As part of a collaboration with the Pokémon Company, Trainers may be able to obtain a special Professor's Research: Prof. Willow Card! This card contains a single-use Offer Code that can be redeemed to claim exclusive Special Research.

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Locating the offer code

Once you have obtained the Professor's Research: Prof. Willow Card, you can find the offer code at the bottom of the card.

The offer code can be redeemed between July 1, 2021 at 12:00am UTC - August 1, 2023 at 12:00am UTC to receive the Special Research. Remember that there is no deadline to complete Special Research once it has been claimed.

To redeem an offer code on the web:

  1. Log in using the same credentials you use to access your Pokémon GO account.
  2. Enter your offer code.
  3. After successfully redeeming an offer code, you will receive a confirmation message.

To redeem an offer code on the web with Pokémon Trainer Club (PTC) accounts:

Offer code redemption on the web is currently unavailable for iOS users with PTC accounts. Users with an Android device can redeem the offer code in-app via the Shop.

If you are an iOS user and log in using PTC, you can link another login provider to your account and login via that account to redeem your offer code. Please note that if you cannot link an alternate account, you will not be able to redeem the offer code.

To redeem an offer code in-app (Android only):

  1. In the Map View, tap the Main Menu button.
  2. Tap the Shop button.
  3. At the bottom of the screen, enter the offer code in the text field.
  4. Tap Redeem.

Note: In-app offer code redemption is currently only available on Android devices. If you use an iOS device, please use the website linked above to redeem your offer code.

Note about kids’ accounts:

  • Offer codes are not currently available for iOS users with a Pokémon Trainer’s Club (PTC) child account.
  • If you are using an Android device and have a Pokémon Trainer’s Club (PTC) child account, you can redeem the offer code in the in-game store.
  • By default, Niantic Kids accounts cannot interact with sponsored content, including redeeming sponsored offers. Your parent must grant your account “Sponsored Content” permissions to redeem sponsored offers. Learn how to enable parental permission for sponsored content.

Important notes about offer codes:

  • The method of entering the offer code will differ depending on your device and Pokémon GO login method.
  • Each offer code can only be redeemed once. Once a code is redeemed, it cannot be reused.
  • Each account can only receive this Special Research once. You cannot receive more than one Special Research even if you enter more than one offer code.
  • If the offer code has expired, you will not be able to receive Special Research.