To complete the Pokemon GO Chasing Legends Research, you must finish every task in all six Research steps before Pokemon GO Tour: Hoenn Global ends at 10 PM local time on February 26, 2023.

The rewards you get depend on which of the three paths you choose to take, and whether you joined Team Ruby or Team Sapphire!

However, before you start, you’ll need to know whether you should pick the Cacnea, Gulpin, or Surskit path in Pokemon GO Chasing Legends Research!

Here are all of the tasks and rewards for the Chasing Legends Research in Pokemon GO, no matter which path you choose to follow:

Chasing Legends Step 1/6 Tasks & Rewards

Task ImageReward
Power up Pokemon 15 timesIncense Pokemon GO3 Incense

Step 1 Completion Rewards

  • 5 Kyogre Candy
  • 5 Groudon Candy
  • Absol encounter

Chasing Legends Step 2/6 Tasks & Rewards

Task ImageReward
Use an IncenseCacnea Gulpin Surskit Pokemon GOCacnea, Gulpin or Surskit Encounter
Catch 5 Cacnea / Gulpin / SurskitCacnea Gulpin Surskit Pokemon GOCacnea, Gulpin or Surskit Encounter
Catch 10 different species of PokemonCacnea Gulpin Surskit Pokemon GOCacnea, Gulpin or Surskit Encounter

The Pokemon encounter you get for completing these three tasks depends on which path you chose at the beginning – Cacnea, Gulpin, or Surskit.

Step 2 Completion Rewards

  • 2 Premium Battle Passes
  • 30 Poke Balls
  • 5 Ultra Balls

Chasing Legends Step 3/6 Tasks & Rewards

Task ImageReward
Spin 15 PokeStops or GymsPlusle Pokemon GOPlusle encounter
Explore 1kmSolrock Pokemon GOSolrock Encounter
Catch 10 Fire, Grass or Ground-type PokemonTrapinch Pokemon GOTrapinch Encounter
Catch 1 GroudonVolbeat Pokemon GOVolbeat Encounter

If you want to catch a Groudon, you will need to win a Primal Groudon Raid. Check out our Pokemon GO Primal Groudon Raid guide to find out the best Pokemon to counter it!

Step 3 Completion Rewards

Primal Groudon Raid Pokemon GO

Chasing Legends Step 4/6 Tasks & Rewards

Task ImageReward
Spin 15 PokeStops or GymsMinun Pokemon GOMinun encounter
Explore 1kmLunatone Pokemon GOLunatone Encounter
Catch 10 Fire, Grass or Ground-type PokemonWailmer Pokemon GOWailmer Encounter
Catch 1 GroudonIllumise Pokemon GOIllumise Encounter

To catch Kyogre, you will need to defeat its Primal form in a Raid. Find out the best counters to beat Primal Kyogre to make this Raid much easier!

Step 4 Completion Rewards

Primal Kyogre Raid Pokemon GO

Chasing Legends Step 5/6 Tasks & Rewards

Task ImageReward
Activate Primal ReversionRocket Radar Pokemon GORocket Radar
Defeat a Team GO Rocket LeaderRevive Pokemon GO3 Revives

Before using Primal Reversion in Pokemon GO, you’ll need to know how to get Groudon Primal Energy and Kyogre Primal Energy. Then, you can use Primal Reversion to change their forms.

Also, if you need help defeating any of the Team GO Rocket leaders, we’ve got guides on how to beat all of them:

Team Rocket Leaders Pokemon GO

Step 5 Completion Rewards

  • Fast TM
  • Charged TM

Chasing Legends Step 6/6 Tasks & Rewards

Task ImageReward
Claim Reward!Pokemon GO XP2023 XP
Claim Reward!Pokemon GO Stardust2023 Stardust

Step 6 Completion Rewards

  • Spinda encounter

If you are after even more Pokemon GO research to complete after Chasing Legends, then there’s one that might take you months to complete and will reward you with a guaranteed shiny Jirachi! Find out everything you need to know about the Pokemon GO Masterwork Research: Wish Granted.

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