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Questions tagged [pokemon-go]

A 2016 location based augmented reality game for Android and iOS by Niantic. Players utilize their GPS and camera to locate, battle, capture, and train Pokemon. Use this tag for questions about the Pokemon Go app and/or Pokemon Go Plus, the Bluetooth wristband peripheral. For general Pokemon ...

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How does the changing of weather affect Pokemon that have already spawned?

My brother and I caught two Piplup in Pokemon Go at the exact same spot. I caught it first whilst it was raining (boosting it). It was level 35 with 10-14-14 IVs, well above the weather-boosted IV ...
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Can a LG Ice Cream Smart run Pokemon GO? [on hold]

I have an LG Ice Cream Smart. It runs VLIVE, but I'm not sure if it's going to run PKMN Go.
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Is there a list of the Attacker/Defender type pokemon?

I recently answered this question about the difference between attack & defense IV's, and one comment mentioned that certain types of Pokémon are best suited for attack or defense. It may also ...
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Can't access Pokemon Go outside of Wi-Fi [duplicate]

This happened to a friend of mine first, about a week before it hit me. All of a sudden, my Pokémon Go was having issues logging in. No matter how many times I tried, it couldn't authenticate. I tried ...
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What affects Pokemon spawn rates?

After the recent event where the original 150 Pokemon spawn rates were boosted, I assumed it might affect the spawn rates of those Pokemon. However, it appears it didn't have that effect. So far all I ...
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Got an EX raid invitation for an inaccessible location. Is there anything I can do?

I received an EX raid pass: However, the park will not open on October 1st, thereby making it impossible to participate. What can I do? Can the date be changed? Any other suggestions?
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How do you beat a large (4-5 skulls) raid boss?

How do I beat a large Pokémon (that is 4-5 skulls of 31,000 CP) in a Pokémon GO Raid? If I solo it, I do not come close to beating it, even with maxed Pokémon.
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What can affect my GPS?

I have recently started experiencing some very severe "roaming" in my Pokémon Go, over the past couple of days. At work, I like to leave my app open, as the GPS likes to "wobble" a bit (my avatar will ...
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What can affect a Pokemon's ability to be captured?

I've noticed that when capturing Pokemon, capture rates are all over the shop. Regardless of CP, sometimes Pokemon will simply refuse to be captured, though they'll stick around for you to try, try, ...
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Pokemon Go won't let me log in with Google after app reinstall [duplicate]

I was getting intermittent black screens while using Pokemon Go, so I uninstalled and reinstalled the app. But when I try to log in now, it doesn't give me an option to sign in with google or ...
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How does the lucky attribute affect IVs during trading?

I started playing at launch but dropped off for a while as new features were rolling out. As such, I have a bunch of 2016 Pokémon but no lucky Pokémon, until I did my first trade recently. Based on ...
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Should I prefer higher IV totals or higher max CP?

I have 2 Grimers with the following stats: 89% (15/13/12) with a max possible CP of 2677 93% (13/15/14) with a max possible CP of 2676 I have read that the CP formula values Attack more than ...
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Are eggs from gift predetermined before you open the gift?

In Pokemon-Go are eggs from gifts predetermined before you open the gift? Looking for the ultra bonus of September 2018 with Kanto regional pokemon on 7KM eggs I want to save egg space hatching ...
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Unable to place pokémon into a gym

I defeated a gym in Pokémon Go and healed my pokémon back up, but I still couldn't put either of my strongest two in there. I could put another pokémon in there. Is there any way to fix this?
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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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How come I got last months field research breakthough encounter? (1st day of the month)

This morning (Sept 1st) I completed my 7th field research task and I was expecting to get an Entei. Instead I got a Raikou. How come this happened? I thought that at the beginning of each month the ...
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Friends list nickname editing limit (~20/day?)

This is probably not very interesting, but I was just classifying friends in PoGo (tagging with region and gift activity). Got following message whilst changing friend nicknames: »You've changed ...
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How do I find out what my player id # is in the trainers club?

I can't figure out how to get my player id # for the trainers club. I know I can do extra things, especially since I'm at level 35
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Field Research Error And It Goes Blank [duplicate]

So this happen when i was claim a field research reward of catching 10 pokemon, and then Ghastly appeared. Im not catching him immediately coz ran out of pokeballs and save this rewards for later. ...
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Pokémon Go Friends Limit?

Is there a limit to the number of friends one can add in Pokémon Go? I have been adding people as friends in a lot of different places and I want to make sure I don't run out.
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Do Pokemon have specific spawning areas and times?

So after a few weeks, I've noticed that Growlithes have started spawning somewhat regularly, which is great! But over the past few weeks, I've noticed that they only spawn in a specific place (a park)...
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Unable to claim reward after completing field research, how can I fix this? [duplicate]

Pokémon Go graphic glitch. My daughter was trying to capture Raikou, after feeding berries and several failed attempts with ultra balls she fled the capture prize screen. When trying to go back and ...
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Is there a difference between iOS Setting > Location Access “Always” and “While using the app” for Pokemon Go?

Is there a difference for iOS Pokemon Go players using the Location iOS setting "While Using the App" vs "Always"? For a regular player with no auxiliary devices, is there a difference? Is there a ...
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Where did the Charge TM quests go

There used to be a research quest that rewarded you with a Charge TM. I haven't seen these in a few months though. Did Niantic remove this reward?
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Game screen freezing when collecting research rewards [duplicate]

Was in the middle of catching a Pokémon I received as a research reward but I had to run away so I could use a different berry, when I clicked on the claim reward button my screen turns blue and music ...
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I can't get into my field research prize

I finished all my field research tasks last night and attempted to capture Raikou, but ran out of Pokeballs. I fled the capture, assuming I could come back later and do it again once I had collected ...
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Cant access pokemon go!

