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A 2016 location based augmented reality game for Android and iOS by Niantic. Players utilize their GPS and (semi-optionally) camera to locate, battle, capture, and train Pokémon whist walking around. Use this tag for questions about the Pokémon Go app and/or Pokémon Go Plus, the Bluetooth wristband peripheral. For general Pokémon questions, please use the [pokemon-series] tag

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Total distance walked with buddy pokemon doesn't match evolution distance

To evolve my Pawmo, I need to walk 25 km with him. According to the "Total Activities" stats, we've walked together 8.6 km. According to the "Evolve" stats further down, we've only ...
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When will the exclusive Pokemon Go Fest raids be released globally?

The yearly Go Fest event features raids at certain real-world locations. Those event-exclusive Pokemon are eventually released globally/worldwide so that everyone can have a chance to battle and catch ...
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Does the Cosmog Research Repeat?

Also known as Cosmic Companion, the Cosmog research. My question is if the this research repeats. A friend once told me, "The research repeats about once a year, and then you can catch the Cosmog ...
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Does Necrozma get better CP in its fused forms?

Necrozma can fuse with both Lunala and Solgaleo. Does each of the forms change the CP of the Pokemon? Question #2: Does it add to the Pokedex? Do you need both forms to get Pokedex Completion?
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What does the blue glowing thing behind a Pokemon in your Bag mean? [duplicate]

Sometimes Pokemon have this blue Aura behind them when you press Pokeball > Pokemon. What does it mean?
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How do I complete Use Daily Adventure Incense to help catch 10 Pokemon quest in An Intruiging Incense Part 2?

I used the Adventure Incense and caught Pokemon with the ring around them but the counter doesn't go up.
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How to know if you've caught a pokemon in the catching screen in Pokemon Go

How do I know if I've caught the Pokemon I just tapped on in the catching screen? Is it the little icon above the CP that says the Type?
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Does a Pokemon's type affect the stardust/candy power up cost in Pokemon Go?

Does the type of the Pokemon (e.g. Grass) affect how much stardust and candy you use to power up the Pokemon? Or is it determined some other way?
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How much stardust do I need to trade my Charcadet in Pokemon Go? [duplicate]

This is my Charcadet. I tried to trade it with my other account but it said I don't have enough stardust
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Why is the main menu missing from the screen?

My Pokemon Go menu is missing. What can I do to fix it?
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Pokemon Go Routes Not Working

I have one account that the routes do not appear on. But when I go into another account the routes are there. When I click on the routes map it says "There are no routes nearby", even when I ...
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Impossible to create a new pokestop in a new rural development

I live in a new rural development that has exploded with new residences and one paper, it has a number of community park and gathering areas that seemed to me to be prime pokestop locations. For ...
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Sudden emergence of illegitimate PokeStops in my town

I live in a town that has been neglected by Pokémon Go since the very launch of the game. Yes because there is nothing so significant in my town to nominate as a PokeStop. I had almost left the game ...
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Cosmoem Evolution

If I evolve a Cosmoem into a Solgaleo, is there a way to get Lunala? Because my goal is to complete the Pokedex, if I evolve my Cosmoem into Solgaleo, what are the ways to get a Lunala?
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What are the stat boosts gained when raid Shadow Pokemon become enraged, and how much do Purified Gems lower them?

Technically two questions in one, but they are closely related. I just attempted a three-star Shadow Quilava raid. I had depleted half of its health in less than 60 seconds. Then it became enraged, ...
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Eevee Evolutions: Glitch or Feature [duplicate]

I play Pokemon Go and I have evolved 15 Eevees and they are all Jolteons. I wonder if this is a glitch or a Pokemon Go feature. I have known about the Name Trick, but I don't like using hacks or ...
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Does Giovanni only appear in events in Pokemon Go?

Does Giovanni only appear in events in Pokemon Go? Outside of event and field research, if I get 6 mysterious components 3 times, and take down all 3 rocket leaders, would i get a black radar that ...
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Postcards pinning and Vivillon medals in Pokemon Go? [closed]

How does postcards pinning work to count towards Vivillon medals? Q: Does the Vivilion postcard pinning overflow to the next medal? A: No, it doesn't. Q: What happens when I pin the postcards, then ...
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Do I need to change team for my free daily incense to attract a different Galarian bird?

I'm in the Blanche's Mystic team in Pokemon Go and somehow when I encounter a Galarian legendary bird, it's always an articuno. Do I need to change team for my free daily incense to attract a ...
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Is the legendary raid wins exclusive to normal raid wins in Pokemon Go?

I have 403 legendary raid wins as counted in my profile medal but I only have 387 raid wins. Is the count towards the legendary raid exclusive of the normal raids? | | |
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Does mega/primal/ex raid count towards legendary achievement?

Is the legendary achievement medal solely be earned by legendary silver egg raids? What about ex-raid, primal or mega raid? Does mega/primal/ex raid count towards legendary achievement?
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How does one know if my buddy pokemon becomes feedable for the next heart?

There's some sort of circle gauge on the buddy pokemon that falls as time runs after the feed but I'm not sure when it becomes feedable. I'm guessing there's some indication but it's not clear enough.
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Does the Vivilion postcard pinning overflow to the next medal?

If I have a Vivilion medal at 12 out of 15 and then pins 5 postcards for that model, would the medal be completed and the left over of 2 be brought over to the next medal? Or would the new medal ...
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Team GO Rocket Bosses haven’t appeared in 1 year. Am I locked out?

I have 3 special researches that require to complete a Team Go Rocket Boss but the bosses haven’t appeared in a year using iPhone. The special researches are “Misunderstood mischief”, “Silent Schemes”,...
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Why do Pokemon sometimes have dark stripes in Pokemon Go?

