Referral Code (GO)

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The Referral Code (Japanese: リファラルコード Referral code) is a feature in Pokémon GO that unlocks several rewards for new and returning players. This feature was added on March 30, 2021.

Obtaining a code

Obtaining a referral code

A referral code can be obtained from another player who already installed Pokémon GO. To get the code, the existing player need to go to their Friend List and tap Invite. The code can be shared with a new player or a player that has not played in at least 90 days.

Redeeming a code

When a player opens up their game, they have the option Have a Referral Code? that allows them to redeem a code. If the option is not available upon the initial login, the option is still available on the Friend List by tapping Invite. When a code is submitted, a friend request will be sent to the existing player. The other player has to accept the friend request in order to get the rewards. The code must be redeemed within 72 hours of creating or logging into their account.

Adding friends

A player can select the option Add Friends from Contacts/Add Facebook Friends to invite friend. When the option is accessed, the following message will appear:

"Hi <player>, I thought you might enjoy playing Pokémon GO together. Would you like to join me?"
"We can both receive bonuses by using my referral code <code> when you sign up. Follow this link if you're interested:"
"<link>"
"I look forward to adventuring together!"

Rewards

Items

The Trainer who summitted the code receives 100 Poké Balls, while the Trainer who shared the code receives the Friend Finder Medal*/has their Friend Finder Medal raises by 1* and they receives 50 Stardust.

Medals

Medal Task Bronze Medal Pokémon GO.png
Bronze
Silver Medal Pokémon GO.png
Silver
Gold Medal Pokémon GO.png
Gold
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Platinum
Rewards
Male Female
Friend Finder Refer ___ Trainers. 45px
1
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10
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20
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50

Milestone Rewards

The referrer (player who provides the code) and referred (player who submits the code) Trainer have different set of milestone rewards.

Referrer

These rewards can only be received when the referred Trainer completes these tasks.

Referrer Rewards
Task Potential rewards
Pokémon encounter GO.png Mystery Item GO.png
Log in to Pokémon GO None Stardust ×50
Hatch 3 Eggs Farfetch'dShiny None
Win a Raid BagonShiny None
Catch 50 Pokémon DarumakaShiny None
Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket Grunts CharizardShiny None
Hatch 20 Eggs DeinoShiny None
Give buddy 50 treats GibleShiny None
Defeat a Team GO Rocket Leader None Charizard Mega Energy ×50
Win 3 Raids None Premium Battle Pass ×1
Catch 1000 Pokémon None Incense ×3
Trade 5 Pokémon None GO sticker funwari pidgey 18.png ×10
Make 2 New Friends None GO sticker pika 14 thankyou.png ×10
Win 20 Raids None Super Incubator ×5
Make 100 Nice Throws None Super Incubator ×2
Earn 50 Candies walking with Buddy None Rare Candy ×30
Visit a PokéStop 30 days in a Row RuffletShiny None

Bonus tasks

You get this tasks after completing all the others.

Task Potential rewards
Pokémon encounter GO.png Mystery Item GO.png
Earn a Gold Kanto Medal None Rare Candy ×30
Hatch 100 eggs None Stardust ×20,000
Win 100 raids None Stardust ×15,000
Win 100 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League None Super Incubator x10

Referred

Referred Tasks
Task Potential rewards
Pokémon encounter GO.png Mystery Item GO.png
Hatch 3 Eggs None Rare Candy ×10
Win a Raid None Premium Battle Pass ×1
Catch 50 Pokémon None Super Incubator ×1
Defeat 3 Team GO Rocket Grunts CharizardShiny None
Hatch 20 Eggs ChanseyShiny None
Give buddy 50 treats None Rare Candy ×5
Defeat a Team GO Rocket Leader None Charizard Mega Energy ×50
Win 3 Raids LaprasShiny None
Catch 1000 Pokémon None Premium Battle Pass ×3
Trade 5 Pokémon None GO sticker funwari pidgey 18.png ×10
Make 2 New Friends None GO sticker pika 14 thankyou.png ×10
Win 20 Raids None Super Incubator ×3
Make 100 Nice Throws SnorlaxShiny None
Earn 50 Candies walking with Buddy None Premium Battle Pass ×5
Visit a PokéStop 30 days in a Row DratiniShiny None

Bonus tasks

You get this tasks after completing all the others.

Task Potential rewards
Pokémon encounter GO.png Mystery Item GO.png
Earn a Gold Kanto Medal None Rare Candy ×50
Hatch 100 eggs None Stardust ×20,000
Win 100 raids None Stardust ×15,000
Win 100 Trainer Battles in the GO Battle League None Super Incubator x10

In other languages

Language Title
Japan Flag.png Japanese リファラルコード Referral code
Chinese Cantonese 推薦代碼 Tēuijin Doihmáh
Mandarin 推薦代碼 Tuījiàn Dàimǎ
France Flag.png French Code de parrainage
Germany Flag.png German Empfehlungscode
Italy Flag.png Italian Codice d'invito
South Korea Flag.png Korean 리퍼럴 코드 Referral code
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Código de indicação
Russia Flag.png Russian кодом приглашения Invitation code
код приглашения Invitation code
Spain Flag.png Spanish Código de invitación
Thailand Flag.png Thai โค้ดเชิญ Invitation code
Turkey Flag.png Turkish Referans kodu


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