Pokemon Go Level 41 - 50 Requirements: What are the XP and Challenges to Level Up

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Levelling up to 41 and beyond has just become possible in Pokemon Go!

Though it is very involved, to say the least.

Not only will players now have to earn XP as they always do, but they’ll have to also complete specific challenges too.


Here’s everything know on how to reach the highest levels in Pokemon Go!

We don’t have specific challenges for levels 47 - 50, but we’ll update this page when we do, for now, enjoy the information provided by the official Pokemon Go page.

Check our guide on how to level up fast if you need a hand earning XP!

How to reach Level 41

XP Requirement:  6 Million

Other challenges:

  • Power up a Legendary Pokémon 20 times
  • Win 30 Raids
  • Catch 200 Pokémon in a single day
  • Earn 5 Gold Medals

How to reach Level 42

XP Requirement: 7 Million

Other challenges:

  • Evolve Eevee into each of its unique Evolutions
  • Use items to evolve Pokémon 15 times
  • Make 3 Excellent Throws
  • Use 200 Berries to help catch Pokémon

How to reach Level 43

XP Requirement: 9 Million

Other challenges: 

  • Earn 100000 Stardust
  • Use 200 supereffective Charged Attacks
  • Catch 5 Legendary Pokémon

How to reach Level 44

XP Requirement: 11 Million

Other challenges:

  • Win 30 Trainer Battles in the Great League
  • Win 30 Trainer Battles in the Ultra League
  • Win 30 Trainer Battles in the Master League
  • Win 20 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League

How to reach Level 45

XP Requirement: 13 Million

Other Challenges:

  • Defeat 100 Team GO Rocket Grunts
  • Purify 100 Shadow Pokémon
  • Defeat a Team GO Rocket Leader 50 times
  • Earn 10 Platinum Medals

How to reach Level 46

XP Requirement: 15.5 Million

Other challenges:

  • Complete 100 Field Research tasks
  • Take a snapshot of a Pokémon 7 days in a row
  • Make 50 Excellent Throws
  • Hatch 30 Eggs

How to reach Level 47

XP Requirement: 18 Million

Other challenges: “You may think you’ve mastered the art of battling in raids, but the requirements to reach level 47 will really test your mettle! For example, one challenge will require you to win raids with teams that meet certain qualifications—and that’s just the beginning!”

How to reach Level 48

XP Requirement: 21 Million

Other challenges: “The requirements to reach level 48 are focused on one of the most important things in all of Pokémon GO: your friendship with your Buddy Pokémon! From kilometers walked to the number of Souvenirs you’ve collected, reaching level 48 will require you and your buddy to be laser-focused on developing your friendship with one another. You might find yourself with a surprise avatar item at the end, too!”


How to reach Level 49

XP Requirement: 25 Million

Other challenges: “If there’s one thing that matches the importance of your friendship with your Buddy Pokémon, it’s your friendships with other Trainers. The people we meet on our Pokémon journeys bring so much to our lives, and cultivating those friendships is key to becoming an amazing Pokémon Trainer. Reach level 49 by sending Gifts, acquiring Lucky Pokémon through trades, and more.”

How to reach Level 50

XP Requirement: 30 Million

Other challenges: “This is it! The home stretch! To reach the highest available level in Pokémon GO, you must master all aspects of the game. Some examples include making Excellent Throws, catching Legendary Pokémon, and defeating Team GO Rocket Leaders with Pokémon under 1,500 CP, so you can tell this will be the ultimate test of whether you’re ready to stand among the most accomplished Trainers in Pokémon GO. And, of course, you might also find yourself with a surprise avatar item at the end!”