Trainers, As a part of the 3rd Anniversary Event, Niantic has released a special Jump-Start Research Challenge which rewards you a lot of XP, Stardust and Dratini Candy by just completing simple tasks!

This Page Lists all the Jump-Start Stages along with Research Tasks and Rewards, beware spoilers ahead

Jump-Start Research Tasks

Stage 1 of 6:

Make a new friend5,000 XP
Catch 3 Pokémon with Weather Boost5,000 XP
Hatch an Egg5,000 XP

Stage Completion Rewards: 2 Lucky Eggs, Dratini Encounter, 15,000 Stardust

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Stage 2 of 6:

Earn a Candy walking with your buddy30x Dratini Candy
Take a Snapshot of Dratini30x Dratini Candy
Evolve a Dratini10,000 XP

Stage Completion Rewards: 1x Raid Pass, 15,000 Stardust, 2 Lucky Eggs

Stage 3 of 6:

Power up a Pokémon 10 times15,000 XP
Battle another Trainer in the Great League15,000 XP
Battle in a Raid15,000 XP

Stage Completion Rewards: 2x Lucky Eggs, 15,000 XP, 2x Star Pieces

Stage 4 of 6:

Catch 5 different species of PokémonChimchar Encounter
Catch a Legendary Pokémon from a Field Research Breakthrough or RaidPiplup Encounter
Hatch 3 EggsTurtwig Encounter

Stage Completion Rewards: 2x Lucky Eggs, Guaranteed Shiny Eevee Encounter, 15,000 Stardust

Stage 5 of 6:

Take a Snapshot of Eevee30,000 XP
Send 5 Gifts to friends30,000 XP
Trade 3 Pokémon with a friend30,000 XP

Stage Completion Rewards: Lapras, 30,000 XP, 2x Lucky Eggs

Stage 6 of 6:

Make a new Friend60x Dratini Candy
Win a level 3 or higher Raid60x Dratini Candy
Evolve a Dragonair100,000 XP

Stage Completion Rewards: 2x Lucky Eggs, 100,000 XP, 15,000 Stardust

Tip: Don’t forget to turn on your Lucky Egg during this stage

Total Stardust/XP Gain in Jump-Start Research

No Star PieceWith Star Piece
60,000 Stardust90,000 Stardust
No Lucky EggWith Lucky Egg
405,000 XP810,000 XP

Do you know?

You can check-out the Countdown Timer of all Events at our All New Mobile App GO Field Guide for all Countdown Timers, Raid Boss Guides, Egg Hatch List, Shiny Checklist and much more…

Available for both Android and iOS

iOS – App Store

Android – Google Play Store



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