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PokéStops in Pokémon GO

PokéStops in Pokémon GO
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In the Pokémon GO application you can visit PokéStops, which give you access to various rewards. Consult our dedicated guide to find them all in your city!

PokéStops in Pokémon GO

Discovering your city and its surroundings while capturing Pokémon is a key part of Pokémon GO, and we explain you how in this guide!

When you are on the game map, you will certainly come across many blue disc-shaped structures. These will be found at well-known places — often with cultural connotations — such as monuments, art installations, churches, and so on. These are PokéStops.

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When you are at a PokéStop, you will have the opportunity to spin it. This will give you Items (between 3 and 9, depending on the location), such as Poké Balls, Potions or even Eggs (see below). You will also receive 50 XP.

PokéStops have a five-minute cooldown. This means that you will have to wait five minutes between spinning the same PokéStop.

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It is possible to assign a Lure Module to a PokéStop — if you do so, it will attract Pokémon to the PokéStop for half an hour (standard) for all players in the area to catch.

Niantic generally don't allow players to propose PokéStops, but the feature is currently in beta in certain locations. This is an aspect of the game taken from Niantic's precursor game, Ingress, and is used a lot in that game in rural areas, where PokéStops and Gyms are not very common.

Items to be collected in a PokéStop

You can retrieve a multitude of items through a PokéStop. Find out about them in the table below, as well as any requirements to unlock them.

Object

Effect

Condition

Egg

Hatch into a Pokémon.

These come in 3 km, 5 km, 7 km and 10 km variants.

None

Poké Ball

Device for capturing Pokémon

with normal chance of capture

None

Great Ball

Device for capturing Pokémon with

increased chance of capture compared to Poké Ball

Level 12

Ultra Ball

Device for capturing Pokémon with increased

chance of capture compared to the Super Ball

Level 20

Potion

Restore HP of one Pokémon by 20

Level 5

Super Potion

Restore HP of one Pokémon by 50

Level 10

Hyper Potion

Restore HP of one Pokémon by 200 points

Level 15

Max Potion

Restore all HP of one Pokémon

Level 20

Revive

Revives a Pokémon and restores 50% of max HP

Level 5

Max Revive

Revives a Pokémon and restores 100% of max HP

Level 30

Razz Berry

Makes a Pokémon easier to catch

Level 5

Pinap Berry

Receive more candy after catching a Pokémon

Level 8

Nanab Berry

Calms a Pokémon so that it is less erratic

Level 8

Sun Stone

Evolve Gloom into Bellossom

Evolve Sunkern into Sunflora

None

King's Rock

Evolve Poliwhirl into Politoed

Evolve Slowpoke into Slowking

None

Metal Coat

Evolve Onix into Steelix

Evolve Scyther into Scizor

None

Dragon Scale

Evolve Seadra into Kingdra

None

Up-Grade

Evolve Porygon into Porygon2

None

Gift

Give to Friends to increase Friend Level

Open received Gifts for Items

None

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