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Pokemon GO A Valorous Hero: All Research & Rewards

How to finish the Timed and Special Research in the Pokemon GO A Valorous Hero event!

The Pokemon GO A Valorous Hero event is all about Raiding, but it has also introduced two new Research Stories for players to complete.

First, there is a Timed Research that must be finished before the event ends, which rewards players with plenty of items, such as Poke Balls, Potions, and Berries.

Then, there is a large Special Research Story that includes an exclusive encounter with a Ponyta, which is wearing a Candela costume!

But before you jump into the Research, find out everything you need to know about A Valorous Hero in Pokemon GO!

A Valorous Hero Pokemon GO Special Research

A Valorous Hero Timed Research: All Tasks & Rewards

The Timed Research for the A Valorous Hero event has two steps to complete and four tasks within both of these steps.

This Timed Research must be finished by 8 PM local time on May 17, 2023.

Step 1/2

TaskReward
Power up Pokemon 10 times1000 Stardust
Catch 5 Pokemon10 Poke Balls
Make 5 Great Throws 10 Razz Berries
Battle 3 Team GO Rocket Grunts5 Hyper Potions

If you’re struggling with this step, find out the easiest way to make Great Throws in Pokemon GO!

Step 1 Completion Rewards

  • 1000 Stardust
  • 1000 XP
  • Fast TM

Step 2/2

TaskReward
Power up Pokemon 10 times1000 Stardust
Catch 5 Pokemon10 Poke Balls
Make 5 Great Throws 10 Razz Berries
Battle in a Gym 3 times5 Hyper Potions

Step 2 Completion Rewards

  • 1000 Stardust
  • 1000 XP
  • Charged TM
Pokemon GO Team Valor

A Valorous Hero Special Research: All Tasks & Rewards

Pokemon GO players can claim the A Valorous Hero Special Research at any time during the A Valorous Hero event, which is active from 10 AM local time on May 11 to 8 PM local time on May 17, 2023.

Then, it can be completed at any time, and finishing it will reward players with an encounter with an exclusive Candela-costumed Ponyta!

Step 1/4

TaskReward
Catch 15 Pokemon10 Poke Balls
Use 15 Berries to help catch Pokemon10 Razz Berries
Power up Pokemon 5 times1000 Stardust

Step 1 Completion Rewards

  • 1500 XP
  • Charmander encounter

Step 2/4

TaskReward
Use 5 supereffective charged attacks10 Pinap Berries
Power up Pokemon 5 times2000 Stardust
Battle 3 Team GO Rocket members3 Revives

Step 2 Completion Rewards

  • 2000 XP
  • Stufful Encounter

Step 3/4

TaskReward
Catch 15 Pokemon15 Great Balls
Power up Pokemon 15 times2500 Stardust
Battle in a Gym 3 times5 Revives

Step 3 Completion Rewards

  • 2500 XP
  • Ponyta with Candela accessory

Step 4/4

TaskReward
Claim Reward!80 Charizard Mega Energy
Claim Reward!5 Hyper Potion
Claim Reward!7 Revives

Check out our Pokemon GO Mega Evolution guide to find out how to use this Charizard Mega Energy!

Step 4 Completion Rewards

  • 2500 XP
  • 2500 Stardust
Pokemon GO A Valorous Hero Event

There is plenty more to look forward to in Pokemon GO this month. Check out the May 2023 Pokemon GO events schedule to find out more!

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