Research Task

If you were looking for the missions in Pokémon GO, see Field Research.

Research Tasks are missions for the player to complete in the Nintendo Switch version of Pokémon HOME.

Each research task requires the player to store specific Pokémon in Pokémon HOME. The player can only complete these Research Tasks if the Pokémon has the correct game of origin.

List of Research Tasks

Kanto Region Tasks

These Research Tasks can only be completed with Pokémon that originate from Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!

# Name Description Pokémon Requirement to view
1 Route 1 Pokémon that appear on Route 1, which connects Pallet Town and Viridian City.   Rattata
  Pidgey
  Bellsprout
  Oddish
N/A
2 Viridian Forest Pokémon that appear in Viridian Forest, which is known as a hot spot for catching Bug-type Pokémon.   Pikachu
  Caterpie
  Weedle
N/A
3 Mt. Moon Pokémon that appear in Mt. Moon, which is located to the east of Pewter City.   Zubat
  Clefairy
  Geodude
  Paras
N/A
4 Aquatic Pokémon Pokémon that can be found close to the waters of the Kanto region.   Magikarp
  Horsea
  Poliwag
  Staryu
  Tentacool
N/A
5 Diglett's Cave Pokémon that dug out the huge tunnel connecting Vermilion City and Pewter City.   Diglett
  Dugtrio
N/A
6 Psychic Pokémon that the psychics of Kanto often choose as their partners.   Abra
  Drowzee
  Mr. Mime
N/A
7 Rock Tunnel Pokémon that dwell inside the Rock Tunnel, where light doesn't reach.   Charmander
  Kangaskhan
  Rhyhorn
  Machop
Complete 1 task for this region
8 Pokémon Tower Pokémon that caused people to think that the Pokémon Tower in Lavender Town was haunted.   Gastly
  Cubone
  Haunter
Complete 1 task for this region
9 Fighting Dojo Pokémon that are highly recommended by the Karate Master of Saffron City's Fighting Dojo.   Machamp
  Hitmonchan
  Hitmonlee
  Primeape
  Poliwrath
Complete 1 task for this region
10 Power Plant Pokémon that have made their home inside the abandoned Power Plant.   Electrode
  Electabuzz
  Voltorb
  Magnemite
  Magneton
Complete 1 task for this region
11 Seafoam Islands Pokémon that appear in the Seafoam Islands, located in the southern sea of Kanto.   Jynx
  Seel
  Slowpoke
  Shellder
Complete 1 task for this region
12 Pokémon Mansion Pokémon that have made their home inside the desolate Pokémon Mansion on Cinnabar Island.   Magmar
  Ditto
  Grimer
  Koffing
Complete 1 task for this region
13 Fossil Secrets Ancient Pokémon that have been revived from Fossils found in the Kanto Region.   Aerodactyl
  Omastar
  Kabutops
Complete 2 tasks for this region
14 Victory Road Powerful Pokémon that those who challenge the Pokémon League must face along their way.   Rhydon
  Machoke
  Graveler
  Golbat
  Onix
Complete 2 tasks for this region
15 Cerulean Cave Pokémon that appear in the deep cave located to the northwest of Cerulean City.   Golduck
  Rhydon
  Chansey
  Lickitung
  Snorlax
Complete 3 tasks for this region
16 Evolution Stones Pokémon that have evolved thanks to the mysterious power hidden within Evolution Stones.   Wigglytuff
  Exeggutor
  Vaporeon
  Jolteon
  Flareon
Complete 3 tasks for this region
17 Trading Mysteries Pokémon that evolved through a mysterious power when traded between Trainers.   Alakazam
  Machamp
  Golem
  Gengar
Complete 3 tasks for this region
18 Flying Pokémon that can fly you around when you are on their back.   Charizard
  Aerodactyl
  Dragonite
Complete 3 tasks for this region
19 Legendary bird Pokémon Legendary bird Pokémon that have been sighted in the Kanto region.   Articuno
  Zapdos
  Moltres
Complete 4 tasks for this region
20 Genetic Pokémon A Pokémon that is said to have been created by a certain scientist.   Mewtwo Complete 5 tasks for this region

Galar Region Tasks

These Research Tasks can only be completed with Pokémon that originate from Pokémon Sword and Shield.

