How to Reserve your Pokemon GO Trainer Nickname in Harry Potter Wizards Unite!

How to Reserve your Pokemon GO Trainer Nickname in Harry Potter Wizards Unite!

It begins.

In case you didn’t know already, there’s a brand new Harry Potter game on its way. It’s essentially Harry Potter Go, as in Pokemon Go, but with wizards and owls instead of PokeBalls and turtles wearing sunglasses. Harry Potter Wizards Unite will release in 2019, and you can already start preparing. Niantic is allowing players to reserve their Pokemon Go Trainer Nicknames for the spellcasting romp. To make sure you are able to snap up your Trainer Nickname in Harry Potter Wizards Unite, we’ve put together this guide on How to Reserve your Pokemon GO Trainer Nickname in Harry Potter Wizards Unite. We’ll take a look at the info given by Niantic, as well as some advice on our experience with the game.

For more on Harry Potter Wizards Unite, be sure to visit our Harry Potter Wizards Unite Everything We Know Guide. It’s where you’ll find all of the info currently available for Wizards Unite. We’ll be keeping it updated as more info is released, so be sure to check back regularly.

Use Pokemon Go Name in Harry Potter Wizards Unite

Recently, Niantic revealed that Pokemon Go players can start preparing for the release of Harry Potter Wizards Unite by reserving their Trainer Nickname. This will allow them to use the same nickname across both games, making it easier for friends to find them. Let’s take a look at how this works.

How to Reserve your Pokemon GO Trainer Nickname in Harry Potter Wizards Unite

In order to reserve your Trainer Nickname in Harry Potter Wizards Unite, you’ll need to follow the steps outlined by Niantic. We’ve included these steps below, so just stick to the list and you’ll have saved your Name in no time at all.

  • Go to
  • Click on Use my Pokémon GO Trainer Nickname. You’ll be asked to log in to your Pokémon GO account using Google, Facebook, or Niantic Kids. If you have a Pokémon Trainer Club account, you can link to your Facebook or Google account in order to reserve your Code Name in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Learn more here.
  • You’ll be able to reserve your current Pokémon GO Trainer Nickname in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, if it’s available.

Harry Potter Wizards Unite Trainer Nickname Not Available

One issue you may run into while trying to reserve your Trainer Nickname in Harry Potter Wizards is that it is unavailable. This is more likely than you might think, because your Nickname will need to be unique, and not overlap with a name taken already in Pokemon Go or Ingress Prime. Unfortunately, if your name is a you will need to reserve another when starting Wizards Unite.

Jake Green

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Jake is a former freelance writer who now heads up guides for USG. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and will play literally any game with monkeys in it. He has an unhealthy obsession with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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