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‘A Poni Adventure’ Pokémon Go Special Research guide

Finish up the Season of Alola with the last Special Research before the final bonus research tasks

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Julia Lee (she/her) is a guides producer, writing guides for games like The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and Genshin Impact. She helped launch the Rift Herald in 2016.

The last set of seasonal Special Research Tasks for the Season of Alola, “A Poni Adventure,” has dropped in Pokémon Go. Our “A Poni Adventure” Special Research Task guide lists out all the tasks and rewards you get for this last seasonal research.

As long as you log in before June 1, you can claim “A Poni Adventure” from the menu that lists all your other Special Research Tasks. If you complete these and the other three seasonal research tasks released prior, you’ll get access to a special end-of-season research starting on May 25.

The prior three research sets are “An Akala Adventure,” “A Melemele Adventure,” and “An Ula’ula Adventure.”

A Poni Adventure Step 1 of 4

  • Catch 10 Pokémon (10 Poké Balls)
  • Power up Pokémon 5 times (5 Razz Berries)
  • Defeat 2 Team Go Rocket grunts (3 Hyper Potions)

Rewards: Alolan Raticate encounter, 500 XP, 500 Stardust

A Poni Adventure Step 2 of 4

  • Catch 3 water-type Pokémon (Tentacruel encounter)
  • Take a snapshot of a water-type Pokémon (Wailmer encounter)
  • Use 5 berries to help catch Pokémon (Wingull encounter)

Rewards: 1 Fast TM, 500 XP, 500 Stardust

A Poni Adventure Step 3 of 4

  • Walk 2 km (Miltank encounter)
  • Catch 15 Pokémon (10 Great Balls)
  • Spin 5 PokéStops or gyms (Stufful encounter)

Rewards: 1 Premium Battle Pass, 1,000 XP, 1,000 Stardust

A Poni Adventure Step 4 of 4

  • Send 5 gifts to friends (10 Great Balls)
  • Catch 15 Pokémon (7 Pinap Berries)
  • Win a raid (Alolan Exeggutor encounter)

Rewards: 15 Ultra Balls, 8,000 XP, 3,000 Stardust