How Many Friends Can You Have on Pokémon GO?

How many friends can you have on Pokémon GO? Team up to win raids with your friends.
How many friends can you have on Pokémon GO? Team up to win raids with your friends. / Photo by Niantic Labs

How Many Friends Can You Have on Pokémon GO? You can have up to 200 friends in Pokémon GO. There are a variety of benefits you get for having other players registered as friends.

You can add friends with their 12-digit friend code or QR code. You can also add friends through Facebook. Once you've hit the 200 friend limit, you'll have to delete some before adding more.

How Many Friends Can You Have on Pokémon GO?

When you're friends with another player, you'll be able to track their progress, trade with them and send or receive gifts.

The more days you play together, the higher your friendship rank with that player becomes. There are five ranks: Friends, Good, Great, Ultra and Best Friends.

  • 1 Day - Good Friends
  • 7 Days - Great Friends
  • 30 Days - Ultra Friends
  • 90 Days - Best Friends

There are other bonuses form being friends, like a power boost during raids and Stardust discounts when trading. The bonuses scale with how high your friendship rank is.

The Raid power boost is especially helpful now that Raid rewards are based on how fast the battle is completed. The better friends you are, the stronger you are in raids. Team up with friends to secure the best rewards.