Pokemon GO: How To Get Coins
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Pokemon GO: How To Get Coins

Lloyd Coombes
27 April 2020

Pokemon Coins are easy to get hold of – if you know what you're doing. Here's how to get them without paying a penny.

Pokemon Go is one of the world's most popular mobile games, putting all the fun of catching and battling critters onto your smartphone.

While playing the game you may have noticed a currency called PokeCoins, or Coins, that can be used to purchase some special items. Here's our guide to how to get them and what they do.

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What are Coins in Pokemon Go?

Coins are Pokemon Go's premium currency and can be spent on plenty of items in the game. You can pick up Premium Raid Passes, Egg Incubators, Lures, Poke Balls, Lucky Eggs, Potions, Incense and more using Coins, and you'll find it all in the in-game store.

How to get Coins in Pokemon Go?

There are two ways to earn coins in Pokemon Go. You can buy them for as little as 99p for 100 Coins, all the way up to a huge 14,500 for almost £100.

The cheaper way to earn them is through Gym Battles, or specifically having your Pokemon hold gyms. A Pokemon earns a coin every ten minutes that they hold a gym, and you can hold multiple gyms at a time.

The maximum coins you can earn from this method (across all Pokemon) is 50 coins per day, but if you get into a rhythm or find a rarely challenged gym there's nothing to stop you racking up coins each day.

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