A Trainer's advancement is measured in Experience Points (XP). As a Trainer gains more XP, they will advance to higher Trainer levels. XP can be gained through capturing Pokémon, hatching Eggs, interacting with PokéStops, and battling Gyms.
Experience gained through general gameplay.
|Pokémon Fled||25||Failure to capture the Pokémon.|
|Evolve||500||Evolve a Pokémon.|
|Register Pokémon||500||Register a new Pokémon in your Pokédex.|
Experience gained through capturing Pokémon.
|Pokémon Caught||100||Capture a Pokémon.|
|Curveball||10||Throw a curveball by spinning the Poké Ball before releasing it.|
|First Throw||50||Capture a Pokémon using only one Poké Ball without missing.|
|Bonus||100||Capture 100 of the same species of Pokémon. This bonus is granted every 100.|
|First Catch of the Day||500||Capture a Pokémon at the start of a new day.|
|Streak Bonus||2,000||Capture at least one Pokémon for seven days in a row.|
|Nice Throw||10||Capture at least one Pokémon for seven days in a row.|
|Great Throw||50||Capture at least one Pokémon for seven days in a row.|
|Excellent Throw||100||Capture at least one Pokémon for seven days in a row.|
Experience gained through hatching Eggs.
|Hatch 2 km Egg||200||Hatch a Pokémon from a 2 km Egg.|
|Hatch 5 km Egg||500||Hatch a Pokémon from a 5 km Egg.|
|Hatch 10 km Egg||1,000||Hatch a Pokémon from a 10 km Egg.|
Experience gained through interacting with PokéStops.
|Spin||50||Spin a PokéStop.|
|Spin Streak||100||Spin 10 PokéStops in under 30 minutes.|
|First PokéStop of The Day||500||Spin a Photo Disc in a PokéStop or Gym at the start of a new day.|
|Streak Bonus||2,000||Spin at least one Photo Disc in a PokéStop or Gym for seven days in a row.|
Experience gained through interacting with Gyms.
|Train||10 – 100||Defeat a Pokémon in Training.|
|Defeat Gym Defender||100||Defeat a Pokémon in a Gym.|
|Defeat Gym Leader||50||Defeat all Pokémon in a Gym.|