Example of high amount of XP gained in single action

Trainers can obtain Experience Points in several ways. The listings below show those ways and the regular amount of XP gained in each.

GO Beyond has increased XP earned from many actions, making level up easier.[1][2] In addition, some XP values were increased due to other game element changes such as merge Raid Battle Tiers and the COVID-19 pandemic.



General experience

Experience gained through general gameplay.

XP Amount Description
1,000 Pokémon evolution.
Original value: 500
1,000 Registering a new Pokémon in the Pokédex. Possible while Catching Pokémon, Hatching Pokémon eggs or evolving Pokémon.
Original value: 500

Capture experience

Experience gained through capturing Pokémon.

XP Amount Bonus kind Description
100 Capture Capture of a Pokémon.
25 Flee Bonus when Pokémon fled while Trainer attempted to catch it in wild.
20 Nice Throw Bonus for capture of a Pokémon with Nice Throw.
Original value: 10
100 Great Throw Bonus for capture of a Pokémon with Great Throw.
Original value: 50
1,000 Excellent Throw Bonus for capture of a Pokémon with Excellent Throw.
Original value: 100
20 Curve Ball Bonus for capture of a Pokémon with Curve Ball.
Original value: 10
50 First Throw Bonus for capture of a Pokémon using only one Poké Ball without missing.
100 100th Pokémon Bonus for capture of every 100th Pokémon of the same species.
300 AR Capture Expert Handler bonus.
Original value: 100
1,500 First Catch of the Day Bonus for the first capture of a Pokémon of the day.
Original value: 500
6,000 Seven Days in a Row Catch Bonus for capture at least one Pokémon for seven days in a row.
Original value: 2,000

Hatching experience

Experience gained through hatching Pokémon Eggs.

XP Amount Description
500 Hatch of a Pokémon from a 2-km Egg.
Original value: 200
1,000 Hatch of a Pokémon from a 5-km Egg.
Original value: 500
1,500 Hatch of a Pokémon from a 7-km Egg.
Original value: 500
2,000 Hatch of a Pokémon from a 10-km Egg.
Original value: 1,000
4,000 Hatch of a Pokémon from a 12-km Egg.
Original value: 2,000

Spinning Photo Discs experience

Experience gained through spinning Photo Discs in PokéStops and Gyms.

XP Amount Description
100 Spinning a Photo Disc in a PokéStop.
Original value: 50
25 Spinning a Photo Disc in an enemy or neutral Gym without respective Gym Badge on at least Bronze level.
31 Spinning a Photo Disc in a friendly Gym without respective Gym Badge on at least Bronze level.
50 Spinning a Photo Disc in an enemy or neutral Gym with respective Bronze Gym Badge.
63 Spinning a Photo Disc in a friendly Gym with respective Bronze Gym Badge.
75 Spinning a Photo Disc in an enemy or neutral Gym with respective Silver Gym Badge.
94 Spinning a Photo Disc in a friendly Gym with respective Silver Gym Badge.
100 Spinning a Photo Disc in an enemy or neutral Gym with respective Gold Gym Badge.
125 Spinning a Photo Disc in a friendly Gym with respective Gold Gym Badge.
100 Bonus for spinning a Photo Discs in 10 unique PokéStops in under 30 minutes.
300 Bonus for spinning a Photo Discs in the completely new PokéStop (the one with white ring around it).
Original value: 250
500 Bonus for spinning a Photo Disc in a PokéStop or Gym for the first time of the day.
2,000 Bonus for spinning at least one Photo Disc in a PokéStop or Gym for seven days in a row.

Gym experience

Experience gained through interacting with Gyms.

XP Amount Description
1,000 Defeat the enemy Gym.
Original value: 100
300 Defeat of a Pokémon in the enemy Gym.
Original value: 100
150 Bonus for defeat of every Pokémon in the enemy Gym on the single attempt.
Original value: 50

Raid Battle experience

Experience gained through completing Raid Battles.

XP Amount Description
3,500 Defeat of a first-tier Raid Boss.
Original value: 3,000
5,000 Defeat of a third-tier Raid Boss.
Original value: 4,000
10,000 Defeat of a Legendary/Mega Raid Boss.

Friends experience

Experience gained through Friends system.

XP Amount Description
200 Send a gift to another trainer.
3,000 Become Good Friend with another Trainer.
10,000 Become Great Friend with another trainer.
50,000 Become Ultra Friend with another trainer.
100,000 Become Best Friend with another trainer.


References

  1. New tests coming soon for select Trainers. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-12-01.
  2. GO Beyond: The Pokémon GO journey continues beyond. Pokémon GO Live. Retrieved on 2020-11-18.

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