Pokemon Go celebrating Professor Willow's birthday today through Research Tasks (July & August) & AR Shots

Pokemon Go is one of the best-augmented reality games available in the market. Niantic developers have done a fabulous job in bringing the Pokemon world to a mobile game.

The theme of the game is simple and corresponds to Pokemon Go franchise, where players want to be the best Pokemon trainer & catch-all the Pokemon.

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In Pokemon Go game, Professor Willow is one of the essential characters as he helps new trainers to learn the basics of Pokemon Go & also assist trainers with research tasks.

Well, today is Professor Willow’s birthday & official Pokemon Go Twitter is celebrating his birthday with the following message.

Trainers, it’s Professor Willow’s birthday! ? Show us how you’re celebrating our favourite professor’s birthday, whether it’s by completing research tasks, taking AR photos of Pokémon, or sharing your fan art—at #HappyBirthdayProfessorWillow.

Well, in the official message, Pokemon Go Twitter has asked players to celebrate ‘Professor Willow’s birthday by completing research tasks, or by taking some excellent AR shots of Pokemon.

Have a look at some AR shots submitted by fans on the official Pokemon Go Twitter handle.

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Players are also welcome to share fan art of Pokemon or Professor Willow. Have a look at a few more AR shots.

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Well, if you wish to celebrate Professor Willow’s birthday by completing research tasks, you can check out the field research tasks for July and August along with encounters & rewards below.

Pokemon Go Field Research Tasks July & August

Hatch an Egg – Exeggcute, Spoink
Hatch 3 Eggs – Magmar
Hatch 5 Eggs – Chansey

Make 3 Great Throws – Gastly, Lileep, Anorith
Make 3 Great Throws in a row – Onix
Make 3 Excellent Throws in a row – Larvitar
Make 5 Great Curveball Throws in a row – Spinda
Make 5 Nice Throws – Geodude, Voltorb

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Battle in a Raid – Meditite
Battle in a Gym – Mankey, Makuhita
Battle in a Gym 5 times – Machop

Win a Gym battle– Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle
Win 3 Gym battles – Jynx
Win 5 Gym battles – Grimer

Use a super effective Charged Attack in 7 Gym battles – Electabuzz
Win a level 2 or higher raid – Sableye
Win a level 3 or higher raid – Omanyte, Kabuto
Win 5 Raids – Aerodactyl

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Evolve a Pokémon– Pidgey, Eevee
Use an item to evolve a Pokémon – Skarmory
Power up a Pokémon 5 times – Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle
Send 10 Gifts to friends – Alolan Exeggutor
Trade a Pokémon – Drifloon
Transfer 3 Pokémon – Shuppet
Earn 5 Candies walking with your buddy – Slakoth

Use 5 Berries to help Catch Pokémon – Weepinbell
Use 5 Nanab Berries to help catch Pokémon – Swalot
Use 10 Pinap Berries to help catch Pokémon – Loudred

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Catch 7 Grass-, Water-, or Fire-type Pokémon – Growlithe
Catch 5 Flying-, Dark-, Psychic-type Pokémon – Poochyena
Catch 5 Pokémon with Weather Boost – Vulpix, Poliwag
Catch 3 Electric-, Poison-, Normal-type Pokémon – Plusle, Minun
Catch 10 Ground-type Pokémon – Diglett
Catch 5 Water-type Pokémon – Seel
Catch 5 Fighting-type Pokémon – Breloom
Catch a Dragon-type Pokémon – Dratini
Catch 10 Pokémon – Magikarp, Teddiursa

Currently, players can encounter Latias, Latios, Kyogre, and Groudon as Research Breakthrough rewards.

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