The Medal system in Pokémon Go is a little self serving for the moment. You don't gain anything by unlocking them, aside from a little note in your account saying you've unlocked them. That means there's a list of accomplishments you and your friends can compete on unlocking, and obviously the one with the most Medals unlocked is the best Pokémon Go player right?
Every Pokémon Go medal comes in Bronze, Silver, and gold. Here's what you need to do in order to unlock each of these Medals!
First things first — where to check your Medal progress
To see where you are in your personal Medal journey, tap on your character icon in the bottom left corner of Pokémon Go. When your avatar pops up, swipe up from the bottom of the screen. You'll see all of your Medals and their current progress. This list is updated every time you play, so you can see how close you are to reaching a goal by the completion of the ring around the medal.
Looking for something more specific? Here's the list!
|Jogger||Walk a specific distance||10 km||100 km||1,000km|
|Kanto||Register Pokémon to your Pokédex||5||50||100|
|Collector||Number of Pokémon captured||30||500||2000|
|Scientist||Number of Pokémon evolved||3||20||200|
|Breeder||Number of Eggs hatched||10||100||1000|
|Battle Girl||Gym Battle victories||10||100||1000|
|Ace Trainer||Times trained at a Gym||10||100||1000|
|Schoolkid||Normal type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Black Belt||Fighting type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Bird Keeper||Flying type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Punk Girl||Poison type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Ruin Maniac||Ground type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Hiker||Rock type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Bug Catcher||Bug type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Hex Maniac||Ghost type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Kindler||Fire type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Swimmer||Water type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Gardener||Grass type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Rocker||Electric type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Psychic||Psychic type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Dragon Tamer||Dragon type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Fairy Tale Girl||Fairy type Pokémon caught||10||50||200|
|Youngster||Catch XS Rattata||3||50||Unknown|
|Fisherman||Catching Large Magikarp||3||50||Unknown|
|Pikachu Fan||Catching Pikachus||3||50||Unknown|
Russell is a Contributing Editor at Android Central. He's a former server admin who has been using Android since the HTC G1, and quite literally wrote the book on Android tablets. You can usually find him chasing the next tech trend, much to the pain of his wallet. Find him on Facebook and Twitter
I'm convinced. AC is totally doing it on purpose. Well played. Posted via the Android Central App
You finally broke em down Russ...lol Posted via the Android Central App
Seriously though.. I think you have time to right one more article on "How to delete Pokémon Go and get back to real life" and then go to bed an don't wake up please.. Posted via the Pokémon central app
this site is now going to be ignored until they get back to android stories and enough of this pokemon go crap, seriously do you guys think this is at all interesting to the majority of your readers?
Hmm...worry about what we think? Or ride this Click$ Train till it runs out of steam!!!! Woo! Hoo! Posted via the Android Central App
You understand that this site lives and dies by things like search hits, right? While this may be annoying to us (and it is even to me, despite playing the game), this is their primary business: make tons of articles about every nuanced feature of anything popular, so when people search for that, they're on top of it. They already do this with incredibly mundane things like "how to change your Android wallpaper," and other settings that we all figured out on day one of owning an Android phone. They're just trying to cover every possible base by which to get search hits. If you weren't bothered by all the other ways they do this already, then this shouldn't surprise or annoy you.
Um... yes that's why I was being sarcastic but opinionly truthful. Posted via the Android Central App
Which might be why you're not the person I replied to.
Well it's probably going to be the most popular mobile game so far and is going to define a genre in the way WoW did.
It should be covered in depth, like WoW, on a gaming site.
Mercy, mercy, mercy, please no more Pokemon, I will be good and I will give back all the money i stole and also walk my handicapped neighbours dog. But please, NO MORE POKEMON.
Please one more to round up the day. Pokemon tips and tricks? I'm sure you'd come up with something Posted via the Android Central App
How about "How Pokemon Go Could Have Prevented 9/11"? It would be just about as relevant.
Nexus 2016 rumors? Do we discuss stuff like that anymore or does AC only discuss hiding porno and pokingmen Rodeo time, time to get er on down the road
So easily triggered by Pokemon. It's sad. Do you need a safe space? Posted via the Android Central App
So easily exited by inhaling large quantities of food all day long...it's sad. Posted via the Android Central App
What rumors? It's going to be a phone with phone parts inside, and look vaguely like a phone.
This is punishment for all you dbags who were like "ew isn't pokemon for 5 year olds?" You whine too much and we all suffer.
This is what I was searching for, but I think it's incomplete. I have one called "Fisherman." It reads, "Caught () big magikarp." Three for bronze.
The list is missing the Skier medal, for ice-type Pokémon And for all the Pokemon GO haters, just try it. It gets you out, shows you all kinds of landmarks and sights you never knew about, gets you walking, why is it so bad?
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