights event has added some new Timed Research for players to complete – here’s how to do it!

Although catching Pokemon is the main focus for Pokemon GO players, completing Research is an extremely important and enjoyable part of the game too.

With the Pokemon GO Festival of Lights returning for 2022, there is new Timed Research for players to complete and it has to do with catching the event Pokemon.

So you can finish this Research as fast as possible, we’ve compiled all of the Tasks and rewards in the Festival of Lights Timed Research.

Festival of Lights 2022 Pokemon GO Event

All Tasks & Rewards in the Pokemon GO 2022 Festival of Lights Timed Research

This is every Task in the Festival of Lights Timed Research and the completion rewards each of them:

Festival of Lights: Timed Research – Step 1/2

Task ImageReward
Catch 25 PokemonPokemon GO Pokeball25 Poke Balls
Hatch 2 EggsMorelull Pokemon GOMorelull Encounter
Make 15 Nice ThrowsPokemon GO Great Ball20 Great Balls
Make 10 Great ThrowsPokemon GO Ultra Ball10 Ultra Balls
Make 5 Curveball ThrowsPokemon GO Pinap Berry10 Pinap Berries
Use 10 Berries to hlep Catch PokemonDedenne Pokemon GODedenne Encounter

One of the most difficult parts of this step is the Curveball Throws. Don’t worry though, here’s the easiest way to make Curveball Throws in Pokemon GO!

Also, if you’re hatching Eggs, make sure you know how to install and use the Pokemon GO Egg Widget. This will make tracking your progress much easier.

Step 1 Completion Rewards

Completing all of the Tasks in Step 1 of the Festival of Light will give players:

  • Galarian Ponyta Encounter
  • 2500 XP
Pokemon GO Galarian Ponyta Rapidash

Festival of Lights: Timed Research – Step 2/2

Task ImageReward
Catch 25 PokemonPokemon GO Pokeball25 Poke Balls
Walk 5kmGolden Razz Berry Pokemon GO3 Golden Razz Berries
Evolve 3 PokemonChinchou Pokemon GOChinchou Encounter
Make 10 Great ThrowsPokemon GO Great Ball20 Great Balls
Spin 25 Pokestopsd or GymsSilver Pinap Berry Pokemon GO3 Silver Pinap Berries
Take snapshots of 10 different wild PokemonLitwick Pokemon GOLitwick Encounter

Luckily, catching these Pokemon should be pretty simple. This is because all of them are part of the wild Pokemon spawns during the 2022 Festival of Lights.

We’ve also got guides on how to make Great Throws and how to take snapshots of wild Pokemon if you are struggling with either of those tasks too!

Remember – you only have until October 17 at 8 PM local time to complete both steps and earn the final reward!

Step 2 Completion Rewards

For finishing step 2 of the 2022 Festival of Lights Timed Research, you will get:

  • Sparkler Pose for your in-game Avatar
  • 2500 XP
Pokemon GO Sparkler Pose

Now you know how to complete the Timed Research, here’s every new Field Research Task in the Festival of Lights. You may as well complete some of these too!

If you’re after even more items to customize your Avatar, check out the great rewards from the GO Battle League in the Season of Light.

Alternatively, find out the fastest way to earn PokeCoins in Pokemon GO. Then, you’ll be able to buy loads of items using the coins you earn.

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