Many Pokemon GO players are stuck on a particular challenge that asks them to battle another trainer in the Pokemon GO Anniversary event Timed Research. Here’s how to do it!
Pokemon GO isn’t just about catching ’em all – there are plenty of in-game Research Tasks to keep players busy too!
The new Pokemon GO 2022 Anniversary event has added loads of great content but the new Timed Research might be the best part of the whole celebration.
Completing it gives players loads of great rewards as well as an encounter with Rotom. This is one of the top 10 rarest Pokemon in Pokemon GO!
However, there is one particular task within the Timed Research that is giving some players problems. This is the one that asks players to Battle another Trainer with your Buddy Pokemon while it’s adventuring with you.
Here’s how you can complete this challenge and move on to the next part of the event!
But first, find out all of the Field Research Tasks and Rewards in the Pokemon GO Anniversary Event!
How to Battle Another Trainer With Your Buddy Pokemon in the Pokemon GO Anniversary Event Timed Research
It might seem simple, but some players are struggling to get past this task in the Pokemon GO Anniversary event Timed Research.
Follow these steps to easily Battle another Trainer with your Buddy Pokemon while it’s adventuring with you:
- First, feed your Buddy 3 treats so that it adventures with you. You can tell if your Buddy has joined your adventure if it is on the map with you.
- Pro Tip: The Pokemon GO Buddy Widget lets you track your Buddy progress much easier!
- Next, go to the Battle menu and scroll to the bottom until you see training.
- Select to train against one of the team leaders – Blanche, Candela, or Spark.
- Put your Buddy into your Battle Party and battle the trainer you chose.
- Even if you lose the battle, you will have completed the challenge.
- Alternatively, you can battle using your Buddy Pokemon in the GO Battle League or against a friend. Although, training against a team leader is probably the easiest way.
Now you’ve finished that task, find out how to complete all of the Pokemon GO Anniversary Event Timed Research and catch Rotom!
Good luck in your battle against another trainer to finish this Pokemon GO Anniversary Timed Research Event.
Speaking of battling, check out all of the Raid Bosses in the Pokemon GO Anniversary Event. There are some great classic Pokemon as well as some rare event exclusives in Raids right now!
Also, don’t miss these important upcoming Pokemon GO events this month: