Timed Research

Timed Research is a special set of Research tasks different to the Special Research. This research is time limited and needs to be completed within a specific time, unlike Special Research which is there forever once you start it.

Timed Research

Research Name Release Date Focal Pokémon
Throwback Challenge Kanto May 1st 2020 - May 8th 2020 Mewtwo
Throwback Challenge Johto May 8th 2020 - May 15th 2020 Ho-Oh
Throwback Challenge Hoenn May 15th 2020 - May 22nd 2020 Groudon
Throwback Challenge Sinnoh May 22nd 2020 - May 29th 2020 Cresselia
Snubbull Research Day May 9th 2020 Snubbull
GO Fest Skill Challenge July 3rd - July 8th 2020 None
GO Fest Battle Challenge July 10th - July 15th 2020 None
GO Fest Friendship Challenge July 17th - July 22nd 2020 None
GO Fest Skill Elite Challenge July 3rd - July 8th 2020 None
GO Fest Battle Elite Challenge July 3rd - July 8th 2020 None
GO Fest Friendship Elite Challenge July 3rd - July 8th 2020 None
Ultra Unlock 2020 July 31st - August 7th 2020 None
Ultra Unlock 2020 Makeup August 21st - August 26th 2020 None
Mega Battle Challenge August 21st - August 26th 2020 None
Community Day: Porygon September 20th 2020 None
Mega Buddy Challenge September 22nd - September 28th 2020 None
Meowth Research Day October 10th 2020 Meowth
Community Day: Charmander October 17th 2020 None
The Seasons Change: Part 1 October 9th - October 13th 2020 None
Niantic Birthday Event October 4th 2020 None
Catch Mastery: Ghost October 25th 2020 None
Mega Gengar October 24th 2020 None
Animation Week 2020 October 24th 2020 None
Community Day: Electabuzz November 15th 2020 None
Community Day: Magmar November 21st 2020 None
Special Weekend Softbank 7-11 November 7th - 8th 2020 None
Special Weekend Verizon November 7th 2020 None
Special Weekend Grubhub November 8h 2020 None
City Spotlight 2020 November 22nd 2020 None
HOME Event November 17th - November 23rd 2020 None
Nidoran and Nidoran Limited Research November 28th 2020 Nidoran♂
Legacy 40 Challenge November 30th 2020 None
Kalos Celebration Event December 2nd - December 10th 2020 None
December Community Day November 21st 2020 None
GO Tour Kanto: Defeat All Challengers February 20th 2021 None
Hoenn Celebration Event January 19th - 24th 2021 None
Community Day: Roselia February 7th 2021 None
Johto Celebration Event January 26th - February 7th 2021 None
Sneasel Limited Research January 30th 2021 Sneasel
Team GO Rocket Celebration February 2nd - February 7th 2021 None
Lunar New Year 2021 February 9th - February 14th 2021 None
Kanto Celebration Event February 21st - February 27th 2021 None
Pokemon GO Tour Kanto - Bonus Event March 5th - April 5th 2021 None
Searching for Legends March 9th - March 14th 2021 None
Charge Up March 16th - March 22nd 2021 None
Weather Week March 24th - March 29th 2021 None
Festival of Colors March 28th 2021 None
Tricky Pokemon April 1st - April8th 2021 None
Sustainability Week April 20th - 25th 2021 None
New Pokémon Snap April 20th - 25th 2021 None
Luminous Legends X May 4th - May 17th 2021 None
Marill Limited Research May 9th 2021 Marill
Luminous Legends Y May 19th - May 25th 2021 None
Special Weekend 2021 May 29th 2021 None
Special Weekend 2021 7-11 Mexico May 29th 2021 None
Special Weekend 2021 Verizon May 29th 2021 None
Galarian Ponyta Limited Research June 1st 2021 - June 8th 2021 None
GO Fest 2021: Raid Day July 18th 2021 None
Ultra Unlock 2021: Time July 23rd 2021 None
Ultra Unlock 2021: Space August 6th 2021 None
Community Day: Eevee August 13th 2021 None
Ultra Unlock 2021: Sword and Shield August 20th 2021 None
Psychic Spectacular September 8th 2021 None
Fashion Week September 21st 2021 None
Community Day: Duskull October 9th 2021 None
Halloween Mischief October 15th 2021 None
Galarian Slowpoke Limited Research October 20th 2021 None
Season of Heritage: Stardust Challenge December 1st 2021 None
Season of Heritage: XP Challenge January 1st 2022 None
Season of Heritage: Catch Challenge February 1st 2022 None
Special Weekend December 2021 December 10th - 12th 2021 None
Pokemon GO Holidays: Friendship Challenge December 23rd - 31st 2021 None
Pokemon GO Holidays: Catch Challenge December 23rd - 31st 2021 None
December Community Day 2021 November 21st 2020 None
New Year's December 31st 2021 None
Limited Research - Steelix January 1st - 31st 2022 None
Mountains of Power January 7th - 13th 2022 None
Lunar New Year: Friendship Challenge February 1st - 7th 2022 None
Lunar New Year: Catch Challenge February 1st - 7th 2022 None
GO Tour Poke Ball Prep Rally February 18th - 25th 2022 None
Raikou, Entei, and Suicune Photo Safari February 26th 2022 None
GO Tour: Johto Battle Challenge February 26th 2022 None
GO Tour: Live February 27th 2022 None
GO Tour: Live - Elite Four February 27th 2022 None
BATTLE March 1st 2022 - June 1st 2022 None
Lush Jungle March 22nd 2022 - March 29th 2022 None
Partner Research: SushiRo April 7th - May 7th 2022 None
Partner Research: Tully's April 18th - May 15th 2022 None
Partner Research: Yoshinoya April 25th - May 31st 2022 None
April Splash! April 13th 2022 None
GO Battle Day April 17th 2022 None
Community Day Distance Challenge April 23rd 2022 None
Limited Research - Exeggcute April 30th 2022 None
Electrify the Sky May 3rd 2022 None
Water Festival: Catch Challenge May 12th 2022 None
Electrify the Sky - Extra May 13th - 18th 2022 None
Adventure Week: Adventure Challenge June 7th - 12th 2022 None
GO Battle Day June 17th 2022 None
Partner Research: Odakyu June 2nd - August 7th 2022 None
Partner Research: Don Quijote June 14th - July 18th 2022 None
Partner Research: Softbank August 2nd - August 28th 2022 None
Anniversary Event Research July 6th - July 12th 2022 None
Battle Weekend Challenge July 10th - July 11th 2022 None
Old Friends, New Beginnings July 14th - July 21st 2022 None
Bug Out Catch Challenge August 10th 2022 - August 16th 2022 None