Occasionally I'll face a Charizard or Venusaur in GBL that has dark striping like this: How do they get those markings, or what is the significance of them?
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How many Pokémon were available at the release of Pokémon Go?

I have googled for this, but can't really put the proper terms to find an answer. At the initial release of Pokémon Go, how many Pokémon were available? I seem to remember legendaries like Mew and ...
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Can I obtain Kecleon with a Pokéball Plus or gotcha device?

With Kecleon (finally) released, I'd like to know if I can obtain it with just using a Pokémon GO Plus device (or similar). The way to get it, is via spinning a Pokéstop, and a Kecleon would appear on ...
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What determines whether I can see a Pokémon's size records in the Pokedex?

Pokémon GO recently added a feature that lets you see whether a Pokémon is the tallest, shortest, heaviest, or lightest that you've caught of that particular species. The records are also available in ...
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Will a Pokemon in an out of state gym come back?

I live in Iowa and recently went out to Washington state for a wedding and left my Vaporeon in a gym there, it has been in the gym for 25 days which for me is an unusually long amount of time. Did I ...
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Pokemon dropped IV after evolving

Is there a reason my perfect IV Poliwhirl dropped its IV after evolving to Politoad? It's IV went from 15-15-15 to 14-15-15.
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Error when trying to evolve Feebas to Milotic in Pokemon Go

I keep getting the message, “Error” when I try to evolve my Milotic from Feebas. I have 100 candies and my buddy Feebas walked 20km with me. Yet still the error message. I tried closing out and ...
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Are there any Pokestops that are "out of bounds"

I wonder, are there any Pokestops that have invalid/glitched/bugged locations or are "out of bounds"? By "out of bounds" I mean either stuff that aren't in the playable map, or if ...
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Can't find the main menu in Pokemon go

A web search says to find the ball at the bottom of the screen and tap it and that opens the main menu. But there is no ball at the bottom of the screen: If I could get to the main menu, I could turn ...
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Is there a way to disable the picture 'bloop' in Pokemon Go?

In pokemon go it annoys me that even if you disable all sound, when you need to start the camera for a scan it will always do a loud bloop. Is there a way to disable it? Kinda annoying when you are ...
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Buddy pokemon: when fed to spawn on the map, how long will it last?

When you feed your buddy pokemon so it spawns on the map, it will do so for a set time. But how long does it last? I also heard poffins double the time, is that true?
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HP better on lower CP Pokemon with same IVs than higher CP?

Why is the HP better on the lower CP Jumpluff with worse IVs but same HP as a better IV and higher CP one? Surely the higher CP one should have more HP than the lower CP one and the HP IV is the same ...
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Is throw bonus for the inner-circle to catch Pokemon continuous or discrete?

When catching a Pokemon, there is an inner colored circle that continuously starts at the outer circle and zooms in to zero. Landing a ball inside the circle gives an XP "throw" bonus ...
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Do stat boosts ("buffs") survive faints or switches in Pokemon Go Battle League?

Fighting in Go Battle League, if my Pokemon gets a stat boost (e.g., increased/decreased attack/defense), and the opponent subsequently faints or switches, does my Pokemon still have the buff?
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What are the best Pokemon in Pokemon GO for the Master League with Mega Evolutions? [closed]

Based on the current meta (May 2022) and consider the actual rules for the Master League with Megas, so I would like to know what is the best ranking to create my team.
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Pokemon Go - Google Fit settings for Adventure Sync

On Android 11 and using a fitness app, does enabling "background location" on Google Fit affect Adventure Sync in any way? Might it make counting steps more accurate/the app will count steps ...
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What affects how many quick attacks are needed to fill a charged attack? [duplicate]

I recently had a Porygon 2 which was awesome for battles. I had to attack very few times before the charged attack was filled and the charged attack was really powerful. I evolved it to a Porygon Z ...
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I have my buddy Feebas and have walked 20km with it. Is it too late to evolve? [closed]

Is it too late for me to complete this special research? Feebas with 20km and over 109 candies still will not evolve?
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Why is Machoke‘s post-trade max CP lower when it’s currently 100%?

I was swapping Pokemon with a fellow trainer, and I ran into something interesting that I could not find an explanation too. While searching through my list, I saw I had a Machoke favorited. I clicked ...
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What's this strange symbol above the CP in Pokemon Go?

What does this symbol represent? Thanks
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What is the purpose of keeping "allow background activity" and "allow background data usage" in the game?

Does anyone know what the purpose of having mobile data used in the background/allow background activity on Android is for? Why should I keep them on for Pokemon Go?
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Are there any real benefits to turning on wifi location scanning?

I actually find it might be better for me to have this off, because sometimes my character wanders to places that are not even close to me so I can quickly catch a pokemon or spin a stop. Does anyone ...
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Does turning off your screen while playing Pokemon Go with mobile data on take up ANY mobile data whatsoever?

I have a 250mb plan and would like to save as much data as possible. I have the samsung a32 5g. I sometimes use it while on public transit and would like to know if turning off the screen while the ...
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Android Pokemon go - General vs miscellaneous notifications?

Does anyone know the difference between general and miscellaneous app notifications on Android? I'm assuming general is like for regular reminders for raids and miscellaneous is like event reminders ...
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Trying to switch between two trainers on one account

For the last few years my sons have been playing Pokemon Go as different trainers, but we have had one account (one son uses my phone while the other uses my wife's). They have different trainer names ...
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Where can I find my Pokécoins in Pokémon Go?

I cannot find my Pokécoins in Pokémon Go! I tried to look in the avatar shop, but I can't find them! Is there other ways of finding Pokécoins?
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