Pokemon Go November Field Research Tasks, Rewards And Breakthrough Rewards

Get ready for November Field Research

It's cold outside but it won't matter to Pokemon Go players who once again are getting ready for a new month of field research quests and rewards to revel in.

On this page, we'll share with you everything we know about Field Research quests in Pokemon Go.

From how they work, the existing quests available right now and what Pokemon will act as our new Field Research Breakthrough in November 2020.

To make things easy, we've broken it down into sections, so if you want to skip ahead, by all means, click the link to fast-forward to the info you're looking for.

Pokemon Go Field Research Quests - What Are They and How Do They Work?

Field Research Quests are one of the key cornerstones of the game.

If you're new to Pokemon GO or joining again after a lengthy stint away, then lets recap how these Field Research Quests work and why they're so important.

In Pokemon Go players spin PokeStops and in return, collect field research quests from Professor Willow.

These are completely random and the quest for each PokeStop changes every 24 hours.

Completing field research earns rewards for players. This could be anything from Pokeballs to random Pokemon encounters. It all depends on the research task you complete.

Naturally, Pokemon encounters are most popular, especially when the Pokemon available is especially rare. 

Complete Field Research Quests and you'll also earn a stamp. Collect seven stamps and you'll unlock an additional field research breakthrough. Normally this means a chance to capture an extra special Pokemon with better rewards to boot.

And that's it. You're all set to go complete some Pokemon Go Field Research.

Pokemon Go November 2020 Field Research - Confirmed

Below is a list of confirmed Field Research tasks for Pokemon Go players in October 2020, courtesy of LeekDuck.com.

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Pokemon Go November 2020 Research Breakthrough Reward

As per usual Niantic has already announced the latest changes coming to the Research Breakthrough Reward in November 2020.

Previously trainers had the chance to encounter Shedinja as a possible research breakthrough reward in October 2020.

Shedinja is still available right up until when the field research breakthrough changes over.

However, if you hold on for a few more hours until November 1 at 8pm GMT, you'll be able to encounter Togetic, the Happiness Pokémon.

 This information was confirmed on the most recent Pokemon Go blog:

"From Sunday, November 1, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. to Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8), Togetic, the Happiness Pokémon, will be available as a Research Breakthrough encounter."

When do Pokemon Go November 2020 Field Research Quests start?

At the time of writing, the Pokemon Go field research quests and rewards for October 2020 are still active and can be digested just below.

These existing Field Research Quests will change at 1pm PDT on November 1.

For those of you in the UK, that's 8pm GMT.

We'll be sure to update the page later today with the new November quests, once they go live. Otherwise, make the most of the below field research whilst it's still available.

Field Research TaskPokemon EncounterCPChance of Shiny?
Win a raidLotadCP 230 - 256Yes
Win 3 raidsAerodactylCP 1136 - 1193Yes
Win 5 raidsChanseyCP 490 - 537Yes
Catch 10 PokémonCranidos730 - 780No
Catch a Dragon-type PokémonMagikarp99 - 117Yes
Catch 3 Psychic-type PokémonDratini397 - 430Yes
Catch 3 Pokémon with Weather BoostAbra534 - 575Yes
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather BoostSlowpoke487 - 525No
Make 5 Nice Throws



347 - 378

324 - 355



Make 5 Nice ThrowsVoltorb399 - 432Yes
Make 3 Great Throws




487 - 527

515 - 553

613 - 655

Make 3 Great Throws in a rowOnix435 - 472Yes
Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a rowSpinda #2486 - 523Yes
Make 3 Excellent Throws in a rowLarvitar411 - 445Yes
Use 5 Berries to help Catch PokémonExeggcute467 - 503Yes
Defeat 2 Team GO Rocket GruntsDrowzee411 - 446Yes
Win a level 3 or higher raid



620 - 662

548 - 587



Win a raidBronzor229 - 258Yes
Win 5 RaidsAerodactyl1136 - 1193Yes
Hatch an EggBeldum385 - 418Yes
Evolve a Pokémon



399 - 440

424 - 459



Power up a Pokémon 5 times




442 - 477

387 - 420

372 - 405




Give your buddy 3 treats 437 - 472Yes
Send 3 Gifts to friendsWoobat401 - 435Yes
Transfer 3 PokémonBaltoy307 - 337Yes
Trade a PokémonRalts206 - 231Yes


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