# Name Description Pokémon Requirement to view
1 First partner Pokémon Pokémon that Trainers of the Galar region choose as their first partner before beginning their journey.   Grookey
  Scorbunny
  Sobble
N/A
2 Route 1 Pokémon that appear on the little tranquil path between Postwick and Wedgehurst.   Rookidee
  Wooloo
  Skwovet
N/A
3 Slumbering Weald Pokémon that appear in the mist-shrouded Slumbering Weald.   Galarian Weezing
  Blipbug
  Munna
N/A
4 Rolling Fields Pokémon that appear in the Rolling Fields, located on the southern side of the Wild Area.   Combee
  Bounsweet
  Bunnelby
  Onix
Complete 1 task for this region
5 Watchtower Ruins Pokémon that appear near the ruined tower that stands in a corner of the Wild Area.   Gastly
  Duskull
  Golett
  Golurk
Complete 1 task for this region
6 Bridge Field Pokémon that appear in the Bridge Field that spreads below the bridge leading out of Motostoke.   Cutiefly
  Inkay
  Galarian Zigzagoon
  Stufful
  Palpitoad
Complete 1 task for this region
7 Dusty Bowl Pokémon that appear in the Dusty Bowl, located in the northern side of the Wild Area.   Eldegoss
  Hattrem
  Frillish
Complete 1 task for this region
8 Fishing in Galar Common aquatic Pokémon that can be fished up throughout the Galar region.   Arrokuda
  Barraskewda
  Wishiwashi
  Magikarp
Complete 2 tasks for this region
9 Galar Mine Pokémon that appear within the twisting paths of Galar Mine.   Rolycoly
  Woobat
  Carkol
  Timburr
Complete 2 tasks for this region
10 Galar Mine No. 2 Pokémon that like the slightly damp climate of Galar Mine No. 2.   Scraggy
  Wimpod
  Drednaw
  Galarian Stunfisk
Complete 2 tasks for this region
11 Glimwood Tangle Pokémon that are said to have appeared to the people heading through the forest on their way to Ballonlea.   Phantump
  Sinistea
  Morgrem
  Shiinotic
Complete 2 tasks for this region
12 Route 10 Pokémon that appear on the snow-covered Route 10.   Galarian Mr. Mime
  Vanilluxe
  Beartic
  Abomasnow
Complete 3 tasks for this region
13 The four fossils Pokémon that have successfully been restored from Fossils found in the Galar region.   Dracozolt
  Dracovish
  Arctozolt
  Arctovish
Complete 3 tasks for this region
14 Working Pokémon Pokémon that are often seen working side by side with people in the Galar region.   Milcery
  Rotom
  Indeedee
  Cufant
  Corviknight
Complete 3 tasks for this region
15 Troublesome Team Yell Pokémon that Team Yell Grunts always seem to have with them.   Thievul
  Galarian Linoone
  Liepard
Complete 3 tasks for this region
16 Marnie's Pokémon Pokémon that Gym Challenger Marnie is particularly fond of!   Morpeko
  Toxicroak
  Grimmsnarl
Complete 5 tasks for this region
17 Bede's Pokémon Pokémon that Gym Challenger Bede is particularly fond of!   Galarian Ponyta
  Hattrem
  Gothorita
Complete 5 tasks for this region
18 Leon's Pokémon Pokémon that Galar Champion Leon himself has on his team!   Charizard
  Aegislash
  Dragapult
Complete 15 tasks for this region
19 The Pokémon band Pokémon that are part of the Pokémon band that celebrated the birth of a new Champion.   Toxtricity
  Toxtricity
  Obstagoon
  Rillaboom
Complete 15 tasks for this region
20 Legends of Galar Powerful Pokémon that have played a role in shaping the history of the Galar region.   Eternatus
  Zacian
  Zamazenta
Complete 15 tasks for this region

See also

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