How to Earn PokéCoins as Gym Rewards in Pokémon GO

The new Pokémon GO update has given players the ability to earn PokéCoins as gym rewards, here’s how to make use of this awesome new feature.
June 19, 2017 10:10 AM by Morgan Shaver

With the latest Pokémon GO gym update in place, you may be wondering how to earn PokéCoins as gym rewards. Fortunately, the process of racking up these gym rewards and PokéCoins in Pokémon GO is easier than you might think. In this guide, we’ll help teach you how to earn PokéCoins as gym rewards in Pokémon GO!

How to Earn PokéCoins in Pokémon GO

How to maximize the amount of PokéCoins you earn as gym rewards in Pokémon GO.

There are a few steps you’ll need to complete in order to earn PokéCoins as gym rewards in Pokémon GO. These steps include:

  • Place one of your Pokémon in a gym.
  • There, the Pokémon will need to last at least one hour before being removed.
  • You’ll earn one PokéCoin for every hour your Pokémon remains in the gym.
  • You won’t be able to collect your PokéCoins until your Pokémon is removed.
  • You’re able to earn a maximum of 100 PokéCoins per day.

The latest Pokémon GO update has made it easier to earn PokéCoins as gym rewards. However, you won’t be able to actually use these PokéCoins until your Pokémon is removed from the gym you’ve put it in. Furthermore, you won’t earn any PokéCoins if your Pokémon is removed in less than an hour.

With so many trainers rushing to put their Pokémon in gyms, it can be tricky to make use of this awesome new gym rewards feature. Our recommendation is to locate a relatively strong gym occupied by your team (Valor, Mystic, Instinct). There, you’ll want to leave one of your stronger Pokémon.

Try to put one of your stronger Pokémon in a gym in order to prevent it from being quickly removed.

While you may not receive your gym rewards for a while, you’ll give yourself the best possible chance to earn PokéCoins in Pokémon GO. Additionally, try to install your Pokémon at a gym that’s easy for you to return to.

The reason for this is that you should routinely check up on your Pokémon and feed them Berries in order to help them last as long as possible before being removed. This will help you maximize the amount of PokéCoins you earn in Pokémon GO.

It takes a little practice to master this new way to earn PokéCoins as gym rewards in Pokémon GO, so be sure to keep at it until you find a strategy that works best for you.

By reading through this guide, you should now know how to earn PokéCoins as gym rewards and coins in Pokémon GO.