Earning free PokéCoins with the Defender bonus
You can earn free PokéCoins and Stardust by placing your Pokémon on Gyms. You can earn 10 PokéCoins and 500 Stardust for each Pokémon assigned to a Gym (up to a maximum of 100 PokéCoins and 5,000 Stardust per day). You can claim the Defender bonus as soon as you assign a Pokémon to a Gym. Once you claim this bonus, you’ll have to wait 21 hours before you can claim it again.
To claim the Defender bonus:
- In the Map View, touch the Main Menu
- Touch Shop
- At the top right corner, touch the Defender button