The Pokemon GO Dark Flames Research is all about Dark or Fire-type Pokemon, and it is up to you to choose which path to take, and which rewards you earn.

The Dark Flames event has added plenty of content, and the Timed Research is one of the most exciting new additions. This branching Research story allows players to catch some great Dark-type or Fire-type Pokemon!

These are all of the tasks and rewards for both paths in all four steps of the Dark Flames Research in Pokemon GO:

Starry Skies Step 1/4

Task Reward
Explore 2km10 Poke BallsPokemon GO Pokeball
Catch 2 Fire or Dark-type Pokemon10 Great BallsPokemon GO Great Ball
Catch 10 different species of Pokemon10 Ultra BallsPokemon GO Ultra Ball

Step 1 Completion Rewards

  • 3 Rare Candy
  • 5 Razz Berries
  • 1000 Stardust

After completing step 1 of the Dark Flames Timed Research, you will get the choice of two paths to take – one for Dark-type Pokemon, and the other for Fire-type Pokemon.

Find out whether to choose the Dark-type or Fire-type path in the Dark Flames Research before proceeding to the next steps.

The completion rewards for each step remain the same, but the reward Pokemon you get differ, in addition to whether your tasks involve Dark or Fire-type Pokemon.

Dark Type or Fire Type Pokemon GO

Starry Skies Dark-Type Path Step 2/4

Task Reward
Catch 20 Dark-Type Pokemon10 Poke BallsPokemon GO Pokeball
Power up 10 Dark-type Pokemon10 Pinap BerriesPokemon GO Pinap Berry
Take 25 Snapshots of Wild Dark-type PokemonCarvanhaCarvanha Pokemon GO

Starry Skies Fire-Type Path Step 2/4

Task Reward
Catch 20 Fire-Type Pokemon10 Poke BallsPokemon GO Pokeball
Power up 10 Fire-type Pokemon10 Pinap BerriesPokemon GO Pinap Berry
Take 25 Snapshots of Wild Fire-type PokemonSlugma Slugma Pokemon GO

Step 2 Completion Rewards

  • 2500 XP
  • 15 Poke Balls
  • 1500 Stardust

Starry Skies Dark-Type Path Step 3/4

Task Reward
Purify 1 Dark-type Shadow Pokemon10 Great BallsPokemon GO Great Ball
Power up 10 Dark-type PokemonSneaselSneasel Pokemon GO
Evolve 3 Dark-type PokemonScraggyScraggy Pokemon GO

Starry Skies Fire-Type Path Step 3/4

Task Reward
Purify 1 Fire-type Shadow Pokemon10 Great BallsPokemon GO Great Ball
Power up 10 Fire-type PokemonAlolan MarowakAlolan Marowak Pokemon GO
Evolve 3 Fire-type PokemonDarumakaDarumaka Pokemon GO

Step 3 Completion Rewards

  • 5000 XP
  • Premium Battle Pass
  • 2000 Stardust

Starry Skies Dark-Type Path Step 4/4

Task Reward
Catch 20 Dark-type Pokemon3 Silver Pinap BerriesSilver Pinap Berry Pokemon GO
Power up 10 Dark-type Pokemon10 Ultra BallsPokemon GO Ultra Ball
Battle in 3 RaidsHoundoomHoundoom Pokemon GO

Starry Skies Fire-Type Path Step 4/4

Task Reward
Catch 20 Fire-type Pokemon3 Silver Pinap BerriesSilver Pinap Berry Pokemon GO
Power up 10 Fire-type Pokemon10 Ultra BallsPokemon GO Ultra Ball
Battle in 3 RaidsHoundoomHoundoom Pokemon GO

Step 4 Completion Rewards

  • 7500 XP
  • 50 Litten Candy
  • 2500 Stardust

Good luck finishing the Dark Flames Timed Research in Pokemon GO. Remember, as it is Timed Research, it will expire once the event ends, so make sure to complete it before 8 PM local time on July 2, 2023.

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