Pokemon GO Grass and Gratitude Event: Special Research Steps and Rewards

It's a garden of Pokemon, ripe for the picking

It’s sustainability week, and the heart of this event is Shaymin. But to grab this adorable, flower–bedecked hedgehog you’re going to need to complete quite a few steps. Here’s how to complete the Pokemon GO Grass and Gratitude Event, with all Special Research steps and rewards.

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Pokemon GO Grass and Gratitude Event: Special Research Steps and Rewards

This Pokemon GO event is all about adorable Grass Pokemon. So, get ready to do a lot of catching, walking, and powering up, if you want to encounter them.

 Step 1 of 7

  • Take four snapshots of your Pokémon – 3 Nanab Berries
  • Spin nine PokéStops or Gyms – 15 Poké Balls
  • Walk 2km – Cherubi encounter
  • Rewards: 1000 XP, 500 Stardust and 1 Mysterious Components

 Step 2 of 7

  • Take four snapshots of wild Grass–type Pokémon – 3 Razz Berries
  • Take nine snapshots of wild Pokémon – Jumpluff encounter
  • Take two snapshots of wild Flying–type Pokémon – 6 Super Potions
  • Rewards: 1500 XP, 1000 Stardust and 1 Rocket Radar

 Step 3 of 7

  • Power up Pokémon 22 times – 1 Star Piece
  • Rewards: 2500 XP, 1500 Stardust and 1 Premium Battle Pass

 Step 4 of 7

  • Catch four Grass–type Pokémon – Leafeon encounter
  • Catch nine Pokémon – 15 Great Balls
  • Catch two Flying–type Pokémon – 6 Hyper Potions
  • Rewards: 3000 XP, 2000 Stardust and 2 Golden Razz Berries

 Step 5 of 7

  • Complete four Field Research tasks – 3 Pinap Berries
  • Earn nine hearts with your buddy – 15 Ultra Balls
  • Hatch two Eggs – 6 Max Potions
  • Rewards: 5000 XP, 2500 Stardust and 2 Silver Pinap Berries

Related: Pokemon GO Sustainability Week: Event Times, New Pokemon and More

 Step 6 of 7

  • Catch 22 different species of Pokémon – 1 Lucky Egg
  • Rewards: 5000 XP, 2500 Stardust and Shaymin encounter

 Step 7 of 7

  • Claim reward – 22 Shaymin stickers
  • Claim reward – 2022 XP
  • Claim reward – 2022 Stardust

Rewards: 25 Shaymin Candy, 1 Incense and 22 Ultra Balls

Landform Shaymin is naturally the biggest reward of this event, but can you find this precious hedgehog in its alternative colors? Check out the answer here: Can Shaymin be Shiny in Pokemon GO – Answered

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A Staff Writer at Prima Games since 2022, Daphne Fama spends an inordinate amount playing games of all stripes but has a soft spot for horror, FPS, and RPGs. When she’s not gaming, she’s an author and member of the Horror Writers Association with a debut novel coming out in 2025. In a previous life, she was an attorney but found she preferred fiction to contracts and forms