How do you get the Youngster Medal in Pokémon Go?
You get the Youngster Medal by catching tiny (less than 1KG) Rattata. When you appraise a Pokémon, your Team Leader will comment on its size if it is above or below average weight. You specifically want them to say your Rattata are tiny to count towards this Medal.
- Bronze: Catch 3 tiny Rattata
- Silver: Catch 50 tiny Rattata
- Gold: Catch 300 tiny Rattata
- Platinum: Catch 1,000 tiny Rattata
It's been estimated that around 12% of Rattata that appraise are tiny, which means you'd have to catch a ton, but Rattata are very common and Alolan Rattata also count. You can even Trade for "tiny" Rattata, though. So, if you get some, hold onto them and trade with Friends who've also saved their tiny Rattata.
How do you get the Pikachu Fan Medal in Pokémon Go?
Who isn't a fan of Pikachu, seriously? However, to earn the Pikachu Fan Medal, you have to prove how much a fan you are by catching tons of Pikachu.
- Bronze: Catch 3 Pikachu
- Silver: Catch 50 Pikachu
- Gold: Catch 300 Pikachu
- Platinum: Catch 1,000 Pikachu
Events featuring costumed Pikachu will really make a dent in this count. You can also Trade for Pikachu. So, if you get some, hold onto them and trade with Friends who've also saved their Pikachu.
The Pikachu Fan Medals unlock the following avatar style items:
- Bronze: Pikachu Fan Headband
- Silver: Pikachu Fan Shorts and Pikachu Fan Shoes
- Gold: Pikachu Fan Shirt
How do you get the Fisherman Medal in Pokémon Go?
You get the Fisherman Medal by catching big Magikarp. When you appraise a big Magikarp, your Team Leader will comment on how huge/colossal/gigantic it is. Specifically it will weigh at least 13.13KG and measure at least 1m.
- Bronze: Catch big 3 Magikarp
- Silver: Catch big 50 Magikarp
- Gold: Catch big 300 Magikarp
- Platinum: Catch big 1,000 Magikarp
It's been estimated that around 15% of Magikarp that appraise are big so it takes catching a lot of Magikarp to earn this Medal. You can also Trade for big Magikarp, though. So, if you get some, hold onto them and trade with Friends who've also saved their big Magikarp.
The Fisherman Medals unlock the following pieces of male wardrobe:
- Bronze: Fisher Cap
- Silver: Fisher Pants and Fisher Boots
- Gold: Fisher Vest
How do you get the Unown Medal in Pokémon Go?
Unown is a Gen II Pokémon with 28 distinct shapes, one for each letter of the alphabet from A to Z, an exclamation point, and a question mark. The more unique shapes of Unown you catch, the closer you get to earning these Medals:
- Bronze: Catch 3 Unown
- Silver: Catch 10 Unown
- Gold: Catch 26 Unown
- Platinum: Catch 28 Unown
Unown are one of the rarest spawning Pokémon out there with some veteran Trainers having never encountered even one outside of an event. However, Niantic does periodically release set letters to spell out words related to real-world events, such as C, H, I, A, G, and O for the Chicago Pokémon Go Fest. You can also Trade for Unown. So, if you get duplicates, hold onto them and trade with Friends who've got duplicates of other Unown.
How do you get the Wayfarer Medal in Pokémon Go?
The Wayfarer Medal is earned by completing Wayfarer Agreements through Niantic's Wayfarer program.
- Bronze: Complete 50 Wayfarer Agreements
- Silver: Complete 500 Wayfarer Agreements
- Gold: Complete 1000 Wayfarer Agreements
- Platinum: Complete 1500 Wayfarer Agreements
How do you get the Mega Evolution Guru Medal in Pokémon Go?
The Mega Evolution Guru Medal is earned by Mega Evolving unique Pokémon species.
- Mega Evolve one Pokémon species
- Mega Evolve 24 Pokémon species
- Mega Evolve 36 Pokémon species
- Mega Evolve all 46 Pokémon species
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