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Pokémon Season of Heritage XP Challenge: All tasks and rewards

The new year brings with it a new challenge for Pokémon GO Trainers with chances to unlock large amounts of experience and receive rewards. The Pokémon Season of Heritage XP Challenge is here, catch up on all the details below.
It's a new year and a new season in Pokémon GO as the Pokémon Season of Heritage is finally here. Set to last three months, Pokémon GO players have events, research tasks, and more to look forward to.

Within the Season of Heritage, there will be a one-month long Timed Research Task throughout January for players to unlock rewards. The Season of Heritage XP Challenge is split into 15 different tasks and is available to start now.

The Pokémon Season of Heritage XP Challenge is finally here, have a closer look at all the details below.

Pokemon Season of Heritage Event cave
The Season of Heritage XP Challenge is now live in Pokémon GO. (Picture: Niantic)

How to get the Pokémon Season of Heritage XP Challenge

While the Pokémon Season of Heritage XP Challenge will run for a month-long period, there is a requirement to get started. The Timed Research event is only available to Trainers who have pre-purchased a ticket for the Pokémon GO Tour: Johto prior to Monday, 10th January 2022.

Trainers can follow this link to find everything they need on how to pre-purchase a ticket for the Pokémon GO Tour: Johto and unlock the Pokémon GO Season of Heritage XP Challenge.

Season of Heritage XP Challenge - Pokémon GO

The month-long Timed Research task headed by Team Instinct’s leader, Spark began on 1st January and will run until 31st January 2022. There are 15 total tasks with a potential 240,000 XP amongst other rewards including a bonus for full completion of all 15.

In addition to the exclusive tasks, there is a 2× XP bonus for the first catch of each day. Here's the full list of tasks and subsequent rewards.

Task XP Earned (Accumulative) Reward(s)
1 1,000 Poké Ball x15
2 6,000 Lure Modle x1
3 15,000 Cranidos Encounter
4 25,000 Razz Berry x15
5 35,000 Poké Ball x25
6 47,500 Porygon Encounter
7 60,000 Great Ball x20
8 70,000 Pinap Berry x15
9 90,000 Shedinja Encounter
10 110,000 Ultra Ball x25
11 130,000 Togetic Encounter
12 150,000 Golden Razz Berry x3
13 175,000 Goomy Encounter
14 200,000 2,500 Stardust
15 240,000 Star Piece x1
16 Complete All Tasks Goomy Hat (Male and Female versions for Avatar)

Note: Niantic has stated there will be an additional option to purchase the Goomy Hat in the shop after the Season ends for players who did not complete all 16 tasks.

Make sure to check back with our dedicated Pokémon page throughout the Season of Heritage XP Challenge for any new updates from Niantic.

Featured image courtesy of Niantic.