Pokemon GO 21 Apr 2021 4:49 PM +00:00

How to level up FAST in Pokemon Go - Earn XP Quickly With Raids, Evolving and Friends

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Earning XP in Pokemon Go can be a real hassle.


Tasks don’t often reward you have exceptional amounts, yet to level up you can be required to earn a few million XP.

If you’re looking to reach Level 40, or the newly added cap of Level 50, here’s our guide on how to level up fast in Pokemon Go!

How to earn XP in Pokemon Go as quickly as you can!

Here are our top tips for XP Grinding!

For the purposes of explaining the amounts you’ll earn, we won’t be accounting for Double XP events. 

Just remember that completing these activities during these events will be very beneficial!

Lucky Eggs

These items will double any XP you earn for a limited time, so using them will ensure you can maximise your earnings!

Though be careful not to use them willy-nilly.

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These eggs glitter like the XP they'll help you earn!


Doubling a couple of hundred XP for catching Pokemon isn’t going to be very useful, but completing Raids and other high rewarding activities will be much more lucrative.

Lucky Eggs can be earned as rewards for levelling up and completing challenges, or bought through the shop.

Battling in Raids

Specifically, you want to try and hit 5-Star Raids.

Sure you’ll need a few friends, but with Remote Raid Passes teaming up has never been easier!

Hitting 5-Star raids, and winning, will earn you 10,000 XP, which can be doubled to 20,000 XP with a Lucky Egg!

Evolving Easy Pokemon

Finally, a use for all those Pidgey!

Evolving can earn you 500 XP a go, which becomes 1000XP with a Lucky Egg!

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Meet your new best friends!

Pidgey and a few other pokemon can level up with only 12 candy, so quickly farming these pokemon you can quickly rack up a few thousand XP in no time!


Friend XP

Now this isn’t fast in the traditional sense, but the XP you can earn from Friends can swamp the XP you earn from any other individual task.

It’s worth sending gifts every day to ensure you you level up your Friendship level and can work towards the XP bonuses.

Good Friend - 1 Day

  • 0 XP

Great Friend - 5 Days

  • 3,000 XP

Ultra Friend - 30 Days

  • 50,000 XP

Best Friend - 90 Days

  • 100,000 XP

Using a Lucky Egg will double the bonuses, so by ensuring you have multiple Ultra Friends at the 89-day mark, you can earn a lot of XP in a short period of time!

And that’s our guide, we wish you luck out there trainers!

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