Pokemon Go introduced special quest in the game and named it as Special Research. Taking Trainers on a mythical discover these special quests are designed to achieve an ultimate goal of catching Mew. Pokemon Go Mew quest has eight sub-quests with reoccurring communications with Professor Willow along the way.
These quests are divided into two parts, Field Quest and Special Quest and according to resources, Special Quests will be the one unlocking Mew. These special quests are divided into few stages, and completing all of them will unlock Mew for the trainers.
Catching or Spotting Mew wouldn’t be an easy task, trainers will have to help Professor Willow to conduct his research which later would be able to catch Mew. Trainers are requested to complete the special quests which are termed as ‘Research’. There are two types of research available for players, first is a Field Research in which players are requested to gather Field Research tasks by spinning nearby PokeStops, which will give them objectives that include discovering and catching of certain Pokemon or engaging with battles, among other smaller tasks.
The second type of research is Special Research, in this players may be requested by Professor Willow himself, and will take you on a journey to make important discoveries( certainly more important tasks).
Trainers can complete as many research tasks as they want every day, leading to a full day of adventures. Trainers have to keep one thing in mind these research tasks also have different levels of difficulty, so the more challenging a research task is players will receive greater rewards.
The special research is a “story-driven activities that may be requested by Professor Willow himself, and will unfold as the trainer completes more objectives.” The story is tied to the mythical pokemon Mew. Mew meta-data has been in the code since the launch of the game.It’s the biggest update to the game after the introduction of real-world weather conditions to Pokémon Go. And it comes at a time when the field of location-based AR games is set to grow dramatically.
Mew is a Psychic-type Mythical Pokémon introduced in Generation I.It is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokémon. Mew is renowned for its unique ability to learn every Technical Machine[ T.M ], Hidden Machine [ H.M ], and Move Tutor move except those exclusive to a particular Pokémon or group of Pokémon, such as Draco Meteor and Secret Sword. Mew is the last(151st) Pokémon in the Kanto Pokédex.