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Pokemon GO Anniversary Event Research: How to Complete & Get Rotom

The Pokemon GO Anniversary event has a new Timed Research to complete and it rewards you with a Wash Rotom encounter. Here’s how to do it!

With every Pokemon GO event comes plenty of new content. This includes new Pokemon, Raid bosses, Field Research, and more.

However, out of all of the new content in the Pokemon GO Anniversary event, the most exciting part might be the return of Rotom!

Players at Berlin Pokemon GO Fest could catch Mow Rotom but now the Wash form of this Pokemon will be available for everyone to catch!

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Here’s how you can complete the Timed Research in the Pokemon GO Anniversary event and get an encounter with Wash Rotom!

But first, check out all of the Pokemon GO Anniversary event Field Research Tasks. You’ll want to be finishing these as you do the Timed Research too!

How to Complete the Timed Research & Catch Wash Rotom in the Pokemon GO Anniversary Event

By completing this Timed Research during the Pokemon GO Anniversary event, you’ll get the chance to catch Wash Rotom. Here’s all of the steps you need to finish before the event ends on July 12:

Step 1: Pokemon GO Anniversary Timed Research (1/6)

Task Reward
Catch 15 Pokemon15 Pokeballs
Catch 5 different species of Pokemon10 Great Balls
Make 5 Nice Throws5 Ultra Balls
Make 3 Great Throws 500 XP
Make 5 Curveball ThrowsFoongus encounter
Use 10 Berries to help catch Pokemon500 Stardust

Step 1 Rewards: Cake Costumed Pikachu encounter, 1 Poffin

Read More: Pokemon GO 2022 Anniversary Event: All Raids – Legendary, Mega & More

Step 2: Anniversary Timed Research (2/6)

Task Reward
Play with your Buddy5 Razz Berries
Give your Buddy a Treat5 Nanab Berries
Take a Snapshot of your Buddy5 Pinap Berries
Battle another Trainer with your Buddy Pokemon while it’s adventuring with you500 XP
Make 5 Curveball ThrowsEevee encounter
Earn a Candy exploring with your Buddy500 Stardust

Step 2 Rewards: Party Hat Charmander encounter, 2500 Stardust

Players have been struggling with one of the step 2 challenges in particular. Check our guide on How to Battle Another Trainer with your Buddy Pokemon if you need help!

Step 3: Anniversary Timed Research (3/6)

Task Reward
Take 5 Snapshots of Wild Pokemon5 Potions
Take a Snapshot of Charmander5 Revives
Take a Snapshot of your Buddy15 Pokeballs
Take Snapshots of 5 different Pokemon500 XP
Take a Snapshot of a Normal-type PokemonMeowth encounter
Take Snapshots of 3 different wild Fire-, Water-, or Grass-type Pokemon500 Stardust

Step 3 Rewards: Pansear encounter, 1 Unova Stone

Read More: Pokemon GO July Battle Weekend: Date, Bonuses & Shadow Pokemon

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Step 4: Anniversary Timed Research (4/6)

Task Reward
Spin 5 Pokestops or Gyms 20 Pokeballs
Hatch an Egg3 Golden Razz Berries
Walk 2km3 Silver Pinap Berries
Earn a Candy Exploring with your Buddy500 XP
Complete 5 Field Research Tasks 3 Rare Candies
Battle in a Gym 3 times500 Stardust

Step 4 Rewards: Gible Encounter, 1 Premium Battle Pass

Also Read: Pokemon GO July 2022 Spotlight Hours Schedule

Step 5: Anniversary Timed Research (5/6)

Task Reward
Send 5 Gifts to friends5 Super Potions
Send 5 Gifts and add a Sticker to each5 Revives
Transfer 15 pokemon500 XP
Battle in 2 Raids1 Fast TM
Win a Level 1 or higher Raid1 Charged TM
Power up Pokemon 10 times500 Stardust

Step 5 Rewards: Snorlax encounter, 1 Rocket Radar

Also Read: Pokemon GO: All Field Research Reward Encounters – July 2022

Step 6: Anniversary Timed Research (6/6) – How to Catch Rotom in Pokemon GO

Task Reward
Claim Reward!1000 XP
Claim Reward!1000 XP
Claim Reward!1000 XP
Claim Reward!1000 XP
Claim Reward!1000 XP
Claim Reward!1000 XP

Step 6 Rewards: Wash Rotom Encounter, 2500 Stardust, 2500 XP

Also Read: Pokemon GO: How to Catch Ultra Beasts – Phermosa, Buzzwole & Xurkitree

And that’s how you can complete the Timed Research in the Pokemon GO Anniversary event and catch Wash Rotom! Just make sure to finish it before the event ends – you never know when Rotom will be back!

After all, it’s one of the top 10 rarest Pokemon in Pokemon GO!

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Meanwhile, leaks have revealed loads of new Pokemon coming to Pokemon GO soon:

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