Leveling Up & Earning Medals
XP and Leveling UpExperience Points (XP) are points earned for catching Pokémon, visiting PokéStops, battling, and completing other gameplay...
Earn bonuses for catching Pokémon or visiting PokéStops every day. Earn an even larger bonus for completing these activities...
Types of Research
Professor Willow is seeking Trainers to help study the mysterious world of Pokémon. By completing research tasks, you can contribute to the ...
Track your distance traveled, earn Buddy Candy, and hatch Eggs while your phone is in your pocketAdventure Sync is an optional mode that wil...
How do I change my team?
Once you reach level 5 and visit a Gym, you can choose to join of three teams: Instinct (yellow), Mystic (blue), or Valor (red). You’ll stic...
I don’t see the Team Medallion for sale in the Shop
The Team Medallion can only be purchased in the Shop once every 365 days. If you don’t see the Team Medallion available in the Shop, you h...
Why does my Field Research task have a “bonus” tag?
At midnight every night during specified time periods, you’ll receive a bonus task without having to spin a PokéStop. These tasks are...
What are AR Mapping tasks?
Certain PokéStops and Gyms have an “AR Mapping” tag, indicating that you’ll receive an AR Mapping Field Research task when you spin t...
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