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Why are no Pokemon are spawning at my house? [duplicate]

I keep my phone on for hours, even though there are Pokemon nearby they never come over my house so I can never catch them.
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1answer
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No Pokemon Nearby [duplicate]

Can't seem to get nearby Pokemon besides using incense. I don't live in a rural place because there are multiple gyms and pokestops within my area but no nearby Pokemon. This has been going on since ...
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1answer
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No pokemon in remote rural areas? [duplicate]

So me and my friends downloaded pokemon go yesterday. We got drunk, walked 3km and found 0 pokemon, not even one pokemon showed up in the 'pokemon near you' thing. Is this normal for remote areas?(...
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1answer
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My phone shows no Pokemon but other people around me are finding them [duplicate]

I am playing on an iPhone 6s and recently I was in a highly populated area with lots of people playing. I had Wi-Fi on and GPS was working, but my phone was not showing that I had any nearby. I ...
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3answers
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Why doesn't my nearby list show any Pokémons? [duplicate]

When I play Pokemon Go my nearby list is just white and do not show any Pokémons at all, why?
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0answers
219 views

I cant see any pokemons in the nearby box [duplicate]

I have seen pictures of people having pokemon everywhere and having their nearby box full of pokemon and footprints but I have never had a single one no matter how far I walk. I walked around 3,5 ...
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1answer
227 views

What makes Pokémons appear anywhere in GO? [duplicate]

I live on an island with a head count below 100, there are no pokestops so what makes Pokémons appear and how can I make more appear frequently? GO fan trapped on a desserted island with barely any ...
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1answer
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Why won't Pokemon appear without restarting Pokemon Go? [duplicate]

When I drive around in a car with friends or sit at a Pokestop with lures, Pokemon don't always appear for me. All my friends seem to get Pokemon popping up, they end up having to tell me so I can ...
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0answers
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Why are Pokemon so difficult to find for me? [duplicate]

I live in a suburban town outside of Harrisburg, Pa. I know people who get swarmed by Pokemon where I live in Pokemon go. However, It is very difficult for me to find any. I can bike for 5 Kilometers ...
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8answers
27k views

What determines where XM is generated?

As far as I can tell, XM seems to be almost randomly placed, except for certain places which have an unusually high concentration: For example, our town recently opened a Five Guys Burgers and Fries (...
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4answers
14k views

Are there Pokemon in areas without roads?

I live in a less densely populated area, and I was thinking I could go Pokémon-hunting in the forest. There are no roads or monuments in that area, and I was wondering if there is any chance of ...
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2answers
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What to do when you live too far from civilization? [duplicate]

I want to get into Pokemon GO but unfortunately I live out in the middle of nowhere for the next six months. Is there any way I can make progress without having to drop cash, esp. given that I am ...
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1answer
489 views

No variety in Pokémon spawns

I live in a somewhat small town, with only 60k population, but lots of Pokéstops are in the inner town. Lots of players only catch Ratata, Pidgeys and other common Pokémon, on occasion a Psyduck or ...
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1answer
349 views

Can I catch rare Pokémon in a rural area without incense?

Can I find a lot of really good and rare Pokémon in a rural area without incense? I want a Gyarados, but I am about two miles away from water.
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1answer
475 views

How is the density of spawning Pokemon in a particular area determined?

Quite simply, in Pokemon Go, how are Pokemon distributed? From my experience, they appear to be based on the trainers in the vicinity, because there are many Pokemon and trainers at my house, but in ...