What Are Pokemon Go Promo Codes?

Pokemon Go is a popular mobile, free to play, a location-based game developed by Niantic designed for iOS and Android operational systems. The game gives you the chance to replicate the famous cartoon Pokemon, in which the main character takes off on a journey to catch them all.

Pokemon Go is very fun and set in augmented reality. In the game, you create a character and set on a quest identical to the one in the cartoon. Pokemon Go is an extremely popular mobile game, with more than 500 downloads. Before we move on to promo codes, if you are a fan of this game, make sure to check out It will help you get better in the game.

What Are Pokemon Go Promo Codes


As for many things, promo codes are designed to attract new users as well as, existing ones. The same applies for Pokemon Go since, in May 2017, promo codes were added to the game itself. However, the promo codes are only available for Android devices since Apple has store limitations in place which prevents promo codes being used for iOS devices.

These promo codes are released worldwide and the codes themselves being a string of numbers and letters, and the letters can be both uppercase and lowercase.

How do you obtain these promo codes you might ask? Well, in order to get a Pokemon Go promo code, you need to participate in special events and participate in promotions. These special events are played in-game and are done by solving various challenges, after which Niantic rewards you with a Pokemon Go Promo Code.

Although all the features still haven’t been officially released yet, it is unclear whether you can gift these promo codes or not. One thing is certain that you can redeem them and each Pokemon Go promo code has an expiration date, as well as, expiration after “X” amount of uses. This forces the players to act quickly, as only a limited number of codes are available. But despite all of this, there are still unique codes that do not have a set amount of use limit and last even for longer than normal time.

Most of the general fan base asks the question – can I get a legendary Pokemon through promo codes? This features has not been confirmed by Niantic, but fear not as there might as well be a chance that you can obtain a legendary Pokemon through the use of promo codes. There are speculations surrounding some rumors saying that Niantic could reward loyal players who participate in many large scale events with legendary Pokemon.

Niantic also has confirmed that testing and trying your luck with random codes will not get you banned, but they suggest you don’t do it anyway.

Pokemon Go promo codes can only be created by the developers, Niantic, and they are handed out by the developers, meaning you cannot auto-generate your own. These promo codes can be found only through participating in events or any promotions.

How to Redeem Pokemon Go Promo Codes

To redeem a Pokemon Go Promo Code simply follow these instructions in order.

  • Navigate to the map view and touch the main menu button
  • Press the shop button
  • Enter the promo code at the bottom of the screen and wait
  • Redeem the code

These promo codes can be anything from in-game items, avatar swag, candy, Stardust, and poke coins. Once you have redeemed your promo code, you will be notified, and the items will be displayed in your character inventory.

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