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How to Earn XP in Pokemon GO

The following table and information explain XP-earning events to help you increase your Trainer Level in Pokemon GO.

XP Award Action
10 Curveball Bonus
10 Nice! throw bonus
25 Pokemon Ran Away
50 Great! throw bonus
50 First Throw Bonus for Catching Pokemon in One Ball
50 Pokestop interaction
100 10th Unique Pokestop Bonus
100 Successful Pokemon Capture
100 Excellent! throw bonus
100 Catch your 100th Pokemon of a species
200 Hatch an Egg (2 km)
500 Hatch an Egg (5 km)
1,000 Hatch an Egg (10 km)
500 Add new Pokemon to Pokedex
500 Evolve a Pokemon
500 Use an Evolution Item
500 First Pokestop Spin of the Day
500 First Pokemon Catch of the Day
2,500 Streak Bonus for 7 Consecutive Daily Pokemon Catches
2,500 Streak Bonus for 7 Consecutive Daily Pokestop Spins
10-100 Train at a Gym (Less for using an overpowered 'mon)
100 Defeat enemy Pokemon at a Gym (per Pokemon)
50 Beating every Pokemon at a gym

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