How To Complete Pokemon GO Team GO Rocket Research Task

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Team GO Rocket has officially arrived in Pokemon GO and along with their arrival, new research tasks have also gone live.

Completing the new given task is not as hard as you think, so help you finish and complete Team GO Rocket Research Task, we already break down the fastest and easiest way on how to complete the research task called “A Troubling Situation”.

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A Troubling Situation Research Task

Task 1

  • Evolve 2 Pokemon – Reward: Murkrow Encounter
  • Power Up 5 Pokemon – Reward: Sableye Encounter

Bonus Reward: 1,000 Stardust and 2,000 XP

Task 2

  • Catch 2 Shadow Pokemon – Reward: Ekans Encounter
  • Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket Members – Reward: Koffing Encounter

Bonus Reward: 2,000 Stardust, 2,000 XP, and 5 Golden Razz Berries

Pro tip: To catch a Shadow Pokemon, first you need to defeat a member of Team GO Rocket. Find a dark PokeStop and you will receive a challenge notification to fight a Team GO Rocket member. Once you have successfully defeated them, you will have a chance to catch a Shadow Pokemon. Since you need to defeat 3 Team GO Rocket member in this task, you have 3 chance to catch a Shadow Pokemon.

Task 3

  • Purify 3 Shadow Pokemon – Reward: 3,000 Stardust
  • Purify a Fire, Water or Grass-type Shadow Pokemon – Reward: 3,000 XP

Bonus Reward: 2,000 Stardust, 5 Silver Pinap Berries and 1 Rare Candy

Pro tip: There’s a chance that you won’t be able to catch a Fire, Water, or Grass-type Shadow Pokemon while completing Task 2. So you’ll need to battle another Team GO Rocket member again until you find a type of Shadow Pokemon that you can purify to complete Task 3.

Task 4

  • Claim reward: 1,000 Stardust
  • Claim reward: 1,000 XP
  • Claim reward: 1,000 Stardust

Bonus Reward: 1 Fast TM, 1 Charged TM and 3 Rare Candies

The only thing you have to do in Task 4 is collecting all the rewards and bonuses for completing all the task.


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