I recently upgraded my phone to a galaxy s7 and the sign in with Google option is not available. I read the comment that says it's an age issue but how can that be right? My age is 33 and the game is ...
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Lightning Bolt hitting a pokeball after attempting to catch a Pokémon? [duplicate]

What does it mean when a lightning bolt hits the pokeball? I was using an ultra ball, and does it just mean a critical catch or what?
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Daily limit on how many gifts you can collect from pokestops?

Is there a limit for how many gifts you can collect from pokestops? I have over 100 friends and it seems like there is a limit how many gifts I can collect from pokestops. For the last 100 pokestops I ...
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How do I identify possible EX raid gyms in my area

I've just recently learned that you can still trigger EX raids by doing (preferrably Lvl 5) raids on some gyms. As far as i know only specific gyms are suitable for triggering EX raids. I have 2 ...
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Can a Pokémon be both Shiny and Lucky?

With the newest update, traded Pokémon have a chance to be Lucky. Can Shiny Pokémon also become Lucky? So far all I have found is speculation, some saying that it is possible, and others saying it is ...
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What are the chances of getting a lucky Pokémon?

With the last update, Niantic added the Lucky Pokémons, which have unique sparkling background and reduced stardust cost when powering up. They can be obtained trading normal Pokémons, and the chances ...
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Does special research expire?

I currently have the special research "A Mythical Discovery." I'm wondering if this will expire at a certain date or is replaced by something else eventually.
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What advantages or differences do lucky Pokémon have?

With the latest update, Niantic added a brand new kind of quality for Pokémon. Will they appear in the wild as shiny Pokémon do? Can all Pokémon right now be lucky? Are there any differences apart ...
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How do I log into Pokemon Go if my Gmail account was deactivated?

I had created a Pokemon Go account using a school email account way back when the game came out and I didn't foresee that it would eventually be deleted. I am aware that you can swap emails if you use ...
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“Knocked out” Vs “Fought hard and returned” [duplicate]

So I recently managed to put a few Pokemon into several gyms the other night, and over the past few days, they have returned. However, some have returned with Pokecoins, and some haven't. So far the ...
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Max number of gifts

I currently have 10 gifts in my inventory and even after spinning 20+ Pokestops i didn't get any more! So I was wondering: Is there a max number of gifts I can have in my inventory?
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I walked 20 km with feebas in Pokemon go and I still didn't get 100 candies. Why?

My Feebas is of 140 cp, my current level is 28. I walked 20 km with Feebas in Pokemon go and I still didn't get 100 candies. Can somebody help me with what problem I might be having?
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After trading pokémon, what is the range of new IVs?

Niantic says that after a trade, the pokémon's IVs will be rerolled. The new values will be within a range of the old IVs, and the friendship level will affect the final IVs. Is there anything ...
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Is there a way to see how many coins you have of your daily limit?

If one of your pokemon is kicked out of a gym, you get up to 50 poke coins per day. But sometimes you miss the notification that one of your pokemon has ben knocked out and so you lose the count of ...
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How does the bugged implementation of gifting affect friendship levels?

I understand there is a bug. https://support.pokemongo.nianticlabs.com/hc/en-us/articles/360001597287-Friendship-Levels-may-not-increase-once-per-day/ https://www.reddit.com/r/TheSilphRoad/comments/...
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Will trading count towards mythical research Catch a Ditto?

I have to catch a ditto for mythical research, so does trading for one count? Im on 5/8 for my research.
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Can you send someone a gift if they haven't opened the last one you sent?

I want to store gifts from far away friends until I have an open egg slot. I'm curious if they will get an error if they try to send me a new gift the next day. (if I haven't opened the old one yet)
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How much stardust is required for each type of trade?

Now that trading is available in the game, we are able to trade our Pokemon with other people. Trading a Pokemon requires a specific amount of stardust which is apparently more important depending on ...
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Do traded Pokemon count as caught Pokemon?

My friend and I still both need the gold dragon medal (Dragon Tamer). Assuming we have enough stardust, can we just trade Dratini back and forth all day to increase our count and get the gold?
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How many candies will I recieve when trading Pokémon that do not contain a capture location?

When you trade Pokémon with other trainers, the amount of candy you receive is based on the distance between the two Pokémon. Niantic Support The amount of Candy you earn depends on the distance ...
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Is there a limit to how many gifts I can open per day?

I have read through Niantic's support regarding the new feature which allows you to send and receive gifts. Based on the support link, you are limited to sending a single gift per friend each day. ...
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Can all gifts contain Eggs?

If there is no free space in the Egg inventory, it's impossible to obtain an Alola Egg. Is this checked when the Gift is received whether you open it or not (much like the eggs), or it is checked at ...
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What Pokemon can you hatch from the gift eggs?

With the recent addition of friends and giving items, also a new egg has been introduced: a 7km egg hatching new Pokemon (source). Who are these Pokemon exactly?
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What are the odds of getting a gift from a Pokestop or gym?

This morning I did my normal bike ride from home to work, spinning 6-7 stops and 3 gyms. I obtained 3 gifts from the stops, 0 from the gyms. I know this is far from representative, but in general, ...