Pokecoins have been the stable currency for Pokemon Go’s item shop for a very long time. Almost all the items in the shop require some amount of Pokecoins for you to choose. While this currency can be obtained by paying for it, you can also get Pokecoins for free in the game as well. While the method ofcourse is not particularly efficient, you can comfortably play the game as a free to play player with a little more grind.
Currently, the Gym is the only way for you to earn Pokecoins for free in Pokemon GO. Gyms are physical locations found within the World that are controlled by either Team Valor, Mystic or Valor. In any case, you will need to find a Gym that is controlled by an opposing team in order to earn Pokecoins from it. Keep reading to learn about all the details.